Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades


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Noun1.Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades - a terrorist group that has worked with Al Qaeda; claimed responsibility for attacks in Iraq and Turkey
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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The statement, signed by the Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades, declared a ``bloody war'' and said ``the earth will be shaken under the feet of any Italian''.
Al-Qaeda group Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades warned in a chilling statement posted on an Islamist website: "Today, we have declared a bloody war on you and we will not stop raids against you until you return to the correct path.
The Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades, named after an al-Qaida commander killed in Afghanistan, said the attacks were the first of a ``wave of operations'' in European countries and that worse was to come.