Abu Nidal Organization

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Noun1.Abu Nidal Organization - a Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries; "in the 1980s the Fatah-RC was considered the most dangerous and murderous Palestinian terror group"
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
Palestine - a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum
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Throughout the 1980s, the prospect of Abu Nidal obtaining a nuclear weapon alarmed intelligence services worldwide.
The Abu Nidal Organization, a Palestinian group based in Damascus that is no longer very active.
asked Abu Nidal, my neighbor from nearly 20 years ago, when I lived in Gaza.
asked Abu Nidal, my neighbour from nearly 20 years ago, when I lived in Gaza.
He claimed it had been carried out by a Mossad mole in rival Palestinian group Abu nidal.
In June1982 following an assassination attempt against IsraelAAEs ambassador to the United Kingdom, Shlomo Argov, by a renegade anti-PLO Palestinian faction identified as Abu Nidal Group, Israel launched war against Lebanon, occupying the south up to the edges of West Beirut.
The FBI's website identifies him as a Palestinian with possible Lebanese citizenship, who was a member of the armed Palestinian group Abu Nidal.
killed at his recruiting station; a second involved US Army officer Abu Nidal
Attention-seeking: Black September and international terrorism' (PLO) versus Israel, including airliner hijacking and the Munich Olympics massacre; the adventures of Abu Nidal and Carlos the Jackal); 6.
New case studies include the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the death of Abu Musab Al- Zarqawi and profiles of Leila Khaled and Abu Nidal.
They claim Abu Nidal was working for the Americans which explains the mystery surrounding Lockerbie.
He allocated financial and military support to opposition groups, albeit of his preferred variety, and welcomed Palestinian guerrilla Abu Nidal to Baghdad, before ordering his assassination in August 2002.