Islamic Group


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Noun1.Islamic Group - a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia
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
Malaya, Malaysia - a constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
2.Islamic Group - a terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails; "al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya uses force to push Egyptian society toward Islamic rule"
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
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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However, experts on Islamic groups put the total number of the Sudanese fighters within ISIS at 150 Jihadists, saying that 56 of them had travelled to join the extremist organisation from countries other than Sudan.
The Egyptian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee said that it is ready to fully cooperate and file all documentation and proof to the UK so as to disclose the history of the Islamic group in Egypt and their involvement in the assassinations of public figures.
She started opposing the formation of Islamic group However, leadership of Islamic group primarily dominated by Arab countries overruled the Iranian distrusts and refused to accommodate Tehran.
He indicated that the Islamic Group in Geneva intends to initiate action at the level of the Human Rights Council to seek an emergency session to deliberate on the violations perpetrated by the Israeli occupation forces and the extremist settler groups, with a primary focus on the aggressions faced by the city of Al Quds/Jerusalem and the Holy Al Aqsa Mosque.
During Tuesday's session, al-Laham clarified that the Syrian parliamentary delegation to IPU Assembly meeting put forth an emergency item on the need to support the political program for solving the crisis in Syria and implementing the international legitimacy resolutions on counterterrorism, but the Arab and Islamic group did not vote on it.
Once autonomous social forces, Islamic groups have come under the control of the government in return for government funds and posts.
Ansaru, a splinter group of Boko Haram - an extremist Nigerian Islamic group said the attack was motivated by France's military intervention in Mali.
It is not reasonable to show our support to the revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen and look at what is going on in Syria as bystanders." They added that they have received letters from the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood-which was displeased because Al Gamaa al Islamiya did not support the Syrian uprising "as it should." The daily said that the popular gathering on Saturday does not mean that gaps have been bridged between the two different views within the Islamic Group.
(AP) -- Lane Community College has pulled the plug on a noncredit winter course called "What is Islam?" because an Islamic group accused the instructor of bias.
Supporters of the project replied that the Islamic group in question is moderate and has condemned terrorism.
The OIC Secretary General, Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, who is in New York to attend the annual meetings, will avail this visit, which is also aimed at discussing issues of the Muslim world with the Islamic Group in the General Assembly.
But after signing the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, an Islamic group -- other than the Brotherhood -- assassinated Sadat.

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