Islamic Resistance Movement


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Noun1.Islamic Resistance Movement - a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing
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
Iz Al-Din Al-Qassam Battalions, Qassam Brigades, Salah al-Din Battalions - the military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, condemned the Tel Aviv regime's campaign of arrest against Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem al-Quds, describing the move as a desperate attempt to break the will of the Palestinian nation.
GAZA, May 5 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (HAMAS) said that restoration of calm in Gaza Strip is conditional on commitment by the Israeli occupation forces to full ceasefire and cessation of violence against peaceful protesters on Gaza borders.
The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, on Saturday denied reports about any new progress in the talks on a second prisoner swap deal with Israel, PalInfo reported Sunday.
He pointed out that he has told the Saudi Foreign Minister that he has gone too far by describing the Hamas Islamic Resistance Movement as a terrorist organisation.
'The Islamic Resistance Movement mourns the son of its sons, the righteous, and a knight of its knights, a scholar of young Palestine scholars and the guardian of the Book of Allah, the son of Jabalia the Mujahideen,' the group said in a reported statement.
The website of the popular mobilization said, "The secretary-general of the Islamic resistance movement, Sheikh Akram al-Kaabi, met with Defense Minister Irfan al-Hayali, where Al-Kaabi stressed the need to strengthen the security services and stand united against the terrorist challenges facing Iraq, as well as eliminating the sleeping cells " For his part, Defense Minister Irfan al-Hayali praised the role of popular mobilization forces in the liberation of Iraqi territory from the control of Daesh gangs./ End
Ismail Haniyeh, head of the political bureau of the Islamic Resistance Movement in Palestine (Hamas).
Gaza, Jan.30 (Petra) -- The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas said that it's senior leader, Imad al-Alami 62, died Tuesday morning of wounds he sustained three weeks ago.
An Iraqi national, who was believed to be a bomb expert connected to the Palestine Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), has been arrested by Philippine authorities.
NNA - A senior leader of Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, has suffered a serious gunshot wound to his head, and has been hospitalized in critical condition.
The Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki welcomed Saturday, the rapprochement between Egypt and the Islamic Resistance Movement [Hamas], calling for ending the Palestinian division.

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