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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Ismail Haniyeh, head of the political bureau of the Islamic Resistance Movement in Palestine (Hamas).
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.
His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held yesterday evening a telephone conversation with the head of the Political Bureau of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Dr Ismail Haniyeh.
The government will gradually contribute to resolving all pending issues that hampered the reconciliation between Fatah Movement and Hamas Islamic Resistance Movement, he said.
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.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Palestinian Hamas condemned a Saudi newspaper for describing the Islamic Resistance Movement as a terror group, calling the label an insult to the Palestinian people.
A high-level delegation of the political bureau of Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), headed by Ezzat al-Rishq, arrived in Tehran to attend the second-term inauguration for Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, who won the presidential elections held on May 19, 2017.
478/1085), the Ionian Sea island known in Arabic as Faskyu and in Greek as Ithaca, the Hamas (Harakat al-Muquwama al-Islamiyya) Islamic resistance movement founded in 1987 during the First Intifada as an arm of the Muslim Brotherhood Association in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, fifth/seventh-century author Ibn 'Abdun in Almoravid Seville, and Muslims in the United Kingdom.
Article 8 of the Hamas Charter states that the Koran is its constitution and Article 13 states that all peace initiatives are all contrary to the beliefs of the Islamic Resistance Movement.
The majority of the Palestinians kidnapped from Qalqilya are affiliated with the Islamic Resistance Movement of Hamas.

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