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 (ĭs-lä′mə-făsh′ĭz′əm, ĭz-)
The political ideology of militant Islamists viewed as an agency of oppression or hostility toward democracy.

Is·la′mo·fas′cist n.
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(Islam) an ideology promoted by some Islamists, the aims of which are to establish Islamic orthodoxy and to resist western secularism
ˌIslamoˈfascist adj, n
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European leaders such as former French prime minister Manuel Valls have in fact highlighted the dangerous, totalitarian, and Islamo-Fascist nature of the Brotherhood's ideology.
"The Pakistani forces are committing utter fascism and apartheid against Sindhi, Baloch and Pashtun national movements while this theocratic Islamo-fascist Pakistani state is patronizing and sponsoring the radical Islamist terrorist forces," he added.
For the last few years, Turkey has been moving headlong into an Islamo-fascist regime in line with the ambitions and aspirations of a political Islamist ruling clique.
The strongest of these are jabahat al-Nusrat, an off shoot of Al-Qaeda and an Islamo-Fascist group almost as nasty as IS.
"[Al-]Sisi came into power by something of a coup over the Islamo-fascist [ousted president Mohamed] Morsi -- and then has worked hard to make peace, rein in and seal off Hamas, turn Qatar from the Islamist camp...far more Nobel-worthy than anything Obama ever even dreamed of," Simon said.
But he of all people - as current chair of the Labour Friends of Palestine - should know that the charter of Hamas (the unelected Islamo-fascist government of Gaza) calls for Israel's destruction, whilst Abbas's insistence on the so-called "right of return" for Palestinians who fled Israel in 1948 would, if implemented, bring about Israel's demise in any case.
Hundreds of Israelis demonstrated in the vicinity of the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv late on Monday, calling Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan a "fascist." "The demonstrators wanted to protest 'Turkish intervention' in the Gaza-bound fleet by lifting banners like 'Provocation is no way for peace'," Israeli radio said.Chanting the Israeli national anthem and waiving Israeli flags, the protestors called on the Turkish government not to interfere with Israeli affairs.Banners saying 'Stop Hamas', 'Release Shalit' and 'Erdogan, an Islamo-Fascist' were hoisted during the protest.Likud Knesset Member Danny Danon, who participated in the rally, said "the Turks should not teach us about human rights.
(There is no exculpating the undoubtedly unpleasant Shah, but why have the usually judgmental and moralistic Left ignored his far more unpleasant Islamo-fascist successors as the dictators of Iran?)
Ledeen is a scholar of 1920's - 1940's fascism, and draws a comparison between those fascist regimes and Iran's current "Islamo-fascist" policy.
The Brotherhood, a notorious, fanatic, Islamic organization, formed in 1928, was designed to function as an Islamo-fascist movement and crusade against the West.
But while Bush gets a free pass from the Western ideological machine, Ahmadi-Nejad is portrayed as a new Hitler, a "Holocaust-denying Islamo-fascist" who wants to "wipe Israel off the map".
Islamo-Fascist Iran is the most dangerous state in the Middle East, and Marxist Venezuela, led by Fidel Castro cohort Hugo Chavez, rivals Cuba as most dangerous state in the West.