Moro Islamic Liberation Front

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Noun1.Moro Islamic Liberation Front - a terrorist group in the southern Philippines formed in 1977 to establish an independent Islamic state for the Moros; have clashed with troops at United States bases
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
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
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He, along with Al Haj Murad Ebrahim and Mohaquer Iqbal, joined Ustadz Salamat Hashim in leaving the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) due to differences with MNLF chair Nur Misuari.
He joined the armed struggle first with the rebel group Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) but internal differences led him and Cairo-trained scholar Salamat Hashim to split and form the MILF.
The MILF was founded by Ustadz Salamat Hashim, who studied Islamic theology at the Al-Azzhar University in Cairo, Egypt.
The MILF was established in 1981 when Salamat Hashim and his followers split from the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), due to the MNLF's reluctance to launch an insurgency against the Philippine government.
State Department to the late MILF top leader Salamat Hashim.
In May the conference's permanent council issued an open letter calling on Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and liberation front chairman Salamat Hashim to declare a cease-fire and resume peace talks.
They joined the Ustadz Salamat Hashim when he bolted from the MNLF due to ideological and political differences with then MNLF chair Nur Misuari.
The MILF was founded by Ustadz Salamat Hashim, a graduate of Islamic theology at the Al-Azzhar University in Cairo, Egypt.
The MNLF source said during the meeting in Sulu, the MILF recalled the meeting in 1998 between its then chairman, the late Salamat Hashim, and Misuari at Camp Abubakar As-Siddigue in Maguindanao.
MILF was formed during the mid-1990s after Salamat Hashim led a breakaway faction from the mainstream Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF).
The MILF officials are its chief Salamat Hashim, Vice Chairman for Political Affairs Al Haj Murad, Vice Chairman for Military Affairs Ghadzali Jaafar, Vice Chairman for Internal Affairs Aleem Aziz Mimbantas and two others, Safila Unos and Mohammed Guindolongan.
The fighting between the MILF guerrillas and the soldiers that erupted after the Muslim dawn prayer that day almost took the life of the late MILF chair Salamat Hashim, said Musa Sanguila, director of the civil society group Panagdait.