Tanzim


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Tanzim

(ˈtænˌzɪm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a Palestinian militia belonging to a militant faction of Al Fatah
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Noun1.Tanzim - a terrorist group organized by Yasser Arafat in 1995 as the armed wing of al-Fatah; serves a dual function of violent confrontation with Israel and serves as Arafat's unofficial militia to prevent rival Islamists from usurping leadership
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
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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Squad: Tanzid Hasan Tanim, Parvez Hossain Emon, Anik Sarker, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Towhid Hridoy (vice-captain), Shamim Hossain, Shahadat Hossain, Akbar Ali (captain), Rakibul Hasan, Mrittunjoy Chowdhury Nipun, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Shahin Alom, Minhazur Rahman, Ashraful Islam Siam.
"Terrorists from a group calling itself Tanzim Hurras ad-Din* [The Guardians of Religion Organization] are engaged in the direct preparation of sites for the detonation of containers loaded with poisonous substances during the shooting of a video about 'chemical attacks'," said the Center.
Tanzim Akbar Cheema, a professor at Botany department of the Government College University (GCU) was intercepted by robbers near Kalma Chowk, but he offered them resistance on which the robbers shot and injured him.
There's no differentiation, they keep jumping from one tanzim to other.
The problem here isn't that the camp chose to welcome its Palestinian guests by flying their colors; that alone is a sweet gesture, especially when the Palestinians in question are prepubescents, not armed members of the Tanzim. The problem is that the camp chose to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a mindless, morally preening way, treating it not as something concrete but as a collection of grand symbolic gestures.
He refused to plead to an Israeli court on the basis that both his abduction and the trial were illegal and was duly found guilty of the deaths of five Israelis in military operations carried out by an armed wing of Fatah, known as "Tanzim".
Tanzim Khan, who was in the car, was injured in the head and he was admitted to a nearby hospital.
Before it had expanded into Syria, it called itself Tanzim Qaidat al-Jihad fi Bilad al-Rafidayn, and was known in English as al Qaida in Iraq.
Afterwards, the Omani Naval Commander inspected the ships and met with the commanding officers, namely, Captain Anwar Hossain, and Commander Tanzim Farooq.
"During his interrogation, Amar said his motive for the murder was to 'trade' the soldier's body in exchange for the release of his brother, Nur Al-Din Amar, a Tanzim member in prison since 2003 due to his involvement in several terror attacks," the Shin Bet stated.