al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades
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|Noun||1.||al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades - a militant offshoot of al-Fatah that is the newest and strongest and best equipped faction active in the West Bank; responsible for many deadly attacks in Israel in 2002|
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
West Bank - an area between Israel and Jordan on the west bank of the Jordan river; populated largely by Palestinians