al-Asifa


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Noun1.al-Asifa - a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups; "al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s"
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
Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO - a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
Palestine - a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan - an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
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1965 -- The Ministry of Information produces the narrative film, Al-Asifa (The Storm).
Dr Aafia could be repatriated within 24 hours if the government of Pakistan shows its real interest, she said while speaking to 'Caravan-e-Ghairat' rally held at Al-Asifa Football Ground in Patel Para.
In 2012, other Palestinian groups such as Liwa al-Asifa (Storm Brigade) fought alongside Syrian rebels in the camp.