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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - 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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Twenty-three-year-old Muhammad Abd Al-Fatah was killed near Huwara, a village located off route 60 south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, on April 3.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The terrorist groups in Idlib and Hama provinces started a new coalition, called Jeish al-Fatah, to counter the Syrian Army's imminent operation after they came under increasing pressure by Ankara, a militant-affiliated website reported on Monday.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (NINA) -- The secretary General of the Badr Organization, head of al-Fatah alliance Hadi al-Amiri, stressed Iraq's refusal to interfere in the internal Iraqi affairs by any country.
In the latest expansion of its profile, it and other groups have revived the Jaish al-Fatah, or the army of conquest, a military alliance of disparate Islamist rebel groups that won big victories against government forces last year.
In one week alone, Jaysh al-Fatah (Army of Conquest) managed to make significant gains on al-Ghab plains, where the rebels are trying to advance to southern government strongholds.
In a press statement, the SOHR said that opposition Al-Fatah Army, a coalition of mainly Islamist militant groups, continued its advance in Idlib countryside after wrestling control of several government forces bases and checkpoints in Jabal Al-Arbaeen town.
29, 2012, included Al-Safa to Al-Fatah Gate, the second from Al-Fatah Gate to Al-Umrah Gate and the third stage from the King Fahd Gate to Al-Safa.
In the other matches, Al-Twon's Adnan Fallatah netted the match winner in the 75 minute against title-holder Al-Fatah in Qassim while Al-Shulah drew goalless with Al-Nahdha.
ISLAMABAD -- Peacefully conducted Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) election process of the Employees Welfare Association (EWA), has witnessed the victory of Al-Fatah Group.
Abu Al-Fatah, an Al Qaeda operative, claimed that bin Laden had foiled a mission carried out by American forces to track his hideout.
Places in Lahore included Sawera Store (Shadman), Sawera Store (Wapda Town), Akbari Superstore, Akbari Discount Store, Al-Fatah Departmental Store, Al-Fatah Store (D.H.A.), Jalal Sons, Rainbow Cash and Carry, Sun Star Departmental Store, H.K.B., Rahim Store, Rahat Store, Metro Cash and Carry.
Summary: Several new developmental projects were inaugurated today commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Great al-Fatah Revolution in al-Jabal al-Akhdar and Derna Shabias.