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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
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Israeli army units used a bulldozer to destroy al-Ummah mosque in Jabal Jouhar south of Hebron city.
The Islamic community in its totality constitutes what is known as al-ummah, each Muslim being like a point on the circumference of a circle whose centre is the House of God and ultimately, of course, the Master of the House Himself.
Organized by the Awqaf Ministry, the scientific councils discussed the jurisprudence related to Jerusalem, the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif, and the duty of al-Ummah towards Al-Aqsa.
The Arabic-language al-Watan daily quoted Khalid al-Faraj, the Commander of Tajamo Towhid al-Ummah affiliated to the US-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA), as saying on Monday that the terrorist groups were preparing for an imminent large-scale operation against the Syrian Army troops in Dara'a to further assist their militant comrades that were under heavy attacks by the Syrian army men in Eastern Ghouta.
Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan 5 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested the key accused in the 24-year- old RSS Madras headquarters bomb blast by al-Ummah that claimed 11 lives.
Participants in the meeting included the Party of Unionist Popular Front, Al Wifak (the consensus), Al Yassar Al Hadith (modern left), Arrafah (well-being), Tounes Ezzeitouna, Ecological Current for Peaceful Co-existence and Al-Ummah.
According to investigating agencies, Tamil Nadu-based terror outfit 'Al-Ummah' is likely to be behind the blasts in Mallapuram.
Al-Ummah Lawyers Forum, Tehreek-e-Azadi-e-Kashmir (Lawyers Wing) and civil society organised a rally at The Mall here.
The sources confirmed the death of the terrorists Ayman Dibbane, Mostafa Zabadne, Ali al-Doumani, Asaad al-Semadi and Adib Mayyaseh from the so-called "Liwa Fajer al-Ummah" organization in a hit on one of their hideouts to the south of al-Hassan Mosque in Harasta.
Hakim Al-Mutairi from Kuwait and undersecretary of Al-Ummah Party wrote: "The call from Iran to globalize the Two Holy Mosques, like its call to protect Karbala and the Zainab Tomb, ended with American-Iranian invasion of Iraq and a Russian-Iranian invasion of Syria." Media activist Hassan Mufti was ironic about the stand of the Iranian government on the incident saying: "Hundreds of years ago their forefathers stole the Black Stone and now they are talking on the art of managing pilgrims."
In June 2014 a report on Jaysh al-Ummah, a former rebel group, mentioned use of the Qa'qa rocket -- the resemblance is uncanny.
"With the ongoing siege, Gaza had turned into a devastated area with expectation of a huge humanitarian crisis that may explode at anytime," Adnan Abu Amer, a political science professor at al-Ummah University in Gaza, warned.