foreign terrorist organization


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Noun1.foreign terrorist organization - a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
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
political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
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embassy officials in Iraq and the fallout from the Trump administrations designation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization at the subcommittee hearing.
The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a foreign terrorist organization. The woman who was identified only as Sabine Ulrike Sch because of German privacy rules, lived in Syria from late 2013 to August 2017.
In a statement, the Department of State said that it has also "amended the terrorist designations of Jundallah to reflect the group's new primary name Jaysh Al-Adl and associated aliases." It noted that these aliases have been added to the group's designation as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) and as an SDGT.
With regard to the San Bernardino shooting, McGarrity added, "They were likely charged with, if there was a connection to a foreign terrorist organization, it would likely fall under 18USC23, A or B."
President Trump has designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organization (FTO).
[09/April/2019] SANAA, April 9 (Saba) - Iranian President Hassan Rohani described the Revolutionary Guards as the protector of the Islamic Republic, a day after the United States designated the Guards a foreign terrorist organization. "The Guard sacrificed its life to protect our people and our Islamic revolution in 1979," Rohani said in a direct speech broadcast on Iranian television.
"In an important step to counter the Iranian regime's terrorism, the US has designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, including Qods Force, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. We must help the people of Iran get back their freedom," Pompeo said.
designated Hezbollah a foreign terrorist organization in 1997.
"The two Iraqis were formally charged with war crimes as members of a foreign terrorist organization," the federal prosecution said today.
citizens who engaged in online fundraising activities for a foreign terrorist organization. The evidence supporting the convictions obtained through ex parte, in camera FISA review was not improperly obtained and proved the defendants' intended support of the organization's terrorist activities.<br />Background<br />Between 2011 and 2013, Appellants Muna Osman Jama and Hinda Osman Dhirane participated in an online chat room for members of the Somali diaspora around the world.
The US Treasury Department said four other individuals were also sanctioned, as was the group Daesh in the Greater Sahara, which was designated as a foreign terrorist organization
A statement of the State Department said the MML and Tehreek-e- Azadi-e Kashmir (TAJK) have been added to LeT's designations as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under Executive Order 13224.

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