intifadah


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Noun1.intifadah - an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000; "the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"
insurrection, revolt, uprising, rising, rebellion - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
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But this anger and confusion came from middle-class families in Gaza city, as well as refugees living in unparalleled squalor in the crowded camps where the intifadah began six years ago.
during the first Palestinian intifadah (uprising) in 2001.The offices
The decline began during the intifadah but has not 1 changed significantly since then.
Fatah's Tanzim commanders are operating independently in West Bank and Gaza towns, sometimes joined by the PA preventive security forces in the revived uprising (intifadah).
Rigsbee, "Intifadah: Prospects and Obstacles in the Aftermath of the Gulf Crisis," Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, vol.
He reads little beyond what is required -- though recently back from the Holy Land he read a volume on intifadah liberation theology, and reads Sojourners -- and tries to pray.
A Palestinian uprising or intifadah began in September.
came to power in 2001 and during the intifadah or Palestinian uprising
After Ariel Sharon came to power and during the intifadah or
Israel became aware of the security dimension of smuggling tunnels during the first Palestinian intifadah (uprising), which began in 1987.
Israel responded with air strikes and expressed concern about a possible second front in addition to the Palestinian intifadah. At its request, the Secretary- General contacted the Syrian and Lebanese Presidents and, on April 8, Vice President Cheney telephoned President Asad and Secretary of State Powell visited northern Israel and called on Syria to curb Hezbollah.
Israel responded with air strikes and expressed concern about a possible second front in addition to the Palestinian intifadah. At its request, the Secretary General contacted the Syrian and Lebanese Presidents and, on April 8, U.S.