jihadi

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ji·ha·di

 (jĭ-hä′dē) or ji·had·ist (-ĭst)
n. pl. ji·ha·dis or ji·ha·dists
1. One engaged in jihad, especially one engaged in armed opposition to Western influence and to secular governments and institutions in Muslim countries or areas with Muslim populations when such opposition is perceived as fanatical or employing means that are immoderate or unlawful.
2. One considered to employ immoderate or unreasonable means in pursuit of an aim; a fanatic.

[Arabic jihādī, relating to jihad, fighting, from jihād, jihad; see jihad.]

jihadi

(dʒɪˈhædɪ) or

jehadi

n, pl -dis or -deen (-diːn)
(Islam) Islam
a. a person who takes part in a jihad
b. (as modifier): jihadi groups.
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Adj.1.jihadi - of or relating to a jihad
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The High Commissioner said that in Sri Lanka, the scourge of Jehadi terrorism raised its ugly head on April 21, Easter Sunday, which was an attack not just against Sri Lanka, but against the whole of humanity which believes that all human beings are essentially one.
High Commissioner said that in Sri Lanka, the scourge of Jehadi terrorism raised its ugly head during Easter attacks, which was an attack not just against Sri Lanka, but against the whole of humanity who believe that all human beings are essentially one.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad High Court has rejected a petition praying the court to order the government to wage Jihad in Occupied Kashmir and set up Jehadi camps in Azad Kashmir.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected a petition praying the court to order the government to wage Jihad in Occupied Kashmir and set up Jehadi camps in Azad Kashmir.
He was so deeply attached to the Jehadi content that occasionally he would join them right in the middle of the fighting.
STF recovered Jehadi Literature and books from the arrested members of the terror outfit.
Thirdly, under the Zia regime of Islamization and Afghan war had changed the entire landscape of the Pashtun culture - replaced the Pashtu literature with Jehadi stuff of literature, pens with weapons, and musical instruments with loud speakers.
'Perhaps we emphasised the jehadi character of Kashmir more than a right issue because of our own weak human rights record, he said,' he said.
The National Investigation Agency had claimed last year that over a dozen IS recruits from Tamil Nadu and Kerala had either travelled to Sri Lanka to get radical Islamic lessons before moving to Islamic State-held territory in Nangarhar province (Afghanistan) or were in touch with Hashim for Jehadi activities, as first reported by HT.
Replying to a question about religious seminaries, he said these religious institutions (madrasas) are forts of Islam and Pakistan, adding," if anyone believes that Sheikh Rashid is jehadi, I proudly endorse and firm believe that jehad is part of Deen (Religion of Islam)."
PESHAWAR -- Former Senator Farhatullah Babar has said that the Pushtuns have suffered most grievously because of past state policies to build jehadi infrastructure.
The ouster of Nawaz Sharif, the embrace of Shahbaz Sharif, the manipulation of Asif Zardari, the unification of anti-Altaf MQM, the free hand to Imran Khan, the mainstreaming of Jehadi and religious elements to undercut the popular vote, the "disappearances" and media capture, are all steps in this direction.