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Noun1.mujahedeen - a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad; "some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists"
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
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
Mujahedeen Khalq - Iranian guerillas based in Iraq
mujahid - a Muslim engaged in what he considers to be a jihad
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This department controlled the allocation of arms and ammunition, their distribution to Mujahedeen Leaders and Commanders, the training of Mujahedeen in Pakistan, the allocation of funds from the US and Saudi Arabian governments to the Mujahedeen and the strategic planning of operations inside Afghanistan.
Kismayo is the commercial capital of Jubaland, an area in southern Somalia, which Al Shabaab Al- Mujahedeen are still partially controlling.
The elder Haqqani joined the Taliban when they overran Kabul in September 1996, expelling feuding mujahedeen groups, whose battles left the capital in ruins.
He was a silent soldier who crafted the destruction plan of the Soviet Union at the hands of the Mujahedeen. He showed passion, commitment, intelligence and the warrior spirit of the great Islamic conquerors.
Belgium, France and Germany detained six people over the alleged plan to bomb a weekend rally of the People's Mujahedeen of Iran (MEK) in the Paris suburb of Villepinte.
Addressing an event on the 26th anniversary of Mujahedeen's victory in Panjsher province, Abdullah called on the people to participate in elections.
Najaf / NINA / The cleric Moqtada al-Sadr warned from what he described "slaughtering the Jihad on the bench politics and transforming power in Iraq to a military or militia in the event of using jihad and Mujahedeen to achieve electoral and political purposes." He said in his comment on the matter "it should be prevented the use of jihad and the mujahedeen in the political and electoral aspects, otherwise the Jihad will be beheaded on the politics bench and turn the power in Iraq to the military or militia." On how the parliament dealt with issues of corruption, most recently the Defense ministry's file, al-Sadr said, "the only affected is the Iraqi people and will be the coup de grace if people did not wake up from their sleep.
The rally addressed by Prince Turki as held by the political wing of the exiled People's Mujahedeen Organization of Iran, which are seeking the overthrow of Iran's theologianal leadership established by the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
"We suspect that members of JMB may have killed him," police chief Ashrfaul Islam ( told Agence France Presse , referencing Jamayetul Mujahedeen Bangladesh, a local organization of Islamic militants.
The letter addressed to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi from Al-Hajj Mullah Akhtar Mansoor deputy of Mullah Umar and written on June 16, 2015 has underscored the importance of unity among Mujahedeen, which to Taliban leadership could be maintained only if both groups continue to work in their areas of influence.
Summary: In new statement, Mujahedeen Shura Council calls on everyone in Derna to join new coalition.
The last word however rests with our mujahedeen in the field and Islam is under serious threat, Miqdad informed party clerics and relatives of the slain teenager.