terrorist cell

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Noun1.terrorist cell - a cell of terrorists (usually 3 to 5 members); "to insure operational security the members of adjacent terrorist cells usually don't know each other or the identity of their leadership"
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
cadre, cell - a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
operational cell - a terrorist cell that performs clandestine activities
intelligence cell - a terrorist cell whose members are trained to perform reconnaissance and surveillance
auxiliary cell - a terrorist cell responsible for logistics; usually large and less compartmentalized than other terrorist cells
terrorist - a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian security services prevented an attack planned by a terrorist cell.
Iranian local media said Iranian forces clashed with a terrorist cell affiliated to the ISIL in western Iran, leading to the arrest of 16 militants and killing of some others.
During investigations, Mostafa confessed that he joined a terrorist cell in 2015 and took part in a number of terror acts.
ALLEGED members of a terrorist cell are said to have taken surveillance photographs of Bahraini police officials and the US Navy Base, it has emerged.
Manama, Rabi'II 09, 1439, December 27, 2017, SPA -- The Military High Court today issued its ruling in the case of 18 members of a terrorist cell, ten of whom appeared in custody and eight were fugitives in Bahrain or abroad in Iran and Iraq, according to Bahrain News Agency.
TAP) -- The investigation brigade under the National Guard of Teboulba (Monastir governorate), on Saturday, broke up a five-member terrorist cell composed of five members in the delegation of Moknine.
A search conducted by the Central bureau for judiciary investigations, under the general directorate for territory surveillance (DST), in the family house in Khouribga (near Casablanca) of the mastermind of the terrorist cell that was disbanded Saturday, allowed the seizure of several suspect chemicals likely to be used in the manufacture of explosives, said the Interior ministry.
Download Army apprehends terrorist cell in Tripoli for links to Daesh NNA - The Army Intelligence Directorate arrested an entire terrorist cell in Tripoli for links to the Daesh Organization, army command said in a communiqu on Monday.
Nine hours after the Barcelona attack, five men thought to be members of the same terrorist cell drove into pedestrians in nearby Cambrils, killing one woman and injuring six others.
The Public Prosecution had earlier received a report from the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation (CID) regarding the establishment of a terrorist cell inside Bahrain.
Summary: The Internal Security Forces identified members of a Daesh (ISIS) terrorist cell Monday said to be active in Tripoli and throughout northern Lebanon.
Arab News Weapons and bomb-making materials seized during raids on two terrorist cell hideouts in Jeddah are shown at a police station on Sunday.