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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Rabat Morocco's Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) dismantled on Thursday, September 5, a 5-member terrorist cell linked to ISIS in Nador and Berkan, two cities in Eastern Morocco.A statement from the Ministry of Interior said that the suspects are aged between 27 and 41.
"Authorities have identified activities that led to the detection of a newly formed terrorist cell planning terrorist operations targeting vital installations and security sites," a spokesman for the Saudi state security said in a press statement.
Court - File photo CAIRO -- 20 January 2019: A total of 20 defendants were sentenced to life in prison, and a minor was given 10 years over terror-related charges in the case known as the "Giza Terrorist Cell," according to a ruling issued Saturday by the Cassation Court.
The case file indicate that the so-called (14th of February) listed as terrorist organization fugitive elements abroad had recruited the first and second defendants and tasked them to form a terrorist cell affiliated with the said terrorist organization.
As for the other terrorist cell that also had members in different states, the IGP said the five suspects arrested had an age range of 39 to 53 years old.
The members of the terrorist cell are Jordanian," said Interior Minister Samir Moubaidin.
(QNA) Deputy Amir sends condolences to King of Jordan THE Deputy Amir His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al Thani sent on Monday a cable of condolences to HM King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Abdullah II on the martyrs who lost their lives after the terrorist act which targeted the gendarmerie and public security forces in the city of Fuhais and after the raid on the terrorist cell site in the city of Salt, west of the capital Amman, wishing the wounded a speedy recovery.
Amman, August 13(Petra)-- Interior Minister Samir Mubaidain on Monday said that investigations are still underway with members of the terrorist cell, who were arrested during the latest security operation in the city of Salt.
A Kyrgyz citizen who was going to create a terrorist cell of those who arrived from Syria warzones has been detained by the National Security Committee.
Officers "eliminated" one ISIS terrorist cell in a shootout 235 miles from where England play in Volgograd in June.
(TAP) - A terrorist cell was dismantled on Thursday by security units in the Moknine National Security District, Monastir governorate, the Interior Ministry said in a statement Friday.