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jihad Idioms & Phrases


al-jihad

  • noun an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells
    Egyptian Islamic Jihad; Vanguards of Conquest; al-Jihad.
    • the original Jihad was responsible for the assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981
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egyptian islamic jihad

  • noun an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells
    Egyptian Islamic Jihad; Vanguards of Conquest; al-Jihad.
    • the original Jihad was responsible for the assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981
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harakat al-jihad al-islami al-filastini

  • noun a militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestine and to the destruction of Israel; smaller and more exclusively militant that Hamas
    Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami al-Filastini; Palestine Islamic Jihad; PIJ.
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harakat ul-jihad-i-islami

  • noun an extremist militant group in Pakistan occupied Kashmir that seeks an Islamic government and that has had close links and fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan
    Harakat ul-Jihad-I-Islami; HUJI.
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harkat-ul-jihad-e-islami

  • noun an extremist militant group in Pakistan occupied Kashmir that seeks an Islamic government and that has had close links and fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan
    Harakat ul-Jihad-I-Islami; HUJI.
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international islamic front for jihad against jews and crusaders

  • noun a terrorist group organized by Osama bin Laden in 1998 that provided an umbrella organization for al-Qaeda and other militant groups in Egypt and Algeria and Pakistan and Bangladesh
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international jihad

  • noun a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
    jihad; jehad.
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islamic jihad

  • noun a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon
    Hizbullah; Organization of the Oppressed on Earth; Lebanese Hizballah; Islamic Jihad; Hezbollah; Hizballah; Hizbollah; Party of God; Revolutionary Justice Organization.
  • noun an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells
    Egyptian Islamic Jihad; Vanguards of Conquest; al-Jihad.
    • the original Jihad was responsible for the assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981
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islamic jihad for the liberation of palestine

  • noun a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon
    Hizbullah; Organization of the Oppressed on Earth; Lebanese Hizballah; Islamic Jihad; Hezbollah; Hizballah; Hizbollah; Party of God; Revolutionary Justice Organization.
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laskar jihad

  • noun a paramilitary terrorist organization of militant Muslims in Indonesia; wages a jihad against Christians in Indonesia; subscribes to the Wahhabi creed of Islam
    Holy War Warriors.
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palestine islamic jihad

  • noun a militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestine and to the destruction of Israel; smaller and more exclusively militant that Hamas
    Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami al-Filastini; Palestine Islamic Jihad; PIJ.
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palestinian islamic jihad

  • noun a militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestine and to the destruction of Israel; smaller and more exclusively militant that Hamas
    Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami al-Filastini; Palestine Islamic Jihad; PIJ.
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