Jund al-Islam

   See Ansar al-Islam.

Historical Dictionary of the Kurds. .

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  • Jund-ul-Islam — noun an Islamic extremist group of Kurds who oppose secular control with bombings and assassinations; believed to have ties with al Qaeda • Syn: ↑Soldiers of God • Topics: ↑terrorism, ↑act of terrorism, ↑terrorist act • Regions: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jund al-Sham — (Arabic: جند الشام, Soldiers of Greater Syria [http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,, 6681498,00.html] ) is believed to have first appeared in Afghanistan in 1999, the group was established by Syrians and Palestinians with links to Abu… …   Wikipedia

  • Dschund al-Islam — oder Jund al Islam (arabisch ‏جند الإسلام‎, DMG Ǧund al Islām ‚Armee des Islam‘) war eine islamistische Gruppe im Nordirak. Sie entstand im September 2001 durch einen Zusammenschluss aus verschiedenen Splittergruppierungen der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ansar al-Islam — (Arabic: انصار الاسلام, Supporters or Partisans of Islam) is a Kurdish Sunni Islamist group, promoting a radical interpretation of Islam, the strict application of Sharia law, and Jihad. The group was formed in the Kurdish controlled northern… …   Wikipedia

  • Ansar al-Islam —    Ansar al Islam (Supporters of Islam) was originally created in 2001 out of several smaller Kurdish Islamic extremist groups in northern Iraq. Its membership included Kurds, Arabs, and Afghans. At first, it called itself Jund al Islam (Soldiers …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • Fatah al-Islam — Infobox War Faction name=Fatah al Islam ar. فتح الإسلام war=the Insurgency in Lebanon (2007) caption= active=2006 present leaders=Shaker al Abssi clans= headquarters=Gaza area=Lebanon, Gaza strength= 500 partof= previous= next= allies=Jund al… …   Wikipedia

  • Islamic Extremism — (Islamists)    With the perceived failure of modern secular nationalism in the Middle East (Gamal Abdul Nasser in Egypt during the 1960s is a good example), Muslim nationalists have increasingly fallen back upon their Islamic roots for… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • Organisations considérées comme terroristes par le département du Trésor des États-Unis — Le département du Trésor des États Unis d Amérique fait paraître à la suite des attentats du 11 septembre 2001 une liste d organisations étrangères aux États Unis appelée Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) qu il considère comme… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • act of terrorism — noun 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 • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • foreign terrorist organization — noun a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals • Syn: ↑terrorist organization, ↑terrorist group, ↑FTO • Topics: ↑terrorism, ↑act of terrorism, ↑terrorist act …   Useful english dictionary

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