Islamic Jihad

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Islamic Jihad 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 "the original Jihad was responsible for the assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981"
    • n Islamic Jihad 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
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Usage

In literature:

He was called upon to wage jihad against the enemies of Islam as a Mameluke, on horseback, at the head of an army.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
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In news:

Ali Safuri, the head of the Islamic Jihad in Jenin, was interviewed on March 27, 2002.
Ali Safuri, Islamic Jihad Leader.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Members of Iranian-backed Islamic Jihad say Israel has warned the militant group's two top leaders against trying to enter the Gaza Strip this week.
Islamic Jihad militant group says Israel has warned top leaders against trying to enter Gaza.
Islamic Jihad says Israel warns against Gaza trip.
Members of Iranian-backed Islamic Jihad say Israel has warned the militant group's two top leaders against trying to enter the Gaza Strip this week.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza group Islamic Jihad: Israeli strike on media center kills 1 of its top militant leaders.
Islamic Jihad militant group says Israel has warned top leaders against trying to enter Gaza.
Islamic Jihad says Israel warns against Gaza trip.
Israeli airstrike kills top Islamic Jihad commander as Hamas ramps up rocket fire.
The Israel Air Force launched a precision air strike on four senior Islamic Jihad terrorists who were using a Gaza media building as a hideout.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza group Islamic Jihad : Israeli strike on media center kills 1 of its top militant leaders.
Islamic Jihad says it fired rocket at Tel Aviv.
The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said on Thursday it had fired a rocket that reportedly hit Israel's commercial centre Tel Aviv.
Sponsor of ' Jihad ' ad says, 'I am not anti-Islam'.
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