HyperDic: fuqra

English > 1 sense of the word Fuqra:
NOUNgroupFuqra, Jamaat ul-Fuqra, Tanzimul Fuqraan Islamic terrorist group organized in the 1980s
English > Fuqra: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn Islamic terrorist group organized in the 1980s; seeks to purify Islam through violence; the cells in North America and the Caribbean insulate themselves from Western culture and will even attack other Muslims who they regard as heretics.
SynonymsJamaat ul-Fuqra, Tanzimul Fuqra
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Instance ofterrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTOA political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
RegionPakistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, West PakistanA Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley

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