HyperDic: army_of_muhammad

English > 1 sense of the expression Army of Muhammad:
NOUNgroupArmy of Muhammad, Jaish-i-Mohammed, Jaish-e-Muhammad, JEMa terrorist organization founded in 2000
English > Army of Muhammad: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA terrorist organization founded in 2000; a militant Islamic group active / active in Kashmir and closely aligned with al-Rashid Trust; seeks to secure release of imprisoned fellow militants by kidnappings.
SynonymsJaish-i-Mohammed, Jaish-e-Muhammad, JEM
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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