HyperDic: iz_al-din_al-qassam_battalions

English > 1 sense of the expression Iz Al-Din Al-Qassam Battalions:
NOUNgroupIz Al-Din Al-Qassam Battalions, Qassam Brigades, Salah al-Din Battalionsthe military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel
English > Iz Al-Din Al-Qassam Battalions: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel.
SynonymsQassam Brigades, Salah al-Din Battalions
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
Part ofHamas, Islamic Resistance MovementA militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon
RegionIsrael, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, SionJewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean

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