HyperDic: qassam_brigades

English > 1 sense of the expression Qassam Brigades:
NOUNgroupQassam Brigades, Salah al-Din Battalions, Iz Al-Din Al-Qassam Battalionsthe military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel
English > Qassam Brigades: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel.
SynonymsSalah al-Din Battalions, Iz Al-Din Al-Qassam 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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