Definition of Al-Jihad

1. Noun. 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"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Al-Jihad

aksed
aksing
akutak
akutaq
akvavit
akvavits
akçe
al-
al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades
al-Asifa
al-Fatah
al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya
al-Haytham
al-Itihaad al-Islamiya
al-Jihad (current term)
al-Ma'unah
al-Muhajiroun
al-Qa'ida
al-Qaeda
al-Qaida
al-Quds
al-Qur'an
al-Rashid Trust
al-Tawhid
al-Ummah
al-phitomancy
al.
al Itihaad al Islamiya
al dente

Literary usage of Al-Jihad

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1. Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1997 edited by Christopher W. Ross (1998)
"al-Jihad* aka Jihad Group, lslamic Jihad, New Jihad Group, Vanguards of Conquest, Talaa' al-Fateh coincide with the bombing of a USO club in Naples, ..."

2. Globalistan: How the Globalized World Is Dissolving Into Liquid War by Pepe Escobar (2007)
"The "lesser jihad" (al-jihad al-asghar) is linked to the defense of Islam ... The "Greater Jihad" (al-jihad al-akbar) takes place inside each Muslim's soul. ..."

3. Moon-O-Theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"... strategies to redeem their religion by combating this morbid totalitarianism.4712 the Pen (al-Jihad bil-Qalam) and Checkbook Jihad (al-Jihad bil-Mal). ..."

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