Definition of Fatah
1. Noun. A Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups. "Al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s"
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Group relationships: Palestine Liberation Organization, Plo
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization, Political Movement
Geographical relationships: Israel, Sion, State Of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Palestine, Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan, Jordan
Definition of Fatah
1. Proper noun. a major Palestinian political party and the largest faction of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Fatah
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Erased in a Moment: Suicide Bombing Attacks Against Israeli Civilians by Joe Stork (2002)
"Fatah leaders have frequently asserted that the organization never took a ... On the other hand, to our knowledge, neither individual Fatah leaders nor the ..."
2. Terrorist Group Profiles (1993)
"The Fatah operates both overt and covert offices throughout the Middle East ... Other Names The Fatah used the name Black September Organization (BSO) from ..."
3. Professional Papers by the Corps of Royal Engineers ... Royal Engineers by Great Britain Army. Royal Engineers, Royal Engineers' Institute (Great Britain) (1879)
"Fatah Khan placed some of his brothers in command at Kandahar, Ghazni, ... In 1816 the Shah of Persia (Fatah Ali Shah) marched an army against Herat. ..."