Definition of Al-Asifa
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
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Literary usage of Al-Asifa
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)
"... Martyrs' Brigades describe themselves as being firmly in the lineage of other Fatah armed groups, such as "The Storm" (al-asifa) and the "Fatah Hawks. ..."
2. Terrorist Group Profiles (1993)
"Other Names The Fatah used the name Black September Organization (BSO) from 1971 to 1974 and the cover name al-Asifa (The Storm) in 1965. ..."