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"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Al-Asifa

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

Literary usage of Al-Asifa

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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. ..."

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