Definition of Supporters of islam
1. Noun. A radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support from Saddam Hussein.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Al-iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic Of Iraq
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Literary usage of Supporters of islam
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review edited by Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart (1878)
"I say nothing of Christianity, except that the chief English supporters of Islam in the East are in England the chief- supporters of the^Established--Church ..."
2. Human Rights Watch World Report, 2003: Events of 2002 (November 2001 by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch Staff (2003)
"No group claimed responsibility for the attacks on civilian targets, but PUK and KDP officials attributed most to Ansar al-Islam (Supporters of Islam—see ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... number are ardent supporters of Islam. Of the present grouping and relations of the states in which they are the dominant element detailed information ..."
4. The World's Leading Conquerors: Alexander the Great, Caesar, Charles the by Wilson Lloyd Bevan (1913)
"It took place, too, just at a time when the old supporters of Islam, the Arabs, the Persians, and the Berbers had entered upon a stage of decadence. ..."
5. Studies in European History: Being Academical Addresses by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger (1890)
"... aware how formidable an opponent had grown up against them in these new supporters of Islam. They themselves had, indeed, prepared the way for them, ..."
6. The Eastern, Or Old World: Embracing Ancient and Modern History by Henry Howard Brownell (1862)
"... and sent in the same direction, one of them commanded by Amru, formerly the witty satirist, and now one of the most distinguished supporters of Islam. ..."