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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting group]

Samples where al-asifa or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s

Synonyms for al-asifa in the sense of this definition

(al-asifa is an instance of ...) a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals

(al-asifa is an instance of ...) a group of people working together to achieve a political goal

(... is a member of al-asifa) a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority

(al-asifa belongs to category ...) the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear

(al-asifa belongs to a domain located in ...) Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine

(al-asifa belongs to a domain located in ...) a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948

(al-asifa belongs to a domain located in ...) an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea

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