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Abu Nidal Organization

Definition of the noun abu nidal organization

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  1. a Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries


The Abu Nidal Organization is the most common name for the Palestinian group Fatah–The Revolutionary Council, also known as Black June, the Arab Revolutionary Brigades, the Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims, and sometimes operating as Black September.

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Google previewPolitics of Terrorism (2010)

A Survey by Andrew T .H. Tan

The Abu Nidal Organization is a Palestinian extremist group that split from the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) led by Yasser Arafat in November 1974. Its official name is Fatah al-Qiyadah al-Thawriyyah or Fatah Revolutionary Council ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Worldwide Extremists and Extremist Groups (2004)

by Stephen E. Atkins

Since 1990, the Abu Nidal Organization has deteriorated and has become almost inactive. In the 1980s, terrorist experts classified the ANO as one of the most active and dangerous terrorist groups operating. Political pressure from Western ...

Google previewThe War on Terror Encyclopedia: From the Rise of Al-Qaeda to 9/11 and Beyond (2014)

From the Rise of Al-Qaeda to 9/11 and Beyond by Jan Goldman Ph.D.

Abu Nidal soon accused the PLO of treason, formed the Abu Nidal Organization (ANO), and became Arafat's bitter rival.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism (2012)

by Peter Chalk

See also: Abu Nidal Organization (ANO); Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO); 542 NIDAL, ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Terrorism (2015)

by Martha Crenshaw, John Pimlott

leader of the Fatah Revolutionary Council (also known as the Abu Nidal Organization), based in Damascus, Syria, from 1983 to 1987, and in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism (2012)

by Mathieu Guidère

such as the Arab Revolutionary Brigades, Black June, and the Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims—although experts tend to refer to these groups under the umbrella name Abu Nidal Organization, as it is unclear whether all of ...

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