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Definition of the noun al-asifa
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- 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
- regions: Israel / Sion / State of Israel / Yisrael / Zion; Palestine; Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan / Jordan
- domain: act of terrorism / terrorism / terrorist act
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- synonyms of al-Asifa: al-Fatah / Fatah
- instance of: foreign terrorist organization / FTO / terrorist group / terrorist organization = a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals; political movement = a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
- member of: Palestine Liberation Organization / PLO = 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
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by Martha Crenshaw, John Pimlott
Thus using the name al-Asifa (the Storm or Tempest), Fatah«s military wing launched the first operation on New Year«s Eve, 1964, against Israel«s national water system near al-Himma, on the Jordanian border where Jordan River water ...
World Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)
An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment
Thus using the name al-Asifa (the Storm, or Tempest), Fatah«s military wing launched the first operation on New Year«s Eve 1964 against Israel«s national water system near al-Himma, on the Jordanian border where the Jordan River water ...
They created a military wing al-Asifa with Arafat as Commander-inChief and Abu Jihad as Chief of Staff and established training camps in various countries to escape the exclusive control of Nasser. Asifa carried out its first operation on ...
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