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Al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya

Al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya is a tautogram (all words start with the same letter). View more tautograms!

Definition of the noun al-gama'a al-islamiyya

What does al-gama'a al-islamiyya mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails

Explanation

al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya: Al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya is an Egyptian Sunni Islamist movement, and is considered a terrorist organization by the United States and European Union. The group was dedicated to the overthrow of the Egyptian government and replacing it with an Islamic state; the group has committed to peaceful means following the coup that toppled Mohamed Morsi.

  • also known as al-jamāʻah al-islāmīyah, the Islamic Group, El Gama'a El Islamiyya, Islamic Groups, Gamaat Islamiya, al Jamaat al Islamiya

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