Synonyms of islamic group


1. Jemaah Islamiyah, JI, Islamic Group, Islamic Community, Malaysian Mujahidin Group, Malaysia Militant Group

usage: a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia

2. al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya, Islamic Group

usage: a terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails; "al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya uses force to push Egyptian society toward Islamic rule"

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