al-jihad al-jihad

Definition(s):

  • (n) an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells

News

  • Boko Haram 'holding kidnapped French priest': group source

    Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Boko Haram is holding a French priest who was kidnapped in northern Cameroon, a source in the banned Nigerian Islamist group said on Friday, rejecting claims of a rift among the insurgents. "I can confirm that the French priest is in the hands of mujahideen (fighters) from Jamaat Ahl al-Sunna Li Da’wat al-Jihad, who carried out the operation that was co-ordinated with ...
    on November 15, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "That's why Shehzad came to the camps of Qaeda al-Jihad and spent a period of time with Mohammad Sidique," al-Zawahiri said on the tape. "Both of them were seeking martyrdom and wished they could carry out a martyrdom operation. They were...
    on Jul 7, 2006 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: CNN International

  2. Saeb Erekat, a chief Palestinian negotiator, said: "We don't believe they [Kataeb al-Jihad al-Tawheed] exist. Nobody's ever heard of them before. We have every reason to believe that Mr Johnston is still alive. All the people I have spoken to in...
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: Saeb Erekat Source: Times Online

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