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Definition(s):

  • (n) an Algerian extremist Islamic offshoot of the Armed Islamic Group; now the largest and most active armed terrorist group in Algeria that seeks to overthrow the government; a major source of support and recruitment for al-Qaeda operations in Europe and northern Africa

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Algerian-based Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (gspc) to tap him as their main Paris operative.
  2. The assailants were thought to be members of the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC), avenging the recent arrest of 150 suspected gspc supporters.

News

  1. James Altucher Takes Credit for Rally Off 2009 Lows: ‘It’s Not Bragging If It’s True’

    "It's not bragging if it's true." That's according to author, entrepreneur and wunderkind James Altucher. He claims that he's responsible for the U.S. market rally that began in March 2009. And what a rally it's been... The S&P 500 (GSPC) bottomed out at 666 in early 2009 and has since climbed back to over 1600. [...]
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Finance: The Daily Ticker

  2. Manic Monday: Rates Lead Stock Rebound, Apple Holds $400

    Stocks were battered and beaten on Monday but they would not break. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) slumped nearly 2% before finding a low at 1,560 and then paring some losses. All three major averages closed out the manic session down 1%. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) and NASDAQ (^IXIC) are all still [...]
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Finance: Breakout

  3. Don’t Look at Bernanke, China Is Driving This Meltdown

    US stocks are getting hammered in early trading as uncertainty over the Chinese growth story sends investors to the sidelines. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) are both down over 1.5% and the yield on the US 10-year (^TNX) note has risen over 2.6% for the first time in nearly [...]
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Finance: Breakout

Quotes

  1. "The team of GSPC experts detected gas around in the first week of June, 2005, after intensive drilling up to 5,061 metres into the seabed at a temperature of 400 degrees Fahrenheit (204 Celsius)," chief minister Narendra Modi told reporters.
    on Jun 26, 2005 By: Narendra Modi Source: Khaleej Times

  2. "This should be a source of chagrin, frustration and sadness for the traitors and apostate sons of France," Zawahiri said of the GSPC's links to Al-Qaeda. "We pray to God that our brothers from the GSPC succeed in causing harm to the top...
    on Sep 14, 2006 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Hindu

  3. "GSPC recently announced a formal alliance with al-Qaeda and changed its name to the al-Qaeda Organisation in the Islamic Maghreb," Mr Downer said.
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Alexander Downer Source: The Age

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