mujahadeen mujahadeen  /mju ˈdʒæ hə ˌdin/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad

Usage(s):

  1. Government documents relating to his case allege that he was a member of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin, a former mujahadeen group said to be tied to Al Qaeda.
  2. My friend Ali's family moved here in December after mujahadeen forced them from their home in Baghdad.
  3. The Saudis, the ISI, the Afghans, the Soviets all knew the US was supporting the mujahadeen.

News

  • New secret Iran nuclear site reported in tunnels under mountain

    Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — The opposition has reported another underground nuclear facility in Iran. The Mujahadeen Khalq, known as MEK, reported a secret Iranian nuclear facility northeast of Teheran. In a statement, Mujahadeen, which disclosed Iran’s nuclear program more than a decade ago, said the latest facility consisted of tunnels beneath a mountain near [...]
    on July 12, 2013     Source: World Tribune

Quotes

  1. "There are no questions about the longstanding links. Let's remember that we funded the ISI to build these organizations when they were the mujahadeen and helping to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan," the officer said.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: IBNLive.com

  2. "The mujahadeen coalesced into al-Qaida, and Osama bin Laden is a product of the mujahadeen," Musharraf said.
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980," Brzezinski noted, "that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, 24 Dec 1979. But the reality, secretly guarded for years, is completely...
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Zbigniew Brzezinski Source: Toward Freedom

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