mujahedeen mujahedeen  /ˌmu dʒə hɛ ˈdin/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. But, like Washington's support for the anti-Soviet mujahedeen during the 1980s, this is not a mercy mission.
  2. But when he hears that the mujahedeen have a chance to evict the Russkies if only they're properly armed, he gets religion.
  3. He is also a close associate of Abdul-Rabb al-Rassul Sayyaf, by a mujahedeen warlord-turned-legislator who once had close ties with Osama bin Laden.

News

  • Rocket attack kills 2 Iranian dissidents, wounds dozens in Iraq

    The Obama administration condemned as an "unprovoked terrorist attack" a rocket assault on a camp for Iranian dissidents in Iraq that killed two people and injured more than three dozen on Saturday. A spokesman for the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran, also known as Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, blamed the attack on the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

Quotes

  1. "We say that dialogue can only be fruitful if the aggressors truly allow the Kabul government to halt the fighting, negotiate with the mujahedeen and honor what Kabul and the resistance decide," Hekmatyar said.
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. The events transpired as bin Laden called on the people of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Saudi Arabia to "help in support of their mujahedeen brothers in Iraq, which is the greatest opportunity and the biggest task."
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Osama bin Laden Source: FOXNews

  3. "The reports from Iraq tell of the growth of the mujahedeen and the collapse of the Americans' circumstances," al-Zawahri said.
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Guardian Unlimited

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