mujahideen mujahideen  /ˌmu dʒə hɛ ˈdin/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. The main base station of mujahideen in Pakistan was the town Badaber, 24 km from Peshawar.
  2. Assadullah had once fought under Mohammad Atta, an ex-mujahideen commander who now governs the province and who has thrown his support behind Abdullah.
  3. I sent you a letter written by my hand that you wanted more evidence so we're sending you this new letter now just to prove that I am with the mujahideen.

News

  1. Syrian rebels claim attack on Shi'ites in Lebanon

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian rebel unit has claimed responsibility in a video for killing four Shi'ite men in Lebanon this week as Syria's civil war spills into its smaller, religiously divided neighbor. In the video, posted on Tuesday by a group calling itself the "Syrian Mujahideen Unit", a fighter says his brigade killed the four men as they were trying to enter Syria. He said they were ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Islamists say behind U.N. compound attack in Somalia

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said on Wednesday its fighters were behind an attack on a United Nations compound in Mogadishu and said a battle between their gunmen and security forces continued more than an hour after an initial blast. "Mujahideen units from the Martyrdom Brigade have stormed the UNDP compound near the airport in Mogadishu," the group said on ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Al-Zawahri called on supporters in North Africa to "cleanse the Maghrib (western region) of Islam of the children of France and Spain ...... Stand with your sons the mujahideen against the Crusaders and their children."
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Forbes

  2. Referring to India's "humiliation" over Mumbai, Yazid says in the video: "India should know that it will have to pay a heavy price if it attacks Pakistan. The Mujahideen will sunder your armies into the ground, like they did to the Russians in...
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Yazid I Source: BBC News

  3. "Let's remember that we funded the ISI to build these organisations when they were the Mujahideen and helping to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan. And so certainly residual links would not be a surprise," General Petraeus told US lawmakers.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: NDTV.com

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