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mujahadeen

myooh ja huh deen

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

  • Who funded the mujahadeen, later to become Taliban? Who held hands with the Saudi royal family? Who staged the coup against Mossadeq and installed the Shah?.
  • 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.
  • My friend Ali's family moved here in December after mujahadeen forced them from their home in Baghdad.
News & Articles

  • 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 [...]
    July 12, 2013 - World Tribune
Quotes

  • David Petraeus in IBNLive.com
    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.
  • Pervez Musharraf in Guardian Unlimited
    The mujahadeen coalesced into al-Qaida, and Osama bin Laden is a product of the mujahadeen,Musharraf said.
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski in Toward Freedom
    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...

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