Mujahideen or mujahidin ( Arabic: مجاهدين , mujāhidīn) is the plural form of mujahid (Arabic: مجاهد , 'one who wages jihad'), an Arabic term that broadly refers to Islamic guerrillas who engage in jihad ( lit. 'struggle'), the fight on behalf of Islam / Allah or the Islamic community ( ummah ). The English term jihadists ...
In December 2016, the Army of Mujahideen re-merged with Thuwar al-Sham Battalion and the Banner of Islam Movement to form Jabhat Ahl al-Sham. On 23 January 2017, the al-Nusra Front attacked Jabhat Ahl al-Sham bases in Atarib and other towns in western Aleppo.
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- Insurgency decade
Hizb-ul-Mujahideen is an Islamist militant group operating in Indian-administered Kashmir. Its goal is to separate Kashmir from India and merge it with Pakistan. The group has claimed responsibility for multiple terror attacks in India. It has been designated as a terrorist group by the European Union, India, Canada, and the United States. It remains a lawfully-operating organisation in Pakistan; the group professes a radical right-wing Islamic ideology. Founded by Jamaat-e-Islami Kashmir in Sep
In 1988, Muhammad Ahsan Dar, a Jamaat-e-Islami school teacher, chose to cross the Line of Control into Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Trained in Pakistan, he returned to Jammu and Kashmir to establish a hard-line struggle against the Indian administration. He was joined by Mohammed Abdullah Bangroo—another Jamaat militant veteran—in the role of military advisor and by around April 1990, the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen was established. By the time of its establishment, the organisation asserted a ...
The organisation's first major strike is deemed to be the assassination of Maulvi Farooq Shah, the then Mirwaiz of Kashmir and chairman of the All Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee, a coalition of disparate political parties in Jammu and Kashmir, on 21 May 1990. 21 people were killed in the clashes that ensued. The group gradually sought for a greater control of the socio-economic sphere of Kashmir and in June 1990 asked farmers to abstain from exporting their produce through "Hindu middl
The first three years of the insurgency were dominated by the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front. Despite being supported by Pakistan, they under the renewed ideology of their new leaders shifted to a secular pro-independence stance and attracted huge support in the valley in their s
By 1994, many JKLF members had denounced militancy and some even joined state politics, which led to further splintering amongst JKLF and a complete yield of its military dominance to Hizbul which grew up to be the major force in Kashmir despite facing a much widespread and effec
But roughly beginning the same time, Hizbul actually started to lose their popular influence in the valley. People from the fellow militant groups often aligned with the counter insurgency operations to avenge the Hizbul or protect themselves from the Hizbul, killing many Hizbul
On 8 July 2016, Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, along with 2 other insurgents were shot dead by Indian security forces. Widespread protests erupted in the Kashmir valley after Wani's death, causing unrest in the valley for nearly half a year. More than 96 people died while over 15,000 civilians and more than 4,000 security personnel were injured. The violence which erupted after his death was described as the worst unrest in the region since the 2010 Kashmir unrest, with Kashm
- Alliance Formation
- Members of The Alliance
Though the 2 primary scholars on this issue agree that the coalition was founded, under pressure from the United States, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, as a coalition of groups fighting against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, there are disparate claims about when the coalition was formed, and who was responsible for funding it. According to Tom Lansford, the author of A Bitter Harvest: US Foreign Policy and Afghanistan, the group was formed in 1985 and financed by Saudis. However, Vijay Prashad, Director of the International Studies Program at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, asserts that the foundation occurred earlier, in 1981, and specifically cites Osama bin Ladenas one of the primary Saudi financiers.
There were seven members of the Mujahedeen Alliance of Afghanistan, a predominantly Sunni Islamic union, with one Sufi order organization member. It consisted of:Kaplan, Robert D. Soldiers of God: With the Mujahidin in Afghanistan. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. ISBN 0-395-52132-7Weisman, Steven R. "Rebel Rivalry is Hampering Afghan Talks", The New York Times, March 1, 1988.
Indian Mujahideen. Indian Mujahideen is a terrorist group, which has carried out several attacks in India. The group may be related to Students Islamic Movement of India. The Student Islamic Movement of India may be involved in several terrorist organisations, and is therefore banned. Indian Mujahideen said they carried out the Jaipur bombings ...
Mujahideen (Arabiko: مجاهدين, muǧāhidīn, sa literal "mga nakigbisog") mao ang tawag sa mga Muslim nga nakig-away sa usa ka gubat. Ang pulong mao ang pormang plural sa مجاهد, muǧāhid, nga gikan sab sa ugat-pulong nga dyihad ("pakigbisog o struggle sa Iningles").
Kerala Nadvathul Mujahideen (KNM) is an Islamic organization in the state of Kerala founded in 1952. The organization follows the principles of Salafism.The Kerala Nadvathul Mujahideen was formed as a result of renaissance activities among Keralite Muslims led by scholars and clerics such as Sheikh Hamadani Thangal, K.M. Moulavi and Vakkom Moulavi and Ummer Moulavi.
Ideology. The JMB's aim is to replace the government of Bangladesh with an Islamic state based on Sharia Law.It has explicitly stated on more than one occasion that it opposes the political system of Bangladesh and ostensibly seeks to "build a society based on the Islamic model laid out in Holy Quran and Hadith."
Mujahidin (مجاهدين; também transliterado como mujāhidīn, mujahedin, mujaidim, etc.) é a forma plural de mujahid (مجاهد), que se traduz literalmente do árabe مجاهدين (muǧāhidīn), como "combatente" ou "alguém que se empenha na luta ()", embora o termo seja frequentemente traduzido como "guerreiro santo".
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