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English noun: Islamic Group

1. Islamic Group (group) a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia


SynonymsIslamic Community, Jemaah Islamiyah, JI, Malaysia Militant Group, Malaysian Mujahidin Group


Instance hypernymforeign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organization


Domain categoryact of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act


Domain regionMalaya, Malaysia

2. Islamic Group (group) a terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails


SamplesAl-Gama'a al-Islamiyya uses force to push Egyptian society toward Islamic rule.


Synonymsal-Gama'a al-Islamiyya


Instance hypernymforeign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organization


Domain categoryact of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act


Domain regionArab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic









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