Armed Islamic Group


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Synonyms for Armed Islamic Group

a terrorist organization of Islamic extremists whose violent activities began in 1992

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Reports suggest that hundreds of people had lost their lives in clashes between Ansurul Islam and another armed Islamic group, Lashkar-e-Islam.
Hattab joined the armed Islamic group in mid 1990s and founded in 1997 the
Al-Khirma explained that there is coordination and cooperation between the armed Islamic group in Zunjubar and the one that runs Azzan.
In 1993 the Armed Islamic Group ordered all foreigners to leave the country within 30 days.
The Polisario is a creation of Algeria, AQIM is the former GSPC, former Algeria's Armed Islamic Group (GIA), which is itself a creation of a branch of the Algerian services," added the expert.
France has not suffered a major attack since 1995 when the Algerian Armed Islamic Group killed eight people and wounded dozens bombing a Paris metro station.
The men listed were alleged members of the Armed Islamic Group (GIA), an Algerian terror cell which has killed hundreds and has been linked with Al Qaeda through Osama Bin Laden's second in command, Ayman al-Zawahiri.
But he cautions that most of the civilian massacres of the 1990s were committed by the Armed Islamic Group (GIA).
There is an undisputed presence in Canada of known terrorist affiliate and extremist groups, including Hamas, Hezbollah and the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria:'
Nasuf, a "middle-ranking member of LIFG", was linked with the al Qaida-affiliated Armed Islamic Group.
Nasuf, a "middle-ranking member of the LIFG", was said to be previously associated with senior UK-based Libyans with ties to the al-Qaida-affiliated Armed Islamic Group.
Israel, having failed to convince Pres Bush to come out publicly against the participation of an armed Islamic group, Hamas, in Palestinian legislative elections, begins to backtrack on its own opposition.
The movement emerged in 1998 from schisms within the Groupe Islamique Arme (the Armed Islamic Group, or GIA), one of the main insurgent groups in Algeria's civil war.
Likewise a dividing line cuts through the Islamic opposition: the very radical Armed Islamic Group (GIA) remains set on a fight to the finish, while the less radical Front Islamique du Salut (FIS) and the more moderate Islamists have rejected the GIA's tactics.
In the section relating to Algeria, Chasdi devotes considerable time to the Islamic Salvation Front, the Armed Islamic Group (GIA), and some relatively obscure splinter groups of the GIA.