nom de guerre

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a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role

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The militia said that Darwish, known by his nom de guerre "Athro" (homeland), was killed in clashes Sunday near the village of Tal Hormiz on the Khabur river with ISIS.
The militant, who gives his nom de guerre as Abu Umariyon and looks to be around 30 years old, has appeared in a number of other videos, according to RFE/RL's Tajik Service.
Military Court chief General Khalil Ibrahim announced on Tuesday that Ola al-Okaili, the wife of jihadist commander Anas Sharkas--who goes by the nom de guerre Abu Ali Shishani--had been handed over to General Security.
Born in Germany in 1906, photographer Horst Bohrmann assumed the Nabokovian nom de guerre Horst P.
Most of the British-born fighters, using the nom de guerre Al Britani, have had their Twitter and other online accounts suspended.
Many still choose his nom de guerre, Yair, for their sons, including Israel's current prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu.
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Yair was the nom de guerre of brilliant leader Avraham Stern, who in 1940 broke away from the Irgun Tzva'i Le'umi (Etzel) to found Lohamei Herut Yisrael (LEHI, the Fighters for the Freedom of Israel, called by the British the "Stern Gang".
From "Abbas, Abu," the nom de guerre of the Palestinian who engineered the hijacking of the Achille Lauro cruise ship in 1985, to "Zurich Airport Attack," the 1969 attack on an El Al airliner by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, this two-volume encyclopedia presents some 400 alphabetical entries describing events, individuals, groups, incidents, and trends relevant to the study of contemporary global terrorism.
Israel has long been suspected of slaying Khalil al-Wazir, who was better known by his nom de guerre Abu Jihad, in Tunis, the country's capital.
Guterres, popularly known by his nom de guerre Lu Olo, of the Revolutionary Front of an Independent East Timor, or Fretilin, was top at 27.
Si l'occupant s'attaque a quelque chef de groupe palestinien que ce soit ou a n'importe quel citoyen, les Brigades riposteront avec force et elargiront le cercle de la riposte au-dela d'Ashdod", a environ 35 km de la bande de Gaza, a declare un des principaux chefs de l'aile militaire du Jihad islamique, Abou Ibrahim, selon son nom de guerre.
Abu Deraa, who fled to Iran in 2008, is the nom de guerre of Ismail al-Lami, a military leader of Sadr's Mahdi Army until he was disowned by the militia for alleged atrocities during sectarian Shiite-Sunni conflicts that peaked in 2006-2007.
It said that DNA testing revealed him as Abdelkahar Belhadj, born in 1988 and a member of AQIM since 2009 going around under the nom de guerre Mouawia.