intifada

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Synonyms for intifada

an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000

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In response to confiscating holy places, Haniyya calls for new Intefada.
The Israelis did not see the first intefada (civil uprising) coming, or grasp why it came, and for a week they were fought to a standstill by Gaza schoolchildren.
His refusal heralded the start of the intefada and a season of suicide bombings.
Back in 2000, Mtizi Shore, who runs the Comedy Store was watching the news coming out of the Middle East and the latest Intefada from the Palestinians when she said there was going to be a need for a positive voice for the Middle East.
Jeffrey Goldberg is an American Jew who went on aliyah, joined the Israeli army, and ended up as a guard at Ketsiot, the largest prison in Israel, where thousands of Arabs were kept during the intefada.