Palestine Islamic Jihad


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Synonyms for Palestine Islamic Jihad

a militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestine and to the destruction of Israel

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This monograph does so but it is much more than an analysis of the Palestine Islamic Jihad (PIJ).
Iran provided weapons, training and funding to Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist groups, including Palestine Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC)," the report said.
The Iran-led axis consists of the Shi'ite theocracy, Assad's dictatorship, Iran's Shi'ite offshoot Hizbullah, the Sunni Muslim Brotherhood's Gaza offshoot Hamas, its Sunni rival in Palestine Islamic Jihad, and a score of Syria-sponsored political and terrorist groups in Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon - plus Tehran-financed or trained militants among Shi'ite communities in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and other Arab states.
It said Iran in 2012 provided funding and other support for the following 10 groups: Afghan Taliban, Lebanese Hezbollah, Hamas, the Palestine Islamic Jihad, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, the Houthi tribal rebels in Yemen, the Abu Nidal terrorist network, which is essentially inactive now, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade in Palestine, Kataib Hizbollah, one of the violent militias in Iraq, and Al-Qaeda.
They were injured in the 1995 bombing of a bus in the Gaza Strip by the Shaqaqi Faction of the Palestine Islamic Jihad.
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