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Synonyms for insurgent

Synonyms for insurgent

participating in open revolt against a government or ruling authority

Synonyms for insurgent

a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment

in opposition to a civil authority or government

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No insurgent has commented on the incident, so far.
The provincial government media office in a statement said a lecturer of the agriculture institute and a student were kidnapped b the Taliban insurgents from an area between Bati Kot and Jalalabad two days ago.
On Saturday, insurgents including the Nusra Front, the hard-line Islamist group Ahrar al-Sham and the relatively nationalist groups calling themselves the Free Syrian Army took part in a battle that left Jisr al-Shughour, the province's second-largest city, in insurgent hands.
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Adapting to Win: How Insurgents Fight and Defeat Foreign States in War
Mohammad Sadiq Muradi, chief of security of Baghlan, said an insurgent commander called Jamal and four members of the Jundullah were killed in the Baghdara area of Burka district, Baghlan.
infrastructure, promoting commerce, creating jobs, and improving the health and well-being of the civil population to assure their support for the embattled government, to prevent them from throwing their support to the insurgent cause, and to win back those civilians who have already cast their lot with the insurgents.
Two died in a roadside bomb explosion early Sunday and another was killed in an insurgent attack Saturday, ISAF said, without giving further details or naming the nationalities of the dead.
AFGHAN forces with air support from Nato combed through the country's mountainous north-east yesterday on the third day of a major offensive against militants in a province that serves as an insurgent supply route from Pakistan.
Makhdum was the highest-ranking IMU insurgent operating in the country.
Put these men to work and insurgent violence will decrease.
A fourth suspected insurgent was reported captured.
Use of the 25 techniques would expand our repertoire of interventions, and enable a security force to intervene in the causal chain events to prevent or reduce the occurrence of insurgent violence and crime.
Irish Guardsman Lewis Wilby, who lives in Neston, ran across an unchecked minefield to catch a Taliban insurgent.
A WIRRAL soldier ran across an unchecked minefield to catch a Taliban insurgent who was caught red-handed laying improvised explosive devices, the Ministry of Defence said.