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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These figures were newly published by the Palestinian Prisoners and Released Affairs' Commission report on the 28th anniversary of the Palestinian Intifada.
Almost 50% of respondents said that the current wave of violence paves the way for a third intifada.
According to the Palestinian InformationCenter (PIC), yesterday nightMishaal stated on a transmission fromal-Quds satellite TV channel that all Palestinian factions and forces should agree on a unified program for the intifada and that they should also agree on the necessary tools to ensure its success and to thwart the Israeli occupation's attempts to abort it.
Haneya called for enlarging the escalation and the clashes with Israel by a comprehensive intifada, adding that the Gaza Strip "is ready to join the comprehensive intifada.
She added during the second intifada (Al Aqsa Intifada), occupation forces arrested more than 10,000 Palestinian minors, many of whom were also subjected to torture.
ABU DHABI: Like most episodes of Palestinian resistance, the Intifada -- the unarmed popular uprising against Israeli occupation of 1987-93 -- tends to be held hostage to hindsight.
The most important is that we have had two intifadas against Israeli occupation and they have generated no significant results in terms of liberation or national rights and reconstitution.
The general atmosphere among Palestinians is somehow similar to the one that preceded the outbreak of Al-Aqsa intifada in 2000.
Until my freedom has come; the new intifada in Kashmir.
Israel had previously used snipers to stop protests in the First Intifada in 1987, and also in Al-Aqsa Intifada, killing and injuring many Palestinians.
The Palestinians have no other option left except a third intifada.
But Hamadiyeh's lawyer Rami al-Alami told the Electronic Intifada website that his jailers had denied him medical treatment.
CDATA[ As calls for a "spontaneous" Third Intifada are heard, this MIddle East researcher documents what the Palestinian leadership said before the outbreak of the Second Intifada, which was initiated and managed by the Palestinian Authority leadership.
Speaking to Palestine TV and Voice of Palestine radio on the occasion of 47 years since the launching of the Palestinian "Intifada" (uprising) , Abbas ruled out the possibility of a third Intifada, stressing his opposition to it.
As I write this, I'm listening to 'Ween el Malayeen' song, meaning 'where are the millions', a revolutionary song which used to stir the patriotic emotions inside millions of raging Arabs at the time of the first Intifada.