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Synonyms for jihad

a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels

a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal


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Paigham-i-Pakistan explained the definition of jihad as: 'The jihad against oneself through education, purification of the soul and assuming responsibility; Jihad by thinking through the shaping of the mind so as to serve the interests of humanity; Jihad through writing, through the publication of useful work, the writing of articles illuminating and refuting accusations against Islam and Muslims; And Jihad with money, through the generous spending for the well-being of the nation and contributing to its socio-economic developments.
The investigation, which was the basis of a 40-minute BBC Radio 4 documentary, The Dawn of British Jihad, was broadcast on Tuesday night.
Jihad has vowed to avenge the destruction of the tunnel it excavated between Khan Younis and the Israeli village of Kissoufim, and the deaths of 12 of its operatives who were trapped inside the tunnel.
BEIRUT: Hezbollah and Palestine's Islamic Jihad are fighting for the same cause, Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said Wednesday.
I hope that when we stand up to those who oppress our communities, that Allah accepts from us that as a form of jihad, that we are struggling against tyrants and rulers not only abroad in the Middle East or on the other side of the world, but here in these United States of America, where you have fascists and white supremacists and Islamophobes reigning in the White House.
Questioning Taliban's stance in the ongoing violence in the country under the shadow of Jihad, Sayyaf said Taliban are only killing innocent civilians, women, and children.
com/selena-gomez-sex-tape-video-nude-real-fake/) Gossip Cop debunked a report by Celeb Jihad that it had access to a sex tape of Gomez.
They also said that rather than expelling the verses, the government should have cleared the difference between terrorism and jihad.
Al-Qaeda's conceptualisation of jihad has given emphasis on the qital's offensive notion of the concept.
What happened recently in Paris is not the only event that brings up conflicts of the human race and the terms jihad and jihadist in the global news.
Secondly, they narrow the concept of jihad and restrict it to combat and slaughter with the claim that such distortions represent the jihad legislated by God.
The Intensification and Reorientation of Sunni Jihad Ideology in the Crusader Period: Ibn 'Asakir of Damascus (1105-1176) and His Age, with an Edition and Translation of Ibn 'Asakir's The Forty Hadiths for Inciting Jihad.
He began his lecture, which dealt with the concept of jihad, saying: "If we want to talk about jihad right here in America, we should talk about citizenship.
Sayyaf said the jihad against the Soviets was a real one and called jihad Afghanistan's honour.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Islamic Jihad has become a term which conjures scenes of terror and acts of violent destruction in the name of holy war.