splinter group


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to splinter group

a faction or sect that has broken away from its parent organization

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
A Pakistani Taliban splinter group called Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claimed it was a response to the recent executions of some of its members by the Pakistani government.
BEIRUT: A prominent Syrian athlete-turned-rebel fighter has decided to fight alongside the Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS, media reports said Sunday.
Frank Lyford, front, and members of the SpLinter Group.
The al-Qaeda splinter group let the gang members know the type and number of vehicles they want.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) -- a splinter group of Al Qaeda -- was to blame for the two powerful explosions on Wednesday morning that destroyed the shrine.
The splinter group had plans to form a group called Tehreek- e- Taliban Hindustan on the lines of Tehreek- e- Taliban Pakistan.
The Vatican had decreed a ban on holding Priebke's funeral at any Catholic church in Rome, but the splinter group offered to conduct the ceremony, saying that he has the right to a Christian burial, reported CNN.
12 ( ANI ): Mahuwadar block in Jharkhand's Latehar District is a focal point of fierce rivalry between the CPI (Maoist) and its splinter group, the Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC).
They also inspected eight facilities of AUM's splinter group, called Hikari no Wa (Circle of Rainbow Light).
The arrests were linked to a splinter group of the English Defence League known as the North West Infidels.
The Justice Ministry's Public Security Intelligence Agency on Friday inspected locations linked with a splinter group of the AUM Shinrikyo cult, Hikari no Wa (Circle of Rainbow Light).
The biggest splinter group, Asa'eb al-Haq, is already challenging Sadr, eroding his militia from within by infiltrating the top echelons of his organisation.
3,3) 20 Ernie - - -, golfer (3) 21 Belonging to us (3) 22 Holiday town (6) 24 Slender and graceful (6) 25 Milky Italian coffee (5) 26 Small cakes (4) 28 Religious splinter group (4) 29 Consider (5,4) 31 Heavy weight (3) 32 Pool of still water (4) 33 Route indicator (8) 1 Christmas month (8) 2 Repeated sound (4) 3 Maker of menswear (6) 4 Hostelry (3) 5 Young swan (6) 6 Require (4) 7 Rangers forward, - - - Lafferty (4) 9 French pastry (9) 10 Venetian boatman (9) 13 Gem found in oysters (5) 14 Decipher (5) 16 Bullring cheer (3) 18 Away from home (3) 19 The best (8) 23 Pollutes (6) 24 Powerful (6) 26 Horn sound (4) 27 Outhouse (4) 28 Ooze, percolate (4) 30 Breed of carp (3)
The republican splinter group were responsible for some of the most infamous attacks of the Troubles, including the killing of Conservative MP Airey Neave outside the House of Commons in 1979.
By Mabior Philip Mach June 22, 2009- The new splinter group of Sudan People's Liberation Movement- the SPLM for democratic change (SPLN-DC) - that has recently been formed has actually enough rights to exist as a party.