Ansar al-Islam

noun
a radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support from Saddam Hussein
Regions: ↑Iraq, ↑Republic of Iraq, ↑Al-Iraq, ↑Irak

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  • Ansar al Islam — (arabisch ‏أنصار الإسلام‎, DMG Anṣār al Islām, „Helfer des Islam“) ist eine kurdisch islamistische Gruppierung aus dem Nordirak, die eine radikale Deutung des Islams vertritt und bis zur US Invasion 2003 Dutzende Dörfer in einem Gebiet vom… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Ansar-ul-Islam — (Arabic: انصارالاسلام ) ( Partisans of Islam ) may refer to several disparate groups:* Ansar al Islam: a Kurdish Sunni Muslim group in Northern Iraq * Ansar ul Islam: a Barelvi Sunni Muslim group in the Khyber Agency, Federally Administered… …   Wikipedia

  • Ansar al Islam — noun a radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ansar al Islam — Organización terrorista islámica, cuyo nombre significa Seguidores del Islam, y cuyo objetivo es crear un Estado islámico en el Kurdistán. Vinculada a Al Qaeda …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ansar al-Sunna —    Ansar al Sunna, or the Supporters of the Sunna (faith), is a militant salafi successor group to Ansar al Islam. Into 2010, it has been fighting against the United States led occupation of Iraq and its current government. Based in northern and… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • Islam —    Islam (submission to God) is the most recently established of the three main monotheistic religions in the world. The Prophet Muhammad (570 632), an Arab, began having visions when he was approximately 40 years old. The first pillar, or duty,… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

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