Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades

noun
a terrorist group that has worked with Al Qaeda; claimed responsibility for attacks in Iraq and Turkey

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  • terrorist act — noun the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

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