Synonyms for ansar al islam |

Synonyms and antonyms for ansar al islam

1. Islam (n.)

the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion


2. Islam (n.)

the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran

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4. Al (n.)

a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite


5. Harkat ul-Ansar (n.)

an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan


6. Asbat al-Ansar (n.)

an extremist Palestinian Sunni group active in Lebanon in the early 1990s that advocates Salafism; responsible for murders and bombings; seeks to overthrow the Lebanese government and control Palestinian refugee camps; funded by al-Qaeda


7. Dar al-Islam (n.)

areas where Muslims are in the majority


8. Ansar al-Islam (n.)

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


9. al-Haytham (n.)

an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)


10. al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades (n.)

a militant offshoot of al-Fatah that is the newest and strongest and best equipped faction active in the West Bank; responsible for many deadly attacks in Israel in 2002