terrorist organizations

terrorist organizations

those organizations which exist specifically to engage in the pursuit of political goals by acts of TERRORISM. Such groups may either be organized by the state – STATE TERRORISM – or directly opposed to the state. Terrorist organizations have, however, a wide range of goals and aims. Their primary motivation may be nationalist (e.g. the Irish Republican Army), ideological (e.g. the Red Brigade), single issues (e.g. Animal Liberation Front) or religious (e.g. Islamic Jihad).
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000
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Idleb, SANA- New evidence exposing the strong link between the Turkish regime led by Recep Tayyip Erdogan and terrorist organizations and the continued support it provides to them has come up to the surface as the so-called "National Front for Liberation" terrorist organization has admitted that the Turkish regime has always and is still providing logistic, military and intelligence support to it.
The accused is charged with having been in Syria and Iraq on two occasions, with the aim of joining terrorist organizations between 2013 and 2018, where he joined paramilitary formations "ISIL", "Jabhet al-Nusra", "Al- Nusrah Front ", declared by the UN Security Council as terrorist organizations.
Turkey, as before, will carry on the fight against the PKK and "Islamic State" (IS) terrorist organizations and the Fethullah Gulen (FETO) terrorist movement, Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said, Trend reports via the country's media.
Al-Sulaiman pointed to the importance of this international conference to face financing terrorist organizations such as the so-called Islamic State Organization and Al-Qaeda.
'On the US designation of ISIS affiliates as terrorist organizations, the Philippines welcomes the US designation of ISIS Philippines and the Maute group as foreign terrorist organizations, and specially designated global terrorists,' Abella said.
As a result of these efforts and detailed investigation, tens of thousands of civil servants who were initially suspected to be affiliated with the terrorist organizations were reinstated.
He also affirmed the Kingdom of Bahrain's firm stance against violence, extremism and terrorism and support to Iraq in its actions to eliminate all terrorist organizations, establish security and peace throughout Iraq and preserve its sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity.
Hasm movement logo - Official Twitter account CAIRO -- 22 December 2017: The United Kingdom has included the organizations of Hasm movement and Islamist militant group Revolution Brigade (Lewaa Al-Thawra) into the list of terrorist organizations. The British government stated that after reviewing the evidence of the attacks carried out by both Hasm and Lewaa Al-Thawra against the Egyptian security personnel, they concluded that these groups met the prohibitions to qualify them as terrorist organizations.
President Rodrigo Duterte further widened his break with communist insurgents by formally declaring as terrorist organizations the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People's Army (NPA).
He pointed out that the terrorist organizations attack innocent people in the name of Islam, condemning the terrorist act that took place in Egypt, saying that those responsible for this act do not represent Islam.
He said terrorist organizations in the area are known to everyone, but Hezbollah is a party that contradicts Israel's policies.
For instance, radical terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), whose inhumane acts of terrorism and violence are followed with fear and horror by the international community, and al-Qaeda are no longer seen as terrorist organizations in that country.

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