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noun as in crusade

noun as in holy war

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Disinformation campaigns, political messaging, and official policy paint Muslims as criminals, jihadis, predators waging “love jihad,” and over-procreating sexual deviants.

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After receiving an official pardon from Morocco’s king, Mohammed el Fazazi had publicly renounced violent jihad.

This is meant to convey to jihadists and potentially radicalizable Afghans that in the quest for global jihad, ISIS is the more capable terrorist group.

The media happily disseminated the idea that this was a deliberate superspreader event, with daily reportage suggesting a wider “corona jihad” by Muslims.

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“We are just displaced, but we are still in positions to attack wherever we want,” said Jihad Yar Wazir.

This past summer, Colleen LaRose, known by her self-anointed handle ‘Jihad Jane’, was sentenced to ten years in prison.

Fighters from Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and other groups did not fall back.

He contends that another Islamic Jihad member watched the events from an adjacent house.

The Israelis estimate the total number of Islamic Jihad fighters in Gaza to be roughly 5,200, while Hamas numbers about 16,000.

Jihad is incumbent on all Moslems if against infidel aggression.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jihad, such as: demonstration, expedition, movement, cause, drive, and evangelism.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.