mujahideen

Muslims who take up arms for a religious cause

Mujahideen

Mujahideen (مجاهد muǧāhid, nominative plural مجاهدون muǧāhidūn, oblique plural مجاهدين muǧāhidīn `strugglers` or `people doing jihad`) is a term that Muslims use to describe those they see as Muslims who struggle in the path of Allah. The word is from the same Arabic triliteral root as jihad (`struggle`). In recent...
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mujahideen

(from the article `Karmal, Babrak`) ...invaded Afghanistan and overthrew the Amin regime, and Karmal was called back to serve as president. However, despite Karmal`s attempts at ... ...resented by the devoutly Muslim and largely anticommunist population. Insurgencies arose against the government among both tribal and urban ... ...log...
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