Definition of Al faran
1. Noun. 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.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Islamic Republic Of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan
Lexicographical Neighbors of Al Faran
Literary usage of Al faran
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Human Rights Watch World Report 1997 by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch Staff (1996)
"There was no word on the fate of four foreigners kidnapped by the Al- Faran militant group in July 1995. Problems of impunity plagued the investigation into ..."
2. Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1997 edited by Christopher W. Ross (1998)
"... to the Kashmiri militant group Al-Faran that kidnapped five Western tourists in Kashmir in July 1995; one was killed in August 1995, and the other four ..."