Definition of Ansar al-islam
1. Noun. 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.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Al-iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic Of Iraq
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ansar Al-islam
Literary usage of Ansar al-islam
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Human Rights Watch World Report, 2003: Events of 2002 (November 2001 by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch Staff (2003)
"No group claimed responsibility for the attacks on civilian targets, but PUK and KDP officials attributed most to Ansar al-Islam (Supporters of Islam—see ..."
2. Moon-O-Theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"... will kill you and send you to hell where a worse fate awaits you,' reads the warning, signed by Harakat Ansar Al-Islam, the Partisans of Islam Movement. ..."