Definition of Fatah tanzim
1. Noun. A terrorist group organized by Yasser Arafat in 1995 as the armed wing of al-Fatah; serves a dual function of violent confrontation with Israel and serves as Arafat's unofficial militia to prevent rival Islamists from usurping leadership.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Israel, Sion, State Of Israel, Yisrael, Zion
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatah Tanzim
Literary usage of Fatah tanzim
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Erased in a Moment: Suicide Bombing Attacks Against Israeli Civilians by Joe Stork (2002)
"... notes that such recruitment appeared to be an effort by PA officials "to integrate Fatah and Fatah/Tanzim activists into the PA's security apparatuses. ..."
2. The Middle East in 2015: The Impact of Regional Trends on U.S. Strategic by Judith Share Yaphe (2002)
"... active forces of the intifada are the fatah tanzim, elements of the PA security services, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and remnants of the Palestinian left. ..."