Intifada

Intifada (انتفاضة intifāḍah) is an Arabic word which literally means "shaking off", though it is popularly translated into English as "uprising", "resistance", or "rebellion". Intifāḍat ("uprising of"), not to be confused with the Arabic plural intifāḍāt (انتفاضات). It is often used as a term for popular resistance to oppression. Intifada may also refer to these historical events:

  • March Intifada, a leftist uprising against the British colonial presence in Bahrain in March 1965
  • Zemla Intifada, against Spanish colonial rule in then Spanish Sahara, in June 1970
  • First Intifada, a Palestinian uprising against the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territories from December 1987 to 1993
  • 1990s uprising in Bahrain, an uprising demanding a return to democratic rule, also known as the 1990s Intifada
  • 1991 uprisings in Iraq against Saddam Hussein
  • Second Intifada, a period of intensified Israeli–Palestinian violence, which began in late September 2000 and ended around 2005
  • Cedar Revolution or Intifada of Independence, the events in Lebanon after Rafiq Hariri's 2005 assassination
  • 2005 civil unrest in France, also named the "2005 French Intifada"
  • Independence Intifada, demonstrations and riots in Southern Morocco and Western Sahara beginning in May 2005
  • Arab Spring, a revolutionary wave which began on 18 December 2010 in Tunisia

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