What is Islamic Group?

  • (noun): A terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails.
    Synonyms: al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya
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Islamic Unification Movement - Origins
... The IUM was founded in Tripoli in 1982 from a splinter faction of the Lebanese Islamic Group led by Sheikh Said Shaaban, one of Lebanon’s Islamist movements’ few charismatic ... the radical Shaaban broke away from the Islamic Group soon after the June 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon, in protest for that Party’s leadership decision of adopting a non-violent, moderate political line in the ... especially with Sheikh Fathi Yakan, founder and Secretary-general of the Islamic Group ...

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