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Princeton's WordNet

  1. al-Fatah, Fatah, al-Asifa(noun)

    a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups

    "al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Muayad Zurayk:

    All operations stemming from the coordinated command center are done in the name of Jaish al-Fatah, it is forbidden to mention the name of any faction.

  2. Nathan Thrall:

    This upsurge is mostly all bad for Abbas, any change in confronting Israel is necessarily a weakening of Abbas and a strengthening of his Palestinian political opponents, both within Fatah and outside it.

  3. Grant Rumley:

    I don't see elections anytime soon, but I do see some intrigue at the Fatah conference in November, erekat's tapping as the next PLO secretary-general might be a hint that he'll be appointed vice-president.

  4. Mohammed Dahlan:

    Remember that the Palestinian people voted down Fatah and elected Hamas, and in the next elections we'll defer to the Palestinians' judgment, part of my initiative is to have a unified leadership for the PLO, including Hamas and Islamic Jihad.

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