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Noun: al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya
  1. A terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails
    "al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya uses force to push Egyptian society toward Islamic rule";
    - Islamic Group

Type of: foreign terrorist organisation [Brit], foreign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organisation [Brit], terrorist organization

Encyclopedia: Al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya