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Noun: Fatah  fa-tu
  1. 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";
    - al-Fatah, al-Asifa

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

Part of: Palestine Liberation Organisation [Brit], Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO

Encyclopedia: Fatah