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Noun: GIA
  1. A terrorist organization of Islamic extremists whose violent activities began in 1992; aims to overthrow the secular Algerian regime and replace it with an Islamic state
    "the GIA has embarked on a terrorist campaign of civilian massacres";
    - Armed Islamic Group

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

Encyclopedia: GIA