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Islamic Group

noun

1 Islamic Group

A clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia.

synonyms: Islamic Community, Jemaah Islamiyah, JI, Malaysia Militant Group, Malaysian Mujahidin Group.



2 Islamic Group

A terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails.

synonym: al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya.


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