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  • n. Alternative form of mujahideen; plural form of mujahid.

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  • n. a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad

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Examples

  • Then there was Afghanistan: "Two so-called mujahidin, who were in Afghanistan, came to me and told me stories about jihad, conquest, Afghanistan, the rewards of the steadfast, the graces bestowed on mujahidin, and the glory of jihad."

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  • Afghans who have gone from using the term "mujahidin" or "holy warrior" to identify the

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  • They do not only face humiliation by the Indian army and violation of human rights, they also face violence of the militants and crimes like having their houses trespassed and being asked, at gun point to feed the trespassers claiming to be "mujahidin" ..

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  • According to AQMI, the 'mujahidin' (radical Islamic fighters) responible for carrying out the kidnaps are "back in their security bases" but the group did not reveal their location.

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  • 2. The Paki soldiers disguised themselves as "mujahidin" and invaded Kargil in 1998.

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  • For example, one could certainly make an argument that the mujahidin fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan in the 1980s also had a just cause and that the civilian population of that country also needed to be defended from the threat of serious war crimes.

    Stephen Zunes: Libya: Was Armed Revolt and Western Intervention the Only Option?

  • When in the 1980s, the USA and Saudi Arabia began funding and arming the Afghan mujahidin, my family and friends in Pakistan were among the people who warned about the dangers of giving billions of dollarsÂ’ worth of weapons to Islamic fundamentalists.

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  • Pakistan's intelligence service, ISI, armed and aided Kashmiri mujahidin, and helped sustain the popular uprising, until 9/11 when Washington forced Pakistan to mostly end its intervention in Kashmir.

    Eric Margolis: Kashmir Could Start a Nuclear War

  • Israel has been aiding India in its fight with Kashmir mujahidin.

    Eric Margolis: Kashmir Could Start a Nuclear War

  • I accompanied Kashmiri mujahidin fighters across the dangerous Kashmir inner border.

    Eric Margolis: Kashmir Could Start a Nuclear War

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