Al Qaeda

Al Qaeda
(Arabic) "the base", organization of Muslim extremists formed by Osama bin Laden out of the militia of former Mujahedeen fighters who fought against the Soviets in Afghanistan in the 1980's

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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