is the most common spelling in English for Islamic guerrilla fighters, but there are many alternative spellings, including mujahidin, mujahedin, and mujahedeen.

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  • Mujahideen Shura Council — may refer to: Mujahideen Shura Council (Afghanistan) Mujahideen Shura Council (Iraq) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link le …   Wikipedia

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  • Mujahideen Army — The Jaish al Mujahideen (or Mujahideen Army) is a prominent Sunni resistance group operating inside Iraq. The group first emerged in late 2004.[1] The Mujahideen Army is one of the founding members of the Jihad and Reform Front as well as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Mujahideen Shura Council (Iraq) — Alleged logo of the Mujahideen Shura Council.[citation needed] Three hands holding aloft the black flag of jihad. The Mujahideen Shura Council was an umbrella organization of at least six Sunni Islamis …   Wikipedia

  • Mujahideen Shura Council (Afghanistan) — Operating chiefly in Waziristan and the FATA, the Mujahideen Shura Council[1] was a “10 member committee of tribal elders, clerics and administration officials” set up to negotiate processes between the Pakistani government and Taliban… …   Wikipedia

  • mujahideen — or mujahedin; also mujahedeen noun plural Etymology: Arabic mujāhidīn, plural of mujāhid, literally, person who wages jihad Date: 1922 Islamic guerrilla fighters especially in the Middle East …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mujahideen — noun /muˌdʒɑhɛˈdin/ Muslim holy warriors engaged in a jihad. Syn: mujahid …   Wiktionary

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