Intifada

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Intifada (انتفاضة intifāḍah) is an Arabic word which literally means "flood" or "flooding", though it is popularly translated into English as "uprising", "resistance", or "rebellion". An intifada involves a large number of people, hence the word "flooding". It is often used as a term for popular resistance to oppression.

Intifada may be used to refer to these events:

See also[edit]

  • The Electronic Intifada, an online publication which covers the Israeli–Palestinian conflict from a Palestinian perspective
  • "The French Intifada: how the Arab banlieues are fighting the French state" book by Andrew Hussey