Intifada

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Intifada (انتفاضة intifāḍah) is an Arabic word which literally means "shaking off", though it is popularly translated into English as "uprising", "resistance", or "rebellion". Intifāḍat ("uprising of"), which is the same word in the construct state, should not to be confused with the Arabic plural intifāḍāt (انتفاضات). It is often used as a term for popular resistance to oppression.

Intifada may refer to these historical events:

See also[edit]

  • The Electronic Intifada, an online publication which covers the Israeli–Palestinian conflict from a Palestinian perspective