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" and it involves big numbers 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