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Intifada (انتفاضة intifāḍah) is an Arabic word which literally means "shake" or "shaking", though it is popularly translated into English as "uprising", "resistance", or "rebellion". An intifada involves a large number of people, hence the word "shaking". It is often used as a term for popular resistance to oppression.
Intifada may be used to refer to these events:
- October Revolution, a series of strikes, riots, and demonstrations in Sudan, that ended with the dissolution of the Abbud military regime and the beginning of second civilian rule in 1964
- March Intifada, a leftist uprising against the British colonial presence in Bahrain in March 1965
- Zemla Intifada, against Spanish colonial rule in then Spanish Sahara, in June 1970
- First Intifada, a Palestinian uprising against the Israeli occupation lasting from December 1987 to 1993
- 1990s uprising in Bahrain, an uprising demanding a return to democratic rule, also known as the 1990s Intifada
- 1991 uprisings in Iraq against Saddam Hussein
- First Sahrawi Intifada, protests by Sahrawi acitvists in the Western Sahara, south of Morocco
- Second Intifada, a period of intensified Israeli-Palestinian violence, which began in late September 2000 and ended around 2005
- Cedar Revolution or "Intifada of Independence", the events in Lebanon after Rafic Hariri's 2005 assassination
- Independence Intifada (Western Sahara) or Second Sahrawi Intifada, demonstrations and riots in Western Sahara, south of Morocco, beginning in May 2005
- Arab Spring, a revolutionary wave which began on 18 December 2010 in Tunisia
- Silent Intifada, a series of violent acts and attacks in Jerusalem in 2014 sometimes referred to as the Third Intifada
- 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
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