- a terrorist group organized by Yasser Arafat in 1995 as the armed wing of al-Fatah; serves a dual function of violent confrontation with Israel and serves as Arafat's unofficial militia to prevent rival Islamists from usurping leadership
How To Use Tanzim In A Sentence
- The Matanzimas were forced out after a military coup nearly two years ago.
- In 1839 Abdul-Medjid organized the Tanzimât (new regime) and accorded to his subjects a real charter, liberty, religious toleration and promises of a liberal government. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner
- Their absence was a strategy which showed that the government had "blundered", Chief Matanzima said. ANC Daily News Briefing