Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades Terrorist Organizations // Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades

The Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades takes its name from Al-Aqsa Mosque located on the holy site in Jerusalem known as Noble Sanctuary to Muslims and as Temple Mount to Jews. The name also refers to the Palestinian intifada that began in September 2000 after Likud Party leader Ariel Sharon's visit to the site. Palestinians refer to this uprising as the Al-Aqsa intifada.  After Sharon's visit, a group of Fatah-linked militias formed the...


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