Example sentences for: islamists

How can you use “islamists” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In Algeria, where in 1991 Islamists seemed almost certain to win power through the ballot box, the military preempted their victory, triggering a brutal civil war that continues today.

  • Al Qaeda helped Jemaah Islamiya (JI), a nascent organization headed by Indonesian Islamists with cells scattered across Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

  • If the spiritual leader views the election result as a threat to his own authority, he could side with hard-line Islamists to thwart reform initiatives.

  • In April had come the bombing of the Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City; immediate suspicions that it had been the work of Islamists turned out to be wrong, and the bombers proved to be American antigovernment extremists named Timothy Mc Veigh and Terry Nichols.

  • Mahfuz's secular liberalism so enraged Egypt's Islamists that one fanatic knifed the old man, paralyzing his writing hand.


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