A body of Islamic fundamentalist students who rose to power in 1996 in Afghanistan. By 1998, the Taliban controlled about ninety percent of the country and imposed harsh Islamic law, including strict codes of behavior. In the wake of the September 11 attacks, the United States attacked the Taliban, which was believed to be harboring terrorists, in particular, Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. (See terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism.)
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Any plans to grow her exercise movement must, she insists, remain “completely organic.”How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Al Qaeda has never managed to carve out a large chunk of real estate to call its own—in Afghanistan it was a guest of the Taliban.
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Selections for practice should be chosen which contain much variety of thought and feeling and are smooth in movement.
Besides this fundamental or primary vibration, the movement divides itself into segments, or sections, of the entire length.
The major-general kept him well informed of every movement of the enemy, and pointed out the dangerous isolation of Davout.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The significance of time is determined by the movement of any selection, or, in other words, the rhythm.
He sympathized with that movement which, during his childhood, culminated in the Cavite Conspiracy (vide p. 106).The Philippine Islands|John Foreman