people's mujahidin of iran

people's mujahidin of iran

noun
a terrorist organization formed in the 1960s by children of Iranian merchants; sought to counter the Shah of Iran's pro-western policies of modernization and opposition to communism; following a philosophy that mixes Marxism and Islam it now attacks the Islamic fundamentalists who deposed the Shah [syn: Mujahidin-e Khalq Organization
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