Maktab al-Khidmat


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a terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the world

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By 1985, Usama Bin Laden had become a permanent resident of Maktab Al-Khidmat in Peshawar, and from 1985 to 1986 he began importing earthmoving equipment and engineers from the family construction firm into Afghanistan.
The Palestinian militant cleric established Maktab Al-Khidmat lil Mujahideen (Services Offices for [Arab] Jihadists) in Peshawar, Pakistan, that would funnel tens of thousands of Arab jihadist volunteers to fight the Soviets in Afghanistan.