al-Itihaad al-Islamiya

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Synonyms for al-Itihaad al-Islamiya

a fundamentalist Islamic group in Somalia who initially did fundraising for al-Qaeda

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The October 14, 2001 Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that a Somali "charity" called Al-Itihaad Al-Islamiya was among the suspected terrorist fronts shut down by the FBI and Customs immediately after 9-11.
Bin Laden favoured al-Itihaad al-Islamiya (Unity of Islam), sealing the partnership with a visit in 1992.
"We have research and data that would definitely point to a connection" between Osama bin Laden's terrorist network and the Somali Al-Itihaad Al-Islamiya, Walter Kansteiner, assistant secretary of state for African affairs said on Friday.