Definition of Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya
1. Noun. A fundamentalist Islamic group in Somalia who initially did fundraising for al-Qaeda; responsible for ambushing United States Army Rangers and for terrorist bombings in Ethiopia; believed to have branches in several countries.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Somalia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Al-Itihaad Al-Islamiya
Literary usage of Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Avoiding Conflict in the Horn of Africa: U.S. Policy Toward Ethiopia and Eritrea by Terrence Lyons (2007)
"Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, named leader of the UIC in late June, helped form al-Itihaad al-Islamiya in the early 1990s, a group that Washington identifies ..."