al-Itihaad al-Islamiya

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Noun1.al-Itihaad al-Islamiya - 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
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Somalia - a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
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The book investigates how "the unity of Islam took shape through thoroughly plural formulations of identity, power, and belonging in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA" (p.
Erbakan's greatest ideal was to see unity of Islam, but those who declared that they were no longer attached to his movement, though using his legacy and heritage, ultimately wasted his hard labor and ideals.
While showing the unity of Islam, it also spotlighted diverse perceptions of Islam.
It is mentioned that the Saudi's newspaper (al-Sharq) attributed to Iraq's deputy ambassador in Riyadh Ma'ad al-Obeidi as saying that "Shiism is a Jewish political movement initiated by Yemeni Abdullah bin Saba in cooperation with the Persians to tear the unity of Islam .
He noted that Madinah has been rich in historical, cultural, social and economic features and it is entitled to be the capital of culture and a symbol of the unity of Islam and Muslims as they come from around the world to visit and pray at the Prophet's Holy Mosque.
NNA - 10/08/2012 - Sheikh Ahmad Al-Assir unleashed a new offensive on Friday against Iran's policies in the Middle East region, accusing it of deceiving the people of the area under the pretext of resistant acts, and the unity of Islam.

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