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Al Hijra

Part of Al-Qaeda
Details
Center of GravitySudan1
GoalConstruction company1
Core membership6003
Former leaderAbu Rida al Suri2
Former leaderAbu Hammam al Saudi2
Former leaderAbu Hassan al Sudani2
Key membersDoctor Sharif al Din Ali Mukhtar, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Formed1991
 
 
Narrative and Notes
ReliableOsama bin Laden formed Al Hijra to raise money for al-Qaeda in Sudan.

Built long road between Khartoum and Port Sudan.

Hijra built an 83-mile road between the cities of Damazine and Kormuk in Sudan.

Probably no longer exists.1,2
 
 
Sources
1United States vs. bin Laden, Atef, El Hage, Fazul Mohammed, Odeh and Al-Owhali, indictment, Nov. 4, 1998.
2Jamal al-Fadl testimony, United States vs. Osama bin Laden et al, trial transcript, Day 2, Feb. 6, 2001.
3Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, testimony, during USA vs. OBL et al, Day 7, Feb. 20, 2001.
 
 
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