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Kifah Wael Jayyousi

North American support cell Recruiter

AffiliationNorth American support cell1
SupervisorMohamed Zaky
AffiliationAmerican Worldwide Relief Organization1
AffiliationAmerican Islamic Group
Alias(es)Abu Mohamed1
Charged withConspiracy to Murder, Kidnap and Maim Persons in a Foreign Country; Material Support to Terrorists; Conspiracy to Same1
Charging authorityUnited States
Charges issuedNov. 17, 2005
Narrative and Notes
  • Founded American Islamic Group, took over American Worldwide Relief Organization after the death of Mohamed Zaky.
  • Published "The Islam Report," a newsletter that promoted violent jihad.
  • Lived in San Diego, California, United States.
  • Recruited mujahideen fighters and raised money for jihadist causes.1
    1 United States vs. Jose Padilla et al. indictment, Nov. 17, 2005.
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