Abdifatah Aweys Abu Hamza

Alias/es: None

Status: Unknown

Organisation/s: Al-Shabaab

Nationality/ies: Somali

Travel History: Afghanistan

Skills/Education/Occupation: Unknown

Abdifatah Aweys Abu Hamza led the Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Brigade, aimed at targeting Israel and “free Islamic holy places.” According to Hamza, the group sought to expand its area of operations to the Middle East to defend the Al Aqsa mosque from Israelis.