Sheikh Ali Warsame

Alias/es: None

Status: Unknown

Organisation/s: Wahdat Al Shabaab Al Islam; Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya

Nationality/ies: Somali

Travel History: Unknown

Skills/Education/Occupation: Salafi scholar

Sheikh Ali Warsame was the leader of Wahdat Al Shabaab Al Islam before the formation of Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya. Warsame is said to have recruited Hassan Dahir Aweys to lead its military wing. In 2009, Warsame attempted to lead negotiations between Al-Shabaab and the Somali government.