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Topic - Islamic Courts Union

The Islamic Courts Union (ICU) (, Ittihād al-mahākim al-islāmiyya) was a group of Sharia Courts who united themselves to form a rival administration to the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia, with Sharif Sheikh Ahmed as head of the ICU. They are also known as the Joint Islamic Courts, Union of Islamic Courts (UIC), Supreme Islamic Courts Council (SICC) Western media often refer to the group as Somali Islamists. - Source: Wikipedia

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