PREFERRED TERM
Abd al Aziz Awda  
DEFINITION
  • Abd al Aziz Awda, frequently referred to as Sheik Odeh (aka Abd al Aziz Odeh; Abdel Aziz Odeh; Abu Ahmed; Fadl Abu Ahmed; Sheik Awda; the Sheik), has been accused of directing bombings, murders, extortions, and money laundering, both within the United States and internationally, on behalf of a designated terrorist organization, the Palestine Islamic Jihad (PIJ). Along with Fathi Shaqaqi, Awda founded the PIJ in the late 1970s. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Awda, Abd al Aziz (1950–)]
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