Qatari funding for the Muslim Brotherhood in Germany

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The Muslim Brotherhood group was able to settle its leaders in Germany in the sixties. The German newspaper Die Welt indicated that the Brotherhood group began to migrate heavily to Germany after the removal of President Mohamed Morsi from Egypt.

According to Die Welt’s articles, the group exploited the Cologne Islamic Society for political incitement. The German security services also monitored the expansion of the Brotherhood’s activities in the eastern part of the country.

According to a study by Die Welt, the Islamic Association in Germany has about 13,000 Muslim Brotherhood members and its activities cover all parts of the country.

The German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution has examined the activities of a Brotherhood association called the “Saxony Forum” that managed a mosque called Al-Taqwa in the country. Reportedly, the fronts of the Muslim Brotherhood are funded by Qatar, especially the Saxony Forum. Qatar sent funds to the group, especially the Saxony Forum. The Islamic Center in Munich is the headquarter of the group.

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Die Welt added that the Brotherhood has the intention of whitewashing the group’s reputation in the West. The German News Agency quoted a German intelligence official as saying that the new Brotherhood activities continued to focus on recruiting more members to the group. German internal intelligence said that the Muslim Brotherhood were the source of a threat to democracy.

Leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood

Reportedly, Saeed Ramadan is considered the group’s first ambassador to Europe and the leader of the “Brotherhood immigration” to Germanic countries. Saeed Ramadan was able to establish the Muslim Brotherhood in Germany in the 1960s. He was able to assume the presidency of the Islamic Center in Munich.

Later on, Ali Ghalib Himmat succeeded Saeed Ramadan in the presidency of the Islamic Gathering in Germany. During his long administration of the “gathering” from 1973 to 2002, he moved between Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the US.

Essam Al-Attar fled Syria in the fifties. He took over Al-Attar Mosque and managed the operation. The son-in-law of the founder, Hassan al-Banna, is considered the dangerous man of the group.

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