“…the 18th convention of the Islamic Group of Pakistan (Al-Jama’ah al-Islamiyyah), held in Islamabad between 23 and 25 October 1998 was attended by delegates from more than thirty other militant Islamic organizations. ‘All of them spoke about their countries, their movements and the need to unify the message of the Muslims,’ according to Ibrahim Ghosheh, the spokesman for Hamas (the Palestinian terrorist group) in Jordan…”

 – Simon Reeve, The New Jackals, Page 224