International Islamic Charitable Organization


The International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) is headquartered in Kuwait and describes itself as “independent non-political organization which offers a wide range of pure humanitarian services.” The IICO has listed branches in the Middle East, Africa, Russia, and Central Asia and as late as 2008, the U.S. IICO branch was listed at the same address in Herndon, Virginia as the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), an important part of the US Muslim Brotherhood. In 2008, directors and advisors of IIIT attended a general Assembly meeting of the IICO. The IICO lists several UN organizations as “International Partners” while other listed partners include notably:

  • Eslah Social Association (Muslim Brotherhood Bahrain)

  • Revival of Islamic Heritage Society (US designated terrorist entity, Al Qaeda support)

Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi has been a long time member of the IICO board which also includes a number of other important Global Brotherhood leaders such as: 

The IICO celebrated it 25th anniversary in May of 2010.