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Allison Fluke-Ekren biography: 13 things about University of Kansas alumna 

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Allison Fluke-Ekren, a citizen of the United States, also goes by the names Allison Ekren, Umm Mohammed al-Amriki and aka Umm Mohammed. She had a master’s degree in the U.S. in teaching.

A former resident of Kansas, USA, Fluke-Ekren studied biology at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. Here are 13 more things about her:

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  1. In 2008, she moved from the U.S. to Egypt with her second husband, who was a member of the terrorist organization Ansar al-Sharia. From 2008 to 2011, she lived in Egypt.
  2. From September 2011 through May 2019, she engaged in terrorism-related activities in Syria, Libya, Iraq and other countries. 
  3. In 2011, she and her second husband moved from Egypt to Benghazi, Libya.
  4. In 2012, she and her second husband moved from Libya to Turkey then returned to Syria. She later returned to Turkey while he remained in Syria.
  5. In 2014, she and others were smuggled back into Syria. In the same year, a female Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) member went to Ablah, Syria and resided in an adjoining residence to her for around 18 days.
  6. In or around 2015, she, her second husband and others moved from Syria to Mosul, Iraq where she helped ISIS personnel in charge of homes for widowed women whose husbands died while fighting for the ISIS.
  7. In February 2016, her second husband died from an airstrike. After his death, she led and organized an effort to establish a Women’s Center in Raqqa, Syria where she provided medical services, educational services about the Islamic State and childcare and helped other female ISIS members in providing training to numerous women and young girls on the use of automatic firing AK-47 assault rifles, grenades and explosive suicide belts.
  8. She organized Khatiba Nusaybah, a military battalion to be comprised solely of female ISIS members. On behalf of the ISIS, it began operations in February 2017.
  9. In 2018, she informed someone that she had instructed an individual in Syria to send a message to one of her family members stating that she was dead so that the U.S. government would not attempt to locate her.
  10. In 2019, a criminal complaint against her was filed under seal in the U.S. but it was not made public.
  11. On January 28, 2022, she was transferred in custody to Virginia, USA after being arrested in Syria.
  12. On June 7, 2022, she pleaded guilty in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia to conspiring to provide material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization.
  13. On October 25, 2022, she will be sentenced. She faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. 
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