Osama bin Laden sits with his adviser al-Zawahiri during an interview with Pakistani journalist Hamid Mirin November Inbin Laden met Ayman al-Zawahiri for the first time, in Pakistan. Bush of negligence in the hijacking of the planes on September Inbin Laden—then a deeply pious year-old—married his year old Syrian cousin.
Security officials said he was the head of the Special Action Committee of Islamic Jihadwhich organized terrorist operations. In mid, the Northern Alliance threatened to overrun Jalalabad, causing bin Laden to abandon his Najim Jihad compound and move his operations to Tarnak Farms in the south.
Ayman has said that he has a deep affection for his mother. Embassy bombings were a series of attacks that occurred on August 7,in which hundreds of people were killed in simultaneous truck bomb explosions at the United States embassies in the major East African cities of Dar es SalaamTanzania and NairobiKenya.
The Commission has found no credible evidence that this was so. Her son, Mohammad, was also killed outright in the same house. Some reports suggest he earned a degree in civil engineering in or a degree in public administration in Bin Laden helped cement his alliance with the Taliban by sending several hundred Afghan Arab fighters along to help the Taliban kill between five and six thousand Hazaras overrunning the city.
The decapitalization of bin is based on the convention of leaving short prepositions, articles, and patronymics uncapitalized in surnames; the nasab bin means "son of".
The war that followed caused the deaths of ,—, Algerians and ended with the Islamist surrender to the government. In Afghanistan, bin Laden and al-Qaeda raised money from "donors from the days of the Soviet jihad", and from the Pakistani ISI to establish more training camps for Mujahideen fighters.
Init was rumored that he was under arrest in Iran, although this was later discovered to be false. Despite this, no one cares". In Dar es Salaam, the bombs killed 11 people, none of them Americans. Mohammed Atef went to escape Kandahar, Zawahiri to Kabul, and Bin Laden fled to Kabul, later joining Atef when he realised no American reprisal attacks were forthcoming.
The attack so stunned and angered Egyptian society that Islamists denied responsibility. Many victims of the airstrike were buried without being identified. In Decemberthe Director of Central Intelligence Counterterrorist Center reported to President Bill Clinton that al-Qaeda was preparing for attacks in the United States of America, including the training of personnel to hijack aircraft.
Western military intelligence succeeded in acquiring photographs of him, but he disappeared for six years. Their leader was traveling under the pseudonym Abdullah Imam Mohammed Amin, and trading on his medical credentials for legitimacy.
By his activities were centred mainly in Afghanistan and Pakistan, where he collaborated with Azzam to recruit and organize Arab volunteers to fight the Soviet occupation. Zawahiri continued to direct EIJ until it was finally merged with al-Qaeda in At the end of the 20th century, bin Laden was thought to have had thousands of militant followers worldwide, in places as diverse as Saudi Arabia, Yemen, LibyaBosniaChechnyaand the Philippines.
They discovered copious evidence of terrorist plots, including plans to blow up New York City skyscrapers. Mohammed recommended Hamida to Mohammed al-Attas, an associate. He was indicted in the United States for involvement in the U. Zarate said that al-Zawahiri was more controversial and less charismatic than bin Laden.
The bombing alienated Pakistan, which was "the best route into Afghanistan". It failed, as did an attempt to assassinate Egyptian prime minister Atef Sidqi three months later.
While Azzam acted as support for Afghan fighters, bin Laden wanted a more military role. Criminal charges On March 16,Libya issued the first official Interpol arrest warrant against bin Laden and three other people.
Bin Laden established camps inside Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan and trained volunteers from across the Muslim world to fight against the Soviet-backed regime, the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan ; he would also participate in some combat activity, such as the Battle of Jaji.
Bin Laden had intended for the explosion to kill a unit of U. Bin Laden would later pledge allegiance to Mullah Omar in late August or early Septemberforming a bond between the groups that persists to this day.
The plan was foiled by the arrest of the Jordanian terrorist cell, the sinking of the explosive-filled skiff intended to target the destroyer, and the arrest of Ahmed Ressam.
He was interested in "earth-moving machinery and genetic engineering of plants" on the one hand, but rejected "chilled water" on the other. Bin Laden is succeeded by current al-Qaeda emir Ayman al-Zawahiri. Ambassador Timothy Carney encouraged the Sudanese to pursue this course.Osama bin Laden: Osama bin Laden, founder of the militant Islamist organization al-Qaeda and mastermind of numerous terrorist attacks against the United States and other Western powers, including the September 11,attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon near Washington, D.C.
Abu Khayr al-Masri: Co-founder of Al-Qaeda (with Abdullah Azzam and Osama bin Laden) In office – released an image showing Al Qaeda leaders Ayman al Zawahiri and Osama Bin Laden meeting with Hasan Mahsum. Al-Qaeda leaders Osama bin Laden and Ayman al Zawahiri were lauded by Muhaysini.
Considered the world's foremost terrorist, Osama bin Laden was the leader of a terrorist organization known as Al-Qaeda, or "The Base." Bin Laden was the alleged perpetrator of the Sept.
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The creation of the group brings together extraordinary Saudi wealth, the. Osama Bin Mohammed Bin Awad Bin Laden also popularly known as Osama bin Laden was an international terrorist and the founder of al-Qaeda, a militant Sunni Islamist multi-national organization founded in Watch video · Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri trained as a surgeon before joining forces with Osama bin Laden and appearing on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.