He became involved in radical Islamic politics when he was a teenager and spent much of the 1970s building up the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
Egyptian Islamic Jihad
members that composed the strategic leadership of Al-Qaeda, and represented by Ayman Al-Zawahiri, along with jihadist factions in Kashmir urged Bin Laden to expand the fatwa to include killing Americans of fighting age anywhere and anytime along with Jews.
Al-Zawahri, also the head of Egyptian Islamic Jihad
, pledged: "I hope to spend whatever is left of life in serving the cause of Islam in its ferocious war against the tyrants of the new crusade.
But Dr Ayman al-Zawahri, bin Laden's chief strategist and the head of Egyptian Islamic Jihad
, and Mohammed Atef, his military planner, who was killed in an American bombing raid in November, both used the machine and left their names on letters stored on its hard drive.
As head of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
terror group, Zawahiri was involved in the assassin-ation of Egypt's President Anwar Sadat in 1981.
Among the charges levied against Al-Taliawy is a connection to the founder of Egyptian Islamic Jihad
Mohamed Al-Zawahiri, brother of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri.
A police officer by training, General Alam has combated violence perpetrated by the Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptian Islamic Jihad
(EIJ), Al-Takfir Wal Hijrah (Excommunication and Migration) and the Gamaa-Al-Islamyiah (The Islamic Group aka IG).
Dr Ayman al-Zawahiri, head of Egyptian Islamic Jihad
and reputedly bin Laden's sworn successor, travelled across America in 1995 to raise funds and buy satellite communications equipment.
Other groups operating in the Americas such as Islamic extremists Hizbollah, Al Gamaat, Hamas and Egyptian Islamic Jihad
all have a presence in the Western hemisphere.
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak, who yesterday met with Tony Blair, came to power in 1981 after President Anwar Sadat was assassinated by the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
Upon returning to Egypt in the 1990s, Jamal became a top military commander and head of the operational wing of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
group, which was then led by Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri .
He is the head of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
group which has merged with bin Laden's Al-Quida.
These include Egyptian Islamic Jihad
and other north African Islamic extremist terrorist groups, and a number of other jihadi groups in other countries including the Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, Pakistan and India.
Mandour said the trial also acquitted several other former militants including Sayyed Imam Fadl, once the spiritual leader of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
and mentor of Ayman Al-Zawahri.
There, Atta met suspected bin Laden deputy, Egyptian Islamic Jihad
commander Ayman al-Zawahiri.