Usama bin Laden

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Arab terrorist who established al-Qaeda (born in 1957)

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Soon they came to the attention of Usama bin Laden in Kandahar.
The son of a Yemeni immigrant to Saudi Arabia who went from rags to riches by doing construction and engineering work for the Saudi royal family, Usama Bin Laden grew up one of dozens of sons of a billionaire, in an absolute monarchy which maintains that the holy Qur'an itself is its only constitution.
Baghdad (NINA) -- President Jalal Talabani congratulated US President Barak Obama on the killing of Qaeda leader, Usama Bin Laden.
Speaking at the beginning of the Assembly sitting Monday after the announcement of the news about the death of Usama Bin Laden, Al-Tahir said some 20 countries from North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have gathered only to kill the people of Afghanistan as a consequence of the search for Bin Laden as a terrorist leader.
His most recent book is a short primer on al-Qaeda with specific chapters devoted to Usama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Mullah Omar and the late al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Accusation that Usama Bin Laden is living comfortably in Iran had received a boost after the broadcast of a documentary called "Feathered Cocaine".
For the general reader interested in global political affairs Islamist organizations like the Palestinian Hamas, the Lebanese Hizbollah and the transnational a-Qa'ida, as well as individuals like for example Usama bin Laden, may appear as incomprehensible and beyond rational understanding.
The disk reportedly featured a montage of the faces of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin (the late leader of Hamas), Usama bin Laden, and Chechen jihadist Shamil Basayev.
Indeed, these connections were used by the United States after the fact, according to Hill: "Thus, the facts linking these two individuals to Khallad and therefore to Usama Bin Laden formed the crux of the case made by the State Department to governments around the world that Usama Bin Laden should be held accountable for the September 11 attacks.
881/2002; adopted based on Articles 60, 301 and 308 EC, it imposed certain specific restrictions directed against certain persons and entities associated with Usama bin Laden, the Al-Qaeda network and the Taliban.
Though several top al-Qa'ida operatives, like Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, are now in custody, and detainee reporting from Guantanamo Bay, Bagram Airbase, and other locations provides a historical snapshot of the pre-9/11 organization led by Usama Bin Laden, the United States still lacks the vocabulary to understand how and why terrorism threatens.
We had never heard the name Slobodan Milosevic, we never heard the name Saddam Hussein, we never heard the name Usama bin Laden.
Then-Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill said in an August 29, 2002, news release that businesses in the Nasreddin-Nada network "appeared to be providing a clandestine line of credit to a close associate of Usama bin Laden and as of late September 2001, Usama bin Laden and his Al Qaida organization received financial assistance from Youssef M.
Consider how unlikely it is that Usama bin Laden wou ld have been able to recruit atheists for the suicide mission, even if they had deep hostility for America.