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Usama bin Laden (Osama bin Laden)

Date of Birth: 10 March 1957
Place of Birth: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: 2 May 2011

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Hit and hate

Televisionisation and the wish to personify have turned Usama bin Laden into a kind of Robin Hood...

Great Satan joins the fray

A modus vivendi developed but was disturbed by more events beyond US control: * the formation of Sudan Alliance Forces the National Democratic Alliance's choice of armed struggle Sudan People's Liberation Army successes; * NIF support for armed Islamist groups in Eritrea Ethiopia Somalia Uganda; and breaking of diplomatic relations by Asmara and Kampala which with Addis Ababa support Sudan's opposition; * assassination attempt in June 1995 against Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in Ethiopia; * Sudanese involvement in bombing the World Trade Center and other New York bomb threats in 1993: the third big trial of Ramzi Ahmed Yussuf is now opening; * the killing of US troops at Khobar Saudi Arabia followed by public threats by Usama bin Laden still a visitor to Khartoum; * the US Khartoum Embassy was closed in 1996 after specific threats by Abu Nidal's group and 'Afghan Arabs' linked to Bin Laden we hear...

Body of evidence

The infiltrators confessed to being assigned to carry out assassinations among the opposition and also told of their links to the NIF Islamist 'aid agencies' and Osama bin Laden...

The countdown begins

Saudi Arabian dissident and mujahideen leader Usama bin Laden visited Blue Nile in November say sources in the area...

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