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Usama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden (Osama)

Date of Birth: 10/03/1957
Place of Birth: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: 02/05/2011


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Usama’s quiet friends in Khartoum

The May Day killing of Usama bin Laden passed virtually unmentioned by a National Congress Party government that worked hand-in-glove with him when he lived in Sudan in 1991-95...


A family at war

AQIM, which concentrates much of its fire on Algeria, said in February it would do whatever it could to help Libya’s rebels; Usama bin Laden’s Egyptian right-hand man, Ayman al Zawahiri, has sought to exploit the conflict...


Mr. Smile and the militias

The PAIC brought together international Islamist groups, including that of Usama bin Laden, then resident in Khartoum, and was later seen as the cradle of Al Qaida (AC Vol 41 No 13)...


Freedom – North and South

According to Turabi on Al Arabiya, Usama bin Laden had ‘no factional or ideological beliefs’ when he came to live in Sudan...


Abyei waits

Losing the terrorist label is a dream for a party which, while hosting Usama bin Laden and his troops, was implicated in the 1993 attack on New York’s World Trade Center and on Egyptian President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak in 1995...


Storms in the sand

AQIM claimed allegiance to Usama bin Laden’s Al Qaida in 2007, when it changed its name from the Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat (GSPC), a largely Algerian group driven into the Sahel by Algerian security forces...


More money for the military

Since Al Qaida leader Usama bin Laden claimed responsibility for the failed Christmas Detroit aeroplane bombing by the Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, Nigeria has assumed new prominence...


Generational change

That forced Egyptian Islamic Jihad leader Ayman al Zawahiri into Afghanistan and an alliance with Usama bin Laden that saw Al Qaida emerge in 1998...


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