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Saudi Arabia

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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Guns, gangs and oil

A son of a High Court judge, a convert to Islam and an admirer of both Usama bin Laden and Nelson Mandela, Alhaji Asari is a central figure in the web...


Delta damages

  A partying fundamentalist The town is controlled by Alhaji Dokubo-Asari, who converted to Islam as a student some 20 years ago, claims Usama bin Laden as a hero, proclaims himself a fundamentalist but also parties with the best of them...


Peace from above

The fact that the NIF regime has hosted Usama bin Laden and several Al Qaida-linked Islamist 'charities' in Khartoum will be cited as an indicator of the significance of the peace accord...


Al Qaida warning

Usama bin Laden's Al Qaida network could be preparing to attack Western targets in Africa for a third time, a panel of experts warned the United Nations Security Council last week...


Basri's heirs

Most recently, his success at rounding up an Islamist cell linked to Usama bin Laden's Al Qaida, which had identified targets including shipping in the strategically sensitive Strait of Gibraltar, won him extra credits with the Palace...


Bum steer

As with all relations with Usama bin Laden, any proffered link to Iraq would have to involve not only Turabi but also his chief lieutenants, the visible face of the ruling NIF...


A defining terror

Egyptian Islamists, from Usama bin Laden's guru, Ayman el Zawahiri, downwards, are central to the Qaida network abroad; at home, the banned but tolerated Al Ikhwan al Muslimin (Muslim Brotherhood) are under intense pressure; underground organisations such as Al Gamaa al Islamiya look crushed but officials are monitoring a new generation of activists...


Hasty engagement

The movement's exiles feel uncomfortable after widespread allegations of close relations with Usama bin Laden; several hundred Libyans fought in Afghanistan in the 1980s, when Al Qaida was indirectly supported by the USA...


Not forgotten

The plaintiffs also claim against 99 others, including three leading Saudi Arabian princes (Sultan bin Abdel Aziz, Mohamed al Faisal and Turki al Faisal), and a host of businessmen (often Saudi, some already US terrorist-listed, and including Usama bin Laden), banks, companies and charities...


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