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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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Islamism begins at home

Cairo has backed away from earlier calls for the USA to deliver proof of Usama bin Laden's involvement before retaliating and for any action to be taken through the United Nations...

When asked about US retaliation, people in central Cairo say they remain unconvinced that Usama bin Laden's Al Qaida was to blame for the 11 September attacks in America...


Everyone's catastrophe

There were big demonstrations in favour of Usama bin Laden, Bush's 'prime suspect', in Mogadishu last weekend...

It identifies a strong North African component in Usama bin Laden's Al Qaida constellation, in a region where political and economic crises have created a potentially dangerous underclass...

The Tunisian Tarek Maaroufi, who is active in the mosques of Brussels, told De Standaard on 14 September that he had spent a month in Afghanistan in late-2000 but did not meet Usama bin Laden:'Such a meeting, even if I had wanted one, is almost impossible...

US officials, returned complaining that some issues remained unresolved, especially the financing of Usama bin Laden's organisation Al Qaida and the use of Sudan as a transit post and safe haven...


Where Usama fits in

In the shadows The spotlight on Usama bin Laden has helped to push into the shadows the government which has been his loyal ally throughout, the NIF...


In the lobbies

Milt Bearden knows about Islamists, even perhaps Osama bin Laden, a mujahideen fighter and former resident in Khartoum's Riyadh suburb...


Chissano tastes success

Meanwhile, the US Central Intelligence Agency believes that its arch-enemy, Afghanistan-based Usama bin Laden's Al Qaida organisation, is preparing a strike to follow the embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania last August (AC Vol 39 No 17)...


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...


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