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MOSCOW THEATER HOSTAGES CRISIS

On 10/23/2002 late evening, a group of about 43 Chechen terrorists, among them 22 women, took control of the Nord-Ost Theater in Dubrovka suburb of Moscow and took all over 850 audience and staff hostage. Continue reading

ALI MOHAMMED – AL-QAEDA SPY IN U.S

Ali Mohammed is an USA citizen of Egyptian Muslim origin born in 1951. He was conscripted to Egyptian army in 1970, served in the Egyptian military intelligence and got commando training, as a member of the Egyptian army, in Port Brag, USA, at the beginning of 1980. Continue reading

KHALID SHEIKH MOHAMMED – KSM

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed born in Kuwait 1965 ( or possibly in Baluchistan 1964). Uncle of Ramzi Yousef. Khalid Shaikh Mohammed joined the Moslim Brothers at the age of 16. In 1983 he arrived to USA to study engineering in Chowan University of North Carolina. Continue reading

MOHAMMED ATEF – ABU HAFEZ

Mohammed Atef was born in Egypt and was an Egyptian Islamic Jihad activist. After the assassination of the Egyptian President Anwar Saadat, on 10/06/1981, and the crack down on Islamic Jihad activist, he fled Egypt to Somalia sometime in the middle of the ‘80. Continue reading

THE 9/11

On the morning of 09/11/2001 at about 08:15, USA east coast local time, four commercial airliners where hijacked almost simultaneously. Continue reading

EAST AFRICA U.S EMBASSIES BOMBINGS – 08/07/1998

On 08/07/1998, at about 10:40 in the middle of an ordinary work day, a car bomb loaded with 600 kg military explosive T.N.T exploded near by the back entrance of USA embassy in the center of Nairobi, Kenya s’ capital. In that explosion 213 people were killed and about 4000 were wounded. Continue reading

AYMAN AL-ZAWAHIRI

In 1979 dr’ Ayman Al Zawahiri became one of the leaders of the extreme Egyptian Islamic Jihad. After the assassination of the Egyptian President Anwar Saadat, on 10/06/1981, Ayman Al Zawahiri, like many other Islamic jihad militants, was arrested and later sentenced to 3 years in jail. Continue reading

BAKER-HAMITON REPORT

The Baker-Hamilton report of the “Iraq Studying Group” (ISG) published in Washington Thursday, 07/12/2006, cause worry not because its’ contents but because of its’ lack of relevancy to the problems it concerns with. The main recommendations are: Continue reading

AL QAEDA

Al Qaeda was a relatively short-living organization with a long lasting influence and inspiration for the Global Jihad. Al Qaeda survived less than two decades, but its� legacy will influence the next century. Continue reading