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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

OSAMA BIN LADEN

Osama Bin Laden, who founded in 1989 together with Ayman Al Zawahiri and Dr' Abdullah Azzama a new support group for the Mujahidin in Afghanistan, later known as "Al Qaeda", is, arguably, the most notorious terorist in the history of the world. Continue reading

ABU ZUBAYDAH

Abu Zubaydah became the chief logistic administrator and recruiter of Al Qaeda when Osama bin Laden arrived to Afghanistan in the end of 1996 and became no’ 3 in al Qaeda. Continue reading