Usama bin Laden

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Usama bin Laden:

see bin Laden, Osamabin Laden, Osama or Usama
, 1957?–2011, Saudi-born leader of Al Qaeda, a terrorist organization devoted to uniting all Muslims and establishing a transnational, strict-fundamentalist Islamic state.
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Usama Bin Laden was chosen, being a well-known socialite who also had a serious and religious side.
The book also points out how Usama bin Laden also had a series of disappointments such as never completing his university studies and failing to assume a leadership role in the bin Laden construction company.
A recent Associated Press exclusive, May 13th, written by Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo, reported that according to CIA monitoring program RIGOR Saad, the son of Usama Bin laden and many Al-Qaeda leaders and operative had taken refuge into Iran after 911.
Usama bin Laden and prominent Palestinian Muslim Brotherhood figure Abdullah Azzam founded al-Qaeda the following year, as the Soviet army withdrew from Afghanistan.
In so far as the applicants complained that Regulation No 467/2001 was directed at Usama bin Laden and not the Taliban regime, the Council has added that Usama bin Laden was in fact the head and 'minence grise' of the Taliban and that he wielded the real power in Afghanistan.
One is tempted to subtitle this book Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Usama bin Laden Organization But Were Afraid to Ask.
Usama Bin Laden and the Taleban regime have a close and mutually dependent alliance.
Usama bin Laden preaching a Fatwah to his similarly deluded followers.
Usama bin Laden (also referred to as Osama bin Laden), the world's most wanted terrorist and who has a USD5m reward on information leading to his arrest from the FBI - is high on the list of suspects.
Usama bin Laden, the alleged terrorist mastermind, is wanted by the FBI.
America's frustration with the Sudan grew over the decade during which it alleged that Sudan was involved in the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993, the attempted assassination of Hosni Mubarak in 1995, and saw the Sudan as the chief source of aid and support to Usama Bin Laden.
It is recalled that this Resolution sets out measures to be imposed against the Taliban unless the Taliban turnover Usama Bin Laden by November 14, 1999.