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bin Laden

Osama . born 1957, Saudi-born leader of the al-Qaida terrorist network: presumed architect of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington of September 11 2001
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He married the daughter of one of these lieutenants and pledged to avenge his father's death.In recent years, al-Qaeda released 11 audio messages from Hamza bin Laden in which he threatened the US, called for attacks and encouraged jihadist action in Syria.
The US designated Hamza bin Laden as a "global terrorist" in 2017.
Bin Laden, who according to the United States is around 30, has threatened attacks against the United States to avenge the 2011 killing of his father, who was living in hiding in the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad, by US special forces.
The rest of the text of the book doesn't mention bin Laden at all.
Ahmad and Hamza bin Laden's other half-brother, Hassan al-Attas, said that Hamza has taken on a senior position in Al-Qaeda and is believed to be the second in command to the group's current leader.
After being in the forefront of a real-life deadly war, one would think that Bin Laden would want to be free from guns and mayhem on his spare time.
Written in Arabic on a single piece of lined paper, the signed will states bin Laden had about $29 million in Sudan, and that much of it had come from his brother.
In a portion of the letter addressing Saleh Mohammed Bin Laden directly, Bakr Bin Laden wrote: "I have decided to entrust you with, and assign you, all the administrative and legal responsibilities related to the business of contracting, its industries and trade activities, which are currently under execution or which will be taking place in the future."
The Kuwaiti-born imam, who married bin Laden's daughter Fatima, told the Federal Court in Manhattan he first met bin Laden in June 2001.
From Peshawar, the family moved to Swat, where Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, bin Laden's right-hand man and the mastermind of the Sept.
"A colonel in Pakistan's feared intelligence service, the ISI, provided vital help in locating Bin Laden when he walked into the CIA's Islamabad station in August 2010," says the book.
"I plan to release a statement that we are starting a new phase to correct [the mistakes] we made," bin Laden wrote in 2010.