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Osama bin Laden

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 3 months ago | disasters-news

Who is Osama bin Laden? Osama bin Laden is the founder and leader of the international terrorist network ALQAEDA, and the U.S. government's prime suspect in the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. His precise...
Views: 6,376 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 33 | 73 | 175 | 2
 
al-Qaeda

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 1 year ago | disasters-news

.After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda (or al-Qa'ida, pronounced al-KYE-da) surpassed the IRA, Hamas, and Hezbollah as the world's most infamous terrorist organization. Al-Qaeda—"the base" in Arabic—is the network of extremists organized...
Views: 2,458 | News Stories: 32 | Blog Posts: 31 | 28 | 28 | 0
 
Mullah Omar

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 9 months ago | disasters-news

Mullah Mohammed Omar was a reclusive figure even before his Taliban government fell from power in late 2001 and he was forced into hiding. It was Mullah Omar's backing for al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden that brought the US-led campaign...
Views: 1,606 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 35 | 36 | 38 | 0
 
Ayman al-Zawahiri

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 9 months ago | disasters-news

Ayman al-Zawahiri, an eye surgeon who helped found the Egyptian Islamic Jihad militant group, is often referred to as Osama Bin Laden's right-hand man and the chief ideologue of al-Qaeda. He is believed by some experts to have been the...
Views: 846 | News Stories: 28 | Blog Posts: 31 | 17 | 39 | 0
 
Sadik Ahmad Turkistani

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 1 year ago | disasters-news

Sadik Ahmad Turkistani is an ethnic Uyghur born and raised in Saudi Arabia and an opponent of the Taliban. A prisoner of the Taliban, he was briefly freed when the they were overthrown, but was then promptly captured by the...
Views: 262 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 0 | 0 | 15 | 0
 
al-Qaida

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 12 months ago | disasters-news

Mothertongue Name: القاعدة Aliases: Al Qaida, Qa‘idat al-Jihad, Date Formed: Late 1980s Strength: Approximately 50,000 members Classifications: Religious Financial Sources: Bin Laden's personal fortune and a variety of his investments and business partnerships throughout the...
Views: 163 | News Stories: 0 | Blog Posts: 31 | 23 | 1 | 0
 

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