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  Bin Laden to Europe: Stop helping U.S. - USATODAY.com
Bin Laden said it was unjust for the United States to have invaded Afghanistan for sheltering him after the 9/11 attacks, saying he was the "only one responsible" for the deadly assaults on New York and Washington.
Bin Laden is believed to be hiding along the Afghan-Pakistan frontier.
Bin Laden's message was the 89th this year by al-Qaeda's media wing, Al-Sahab, an average of one every three days, double the rate in 2006, according to IntelCenter, a U.S. counterterrorism group that monitors militant messaging.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2007-11-29-bin-laden_N.htm?csp=34   (1281 words)

  
  Osama bin Laden
Considered the world's foremost terrorist, Osama bin Laden is the leader of a terrorist organization known as Al-Qaeda, or "The Base." Bin Laden is the alleged perpetrator of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center, damaged part of the Pentagon, and resulted in a plane crash in Pennsylvania.
Bin Laden also claims responsibility for a 1993 gunfight that killed 18 U.S. troops in Somalia and the 1996 bombing of the Khobar military complex in Saudi Arabia that left 19 U.S. soldiers dead.
Bin Laden was born in Saudi Arabia around 1957 to a father of Yemeni origins and a Syrian mother.
www.infoplease.com /spot/osamabinladen.html   (1103 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden: Powerful, fearless and crazy - one of the biggest political stars at MondoStars.com
Bin Laden, whose full name is Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden, is the son of Muhammad Awad bin Laden, who was Saudi Arabia's wealthiest construction magnate, a businessman with close ties with the Saudi royal family.
Osama bin Laden is the 17th of 52 children sired by Muhammad Awad, who was married ten times including at one point, to four women at once.
Bin Laden was raised as a Sunni muslim.
www.mondostars.com /politics/osamabinladen.html   (889 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Laden was born in 1957 and developed a bad case of "middle-child syndrome" -- he was the 17th of 52 children.
At first, bin Laden responded to the invasion with an offer to deploy his mujahideen in defense of Saudi Arabia, but he was spurned in favor of an armed assist from George HW Bush.
The heat began to stick to bin Laden, and in spring 1996, President Bill Clinton signed an executive order authorizing the CIA to destroy bin Laden's network through any available means, and later that year, a secret grand jury began investigating his activities.
www.rotten.com /library/bio/crime/terrorists/osama-bin-laden   (3045 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Osama bin Laden
As a teenager and a young man, Osama bin Laden was reported to be a typical Saudi of his generation, a bit of a playboy who used his family fortune to have fun outside of Saudi Arabia in Europe and the Gulf states.
While in Sudan, bin Laden met a man who was probably a key ally, Imad Mugniyah, a Lebanese said to be a leader of Hezbollah, wanted by the United States for kidnappings and killings during the civil war in Lebanon in the 1980s.
In 1999, bin Laden moved to the village of Farmifadda, Afghanistan, and later settled in a compound near Jalalabad.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/osamabinladen   (1672 words)

  
 Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda (al-Qa'ida) - religious cults, sects and movements
Osama (or Usama) bin Laden is a cowardly terrorist, who has been hiding in Afghanistan with the tacit support of the Taliban.
Bin Laden was indicted in 1996 on charges of training the people involved in the attack and in a 1997 interview with CNN, bin Laden said his followers, together with local Muslims, killed those troops.
Bin Laden has denied responsibility, but prosecutors allege his culpability is evident on faxes sent by his London cell to at least three international media outlets.
www.apologeticsindex.org /b86.html   (1674 words)

  
  Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Laden was born in Riyadh in 1957.
Osama bin Laden was one of those who, after having successfully fought the Soviet invaders in Afghanistan, thought that they could change their home countries too.
Osama bin Laden is suspected to be the key financier and instigator of the terrorist attacks.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo20/osama_bin_laden.htm   (2529 words)

  
 Terror Tuesday: Impact on South Asia -- Osama bin Laden-Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Osama bin Laden returned to Saudi Arabia to work in the family construction business after the Russian withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989, but was expelled in 1991 because of his anti-government activity there.
Osama bin Laden’s terror network was responsible for plots in Asia orchestrated by Ramzi Ahmad Yusuf, who was later arrested in Pakistan, brought to the United States, and convicted in November 1997 of masterminding the World Trade Center bombing.
Bin Laden is also a suspect in the bombing of the United States ship USS Cole, in Yemen, in October 2000, in which 17 persons were killed.
www.satp.org /satporgtp/usa/Osama.htm   (2546 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Laden has from the late 1990's grown into becoming the most known terrorist leader from the Muslim world, even if no condemning evidence ever has been presented.
Osama is of Saudi Arabian origin, but his Saudi citizenship was revoked in 1994 as a reaction to his attempts to overthrow the regime of Saudi Arabia.
Osama has been described as a charismatic and ascetic man enjoying few luxuries, and who is almost mechanically true to his principles.
lexicorient.com /e.o/osama_b_laden.htm   (1562 words)

  
 The Gospel According to Osama Bin Laden
Bin Laden's fear of religious division, or fitna, is perhaps the main reason why hatred of the Saudi royal family, which has committed the unforgivable sin of allowing U.S. soldiers on Saudi soil since 1990, has not turned into a violent campaign against the house of as-Sa'ud and its very bombable oil wells.
Bin Laden was a businessman and a student of public administration and economics at King Abdul-Aziz University, in Jidda; his statements betray an awareness of the complexity of the modern state and the need for Muslims to keep working.
Bin Laden's words have never drawn a detailed picture of the Islamic future; in this sense his vision should be characterized as what Roy calls "neofundamentalist," a vision alluring in its unprogrammatic simplicity and in its recourse to God and holy law to solve all problems.
www.theatlantic.com /issues/2002/01/gerecht.htm   (2338 words)

  
 terrorismfiles.org : Usama Bin Laden / Osama Bin Laden
Osama Bin Laden: Has called for a holy war against the US Osama Bin Laden is both one of the CIA's most wanted men and a hero to many young people in the Arab world.
Born in Saudi Arabia to a Yemeni family, Bin Laden left Saudi Arabia in 1979 to fight against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.The Afghan jihad was backed with American dollars and had the blessing of the governments of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
Bin Laden returned to Saudi Arabia to work in the family construction business, but was expelled in 1991 because of his anti-government activities there.
www.terrorismfiles.org /individuals/usama_bin_laden.html   (691 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden - SourceWatch
Bin Laden "was socialized by the CIA and trained by the Americans to believe deeply that when a foreigner comes into your land, you become violent.
Bin Laden is merely carrying out the mission to which he committed with America earlier.
And Bush's response - 'the bin Laden tape [shows] this is still a dangerous world' - suggests that his administration will leap on any squeak from the man on the mountain to justify the war on terror.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Osama_bin_Laden   (1088 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden: Profile
Bin Laden, son of a billionaire Saudi businessman, became involved in the fight against the Soviet Union’s invasion and occupation of Afghanistan, which lasted from 1979 to 1988 and ended with a Soviet defeat at the hands of international militias of Muslim fighters backed by the U.S., Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
Bin Laden decided to found Al Qaeda, based on personal affiliations created during the fighting in Afghanistan as well as on his own international network, reputation and access to large sums of money.
Bin Laden was also involved in an assassination attempt against Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in Ethiopia in June 1995.
www.adl.org /terrorism_america/bin_l.asp   (916 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Osama bin Laden was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to Muhammad Awad bin Ladin, a wealthy businessman.
Bin Laden is officially wanted by the United States in connection with the August 7, 1998 bombings of the United States embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya, that killed 225 people and injured more than 4000.
Bin Laden was rumored in the Pakistani press to have died in 2001 of pulmonary complications incident to catastrophic kidney failure in the absence of available hygienic dialysis.
www.aljazeera.com /me.asp?service_ID=10319   (2066 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden. Biografía.
Osama, que fue educado por preceptores privados, tuvo una infancia y juventud dorada, codeándose con los hijos de los príncipes saudíes.
A partir de 1979, Osama Bin Laden empieza a dar importancia a la religión, sin duda como reacción al acuerdo de paz entre Egipto e Israel.
Bin Laden fue el presunto responsable de los atentados norteamericanos de Nairobi y Dar es Salam, que provocaron 263 muertos en 1998, y del ataque contra el crucero US-Cole en Adén en octubre de 2000, con 17 muertos.
www.biografiasyvidas.com /reportaje/bin_laden   (731 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Who is Osama Bin Laden?
Born in Saudi Arabia to a Yemeni family, Bin Laden left Saudi Arabia in 1979 to fight against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
After the Soviet withdrawal, the "Arab Afghans", as Bin Laden's faction came to be called, turned their fire against the US and its allies in the Middle East.
Analysts say Bin Laden's organisation is very different from the groups that carried out bombings and hijackings in the past in that it is not a tightly knit group with a clear command structure but a loose coalition of groups operating across continents.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/155236.stm   (708 words)

  
 The Fake 2001 Osama bin Laden Video Tape
Bin Laden even praised two live 'hijackers' - Wail M. Alshehri and Salem Alhazmi.
The following is an extract from bin Laden's September 28, 2001 denial of involvement in the 9/11 attacks...
The "bin Laden" in video #3 has the wrong beard color, and his views and health are inconsistent with those of the real bin Laden.
www.whatreallyhappened.com /osamatape.html   (1163 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden - a dead nemesis perpetuated by the US government
Bin Laden's voice was detected regularly until [14 December 2001] by intelligence operatives monitoring radio transmissions in Tora Bora, according to the Pentagon [
Usama bin Laden has died a peaceful death due to an untreated lung complication, the Pakistan Observer reported, citing a Taliban leader who allegedly attended the funeral of the Al Qaeda leader.
A prominent official in the Afghan Taleban movement announced yesterday the death of Osama bin Laden, the chief of al-Qa'da organization, stating that binLaden suffered serious complications in the lungs and died a natural and quiet death.
www.whatreallyhappened.com /osama_dead.html   (824 words)

  
 Bin Laden Urges Pakistani Rebellion - TIME
The message was the third from bin Laden this month after a long lull, coming in a flurry of al-Qaeda propaganda marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the United States.
In a 23-minute video showing previously released footage of bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader's voice delivered a call to jihad in Arabic with English subtitles, but the message also was released in versions dubbed in Urdu and Pashtu — languages widely used in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Bin Laden branded Musharraf an infidel because of the siege of the Red Mosque, a militant stronghold in the Pakistani capital overrun by commandos in July.
www.time.com /time/world/article/0,8599,1663951,00.html?xid=rss-topstories   (1199 words)

  
 September 11 News.com - Osama bin Laden - Profiles of Osama bin Laden, al-Qaida, and the Taliban in Afghanistan. Wanted ...
September 11 News.com - Osama bin Laden - Profiles of Osama bin Laden, al-Qaida, and the Taliban in Afghanistan.
A Saudi, Osama bin Laden is the 17th child, of 50-53 children, from a family that ran the largest
In 1999, bin Laden moves to the village Farmifadda, Afghanistan.
www.september11news.com /OsamaBinLaden.htm   (974 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden - al Qaeda Network Governemnt Files
Osama bin Laden (Osama bin Ladin) and al Qaeda (al Qaida) have been accused of several acts and conspiracies against the United States, including the September 11th, 2001, attack on New York's World Trade Center twin towers and the Pentagon building.
Material chiefly covers Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network's alleged involvement in the bombings of the U.S. military's Khobar Towers barracks in Saudi Arabia, the United States' embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, and the attack on the USS Cole.
A brief CIA document outlining Osama bin Laden's activities against the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan and his later dealings with al Qaeda.
www.paperlessarchives.com /binladen.html   (327 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden
Bin Laden also makes mention of a possible "truce," echoing a similar promise he made in a video released just prior to the 2004 U.S. presidential election.
OSAMA BEEN FORGOTTEN: A month prior to 9/11, Bush received a President's Daily Brief warning, "Bin Ladin determined to strike in US." But Bush failed to act on the information, acknowledging later that he was "not on point.
Bin Laden emerged quickly after the September 11th attack on America as the prime suspect, directing a global network of terrorists from camps in Afghanistan.
www.healthandenergy.com /osama_bin_laden.htm   (2554 words)

  
 Osama Jokes - WWW.JOKES.COM
Osama bin Laden and one of his followers were riding on a camel when they stopped at a small town.
Bin Laden gets off the camel and lifts up its tail and looks at the camel's butt, just then a guy comes over and says, "What are you doing?"
Bin Laden tells George Bush, "There is no point of engaging in further war.
jokes.comedycentral.com /schtuff/osama   (268 words)

  
 Osama bin Laden -- Prophecies About Monsterous Islamic Moses   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Osama bin Laden of Al-Qaeda, speaking as if embodying God's will on earth, does not represent the essence of Islam, but is an ultra-extreme and violent fundamentalist.
Bin Ladin errs as far on the fundamental extreme as America errs on the backsliding extreme.
Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America by Yossef Bodansky - Published in 1999, a must-read for understanding the depth of resolve of this new enemy.
www.greaterthings.com /News/911/OsamabinLaden   (1718 words)

  
 Osama Bin Laden is now Osama Ben Forgotten
Sheikh Osama bin Muhammad 'Awad bin Laden (born March 10, 1957), most often mentioned as Osama bin Laden or Usuma bin Laden, is a Saudi Arabian militant Islamist and is widely believed to be one of the founders of the organization called al-Qaeda.
In conjunction with several other Islamic scholars, bin Laden issued a fatwa (Islamic religious edict), that Muslims should kill civilians and military personnel from the United States and allied countries until they withdraw support for Israel and withdraw military forces from Islamic countries.
Elusive Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden mocked the United States as "weak" and vowed to escalate fighting in Iraq in a new video, his first such appearance in nearly three years.
www.osamabenforgotten.com   (789 words)

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