bin Laden, Osama bin Laden, Usama bin Laden(noun)
Arab terrorist who established al-Qaeda (born in 1957)
Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was the founder of al-Qaeda, the Sunni militant Islamist organization that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States, along with numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets. He was a member of the wealthy Saudi bin Laden family, and an ethnic Yemeni Kindite. He was born in the bin Laden family to billionaire Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden in Saudi Arabia. He studied there in college until 1979, when he joined the mujahideen forces in Pakistan against the Soviets in Afghanistan. He helped to fund the mujahideen by funneling arms, money and fighters from the Arab world into Afghanistan, also gaining popularity from many Arabs. In 1988, he formed al-Qaeda. He was banished from Saudi Arabia in 1992, and shifted his base to Sudan, until US pressure forced him to leave Sudan in 1996. After establishing a new base in Afghanistan, he declared a war against the United States, initiating a series of bombings and related attacks. Bin Laden was on the American Federal Bureau of Investigation's lists of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives and Most Wanted Terrorists for his involvement in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings.
The numerical value of osama bin laden in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of osama bin laden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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The plot was agreed with Shaykh Osama bin Laden.
I was introduced as the messenger for Shaykh Osama bin Laden.
The defendant worked for years directly and personally for Osama bin Laden, the defendant spent years helping craft al-Qaida's message to the world.
I can't tell you that somebody didn't walk into a station somewhere and say 'I know where Osama bin Laden is.' but I can guarantee you that no one walk in ever provided information that actually led us to Osama bin Laden.
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