New image of Osama bin Laden’s spokesman and son-In-law in Iran revealed

Sunday, 21 January 2018

A new photo has been released of Osama bin Laden’s son in law and al-Qaeda spokesman in Iran. The photo has emerged as part of the Abbottabad documents. The image of the 52-year-old Kuwait-born Sulaiman Abu Ghaith taken north of Tehran showed him in a completely different form his normal appearance in al-Qaeda’s media publications. The image taken in 2009 showed Abu Ghaith in a family outing organized by Iranian officials during the period al-Qaeda were establishing their presence in ...

EXCLUSIVE: Image shows al-Qaeda’s Hamza bin Laden with his brothers in Iran

Sunday, 7 January 2018

In a first, exclusive images provided to Al Arabiya have shown Hamza bin Laden, the son of late al-Qaeda leader Osama, with his brothers in Iran. The images reveal the face of the heir to the al-Qaeda leadership, amid the organization's keenness not to show Hamza’s face, releasing only audio recordings from him in recent years. The picture shows three of Osama bin Laden’s sons. From the right, they are: Mohammad, Laden and Hamza. The three brothers were separated after leaving Iran ...

PHOTOS: How Osama bin Laden made his safe house self-sufficient

Saturday, 6 January 2018

The Abbottabad documents, disclosed eight years after the CIA raided Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, shed light on Bin Laden’s house and how it was self-sufficient. The house was built in 2003. According to images disclosed with the Abbottabad documents, Bin Laden tried to make the house self-sufficient by raising rabbits and chicken, breeding cows and cultivating crops.        

Hamza bin Laden likely groomed for a senior al-Qaeda role

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden, appeared in a video broadcast by al-Qaeda’s ‘al-Sahab’ media channel in which he criticized Saudi Arabia and its alliance with the United States. This video raises many questions about the timing, the motives and future developments, as Hamza may be in the process of being groomed for a senior role.Hamza bin Laden seems to be emerging in circumstances similar to those in which his father came to prominence, following the invasion of ...

Shehab Al-Makahleh

US airstrikes kill five al-Qaida operatives in Yemen

Saturday, 9 December 2017

The US military says its airstrikes have killed five al-Qaida operatives in Yemen. Central Command said on Friday the airstrikes were carried out on Nov. 20 in the central Bayda province. It says those killed included Mujahid al-Adani, an al-Qaida leader in the neighboring province of Shabwa. Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula has long been seen by US officials as the most dangerous offshoot of the global network founded by Osama bin Laden. Yemen was plunged into civil war nearly three years ago. ...

Osama bin Laden’s curse chases an Iraqi boy to his grave

Friday, 1 December 2017

Just four days before he was about to legally change his first name, Iraqi teenager Osama Bin Laden Hussein died after being electrocuted, a cousin said on Thursday. The 16-year-old was named by his father after Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, whose group carried out the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, his cousin, Mohannad, told AFP. “He was born at the end of 2001, just after the September 11 attack on the Twin Towers [in New York],” said Mohannad, who declined to ...

Bin Laden dossier: Muslim Brotherhood plans to sow rifts between Saudi, Egypt

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Despite the ideology of the radical armed groups calling to dismiss anything that has to do with the "homeland" and the "nationality" in the pursuit of the claims of the same nation, the leaders of the extremist organizations and their theorists did not overlook the importance of taking advantage of the impacts that can be employed through "nationality" whether for security or political purposes, as was the case with the perpetrators of the September 11 attacks. Al ...

Muslim Brotherhood and the origins of terrorism

Friday, 24 November 2017

In his weekly column published in Ash-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper, Dr. Abdelmonem Saeed said that the origin of terrorist ideology in our Muslim world finds itself in the Brotherhood’s fertile soil. This is what he stated as he summed up the conclusion he made after reading the Abbottabad documents which reveal details about al-Qaeda’s founder Osama bin Laden. “What’s interesting in these papers is that the origin of terrorist ideology which dominated the man’s ideas ...

Mashari Althaydi

Bin Laden dossier shows how daughter escaped from Iran

Monday, 20 November 2017

While the Abbottabad dossier continues to shed even more light on al-Qaeda as an organization, Osama bin Laden as its leader, the documents prove more evidence of Iran’s close hand in with the extremist group that committed countless of atrocities across the world. Ties between the two, especially with Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, were so close to the point that al-Qaeda commanders seriously considered the idea of establishing offices in Iran to receive and dispatch militants to ...

Bin Laden’s Machiavellian plan and his coordination with Iran and Qatar in Libya

Monday, 13 November 2017

Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden did not perceive the Arab uprisings of 2011 as a young democratic spring born on Facebook and Twitter; he rather saw it as an opportunity and a major breakthrough for extremists. In his recently published diary, Bin Laden asserts that the uprisings will not stop at its centers, but will expand to include the entire region and the fall of all its regimes. He asserts that he and Al Qaeda and its offshoots, especially the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, must create ...

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