Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula or AQAP, also known as Ansar al-Sharia in Yemen, is a militant Islamist organization, primarily active in Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
Ayman is leader of al-Qaeda and member or senior official of Islamist organizations which have orchestrated and carried out attacks in North America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. In 2012, he called on Muslims to kidnap Western tourists in Muslim[...]
In 2004, he and Abu Musab were linked to the 2004 Madrid bombing through a series of money transfers and personal contacts. A Spanish court document went on to name Abu Khalid as Bin Laden's "courier" in Europe. Another report refers[...]
Zarqawi is reported as having been a high school dropout and a petty criminal in his youth, including(allegedly), a procurer of prostitutes. He formed al-Tawhid wal-Jihad in the 1990s, and led it until his death in June 2006. Al-Zarqawi, known as[...]
Osama was the founder of al-Qaeda in 1988. This organization claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States. He is responsible for numerous other mass-casualty attacks worldwide.
Al-Nusra Front is a branch of al-Qaeda operating in Syria and Lebanon. The group announced its formation on 23 January 2012, during the Syrian Civil War.
Al-Qaeda is a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam, and several other militants...