Ahmed Ressam is an Algerian al-Qaeda member who lived for a time in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He received extensive terrorist training in Afghanistan. He was convicted in 2001 of planning to bomb the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on New Year's[...]
Seifallah Ben Omar Ben Hassine, known as Abu Ayyad al-Tunisi, is a Tunisian Islamic militant and the founder and leader of Ansar al-Sharia (Tunisia). He is married to a Moroccan woman and has three children. Hassine, at one time a senior[...]
Abdelmalek Droukdel, also known by his nom de guerre as Abu Musab Abdel Wadoud, is the emir, or leader, of the Algerian Islamic militant group Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), formerly the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC).
Nabil Sahraoui, alias Mustapha Abou Ibrahim, who was born in Batna, Algeria was an Algerian Islamist militant, and the head of the radical Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat (GSPC, later renamed Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb) from[...]