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    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Osama bin Laden Founder and leader of the international terrorist network al-Qaeda. Born in Saudi Arabia in 1957. Wanted for the deaths of 200 people i bomb attacks Ayman al-Zawahiri Bin Laden's adviser and doctor. An Egyptian, born in 1951, the founder of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad Saif Al-Adel An Egyptian born in either 1960 or 1963, a high-ranking member of al-Qaeda, also ...

  2. Slain terrorist sought attack bigger than 9/11, police say

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... in Saudi Arabia to solicit funds for their activities, including the twin bombings. The money was allegedly brought into Indonesia by a Saudi national named Ali Abdullah who was arrested by Indonesian police in connection with the twin bombings. 'Ali Abdullah was given 100,000 riyal (HK$207,000) by a Saudi businessman,' said the officer. Police also arrested Muhammad Jibril, ...

  3. Accused Abu Sayyaf chief denies support for 'jihadist purpose'

    Posted Jan 18th 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... in 'Islamic revivalism', was his first Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, which was paid for and arranged by the wealthy Saudi businessman. At the time of the 1989 trip, Latip ... of Khalifa's wife, Ummu Saleem, a sister of bin Laden and a first cousin of the king of Saudi Arabia. They were escorted by a nephew of Khalifa's wife to the Mosque of the Prophet in Medina, where ...

  4. Its time to let Iraq stand on its own

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... That would not seem so easy. Sectarian, religious and political rifts remain rife. Corruption is an ever-present impediment, even at the highest levels. Elements in neighbouring Iran, Saudi Arabia ...

  5. WikiLeaks opens up a whole new dimension

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been making out. Saudi Arabia's royal rulers, for all their talk of Islamic solidarity, are only too willing to side with Israel when it comes to ridding Iran of nuclear weapons. There has ...

  6. Cold winds blowing in from Siberia

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson The Bush administration recently complained to Moscow about the crackdown on Russian oil giant Yukos, and its impact in driving up the price of oil and raising doubts about the reliability of supplies. Russia is the second-largest oil exporter after Saudi Arabia, and a major alternative energy source to the increasingly volatile Middle East. Rising oil prices ...

  7. Internet a powerful tool in Bahrain's push for democracy

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jane Kinninmont

    ... the coast of Saudi Arabia. Compared with its giant neighbour, it's taken brave steps towards democracy. Since 2002, there has been a constitution and an elected chamber of parliament. Women ... minister's resignation. Mr Khawaja was freed in November when the king intervened to pardon him, but the BCHR remains closed. Many Bahrainis say that, as in Saudi Arabia, the ruling family is divided ...

  8. Far from victory

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Bush's pledge. From the Bali bombings last October to suicide attacks in Saudi Arabia, Morocco and Iraq, terrorism experts agree the fight will be long and difficult. But there have also been ... in Saudi Arabia are all significant wounds to terrorist groups, but by no means are they mortal blows,' Dr Sanderson said. 'Not even killing or capturing Osama bin Laden would be.' ...

  9. Caught between worlds apart

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... al-Qaeda-linked militants or Kurdish separatists as the perpetrators, pinpointing the reason was less obvious. Turkey is a terrorist target for any number of reasons- more than Bali, Morocco, Saudi Arabia ... the religious far-right, extremists and terrorists among them, in the past targeted the country.' This week's attacks, though, appeared to have a foreign influence. Al-Qaeda, founded by Saudi ...

  10. The people's judge returns

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... by Washington, Britain, Saudi Arabia and army chief General Ashfaq Kiyani. All that is clear is that the government will appeal in the Supreme Court against the recent disqualification of Mr Sharif ...




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