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Osama bin Laden

Osama
bin
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Definition of the noun osama bin laden

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noun

  1. Arab terrorist who established al-Qaeda (born in 1957)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of Osama bin Laden: bin Laden / Usama bin Laden
    • instance of: terrorist = a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells

Person

Who is Osama bin Laden?

Osama bin Laden: Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was the founder of al-Qaeda, the militant 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 Saudi Arabian, a member of the wealthy bin Laden family, and an ethnic Yemeni Kindite.

Animal

Osama bin Laden, locally named after the infamous elusive terrorist, was a rogue bull elephant responsible for at least 27 deaths and destruction of property in the jungled Sonitpur district of the Indian state of Assam. After a two-year rampage from 2004 to 2006, an elephant was eventually shot; but some were doubtful that the right animal was killed.

  • died in (10 years ago) in Assam

Character

Osama Bin Laden: Osama Bin Nielsen is a fictional character from the 2008 film An American Carol.

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Google previewReform and change in the arab world (2006)

Conference Proceedings by مركز القدس للدراسات السياسية

Osama Bin Laden is the most well known figure of this trend and the followers or member of al-Qaeda. Also non-Saudis such as Sheikh Omar Abdel Ruhman and Mohammed Al-Maqari, the Jihad group in Egypt, Sheikh Abu Mohammed ...

Google previewWars of the 21st Century (2004)

New Threats, New Fears by Ignacio Ramonet

Osama Bin Laden is the first. The aggression of September 11 gave him access to every screen in the world and enabled him to convey ...

Google previewA Devil's Triangle (2007)

Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Rogue States by Peter Brookes

OSAMA BIN LADEN No one would expect a man of privilege and erudition to become such a ruthless killer. Perhaps that is why self-anointed Muslim cleric and alQaeda kingpin Osama bin Laden is the most infamous person alive 6 S 5: ...

Google previewWriting the War on Terrorism (2005)

Language, Politics and Counter-terrorism by Richard Jackson

This is an attempt to say that Osama bin Laden is a fake and a charlatan who is trying to deceive Muslim ...

Google previewSummary: State of War (2017)

Review and Analysis of James Risen's Book by BusinessNews Publishing

Osama bin Laden is a member of one of Saudi Arabia's wealthiest families. The 9 /11 attacks were highly celebrated by Islamist clerics in Saudi Arabia. Put simply, the Bush administration put a great deal of time and energy into searching for ...

Google previewChristians and Muslims (2011)

From History to Healing by Kenneth B. Cragg

Wahhab ideology in various forms has been behind the terror activity since this time; Osama bin Laden is a product of the Wahhab education system in Saudi Arabia. The formation of an Islamic Madrassa (school) and seminary in Deoband, ...

Google previewWorld Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment

Osama bin Laden was born in Saudi Arabia in 1957, the seventeenth son of fifty-one children of Muhammad bin Laden. The bin Laden family grew extremely wealthy from construction and related businesses helping to build ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency (2003)

by W. Thomas Smith

America's most wanted man and the CIA's greatest nemesis at the turn of the 21st century, Osama bin Laden (aka Osama bin Muhammad bin Laden, Shaykh Osama bin Laden, the prince, the emir, Abu Abdallah, Mujahid Shaykh, Hajj, the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Afghan Wars, Revolutions, and Insurgencies (2005)

by Ludwig W. Adamec

Osama bin Laden is one of the founders. 26 February: Three men accused of sodomy were put against a wall in Kandahar, which was toppled over them. One man who survived was freed. Mulla Muhammad Omar, head of the Taliban, and a ...

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Small photo of NEW YORK - MAY 2: U.S. Flags wave outside the New York Stock Exchange on May 2, 2011 in New York City. Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by US Seals the day before.Small photo of NEW YORK - MAY 2: Port Authority Police stand guard near the World Trade Center PATH train station on May 2, 2011 in New York City. Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by US Seals the day before.Small photo of NEW YORK - MAY 2: ENG media satellite vehicles lie parked at the World Trade Center on May 2, 2011 in New York City. Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by US Seals the day before.Small photo of NEW YORK - MAY 2: Pedestrians walk past ENG media satellite vehicles parked near the World Trade Center on May 2, 2011 in New York City. Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by US Seals the day before.Small photo of NEW YORK - MAY 2: A new tower known as the Freedom Tower rises above the World Trade Center PATH train station on May 2, 2011 in New York City. Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by US Seals the day before.Small photo of VIAREGGIO - FEB 27: Giant Obama and a little osama bin laden at the famous Carnival of Viareggio February 27, 2011 in Viareggio, ItalySmall photo of may 5, 2011. Manhattan, lower New York financial offices(downtown) from Jersey city. One World Trade Center building under construction and color lighted. USA celebrates Osama Bin Laden Death More...

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If there is one Osama bin Laden now, there will be 100 bin Ladens afterwards. (Hosni Mubarak)
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