Thursday, December 10, 2009

Sudan, Hassan al-Turabi (contd-2)

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Al-Turabi persona;;y invited Osama Bin Laden to Sudan and the al Qaeda leaderhis operations there from around 1990-1996. Bin laden moved from Saudi Arabia to Sudan in 1991, after conflict with the Saudi Govenment over their granting of permission to the United States to station troops in Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf War against saddam Hussein, rather allow bin laden to fight Saddam with Afghan Arab Forces. Turabi granted Bin Laden a safe and friendly haven from which to conduct jihadist activities, in return, Bin Laden agreed to help the Sudanese Govt in road building and to fight animist and Christian separatists in Southern Sudan. While in Sudan, bin Laden is reported to have married one of Tutabi's nieces.
Osama bin Laden( the picture found in a poster of al-Qaeda propaganda poster captured by US forces) born on 10 march, 1957, at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He Saudi bin Laden family and the alleged founding leader of the organisation al-Qaeda. Bin laden is on the American Federal Bureau of Investigation's list of FBI 10 most wanted Fugitivesfor his possible involvemet with the circa 1998 bombings of the United States Embassies in Dar el Salaam, Tanzania, Nairobi, and Kenya.