Homeland Security


Suspected Al-Qaeda Involved Operations

Target(s) Locale Date of Action Type Responsibility
Australian Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia 9/9/04 Car Bombing Jemaah Islamiyah
Oil Industry Office/residential Compounds Khobar, Saudi Arabia 5/30/04 Shooting Al-Qaeda in Arabia
Train System Madrid, Spain 3/11/04 Bombings Moroccan Combatant Group (GICM) and Salafia Jihad
British Consulate and HSBC Bank Istanbul, Turkey 11/20/03 Bombings Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades (Al-Qaeda) and Great Eastern Islamic Raiders' Front (IBDA-C)
Two synagogues Istanbul, Turkey 11/15/03 Bombings Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades (al-Qaeda)
Housing Complex Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 11/9/03 Assault and Bombing Al-Qaeda in Arabia
J.W. Marriott Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia 8/5/03 Bombing Jemaah Islamiyah
Jewish center, restaurant, nightclub, and hotel Casablanca, Morocco 5/16/03 Bombings Salafia Jihadia
Expatriate Housing Complexes Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 5/12/03 Assault and Bombing Al-Qaeda in Arabia
Hotel Mombasa, Kenya 11/28/02 Bombing Al-Qaeda
Israeli Airliner Mombasa, Kenya 11/28/02 Failed shootdown Al-Qaeda
Bali Nightclub Bali, Indonesia 10/12/02 Bombings Jemaah Islamiyah
MV Limburg Off the coast of Yemen 10/6/02 Suicide boat attack Al-Qaeda and Aden-Abyan Islamic Army
Synagogue Tunisia 4/11/02 Firebombing Al-Qaeda
World Trade Center and Pentagon New York, New York, USA and near Washington, DC, USA 9/11/01 Skyjacking Al-Qaeda
Ahmed Shah Massoud Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan 9/9/01 Suicide Bombing Al-Qaeda
U.S.S. Cole Port of Aden, Yemen 10/12/00 Suicide boat attack Al-Qaeda
U.S.S. The Sullivans Port of Aden, Yemen 1/3/00 Failed suicide boat attack Al-Qaeda
Los Angeles International Airport Los Angeles, California, USA Planned for 12/31/99 Thwarted Bombing Algerian/Jordanian militant cell with cooperation from Al-Qaeda
Biblical sites in the Middle East and hotel in Amman, Jordan Amman, Jordan Planned for 12/31/99 Thwarted Bombing/Shooting Algerian/Jordanian militant cell with cooperation from Al-Qaeda
US Embassies Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 8/7/98 Truck bombs Al-Qaeda



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