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Known Activities of Al-Qaeda

Major Events
EventTimeAssociated
Al-Qaeda and prewar Iraq1988-
March 2003
Founders meet and form al-QaedaAug. 17, 1988-
Aug. 20, 1988
Osama bin Laden (Leader), Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Wael Julaidan, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Al-Qaeda gains first membersLate 1989Abu Ayoub al-Iraqi (Leader), Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Mohammed Atef, Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Ayman al-Zawahiri, Doctor Abdallah Izzildine, Abu Musab al Saudi, Doctor Fadhl el Masry, Abu Faraj al-Yemeni, Abu Burhan al-Iraqi, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Al-Qaeda seeks WMD1993
World Trade Center truck bombing1218 local, Feb. 26, 1993Ramzi Yousef (Operational Commander), Eyad Ismoil (Attacker), Mohammad Salameh (Facilitator), Nidal Ayyad (Facilitator), Abdul Rahman Yasin (Facilitator), Mahmud Abouhalima (Facilitator), Ahmad Mohammed Ajaj (Facilitator), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Financier)
Al-Qaeda tries to buy uranium in SudanLate 1993-
Early 1994
Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee (Leader), Abu Dijana al Yemeni, Abu Rida al Suri, Salah Abdel al Mobruk, Al Fadl Al Shahideen, Basheer, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Musab al Suri
Black Hawk DownOct. 3, 1993-
Oct. 4, 1993
Mohammed Atef (Facilitator), Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri (Facilitator), Saif al-Adel (Facilitator), Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Facilitator), Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah (Facilitator), Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Facilitator), Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali (Facilitator), Mohamed Sadeek Odeh (Facilitator)
Project BojinkaAugust 1994-
January 1995
Ramzi Yousef (Leader), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Wali Khan Amin Shah, Abdul Hakim Murad, Mohammed Jamal Khalifa (Financier)
Ramzi Yousef capturedFeb. 7, 1995Ramzi Yousef
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed proposes 9-11 to bin LadenMid 1996Osama bin Laden, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Mohammed Atef (Organizer)
Osama bin Laden goes to AfghanistanMay 19, 1996Osama bin Laden, Mohammed Atef
Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri drowns in Lake VictoriaMay 21, 1996Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri
Khobar Towers bombing2200 local, June 25, 1996Abdelkarim al-Nasser, Ahmed al-Mughassil, Ali el-Hoorie, Ibrahim al-Yacoub, Hani al-Sayegh, Mustafa al-Qassab, Abdallah al-Jarash, Hussein al-Mughis, Saed al-Bahar, Saleh Ramadan, Ali al-Marhoun, Mustafa al-Mualem, Fadel al-Alawe
Osama bin Laden declares jihadAug. 23, 1996Osama bin Laden (Speaker)
Luxor MassacreNov. 17, 1997
LAX Millennium Plot1998-
Dec. 14, 1999
Ahmed Ressam, Abdelghani Meskini
Osama bin Laden issues fatwah calling for killing AmericansFeb. 23, 1998Osama bin Laden (Leader), Ayman al-Zawahiri (Leader)
Osama bin Laden issues another fatwahMay 14, 1998Osama bin Laden
Bin Laden stops using satellite phoneSummer 1998Osama bin Laden
East African Embassy Bombings1030 local, Aug. 7, 1998-
1039 local, Aug. 7, 1998
Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Mohammed Atef (Facilitator), Ayman al-Zawahiri (Facilitator), Saif al-Adel (Facilitator), Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Operational Commander), Mamdouh Mahmud Salim (Facilitator), Wadih El Hage (Facilitator), Azzam (Suicide Bomber), Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Mustafa Mohammed Fadhil, Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, Mohamed Sadeek Odeh, Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali (Attacker), Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, Hamden Khalif Allah Awad (Suicide Bomber), Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah, Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali
Jordan Millennium PlotLate 1998-
Nov. 30, 1999
Abu Zubaydah (Organizer), Khadr Abu Hoshar (Operational Commander)
Bin Laden approves 9-11 operationLate 1998-
Early 1999
Osama bin Laden, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander), Mohammed Atef (Organizer)
9-11 Part 2Mid 1999-
Spring 2000
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander), Tawfiq bin Attash, Abu Bara al-Yemeni, Osama bin Laden (Organizer)
The Kuala Lumpur meetingJan. 5, 2000-
Jan. 8, 2000
Khalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Tawfiq bin Attash, Abu Bara al-Yemeni, Hambali (Organizer), Yazid Sufaat
USS Cole bombing1122 local, Oct. 12, 2000Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri (Operational Commander), Tawfiq bin Attash (Facilitator), Ibrahim al-Thawar (Suicide Bomber), Hassan al Khamri (Suicide Bomber), Jamal al Badawi (Facilitator), Fahd al Quso (Facilitator), Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah (Facilitator), Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Saif al-Adel (Facilitator), Qaed Salim Sinan al-Harethi (Facilitator), Mohammed Hamdi al-Ahdal (Facilitator)
9-110814 local, Sept. 11, 2001-
1003 local, Sept. 11, 2001
Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander), Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi, Ziad Jarrah, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Hani Hanjour, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Fayez Bannihammad, Mohand al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Majed Moqed, Salem al-Hazmi, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Ramzi Binalshibh (Facilitator), Ali Abdulaziz Ali (Financier), Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi (Financier), Mohammed Atef (Organizer), Tawfiq bin Attash (Facilitator), Abu Turab al Urdani (Facilitator)
WTC South Tower collapses0959 local, Sept. 11, 2001
WTC North Tower collapses1029 local, Sept. 11, 2001
Mohammed Atef killedNov. 14, 2001Mohammed Atef (Primary Target)
Abu Zubaydah capturedMarch 28, 2002Abu Zubaydah, Ghassan al Sharbi
Limburg oil tanker attackedOct. 6, 2002Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri (Organizer), Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Fawaz al-Rabihi (Facilitator), Mohammed Hamdi al-Ahdal (Facilitator), Qaed Salim Sinan al-Harethi (Facilitator)
Bali nightclub bombingOct. 12, 2002Hambali (Facilitator), Dulmatin (Operational Commander), Umar Patek (Facilitator), Imam Samudra (Operational Commander), Huda bin Abdul Haq (Facilitator), Wan Min Wan Mat (Financier), Abu Bakar Bashir (Organizer), Abu Dujana
Al-Nashiri capturedEarly November 2002Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
CIA kills Yemen al-Qaeda chief and US citizenNov. 3, 2002Qaed Salim Sinan al-Harethi (Primary Target), Kamal Derwish (Secondary Target)
KSM capturedMarch 1, 2003Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi
Tawfiq bin Attash and Ali Abdulaziz capturedApril 29, 2003Tawfiq bin Attash, Ali Abdulaziz Ali
Hambali capturedAug. 11, 2003Hambali, Lillie
Pakistani offensive against militants in tribal regionsMarch 2004
3-11 Madrid train bombingsMarch 11, 2004Allekema Lamari (Operational Commander), Serhane ben Abdelmajid Fakhet (Operational Commander), Jamal Ahmidan (Organizer), Mohammed Oulad Akcha, Rachid Oulad Akcha, Abdennabi Koujaa, Asri Rifaat Anouar
UK Foils Transatlantic BombingsJuly 2005-
Aug. 10, 2006
Abdul Muneem Patel, Abdul Waheed, Abdula Ahmed Ali, Assad Sarwar, Assan Abdullah Khan, Cossor Ali, Ibrahim Savant, Muhammed Usman Saddique, Nabeel Hussain, Osman Adam Khatib, Shamin Mohammed Uddin, Shazad Khuram Ali, Tanvir Hussain, Umair Hussain (Acquitted), Umar Islam, Waheed Arafat Khan, Waheed Zaman, Waseem Kayani, Mehran Hussain (Acquitted), Mohammed Yasar Gulzar, Abu Obaidah al-Masri, Rashid Rauf, Abdul Rauf, Maroof Rauf, Matiur Rehman, Tayib Rauf
7-7 London transit bombings0850 local, July 7, 2005-
0947 local, July 7, 2005
Mohammed Siddeque Khan, Shehzad Tanweer, Hasib Hussein, Jermaine Lindsay
Omar al-Farouq and three others escape from US prisonEarly Morning July 11, 2005Omar al-Farouq, Muhammad Jafar Jamal al-Khatani, Abdullah Hashimi, Abu Yahya al-Libi
Massive jailbreak in YemenFeb. 3, 2006Jamal al Badawi, Fawaz al-Rabihi
Zarqawi killedJune 7, 2006Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (Primary Target), Sheikh Abd Al-Rahman (Secondary Target)
Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi capturedFall 2006Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi
Osama bin Laden issues first video statement in three yearsSept. 7, 2007-
Mid August 2007
Osama bin Laden (Speaker)
All Events
EventTimeAssociated
Al-Qaeda and prewar Iraq1988-
March 2003
Bin Laden and Abu Rida discuss forming al-QaedaAug. 11, 1988Osama bin Laden, Abu Rida al Suri
Founders meet and form al-QaedaAug. 17, 1988-
Aug. 20, 1988
Osama bin Laden (Leader), Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Wael Julaidan, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Essam al-Ridi ships sniper rifles to Afghanistan1989Essam al-Ridi
Training at Jihad Wal Camp in Afghanistan1989Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Jaffar (Leader), Salem al Masri (Leader), Haydar Dosari (Leader), Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Leader)
Osama bin Laden at Areen GuesthouseWinter 1989Osama bin Laden, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Nofal al-Saudi, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Jamal al-Fadl goes to SudanLate 1989Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Al-Qaeda gains first membersLate 1989Abu Ayoub al-Iraqi (Leader), Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Mohammed Atef, Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Ayman al-Zawahiri, Doctor Abdallah Izzildine, Abu Musab al Saudi, Doctor Fadhl el Masry, Abu Faraj al-Yemeni, Abu Burhan al-Iraqi, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Abdullah Azzam assassinatedNov. 24, 1989Abdullah Azzam (Primary Target), Osama bin Laden (Operational Commander)
Osama bin Laden goes to Saudi Arabia1990Osama bin Laden
Arnaout and al-Qaeda member purchase small arms1990Enaam Arnaout, Yassin al-Iraqi, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri (Organizer), Mohammed Atef (Organizer)
Al-Qaeda founders discuss possible move to Sudan1990Abu Ayoub al-Iraqi, Abu Hammam al Saudi, Abu Unays al Saudi, Abu Hassan al Sudani, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri
Osama bin Laden sends group to scout Sudan1990Abu Hammam al Saudi, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Hassan al Sudani, Abu Rida al Suri
Osama bin Laden goes to Sudan1991-
1991
Osama bin Laden, Ali Mohamed (Facilitator)
Al-Qaeda operatives run businesses from office in Khartoum1991-
1995
Osama bin Laden, Abu Hassan el Masry, Al Qubashi al Sudani, Shaikh Saiid al-Masri, Abdel Rahman Somali, Omar al Makkee, Motassem Sadeek Abu Sashl, Doctor Sharif al Din Ali Mukhtar, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee, Khalid Ali Waleed
Abu Fadhl al Makkee gives Jamal al-Fadl money to buy a farm1991Abu Fadhl al-Makkee (Sender), Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl (Recipient), Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri (Organizer), Osama bin Laden (Organizer)
Ayman al-Zawahri gives money to Jamal al-Fadl to buy a farm1991Ayman al-Zawahiri (Sender), Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl (Recipient), Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri (Organizer)
Ali Mohamed trains Fazul Abdullah Mohamed1991-
1992
Ali Mohamed (Trainer), Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Trainee)
Kherchtou to Miram ShahJan. 26, 1991LHoussaine Kherchtou
Kherchtou to Farouq campJan. 26, 1991LHoussaine Kherchtou
Kherchtou trains at FarouqJan. 26, 1991-
Late March 1991
LHoussaine Kherchtou (Trainee), Shuaib (Trainer), Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah (Trainer), Abu Ahmed el Masri 2 (Trainee)
Kherchtou joins al-QaedaEarly April 1991LHoussaine Kherchtou, Abu Ahmed el Masri 2, Abu Ahmed al Harbi (Leader)
Al-Qaeda members meet with Shia representatives in SudanLate 1991Osama bin Laden, Sheikh Nomani, Ahmed Abdel Rahman Hamadabi, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Jamal al Fadl goes from Kenya to PakistanLate 1991Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Kherchtou becomes trainerLate 1991-
Late 1992
LHoussaine Kherchtou (Trainer), Khalid al-Fawwaz (Leader), Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Jamal al-Fadl goes to KenyaLate 1991Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Jamal al-Fadl briefly arrested in SudanLate 1991Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Kherchtou goes to Jihad Wal camp1992Saif al Islam el Masry (Leader), Saif al-Adel, LHoussaine Kherchtou (Trainee), Muntasser al Jaziri (Trainer)
Al-Nashiri becomes trainer at Khalden1992Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Mohammed Atef returns from Somalia1992Mohammed Atef
Osama bin Laden issues fatwah on US troops1992Osama bin Laden (Speaker)
Group conducts explosives training in Sudan1992Salem al Masri, Saif al Islam el Masry, Saif al-Adel, Abu Talha al Sudani
Bin Laden and associates discuss Sudan businesses1992Osama bin Laden (Leader), Abu Rida al Suri, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Mohammed Atef goes to Somalia1992Mohammed Atef
Mamdouh Mahmud Salim meets with Iranians1992Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Abu Fadhl invites Wadih El Hage to Sudan1992Abu Fadhl al-Makkee (Communicant 1), Wadih El Hage (Communicant 2)
Usama Lubnani runs guesthouse1992Usama Lubnani
Abu Ahmed el Masri 2 conducts training at Farouq1992Abu Ahmed el Masri 2 (Trainer)
Al-Qaeda members train in Iran1992
Odeh joins al-Qaeda1992Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Ali Mohamed trains operatives in surveillance1992Ali Mohamed (Trainer), LHoussaine Kherchtou (Trainee), Anas al-Liby (Trainee), Saif al Liby (Trainee), Abu Rifa al Liby (Trainee), Abu Ahmed el Masri 2 (Trainee), Abu Madyan el Masry (Trainee)
Jamal al-Fadl goes to HungaryAugust 1992Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Jamal al-Fadl meets with Izzeldine and Abu NofalAugust 1992Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Doctor Abdallah Izzildine, Abu Nofal al-Saudi
Senior al-Qaeda leaders discuss early fatwah against USLate 1992Mamdouh Mahmud Salim (Speaker), Saad al-Sharif, Abu Faraj al-Yemeni, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Kherchtou learns electronicsLate 1992LHoussaine Kherchtou (Trainee), Abu al-Alkali (Trainer), Salem al-Iraqi (Trainer), Anas al-Liby, Abu Rifa al Liby, Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Al-Qaeda sends Essam al-Ridi moneyLate 1992Essam al-Ridi (Recipient), Wadih El Hage (Sender)
Jamal al-Fadl goes to CroatiaFall 1992Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Mohamed Sarudani, Abu Zubair al Madani, Abdel Rahman al Dosari, Enaam Arnaout, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee (Organizer)
Al-Qaeda bombs hotel in AdenDec. 29, 1992Saif Islami Jannubi (Organizer)
Al-Qaeda establishes base in Kenya1993Khalid al-Fawwaz
Al-Qaeda smuggles weapons to Yemen1993Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee (Facilitator), Abu Ayoub al-Iraqi (Organizer), Abu Naem al Liby, Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi, Abu Habib al Pakistani, Abu Mohamed al-Yemeni 2, Ibn Mubarak al Sharqawi
Target Holland Tunnel1993-
June 24, 1993
Target Lincoln Tunnel1993-
June 24, 1993
Al-Qaeda plans to smuggle weapons to Sudan1993Abu Fadhl al-Makkee, Abu Rida al Suri, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Ali Mohamed in Khartoum1993Ali Mohamed, Wadih El Hage
Target United Nations1993-
June 24, 1993
Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman
Al-Qaeda seeks WMD1993
Jamal al-Fadl goes to JordanEarly 1993Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl (Sender), Abu Akram Urdani (Recipient), Abu Rida al Suri (Organizer), Abu Fadhl al-Makkee (Organizer)
Essam al-Ridi buys al-Qaeda a plane to ship Stinger missilesEarly 1993Essam al-Ridi, Wadih El Hage (Facilitator)
Essam al-Ridi pilots plane to SudanEarly 1993Essam al-Ridi
Essam al-Ridi meets with Osama bin LadenEarly 1993Essam al-Ridi, Wadih El Hage, Osama bin Laden, Mohammed Atef, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri
Essam al-Ridi goes from Sudan to USEarly 1993Essam al-Ridi
World Trade Center truck bombing1218 local, Feb. 26, 1993Ramzi Yousef (Operational Commander), Eyad Ismoil (Attacker), Mohammad Salameh (Facilitator), Nidal Ayyad (Facilitator), Abdul Rahman Yasin (Facilitator), Mahmud Abouhalima (Facilitator), Ahmad Mohammed Ajaj (Facilitator), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Financier)
Atef and others train Somali tribesSpring 1993Mohammed Atef (Trainer), Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri (Trainer), Mohamed Sadeek Odeh (Trainer), Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Trainer), Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Trainer), Saif al-Adel (Trainer), Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah (Trainer), Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali (Trainer)
Atef describes Somalia to associates in SudanMid 1993Mohammed Atef (Speaker), Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Essam al-Ridi flies al-Qaeda passengersMid 1993Essam al-Ridi
Shaikh Saiid in KhartoumJune 9, 1993Shaikh Saiid al-Masri
Kherchtou in SudanSeptember 1993LHoussaine Kherchtou
Abu Talha plans trip to SomaliaLate 1993Abu Talha al Sudani, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Al-Qaeda members visit chemical warfare research labLate 1993-
Early 1994
Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Rida al Suri, Muqadem Abdul Baset Hamza, Amin Abdel Marouf
Kherchtou attends flight schoolLate 1993LHoussaine Kherchtou, Saif al Islam el Masry (Organizer)
Abu Talha goes to SomaliaLate 1993Abu Talha al Sudani, Saif al Islam el Masry, Abu Mohamed al Yemeni
Anas al-Liby and Ali Mohamed scout Nairobi embassyLate 1993Anas al-Liby, Ali Mohamed
Al-Qaeda tries to buy uranium in SudanLate 1993-
Early 1994
Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee (Leader), Abu Dijana al Yemeni, Abu Rida al Suri, Salah Abdel al Mobruk, Al Fadl Al Shahideen, Basheer, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Musab al Suri
Al-Qaeda discusses targeting US forces in SomaliaLate 1993Osama bin Laden, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Abu Talha al Sudani, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Kherchou arrives in KenyaOctober 1993LHoussaine Kherchtou, Ihab Ali, Mustafa Mohammed Fadhil, Saif al Liby
Black Hawk DownOct. 3, 1993-
Oct. 4, 1993
Mohammed Atef (Facilitator), Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri (Facilitator), Saif al-Adel (Facilitator), Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Facilitator), Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah (Facilitator), Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Facilitator), Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali (Facilitator), Mohamed Sadeek Odeh (Facilitator)
Al-Qaeda operatives trained by Hezbollah in LebanonFall 1993Abu Talha al Sudani (Trainee), Saif al Islam el Masry (Trainee), Salem al Masri (Trainee), Saif al-Adel (Trainee), Abu Jaffar al-Masry (Trainee)
Threat to US Embassy in Saudi Arabia1994Mohammed Atef, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Anas al-Liby and Ali Mohamed plot in Nairobi1994Anas al-Liby, Ali Mohamed
Mohamed Saddiq Odeh gets married1994Mohamed Sadeek Odeh, Wadih El Hage, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Al-Qaeda plots against US Embassy in Saudi Arabia1994Mohammed Atef, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Atef and al-Banshiri meet with Odeh1994Mohammed Atef, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Khalfan Khamis Mohamed trains in explosives in Afghanistan1994Khalfan Khamis Mohamed
Mohamed Sadeek Odeh moves to Kenya1994Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed attends training camp1994Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Wadih El Hage moves to Kenya1994Wadih El Hage
Al-Nashiri in Tajikistan1994Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Al-Nashiri and Attash meet bin Laden1994Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, Tawfiq bin Attash, Osama bin Laden
Yousef meets with Abu Sayyaf leadersEarly 1994Ramzi Yousef
Essam al-Ridi meets El Hage in NairobiMid 1994Essam al-Ridi, Wadih El Hage
Al-Qaeda plane crashesMid 1994Essam al-Ridi, Ihab Ali, Wadih El Hage
Al-Qaeda opens London officeJuly 11, 1994Khalid al-Fawwaz (Leader), Osama bin Laden (Organizer)
Project BojinkaAugust 1994-
January 1995
Ramzi Yousef (Leader), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Wali Khan Amin Shah, Abdul Hakim Murad, Mohammed Jamal Khalifa (Financier)
Threat to Pope John Paul IIAugust 1994Ramzi Yousef, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Wali Khan Amin Shah, Abdul Hakim Murad, Mohammed Jamal Khalifa
Threat to transpacific airlinersAugust 1994-
January 1995
Ramzi Yousef, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Wali Khan Amin Shah, Abdul Hakim Murad, Mohammed Jamal Khalifa
Yousef rents Manila apartmentAugust 1994Ramzi Yousef, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
Threat to US Consulate in KarachiAugust 1994Ramzi Yousef, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Wali Khan Amin Shah, Abdul Hakim Murad, Mohammed Jamal Khalifa
Threat to CIA headquartersAugust 1994Ramzi Yousef, Abdul Hakim Murad, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Wali Khan Amin Shah, Mohammed Jamal Khalifa
Bin Laden meets with Iraqi intelligence officerLate 1994Osama bin Laden
Al-Qaeda leaders visit NairobiLate 1994LHoussaine Kherchtou, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee, Mohammed Atef, Ali Mohamed, Anas al-Liby, Hamzalla al Liby, Abu Khalid al-Masri, Khalid al-Fawwaz
Al-Qaeda considers French targets in SenegalFall 1994Mohammed Atef (Organizer), Ali Mohamed, LHoussaine Kherchtou
Abu Rida al-Suri becomes president of BIF in IllinosFall 1994Abu Rida al Suri
Threat to French interests in SenegalFall 1994Mohammed Atef (Operational Commander), Ali Mohamed, LHoussaine Kherchtou
Ali Mohamed goes to United StatesFall 1994Ali Mohamed
Khalifa and Abu Rida al Suri in PhilippinesMid December 1994Mohammed Jamal Khalifa, Abu Rida al Suri
Al-Qaeda associates detainedDec. 16, 1994Mohammed Jamal Khalifa, Abu Rida al Suri
KSM visits Atef in Sudan1995Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Mohammed Atef
Atef and El Hage go to MombasaEarly 1995Mohammed Atef, Wadih El Hage
Ali Mohamed sends letter to Wadih El HageEarly 1995Ali Mohamed (Communicant 1), Wadih El Hage (Communicant 2)
Ramzi Yousef capturedFeb. 7, 1995Ramzi Yousef
Ali Mohamed sends Wadih El Hage second letterMarch 1995Ali Mohamed (Communicant 1), Wadih El Hage (Communicant 2)
Gunmen attack Egyptian presidentJune 26, 1995
Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl steals from al-QaedaSummer 1995Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee, Saad al-Sharif, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Dijana al Yemeni, Osama bin Laden, Ihsan el Madani
Wadih El Hage to SlovakiaLate 1995Wadih El Hage
Saudi National Guard bombingNov. 13, 1995
Wadih El Hage visits Khalid al-FawwazDecember 1995Wadih El Hage, Khalid al-Fawwaz
Wadih El Hage visits Ali MohamedDecember 1995Ali Mohamed, Wadih El Hage
Wali Khan Amin Shah detainedDecember 1995Wali Khan Amin Shah
Wadih El Hage and Fazul Mohammed deliver money from Osama1996Wadih El Hage, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Osama bin Laden (Organizer)
US Grand Jury investigates Osama bin Laden1996Osama bin Laden
Gouled Dourad trains at KhaldenJanuary 1996-
October 1996
Gouled Hassan Dourad
Odeh meets with al-Qaeda figure1996Mohamed Sadeek Odeh, Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam
Al-Owhali trains in Afghanistan1996Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali
Al-Owhali meets Osama bin Laden1996Osama bin Laden, Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali
Wadih El Hage sends letter to conspirator in FloridaJan. 5, 1996Wadih El Hage (Communicant 1), Ihab Ali (Communicant 2)
Atef in AfghanistanJan. 5, 1996Mohammed Atef
Al-Qaeda breaks with LibyansEarly 1996
Jamal al-Fadl flees SudanFebruary 1996Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Jamal al-Fadl sees friend in JordanFebruary 1996Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Akram Urdani
Younis Khalis hosts bin Laden in AfghanistanMid 1996Younis Khalis, Zuhayr Abdul Ghaffer al-Kubaysi
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed proposes 9-11 to bin LadenMid 1996Osama bin Laden, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Mohammed Atef (Organizer)
Osama bin Laden goes to AfghanistanMay 19, 1996Osama bin Laden, Mohammed Atef
El Hage and Fazul Mohammed investigate al-Banshiri's deathLate May 1996Wadih El Hage, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri drowns in Lake VictoriaMay 21, 1996Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri
Khobar Towers bombing2200 local, June 25, 1996Abdelkarim al-Nasser, Ahmed al-Mughassil, Ali el-Hoorie, Ibrahim al-Yacoub, Hani al-Sayegh, Mustafa al-Qassab, Abdallah al-Jarash, Hussein al-Mughis, Saed al-Bahar, Saleh Ramadan, Ali al-Marhoun, Mustafa al-Mualem, Fadel al-Alawe
Osama bin Laden declares jihadAug. 23, 1996Osama bin Laden (Speaker)
Khalid al-Fawwaz distributes al-Qaeda jihad declarationSeptember 1996Khalid al-Fawwaz
Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl starts talking to the AmericansSept. 7, 1996Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Abu Hoshar detainedLate 1996Khadr Abu Hoshar
Raed HIjazi moves to BostonLate 1996Raed Hijazi
Gouled trains at Khost-area campOctober 1996-
December 1996
Gouled Hassan Dourad
Gouled returns to SomaliaDecember 1996Gouled Hassan Dourad
Jamal al-Fadl talks to FBIDec. 6, 1996Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
El Hage mails false passports to BakuDec. 21, 1996Wadih El Hage (Communicant 1)
Saudis detain senior al-Qaeda financier1997Abu Fadhl al-Makkee
Odeh goes to Somalia1997Mohamed Sadeek Odeh, Wadih El Hage (Organizer)
Al-Nashiri fights with Taliban in Kabul1997Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Al-Nashiri fights with Taliban in Jalalabad1997Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Fazul Mohammed writes to Co-conspiratorEarly 1997Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Communicant 1), Ihab Ali (Communicant 2), Wadih El Hage, Mohammed Atef
Abu Khadija al-Iraqi in SudanEarly 1997Abu Khadija al Iraqi
Wadih El Hage meets with Atef in PeshawarLate January 1997Wadih El Hage, Mohammed Atef
Wadih El Hage meets with Mustafa FadhlLate February 1997Wadih El Hage, Mustafa Mohammed Fadhil
Wadih El Hage writes to Co-conspirator 2Feb. 21, 1997Wadih El Hage (Communicant 1), Ihab Ali (Communicant 2), Mohammed Atef
CNN interviews bin LadenMay 10, 1997-
March 20, 1997
Osama bin Laden
Money from Sudan to El HageJuly 3, 1997Embassy Bombings Co-Conspirator 4 (Sender), Wadih El Hage (Recipient)
Fazul Mohammed contacts Khalid Al Fawwaz Summer 1997Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Communicant 1), Khalid al-Fawwaz (Communicant 2)
Abu Ibrahim sends El Hage moneySummer 1997Mamdouh Mahmud Salim (Sender), Wadih El Hage (Recipient)
Wadih El Hage talks with Abu Khadija al-IraqiSummer 1997Wadih El Hage (Communicant 1), Abu Khadija al Iraqi (Communicant 2)
Kenya Cell makes final preparationsAug. 1, 1997-
Aug. 6, 1997
Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Leader), Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali, Azzam
FBI meets with El HageAug. 22, 1997Wadih El Hage
Khalid al-Fawwaz rents London officeSept. 4, 1997Khalid al-Fawwaz, Abdel Abdel Bary
Wadih El Hage interviewed by FBISept. 23, 1997Wadih El Hage
Wadih El Hage interviewed by FBI 2Oct. 17, 1997Wadih El Hage
Luxor MassacreNov. 17, 1997
Dhiren Barot serves as trainer1998Dhiren Barot
Wadih El Hage in TexasJanuary 1998Wadih El Hage
LAX Millennium Plot1998-
Dec. 14, 1999
Ahmed Ressam, Abdelghani Meskini
Badawi trains in Afghanistan1998Jamal al Badawi (Trainee), Tawfiq bin Attash (Trainer)
KSM meets Hambali in Karachi1998Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Hambali
Saif al Islam el Masry in Chechnya1998Saif al Islam el Masry
Nashiri and Azzam plot to smuggle missiles into Saudi ArabiaEarly 1998Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, Azzam
Osama bin Laden issues fatwah calling for killing AmericansFeb. 23, 1998Osama bin Laden (Leader), Ayman al-Zawahiri (Leader)
Two al-Qaeda members meet with Iraqi intelligenceMarch 1998Ayman al-Zawahiri (Organizer)
Fazul Mohammed goes to KenyaMarch 4, 1998Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Odeh discusses fatwahsApril 1998Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Saudis disrupt anti-US missile attackSpring 1998
Khalfan Mohamed and Mustafa Fadhil plot jihad jobSpring 1998Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, Mustafa Mohammed Fadhil
Fazul Mohammed goes to Kenya 2April 28, 1998Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed in NairobiMay 1998-
Aug. 7, 1998
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed rents a villaMay 1998Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Mamdouh Salim in BosniaMay 1998Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Atef writes to Khalid al FawwazMay 7, 1998Mohammed Atef (Sender), Khalid al-Fawwaz (Recipient)
Fazul Mohammed goes to Kenya 3May 10, 1998Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Osama bin Laden issues another fatwahMay 14, 1998Osama bin Laden
Al-Owhali goes to PakistanMay 17, 1998-
May 18, 1998
Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali
Osama bin Laden holds press conferenceMay 26, 1998Osama bin Laden (Speaker), Mohammed Atef, Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali, Ayman al-Zawahiri
Osama bin Laden speaks of Nuclear Bomb of IslamMay 29, 1998Osama bin Laden (Speaker)
Fadhil and Khalfan Mohamed rent house June 1998Mustafa Mohammed Fadhil, Khalfan Khamis Mohamed
Khalfan Mohamed and Fahid Msalam buy Suzuki SamuraiJune 1998Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam
Al-Owhali and Azzam make videotapeJune 1998Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali, Azzam
Azzam goes to NairobiJune 19, 1998Azzam
Msalam and Swedan purchase Toyota Dyna, the Nairobi bomb truckLate June 1998Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam, Sheikh Ahmed Salim Swedan
Iraqi delegation meets with bin LadenJuly 1998Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri (Organizer)
Ghailani and Swedan purchase Nissan Atlas, Tanzania bomb truckJuly 1998Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, Sheikh Ahmed Salim Swedan
Tanzania cell meetsSummer 1998Mustafa Mohammed Fadhil, Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam
Bin Laden stops using satellite phoneSummer 1998Osama bin Laden
Tanzania cell makes final preparationsLate July 1998-
Early August 1998
Mustafa Mohammed Fadhil, Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam, Hamden Khalif Allah Awad (Suicide Bomber), Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
Al-Owhali goes to KenyaJuly 31, 1998-
Aug. 2, 1998
Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali
Odeh and others stay in Nairobi hotel Aug. 1, 1998-
Aug. 6, 1998
Mohamed Sadeek Odeh, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah advises Odeh to leave KenyaAug. 1, 1998Mohamed Sadeek Odeh (Communicant 1), Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Communicant 2)
Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah and Odeh go to NairobiEarly August 1998Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Leader), Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali goes to PakistanAug. 2, 1998Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali
Swedan and Fadhil go to PakistanAug. 2, 1998Sheikh Ahmed Salim Swedan, Mustafa Mohammed Fadhil
Kenyan cell meetsAug. 2, 1998Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed cases American embassyAug. 4, 1998Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali, Azzam, Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Leader)
Al-Owhali calls Yemen0919 local, Aug. 5, 1998Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali (Communicant 1), Ahmed al-Hada (Communicant 2)
Mohamed Sadeek Odeh goes to PakistanAug. 6, 1998Mohamed Sadeek Odeh, Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam
Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah goes to PakistanAug. 6, 1998Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah
Ahmed Abdullah Ahmed and Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani go to PakistanAug. 6, 1998Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Leader), Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
Mohamed Sadeek Odeh detainedAug. 7, 1998Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Fazul Mohammed, Al-Owhali and Azzam drive to embassy0930 local, Aug. 7, 1998-
1030 local, Aug. 7, 1998
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali, Azzam
East African Embassy Bombings1030 local, Aug. 7, 1998-
1039 local, Aug. 7, 1998
Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Mohammed Atef (Facilitator), Ayman al-Zawahiri (Facilitator), Saif al-Adel (Facilitator), Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Operational Commander), Mamdouh Mahmud Salim (Facilitator), Wadih El Hage (Facilitator), Azzam (Suicide Bomber), Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Mustafa Mohammed Fadhil, Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, Mohamed Sadeek Odeh, Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali (Attacker), Fahid Mohammed Ally Msalam, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, Hamden Khalif Allah Awad (Suicide Bomber), Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah, Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali
Truck bombing at US Embassy Nairobi1030 local, Aug. 7, 1998Azzam (Suicide Bomber), Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali (Attacker), Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Organizer), Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (Operational Commander)
Truck bombing at US Embassy Dar Es Salaam1039 local, Aug. 7, 1998Hamden Khalif Allah Awad (Suicide Bomber), Khalfan Khamis Mohamed
Khalfan Mohammed goes to South AfricaAug. 8, 1998Khalfan Khamis Mohamed
Al-Owhali calls Yemen after the attacksAug. 8, 1998Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali (Communicant 1), Ahmed al-Hada (Communicant 2)
Al-Owhali calls Yemen after attacks 2Aug. 9, 1998Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali (Communicant 1), Ahmed al-Hada (Communicant 2)
Osama bin Laden satellite phone calls YemenAug. 10, 1998Ahmed al-Hada (Communicant 2), Osama bin Laden (Communicant 1)
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed goes to Comoros IslandsAug. 14, 1998Fazul Abdullah Mohammed
Odeh transferred from Pakistan to KenyaAug. 14, 1998Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali capturedAug. 16, 1998Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali (Primary Target)
Wadih El Hage interviewed by FBI 3Aug. 20, 1998Wadih El Hage
US Navy launches cruise missiles at al-Qaeda sites2200 local, Aug. 20, 1998
Mamdouh Mahmud Salim capturedSept. 16, 1998Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Mamdouh Mahmud Salim interviewed by Germans and FBISept. 16, 1998-
Sept. 28, 1998
Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Osama bin Laden tasks al-Nashiri to attack shipLate 1998Osama bin Laden, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Jordan Millennium PlotLate 1998-
Nov. 30, 1999
Abu Zubaydah (Organizer), Khadr Abu Hoshar (Operational Commander)
Ghailani trains in al-Qaeda campsLate 1998Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
Bin Laden approves 9-11 operationLate 1998-
Early 1999
Osama bin Laden, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander), Mohammed Atef (Organizer)
Target Radisson SAS Hotel AmmanLate 1998Abu Zubaydah, Khadr Abu Hoshar
Germany sends Mamdouh Mahmud Salim to the United StatesDec. 20, 1998Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
SE Asia assassination plot1999Omar al-Farouq, Yassin Sywal
Jdey trains in Afghanistan1999-
2000
Abderraouf Jdey
Boussora in Afghanistan1999Faker Boussora
Iraq offers bin Laden safe haven1999Osama bin Laden
Target LAX1999Ahmed Ressam
Al-Qaeda threat to FBI HQ1999
Abu Ayyub al-Masri goes to Afghanistan1999Abu Ayyub al-Masri
Cole conspirators detained by Yemenis1999Tawfiq bin Attash
Khallad goes to Yemen to assist in ship plotEarly 1999Tawfiq bin Attash
Bin Laden reported at Sheikh Ali campEarly February 1999-
Feb. 12, 1999
Osama bin Laden
Attash is denied US visaApril 3, 1999Tawfiq bin Attash
Nashiri enlists Badawi in Cole plotSpring 1999Tawfiq bin Attash (Communicant 1), Jamal al Badawi (Communicant 2), Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Bin Laden meets with KSM regarding planes operationSpring 1999Osama bin Laden, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Mohammed Atef
Bin Laden reported in Kandahar areaMay 1999Osama bin Laden
9-11 Part 2Mid 1999-
Spring 2000
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander), Tawfiq bin Attash, Abu Bara al-Yemeni, Osama bin Laden (Organizer)
Hijazi receives explosives training in AfghanistanJune 1999-
November 1999
Raed Hijazi (Trainee), Khalil Deek (Facilitator), Abu Zubaydah, Khadr Abu Hoshar (Facilitator)
Osama bin Laden says all American males should be killedJune 1999Osama bin Laden
Reported chemical weapons training at DaruntaSummer 1999
Khallad released from Yemeni jailSummer 1999Tawfiq bin Attash
Nashiri rents Aden residenceSummer 1999Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri (Leader), Jamal al Badawi (Facilitator)
Reported attempt to obtain nuclear material at HeratSummer 1999
Nashiri buys boatSummer 1999Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri (Leader), Jamal al Badawi (Facilitator)
Issa al-Britani visits Hambali in MalaysiaLate 1999Hambali, Dhiren Barot, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Organizer)
NSA learns of Kuala Lumpur meetingLate 1999
Slahi meets with Hamburg CellOctober 1999Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Leader), Ramzi Binalshibh, Marwan al-Shehhi, Ziad Jarrah
Khalfan Mohamed detainedOct. 5, 1999Khalfan Khamis Mohamed (Primary Target)
Initial assocation of four muscle hijackersFall 1999Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi
Veteran operatives attend Mes Aynak trainingFall 1999Saif al-Adel (Trainer), Salah al Din (Trainer), Khalid al-Mihdhar (Trainee), Nawaf al-Hazmi (Trainee), Ibrahim al-Thawar (Trainee), Abu Bara al-Yemeni (Trainee), Tawfiq bin Attash (Trainee), Nasser al Bahri (Trainee), Abderraouf Jdey (Trainee)
Nashiri transports explosives to AdenFall 1999Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri (Leader)
Atta and Jarrah go to KarachiLate November 1999Mohamed Atta, Ziad Jarrah
Hamburg Cell in AfghanistanLate November 1999Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi, Ziad Jarrah
Atta meets with bin LadenLate November 1999-
Early January 1999
Mohamed Atta, Osama bin Laden
Abu Zubaydah-Abu Hoshar call interceptedNov. 30, 1999Khadr Abu Hoshar (Communicant 1), Abu Zubaydah (Communicant 2)
Jordanians break up millennium cellNov. 30, 1999Khadr Abu Hoshar
Deek detainedDecember 1999Khalil Deek
Binalshibh arrives at Taliban office in QuettaEarly December 1999Ramzi Binalshibh
Atta and al-Hazmi stay at Quetta guesthouseEarly December 1999Mohamed Atta, Nawaf al-Hazmi
KSM teaches 9-11 operativesEarly December 1999Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Trainer), Nawaf al-Hazmi (Trainee), Tawfiq bin Attash (Trainee), Abu Bara al-Yemeni (Trainee)
Binalshibh escorted to KandaharEarly December 1999Ramzi Binalshibh
Hamburg Cell in KandaharEarly December 1999Ramzi Binalshibh, Mohamed Atta, Ziad Jarrah
Binalshibh meets bin LadenEarly December 1999Ramzi Binalshibh, Osama bin Laden
Shehhi meets KSMEarly December 1999Marwan al-Shehhi (Trainee), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Trainer)
Shehhi goes to UAEEarly December 1999-
Early 2000
Marwan al-Shehhi
Atef meets with Hamburg cellEarly December 1999Mohammed Atef, Mohamed Atta, Ziad Jarrah, Ramzi Binalshibh
Nawaf al-Hazmi goes to AfghanistanMid December 1999Nawaf al-Hazmi
Two operatives travel to Kuala LumpurMid December 1999Abu Bara al-Yemeni, Tawfiq bin Attash
Attash and Abu Bara meet HambaliMid December 1999Tawfiq bin Attash, Abu Bara al-Yemeni, Hambali
Ahmed Ressam arrestedDec. 14, 1999Ahmed Ressam
Bin Laden reported in KandaharDec. 20, 1999Osama bin Laden
Attash flies to BangkokDec. 31, 1999Tawfiq bin Attash
9-11 Second Wave plot2000Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Organizer), Mohammed Atef (Organizer), Zacarias Moussaoui, Abderraouf Jdey, Zaini Zakariya
Moqed and Suqami train at Khalden2000Satam al Suqami (Trainee), Majed Moqed (Trainee)
Muscle hijackers train at al Farouq2000Ahmed al-Nami (Trainee), Ahmed al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Saeed al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Hamza al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Ahmed al-Haznawi (Trainee), Wail al-Shehri (Trainee), Waleed al-Shehri (Trainee), Salem al-Hazmi (Trainee), Abdul Aziz al Omari (Trainee)
Attash cases flight to Hong KongJan. 1, 2000Tawfiq bin Attash
Ali Abdulaziz Ali orders aircraft materialEarly January 2000Ali Abdulaziz Ali, Marwan al-Shehhi
Attash cases flight to BangkokJan. 2, 2000Tawfiq bin Attash
Failed USS The Sullivans bombingJan. 3, 2000Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri (Operational Commander), Jamal al Badawi (Facilitator), Fahd al Quso (Facilitator), Hassan al Khamri, Ibrahim al-Thawar
Nashiri salvages The Sullivans bomb boatJan. 4, 2000Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Khalid al-Mihdhar travels to Kuala LumpurJan. 5, 2000Khalid al-Mihdhar
The Kuala Lumpur meetingJan. 5, 2000-
Jan. 8, 2000
Khalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Tawfiq bin Attash, Abu Bara al-Yemeni, Hambali (Organizer), Yazid Sufaat
Al-Mihdhar meets Shakir at airportJan. 5, 2000Khalid al-Mihdhar, Ahmad Hikmat Shakir
Two operatives meet AulaqiEarly 2000Nawaf al-Hazmi, Anwar Aulaqi, Khalid al-Mihdhar
Atta and Binalshibh meet KSMEarly 2000Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Trainer), Ramzi Binalshibh (Trainee), Mohamed Atta (Trainee), Abderraouf Jdey (Trainee)
Hazmi and Mihdhar at King Fahd mosqueEarly 2000Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar
Shehhi in Saudi ArabiaEarly 2000Marwan al-Shehhi
Shehhi in BahrainEarly 2000Marwan al-Shehhi
Abu Bara goes to YemenJan. 8, 2000Abu Bara al-Yemeni
Three operatives to BangkokJan. 8, 2000Tawfiq bin Attash, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar
Attash meets Quso and ThawarMid January 2000Tawfiq bin Attash, Fahd al Quso, Ibrahim al-Thawar, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Nawaf al-Hazmi and Khalid al-Mihdhar fly to LAJan. 15, 2000Khalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Hijackers possibly meet US contactJan. 15, 2000Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Mohdar Abdullah
Shehhi obtains US visaJan. 18, 2000Marwan al-Shehhi
Jarrah flies Karachi-DubaiJan. 30, 2000Ziad Jarrah
Jarrah questioned in DubaiJan. 30, 2000Ziad Jarrah
Jarrah returns to Hamburg from AfghanistanJan. 31, 2000Ziad Jarrah
Threat to Clinton visit to PakistanFebruary 2000
Two 9-11 operatives meet BayoumiAfternoon Feb. 1, 2000Khalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Omar al Bayoumi, Caysan Bin Don
Two hijackers go to Bayoumi for helpFeb. 4, 2000Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Omar al Bayoumi
Bayoumi throws party at hijackers apartmentMid February 2000Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Omar al Bayoumi, Caysan Bin Don
Atta returns to Hamburg from PakistanLate February 2000Mohamed Atta
Shehhi returns to Hamburg from overseasMarch 2000Marwan al-Shehhi
Binalshibh returns to Hamburg from PakistanEarly March 2000Ramzi Binalshibh
Hamlan travels UAE-IslamabadMid March 2000Mushabib al Hamlan
Hamlan stays at al-Qaeda guesthouseMid March 2000Hassan Ghul, Mushabib al Hamlan, Abu Zubaydah (Facilitator)
Hamlan goes to AfghanistanMid March 2000Mushabib al Hamlan
Ali Abdulaziz Ali sends money to HazmiApril 2000Ali Abdulaziz Ali (Sender), Nawaf al-Hazmi (Recipient)
Nawaf al-Hazmi takes first flying lessonApril 4, 2000Nawaf al-Hazmi
Hamlan trains at KhaldenSpring 2000Mushabib al Hamlan
Hanjour trains in AfghanistanSpring 2000Hani Hanjour (Trainee)
Bin Laden recalls KSM to AfghanistanSpring 2000Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
Nashiri and Attash meet with bin Laden on Cole plotSpring 2000-
Summer 2000
Osama bin Laden, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, Tawfiq bin Attash
Binalshibh applies for US visaMay 2000Ramzi Binalshibh
Hazmi and Mihdhar take two flying lessonsMay 5, 2000-
May 10, 2000
Nawaf al-Hazmi (Trainee), Khalid al-Mihdhar (Trainee)
Two hijackers rent San Diego houseMay 10, 2000Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar
Hamlan trains at FarouqMid 2000Mushabib al Hamlan (Trainee)
Hamlan meets bin LadenMid 2000Mushabib al Hamlan, Osama bin Laden (Leader)
Hamlan meets al-NamiMid 2000Mushabib al Hamlan, Ahmed al-Nami
Abu Basir meets Hamlan and NamiMid 2000Mushabib al Hamlan (Trainee), Ahmed al-Nami (Trainee), Abu Basir al-Yemeni (Trainer)
Abu Hafs the Mauritanian meets Hamlan and NamiMid 2000Mushabib al Hamlan, Ahmed al-Nami, Abu Hafs the Mauritanian (Leader)
Hamlan and Nami volunteer to bin LadenMid 2000Mushabib al Hamlan, Ahmed al-Nami, Osama bin Laden (Leader)
Atta obtains US visaMay 18, 2000Mohamed Atta
Jarrah obtains US visaMay 25, 2000Ziad Jarrah
Shehhi flies Brussels-NewarkMay 29, 2000Marwan al-Shehhi
Hazmi and Mihdhar at King Fahd mosque 2June 2000Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Mohdar Abdullah, Khallam
Binalshibh applies for US visa 2June 2000Ramzi Binalshibh
Atta takes bus from Hamburg to PragueJune 2, 2000Mohamed Atta
Atta flies from Prague to NewarkJune 3, 2000Mohamed Atta
Hijackers drive to LAJune 9, 2000Khalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Mohdar Abdullah
Mihdhar leaves US for YemenJune 9, 2000Khalid al-Mihdhar
Mihdhar stays in YemenMid June 2000-
Mid July 2000
Khalid al-Mihdhar
Hanjour reports to KSMMid June 2000-
June 20, 2000
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Trainer), Hani Hanjour (Trainee)
Hanjour travels Karachi-Saudi ArabiaJune 20, 2000Hani Hanjour
Jarrah flies DUS-EWRJune 27, 2000Ziad Jarrah
Atta and Shehhi visit Oklahoma flight schoolJuly 2, 2000-
July 3, 2000
Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Mihdhar returns to AfghanistanMid July 2000-
Late 2000
Khalid al-Mihdhar
Atta and Shehhi attend Florida flight schoolSummer 2000-
Late September 2000
Mohamed Atta (Trainee), Marwan al-Shehhi (Trainee)
Jarrah in Florida flight schoolSummer 2000-
Late 2000
Ziad Jarrah (Trainee)
Nashiri and Atwah test explosivesSummer 2000-
Fall 2000
Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Khamri leases Aden apartmentSummer 2000Hassan al Khamri
Attash meets several 9-11 operatives in KandaharSummer 2000Tawfiq bin Attash, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Nami, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Salem al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed
Nashiri refits bomb boatSummer 2000-
Fall 2000
Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Threat to Newark financial buildingAugust 2000Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Dhiren Barot, Nadeem Tarmohamed, Qaisar Shaffi
Threat to NYC financial buildingsAugust 2000Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Dhiren Barot, Nadeem Tarmohamed, Qaisar Shaffi
Barot and Tarmohamed fly UK-JFKAug. 17, 2000Dhiren Barot, Nadeem Tarmohamed
Threat to DC financial buildingsLate August 2000Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Dhiren Barot, Nadeem Tarmohamed, Qaisar Shaffi
Barot and Tarmohamed in DCLate August 2000Dhiren Barot, Nadeem Tarmohamed
Odeh transferred from Kenya to United StatesAug. 27, 2000Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Badawi enlists Quso to film Cole bombingSeptember 2000Jamal al Badawi, Fahd al Quso
Bin Laden calls for release of jihadi prisonersSeptember 2000Osama bin Laden (Speaker)
Binalshibh applies for US visa 3September 2000Ramzi Binalshibh
Ahmed al-Ghamdi obtains US visaSept. 3, 2000Ahmed al-Ghamdi
Saeed al-Ghamdi obtains US visaSept. 4, 2000Saeed al-Ghamdi
Hazmi deposits Salmi checksSept. 5, 2000Yazeed al Salmi (Sender), Nawaf al-Hazmi (Recipient)
Tarmohamed flies US-UKSept. 5, 2000Nadeem Tarmohamed
Mihdhar stays with cousin in MeccaLate 2000-
February 2001
Khalid al-Mihdhar
Muscle hijackers receive pre-9-11 trainingLate 2000-
Early 2001
Abu Turab al Urdani (Trainer), Ahmed al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Saeed al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Hamza al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Ahmed al-Haznawi (Trainee), Wail al-Shehri (Trainee), Waleed al-Shehri (Trainee), Mohand al-Shehri (Trainee), Majed Moqed (Trainee), Satam al Suqami (Trainee), Ahmed al-Nami (Trainee), Salem al-Hazmi (Trainee), Abdul Aziz al Omari (Trainee), Fayez Bannihammad (Trainee)
Badawi detainedLate 2000Jamal al Badawi, Fahd al Quso
Iyman Faris goes to AfghanistanLate 2000Iyman Faris, Majid Khan
Haznawi and Rashid at guesthouseLate 2000Saud al Rashid, Ahmed al-Haznawi
Iyman Faris meets Osama bin LadenLate 2000Iyman Faris, Osama bin Laden, Majid Khan
Attash flees YemenLate September 2000Tawfiq bin Attash
Atta and Shehhi enroll at another aviation schoolLate September 2000-
Early October 2000
Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Hanjour obtains US visaSept. 25, 2000Hani Hanjour
Drone possibly sights bin LadenSept. 28, 2000Osama bin Laden
Two hijackers fly Iran-KuwaitOctober 2000Mohand al-Shehri, Hamza al-Ghamdi
Binalshibh applies for US visa 4October 2000Ramzi Binalshibh
Nami and Hamlan meet KSMOctober 2000Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Leader), Abu Basir al-Yemeni, Ahmed al-Nami, Mushabib al Hamlan
Nami and Hamlan meet AtefOctober 2000Mohammed Atef (Leader), Mushabib al Hamlan, Ahmed al-Nami
Nami and Hamlan go to IranOctober 2000Ahmed al-Nami, Mushabib al Hamlan
Nami and Hamlan go to QatarOctober 2000Ahmed al-Nami, Mushabib al Hamlan
Nami and Hamlan go to UAEOctober 2000Ahmed al-Nami, Mushabib al Hamlan
Nami and Hamlan go to MeccaOctober 2000Ahmed al-Nami, Mushabib al Hamlan
Nami and Hamlan go to JeddahOctober 2000Ahmed al-Nami, Mushabib al Hamlan
Moussaoui in LondonEarly October 2000Zacarias Moussaoui
Atta and Shehhi return to Huffman pilot schoolEarly October 2000-
Mid December 2000
Mohamed Atta (Trainee), Marwan al-Shehhi (Trainee)
Al Qaeda leaders discuss Cole attackMid October 2000Osama bin Laden, Saif al-Adel
Nami contacts KSMMid October 2000Ahmed al-Nami (Communicant 1), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Communicant 2)
Nashiri in Afghanistan during Cole attackOct. 12, 2000Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
USS Cole bombing1122 local, Oct. 12, 2000Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri (Operational Commander), Tawfiq bin Attash (Facilitator), Ibrahim al-Thawar (Suicide Bomber), Hassan al Khamri (Suicide Bomber), Jamal al Badawi (Facilitator), Fahd al Quso (Facilitator), Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah (Facilitator), Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Saif al-Adel (Facilitator), Qaed Salim Sinan al-Harethi (Facilitator), Mohammed Hamdi al-Ahdal (Facilitator)
Quso conceals boat trailerAfternoon Oct. 12, 2000Fahd al Quso
Moussaoui seeks flight training in MalaysiaFall 2000Zacarias Moussaoui
Hanjour meets Ali in UAEFall 2000Hani Hanjour, Ali Abdulaziz Ali
Moussaoui recalled to PakistanFall 2000Zacarias Moussaoui, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
Hamza al-Ghamdi obtains US visaOct. 17, 2000Hamza al-Ghamdi
Nami and Hamlan stay with Waleed al-Shehri in JeddahLate October 2000Ahmed al-Nami, Mushabib al Hamlan, Waleed al-Shehri
Mohand al-Shehri obtains US visaOct. 23, 2000Mohand al-Shehri
Shehri brothers obtain visasOct. 24, 2000Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri
Nami obtains US visaOct. 28, 2000Ahmed al-Nami, Mushabib al Hamlan
Reported Shalawi training in AfghanistanNovember 2000Hamdan al Shalawi
Ahmed al-Ghamdi in BeirutNovember 2000Ahmed al-Ghamdi
Salem al Hazmi flies Saudi Arabia-BeirutNovember 2000Salem al-Hazmi
Hamlan goes home to RiyadhNovember 2000Mushabib al Hamlan
Mamdouh Mahmud Salim attacks prison guardNov. 1, 2000Mamdouh Mahmud Salim (Attacker), Khalfan Khamis Mohamed (Attacker)
Nami back in AfghanistanNovember 2000Ahmed al-Nami
Three future hijackers travel Saudi Arabia to BeirutMid November 2000Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Nami
Three future hijackers travel Beirut to IranMid November 2000Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Nami
Haznawi obtains US visaNov. 12, 2000Ahmed al-Haznawi, Jihad al Ghamdi
Barot flies US-UKNov. 14, 2000Dhiren Barot
Moqed obtains US visaNov. 20, 2000Majed Moqed
Two future hijackers fly from Iran to BahrainLate November 2000Satam al Suqami, Majed Moqed
Suqami obtains US visaNov. 21, 2000Satam al Suqami
Moussaoui and Binalshibh in LondonDecember 2000Zacarias Moussaoui, Ramzi Binalshibh
Hanjour flies from Dubai to ParisDec. 8, 2000Hani Hanjour
Hanjour flies from Paris to CincinnatiDec. 8, 2000Hani Hanjour
Hanjour flies from Cincinnati to San DiegoDec. 8, 2000Hani Hanjour
Hazmi picks up Hanjour at airportDec. 8, 2000Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Hazmi and Hanjour drive to ArizonaMid December 2000Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Hanjour takes pilot refresher courseMid December 2000Hani Hanjour
Jarrah flies to Germany en route to BeirutLate December 2000Ziad Jarrah
Jarrah flies Germany-BeirutLate December 2000Ziad Jarrah
Two candidate hijackers in Bahrain2001Qutaybah al Najdi, Saeed al Baluchi
Aulaqi moves to VirginiaJanuary 2001Anwar Aulaqi
Bin Laden son marries Atef daughterJanuary 2001Osama bin Laden, Mohammed Atef, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Mohammed bin Laden
Jdey returns to Canada2001Abderraouf Jdey
Abu Ayyub al-Masri meets Abu Musab al-Zarqawi2001-
Early 2002
Abu Ayyub al-Masri, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
Ghailani works in al-Qaeda document forgery office2001Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
Atta gives progress report to BinalshibhEarly January 2001Mohamed Atta, Ramzi Binalshibh
Nawaf al-Hazmi goes to Kuala LumpurJan. 4, 2001Nawaf al-Hazmi
Jarrah flies Beirut-GermanyEarly 2001Ziad Jarrah
Jarrah flies Germany-FloridaEarly 2001Ziad Jarrah
Hambali introduces WMD researcher to ZawahiriEarly 2001Yazid Sufaat, Hambali, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Mohammed Atef (Organizer)
Issa al Britani cases targets in the United StatesEarly 2001Issa al Britani, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Organizer), Osama bin Laden (Organizer)
Iyman Faris performs computer search in KarachiEarly 2001Iyman Faris
Yazid Sufaat works on anthrax for al-QaedaEarly 2001Yazid Sufaat, Mohammed Atef (Organizer), Ayman al-Zawahiri (Organizer)
Hanjour trains on Boeing 737 simulatorEarly 2001-
March 2001
Hani Hanjour
Atta returns to United StatesJan. 10, 2001Mohamed Atta
Shehhi goes to MoroccoMid January 2001Marwan al-Shehhi, Abdelghani Mzoudi
Atta wires Binalshibh moneyMid January 2001Mohamed Atta (Sender), Ramzi Binalshibh (Recipient)
Shehhi returns to United StatesJan. 18, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi
Jarrah visits father in BeirutLate January 2001Ziad Jarrah
Al-Mihdhar flies from Syria to IranFebruary 2001Khalid al-Mihdhar
Binalshibh reports to leadership in AfghanistanFebruary 2001Ramzi Binalshibh
Jarrah visits girlfriend in GermanyFebruary 2001Ziad Jarrah
Mihdhar visits family in YemenFebruary 2001Khalid al-Mihdhar
Atta and Shehhi in NorcrossFebruary 2001Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Mihdhar back in Afghanistan once moreFebruary 2001-
June 2001
Khalid al-Mihdhar
Atta and Shehhi in DecaturFebruary 2001Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Atta and Shehhi in LawrencevilleFebruary 2001Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Atta and Shehhi arrive in Virginia BeachFeb. 19, 2001Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Atta and Shehhi go to Stone MountainLate February 2001Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Jarrah returns to US from GermanyLate February 2001Ziad Jarrah
Moussaoui deposits money in OklahomaFeb. 26, 2001Zacarias Moussaoui
Taliban destroys Bamiyan BuddhasEarly March 2001Mullah Omar (Organizer), Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Ahmed al-Nami, Fayez Bannihammad, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Mohand al-Shehri, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Salem al-Hazmi, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Satam al Suqami, Majed Moqed
Jarrah goes to DecaturMid March 2001Ziad Jarrah
Barot and Shaffi fly UK-JFKMarch 11, 2001Dhiren Barot, Qaisar Shaffi
Jarrah visits girlfriend in Germany againLate March 2001-
Early April 2001
Ziad Jarrah
Hanjour and Hazmi attend Virginia mosqueEarly April 2001Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Eyad al Rababah, Anwar Aulaqi
Hanjour and Hazmi move to VirginiaApril 4, 2001Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Tarmohamed again flies UK-JFKApril 4, 2001Nadeem Tarmohamed
Shaffi flies US-UKApril 4, 2001Qaisar Shaffi
Atta in Virginia BeachApril 4, 2001Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Kahtani flies UAE-LondonApril 4, 2001Muhammad al-Kahtani
Kahtani flies London-OrlandoApril 4, 2001Muhammad al-Kahtani
Rejected Kahtani flies Orlando-LondonApril 4, 2001Muhammad al-Kahtani
Barot and Tarmohamed again fly US-UKApril 8, 2001Dhiren Barot, Nadeem Tarmohamed
Alleged Atta-Iraqi meeting in Prague1100 local, April 9, 2001Ahmad Khalil Samir al-Ani, Mohamed Atta
Atta in Coral SpringsApril 11, 2001Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Bin Laden praises Cole suicide bombersSpring 2001Osama bin Laden
Attash describes Cole plotSpring 2001Tawfiq bin Attash
Muscle hijackers transit KarachiSpring 2001Abd al Rahim Ghulum Rabbani (Leader), Abdullah Sindhi, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Fayez Bannihammad, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Majed Moqed, Mohand al-Shehri, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Salem al-Hazmi, Ramzi Binalshibh
Muscle hijackers transit UAESpring 2001Ali Abdulaziz Ali, Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Fayez Bannihammad, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Majed Moqed, Mohand al-Shehri, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Salem al-Hazmi
Shehhi flies Miami-CairoApril 18, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi
Shehhi in CairoApril 18, 2001-
May 2, 2001
Marwan al-Shehhi
Waleed al-Shehri and al-Suqami fly UAE-LondonLate April 2001Waleed al-Shehri, Satam al Suqami
Waleed al-Shehri and al-Suqami fly London-OrlandoApril 23, 2001Waleed al-Shehri, Satam al Suqami
Nami obtains another US visaApril 23, 2001Ahmed al-Nami
Three muscle hijackers fly Dubai-LondonMay 2001Hamza al-Ghamdi, Mohand al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Nami
Atta and Jarrah get licensesMay 2, 2001Mohamed Atta, Ziad Jarrah
Ahmed al-Ghamdi and Moqed fly Dubai-LondonMay 2, 2001Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Majed Moqed
Two muscle hijackers move in with Hanjour and HazmiMay 2, 2001Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Majed Moqed
Ahmed al-Ghamdi and Moqed fly London-IADMay 2, 2001Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Majed Moqed
Shehhi flies Cairo-MiamiMay 2, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi
Four hijackers visit FairfieldMay 8, 2001Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Eyad al Rababah
Four hijackers day trip to PatersonMid May 2001Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Eyad al Rababah
Four hijackers return to FairfieldMid May 2001Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Eyad al Rababah
Waleed al-Shehri and Suqami fly Fort Lauderdale-FreeportMay 19, 2001Waleed al-Shehri, Satam al Suqami
Waleed al-Shehri and Suqami fly Freeport-Fort LauderdaleMay 19, 2001Waleed al-Shehri, Satam al Suqami
Binalshibh reports to bin LadenLate May 2001Osama bin Laden, Ramzi Binalshibh
Shehhi cases New York-San Francisco flightMay 24, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi
Shehhi flies SFO-LASMay 24, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi
Shehhi flies LAS-SFOMay 27, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi
Shehhi flies SFO-New YorkMay 27, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi
Three muscle hijackers fly London-MiamiMay 28, 2001Hamza al-Ghamdi, Mohand al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Nami
Atta meets three muscle hijackers at airportMay 28, 2001Hamza al-Ghamdi, Mohand al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Nami, Mohamed Atta
Hanjour goes for additional simulator training in ArizonaJune 2001Hani Hanjour
Three muscle hijackers living in Delray BeachJune 2001Ahmed al-Nami, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Mohand al-Shehri
Mihdhar sees cousin in Mecca againJune 2001-
Early July 2001
Khalid al-Mihdhar
Binalshibh travels to QuettaEarly June 2001Ramzi Binalshibh
Jarrah flies FLL-PHLEarly June 2001Ziad Jarrah
Hanjour seeks to fly over Hudson CorridorEarly June 2001Hani Hanjour
Jarrah seeks to fly over Hudson CorridorEarly June 2001Ziad Jarrah
Binalshibh and Abu Rahmah travel Quetta-KarachiEarly June 2001Ramzi Binalshibh, Abd al Rahim Ghulum Rabbani
Binalshibh meets with KSM in KarachiEarly June 2001Ramzi Binalshibh, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Abd al Rahim Ghulum Rabbani
Hanjour trains at Fairfield flight schoolEarly June 2001-
Late July 2001
Hani Hanjour
Binalshibh in Kuala Lumpur to meet with absent AttaEarly June 2001-
Late June 2001
Ramzi Binalshibh
Jarrah cases BWI-LAX flightJune 7, 2001Ziad Jarrah
Jarrah flies LAX-LASJune 7, 2001Ziad Jarrah
Haznawi and Wail al-Shehri fly London-MiamiJune 8, 2001Ahmed al-Haznawi, Wail al-Shehri
Jarrah flies LAS-BWIJune 10, 2001Ziad Jarrah
Saeed al-Ghamdi obtains second US visaJune 12, 2001Saeed al-Ghamdi
Omari obtains US visaJune 18, 2001Abdul Aziz al Omari
Banihammad obtains US visaJune 18, 2001Fayez Bannihammad
Nawaf al-Hazmi flies EWR-MIAJune 19, 2001Nawaf al-Hazmi
Probable Hazmi-Atta meetingJune 19, 2001-
June 25, 2001
Nawaf al-Hazmi, Mohamed Atta
Salem al-Hazmi obtains US visaJune 20, 2001Salem al-Hazmi
Several hijackers living in PatersonLate June 2001Nawaf al-Hazmi, Salem al-Hazmi, Hani Hanjour, Majed Moqed, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi
Binalshibh in BangkokLate June 2001-
Early July 2001
Ramzi Binalshibh
Nawaf al-Hazmi flies MIA-EWRJune 25, 2001Nawaf al-Hazmi
Banihammad deposits money in UAEJune 25, 2001Fayez Bannihammad
Saeed al-Ghamdi and Bannihammad fly London-OrlandoJune 27, 2001Saeed al-Ghamdi, Fayez Bannihammad
Atta cases BOS-SFO flightJune 28, 2001Mohamed Atta
Atta flies SFO-LASJune 28, 2001Mohamed Atta
Salem al-Hazmi and Omari fly Dubai-ZurichJune 29, 2001Salem al-Hazmi, Abdul Aziz al Omari
Salem al-Hazmi and Omari fly Zurich-JFKJune 29, 2001Salem al-Hazmi, Abdul Aziz al Omari
Threat to Genoa G-8 summitJuly 2001
Atta flies LAS-DENJuly 1, 2001Mohamed Atta
Atta flies DEN-BOSJuly 1, 2001Mohamed Atta
Atta in PatersonEarly July 2001Mohamed Atta, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Mihdhar arrives in United StatesJuly 4, 2001Khalid al-Mihdhar
Mihdhar moves in with Paterson hijackersJuly 5, 2001Khalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Salem al-Hazmi, Hani Hanjour, Majed Moqed, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi
Atta flies ZRH-MADJuly 8, 2001Mohamed Atta
Atta flies MIA-ZRHJuly 8, 2001Mohamed Atta
Atta and Binalshibh meet in SpainJuly 9, 2001-
July 16, 2001
Mohamed Atta, Ramzi Binalshibh, Muhammed Belfatmi
Binalshibh flies HAM-REUJuly 9, 2001Ramzi Binalshibh
Atta drives from Madrid to ReusJuly 9, 2001Mohamed Atta
Suqami travels Fort Lauderdale-OrlandoJuly 10, 2001Satam al Suqami
Binalshibh contacts KSMMid July 2001Ramzi Binalshibh (Communicant 1), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Communicant 2)
Suqami Orlando-Fort LauderdaleJuly 12, 2001Satam al Suqami
Binalshibh flies Spain-HAMJuly 16, 2001Ramzi Binalshibh
Al-Qaeda plot to attack Israeli citySummer 2001Osama bin Laden, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
Essabar delivers 9-11 plan to AfghanistanSummer 2001Zakariya Essabar
Ghassan al Sharbi trains in AfghanistanSummer 2001Ghassan al Sharbi
Atta flies MAD-ATLJuly 19, 2001Mohamed Atta
Atta flies ATL-FLLJuly 19, 2001Mohamed Atta
Hanjour pilots plane from NJ to MDJuly 20, 2001Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Atta takes Jarrah to Miami airportJuly 25, 2001Mohamed Atta, Ziad Jarrah
Jarrah flies MIA-DUSJuly 25, 2001Ziad Jarrah
Jarrah sees Binalshibh in GermanyJuly 25, 2001Ziad Jarrah, Ramzi Binalshibh
Atta and Hamzi in NewarkJuly 26, 2001-
July 30, 2001
Mohamed Atta, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Waleed al-Shehri flies Fort Lauderdale-BostonJuly 30, 2001Waleed al-Shehri
Waleed al-Shehri flies Boston-San FranciscoJuly 31, 2001Waleed al-Shehri
Waleed al-Shehri flies San Francisco-Las VegasAug. 1, 2001Waleed al-Shehri
Atta communicates attack plans to BinalshibhAug. 3, 2001Mohamed Atta (Communicant 1), Ramzi Binalshibh (Communicant 2)
Jarrah flies Germany-USAug. 5, 2001Ziad Jarrah
Atta flies FLL-EWRAug. 7, 2001Mohamed Atta
Ahmed al-Ghamdi and Omari fly to MiamiAug. 7, 2001Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Abdul Aziz al Omari
Atta tells Binalshibh date of 9-11Mid August 2001Mohamed Atta (Communicant 1), Ramzi Binalshibh (Communicant 2)
Hazmi and Hanjour fly IAD-LAXAug. 13, 2001Nawaf al-Hazmi, Hani Hanjour
Atta flies DC-LASAug. 13, 2001Mohamed Atta
Hazmi and Hanjour fly LAX-LASAug. 13, 2001Nawaf al-Hazmi, Hani Hanjour
Three hijackers in VegasAug. 13, 2001-
Aug. 14, 2001
Nawaf al-Hazmi, Hani Hanjour, Mohamed Atta
Atta flies LAS-FLLAug. 14, 2001Mohamed Atta
Hazmi and Hanjour fly LAS-MSPAug. 14, 2001Nawaf al-Hazmi, Hani Hanjour
Hazmi and Hanjour fly MSP-BWIAug. 14, 2001Nawaf al-Hazmi, Hani Hanjour
Possible Hazmi-Mohdar Abdullah contactLate August 2001Nawaf al-Hazmi (Communicant 1), Mohdar Abdullah (Communicant 2)
Jarrah buys GPS unitAug. 22, 2001Ziad Jarrah
Atta and Hazmi in Newark 2Aug. 23, 2001Mohamed Atta, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Ali Abdulaziz Ali applies for US visaAug. 27, 2001Ali Abdulaziz Ali
Essabar travels Hamburg-KarachiAug. 30, 2001Zakariya Essabar
AA 77 hijackers in LaurelEarly September 2001-
Sept. 10, 2001
Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Majed Moqed, Salem al-Hazmi
Bahaji travels Hamburg-KarachiSept. 3, 2001Said Bahaji, Muhammed Belfatmi
Mihdhar and Moqed buy tickets at BWISept. 5, 2001Khalid al-Mihdhar, Majed Moqed
Atta flies FLL-BWISept. 7, 2001Mohamed Atta
Atta meets AA 77 hijackersSept. 7, 2001-
Sept. 9, 2001
Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Majed Moqed, Salem al-Hazmi, Mohamed Atta
Three UA 93 hijackers gather in NewarkSept. 7, 2001Saeed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Ahmed al-Haznawi
Jarrah drives to NewarkSept. 8, 2001-
Sept. 9, 2001
Ziad Jarrah
Atta flies BWI-BOSSept. 9, 2001Mohamed Atta
Jarrah joins UA 93 team in NewarkSept. 9, 2001-
Early Morning Sept. 11, 2001
Ziad Jarrah, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Ahmed al-Nami, Saeed al-Ghamdi
Ahmed Shah Massoud killedSept. 9, 2001
Three from AA 11 team in Newton hotelSept. 9, 2001-
Early Morning Sept. 11, 2001
Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Satam al Suqami
Atta and Shehhi at hotelSept. 9, 2001Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
AA 77 hijackers in HerndonSept. 10, 2001-
Early Morning Sept. 11, 2001
Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Majed Moqed, Salem al-Hazmi
Atta and Omari drive to PortlandSept. 10, 2001Mohamed Atta, Abdul Aziz al Omari
Atta and Omari fly from Portland to Boston0600 local, Sept. 11, 2001-
0645 local, Sept. 11, 2001
Mohamed Atta (Leader), Abdul Aziz al Omari
Al-Shehhi calls Atta0652 local, Sept. 11, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi (Communicant 1), Mohamed Atta (Communicant 2)
AA 11 takes off0759 local, Sept. 11, 2001Mohamed Atta (Leader), Abdul Aziz al Omari (Attacker), Satam al Suqami (Attacker), Wail al-Shehri (Attacker), Waleed al-Shehri (Attacker)
UA 175 takes off0814 local, Sept. 11, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi (Leader), Fayez Bannihammad (Attacker), Mohand al-Shehri (Attacker), Ahmed al-Ghamdi (Attacker), Hamza al-Ghamdi (Attacker)
9-110814 local, Sept. 11, 2001-
1003 local, Sept. 11, 2001
Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander), Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi, Ziad Jarrah, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Hani Hanjour, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Fayez Bannihammad, Mohand al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Majed Moqed, Salem al-Hazmi, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Ramzi Binalshibh (Facilitator), Ali Abdulaziz Ali (Financier), Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi (Financier), Mohammed Atef (Organizer), Tawfiq bin Attash (Facilitator), Abu Turab al Urdani (Facilitator)
AA 77 takes off0820 local, Sept. 11, 2001Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Salem al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed
UA 93 takes off0842 local, Sept. 11, 2001Ziad Jarrah, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Ahmed al-Haznawi
AA 11 crashes into WTC North Tower0846 local, Sept. 11, 2001Mohamed Atta, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri
UA 175 crashes into WTC South Tower0903 local, Sept. 11, 2001Marwan al-Shehhi, Fayez Bannihammad, Mohand al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Hamza al-Ghamdi
AA 77 crashes into Pentagon0937 local, Sept. 11, 2001Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Salem al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed
WTC South Tower collapses0959 local, Sept. 11, 2001
UA 93 crashes1003 local, Sept. 11, 2001Ziad Jarrah, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Ahmed al-Haznawi
WTC North Tower collapses1029 local, Sept. 11, 2001
Ghailani flees to Karachi after fall of TalibanLate 2001Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi detainedFall 2001Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi
West Coast Airliner PlotNovember 2001-
Mid 2002
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander), Hambali, Lillie, Zubair
Second-Wave Target Los AngelesNovember 2001-
Mid 2002
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Hambali, Lillie, Zubair
Mohammed Atef killedNov. 14, 2001Mohammed Atef (Primary Target)
Osama bin Laden in Tora BoraEarly December 2001Osama bin Laden
Faris visits travel agency for al-QaedaLate December 2001Iyman Faris, Majid Khan (Organizer)
Foiled Shoe Bombing of AA 63Dec. 22, 2001Richard Reid (Attacker), Sajid Badat (Facilitator), Ali Abdulaziz Ali (Facilitator), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander)
Bin Laden praises 9-11 hijackers in videoDec. 27, 2001-
Early December 2001
Osama bin Laden
Threat to US gas stations2002Majid Khan, Ali Abdulaziz Ali, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Organizer)
Plot to bomb US gas stations2002-
2003
Majid Khan, Ali Abdulaziz Ali, Uzair Paracha, Saifullah Paracha, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Organizer)
Al-Libi interrogated by CIAEarly January 2002Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi
Abu Ayyub al-Masri sets up al-Qaeda cell in BaghdadEarly 2002Abu Ayyub al-Masri
Abu Ayyub al-Masri goes to IraqEarly 2002Abu Ayyub al-Masri
Boussora possibly in TurkeyEarly 2002Faker Boussora, Abderraouf Jdey
Al-Qaeda targets Brooklyn Bridge and trainsEarly 2002-
March 2003
Iyman Faris, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Majid Khan
Target Brooklyn BridgeEarly 2002Iyman Faris, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
Faris meets Khalid Shaikh MohammedEarly 2002Iyman Faris, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Majid Khan
Majid Khan goes to PakistanEarly 2002Majid Khan
Target DC-area trainsEarly 2002Iyman Faris, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi transferred to Egyptian custodyMid January 2002Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi
Reporter Daniel Pearl kidnappedJan. 23, 2002
Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl killedJan. 29, 2002Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Attacker)
CIA Predator strikes gatheringFeb. 4, 2002
Operation AnacondaMarch 2, 2002-
March 8, 2002
Abu Zubaydah capturedMarch 28, 2002Abu Zubaydah, Ghassan al Sharbi
Faris returns to United StatesApril 2002Iyman Faris
Djerba synagogue bombingApril 11, 2002Nizar bin Mohammed Nawar (Suicide Bomber), Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Facilitator), Saad bin Laden (Facilitator)
Al-Qaeda shoots at US military planeMid May 2002Abu Huzifa (Attacker)
Omar al-Farouq detainedJune 5, 2002Omar al-Farouq
The Bear detainedJune 10, 2002Abu Zubair al-Haili
Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for DjerbaJune 23, 2002Sulaiman Abu Ghaith
Saif al Islam el Masry capturedSummer 2002Saif al Islam el Masry
September 2002 Orange AlertSept. 9, 2002-
Sept. 24, 2002
Omar al-Farouq
Ramzi Binalshibh capturedSept. 11, 2002Ramzi Binalshibh, Umar al-Gharbi
Faris scouts Brooklyn BridgeLate 2002Iyman Faris
Limburg oil tanker attackedOct. 6, 2002Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri (Organizer), Osama bin Laden (Organizer), Fawaz al-Rabihi (Facilitator), Mohammed Hamdi al-Ahdal (Facilitator), Qaed Salim Sinan al-Harethi (Facilitator)
Bali nightclub bombingOct. 12, 2002Hambali (Facilitator), Dulmatin (Operational Commander), Umar Patek (Facilitator), Imam Samudra (Operational Commander), Huda bin Abdul Haq (Facilitator), Wan Min Wan Mat (Financier), Abu Bakar Bashir (Organizer), Abu Dujana
Possible bin Laden statement on LimburgOct. 14, 2002Osama bin Laden
US diplomat assassinated in AmmanOct. 28, 2002Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (Organizer), Salem bin Suweid (Attacker), Yasser Freihat (Attacker)
Al-Nashiri capturedEarly November 2002Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
CIA kills Yemen al-Qaeda chief and US citizenNov. 3, 2002Qaed Salim Sinan al-Harethi (Primary Target), Kamal Derwish (Secondary Target)
Al-Qaeda car bombing and SAM attack0830 local, Nov. 28, 2002Abu Talha al Sudani (Operational Commander), Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan (Facilitator), Abdul Malik, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Facilitator)
Mohammed Siddique Khan in Pakistan2003Mohammed Siddeque Khan
Attash meets bin LadenJanuary 2003Osama bin Laden, Tawfiq bin Attash
Disrupted Heathrow Airport Plot2003-
2003
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander)
Target Heathrow Airport2003Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Operational Commander)
Threat to US government and tourist targets2003-
2004
Large al-Qaeda Karachi plot2003-
Spring 2003
Gouled meets Abu TalhaEarly 2003Gouled Hassan Dourad, Abu Talha al Sudani
Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi to GitmoFebruary 2003-
2004
Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi
KSM capturedMarch 1, 2003Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi
Badawi and Quso escape from Yemeni prisonApril 2003Jamal al Badawi, Fahd al Quso
Tawfiq bin Attash and Ali Abdulaziz capturedApril 29, 2003Tawfiq bin Attash, Ali Abdulaziz Ali
Target Camp LemonierMid 2003Abu Talha al Sudani, Gouled Hassan Dourad
Gouled delivers weapons to Abu TalhaMid 2003Gouled Hassan Dourad, Abu Talha al Sudani
Ghailani moves to WaziristanMid 2003Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
Camp Lemonier PlotMid 2003-
Early 2004
Abu Talha al Sudani (Operational Commander), Gouled Hassan Dourad
Hambali capturedAug. 11, 2003Hambali, Lillie
Gunawan detainedSeptember 2003Gun Gun Rusman Gunawan
Bin Laden walking in the mountains videoSept. 10, 2003Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Amin al-Haq
Zawahiri audio recording on many topicsSept. 28, 2003Ayman al-Zawahiri (Speaker)
Gouled cases Camp LemonierOctober 2003Gouled Hassan Dourad
Pakistani offensive against militants in tribal regionsMarch 2004
Badawi recapturedMarch 2004Jamal al Badawi
3-11 Madrid train bombingsMarch 11, 2004Allekema Lamari (Operational Commander), Serhane ben Abdelmajid Fakhet (Operational Commander), Jamal Ahmidan (Organizer), Mohammed Oulad Akcha, Rachid Oulad Akcha, Abdennabi Koujaa, Asri Rifaat Anouar
Abu Hazim al-Shair killedMarch 15, 2004Abu Hazim al-Shair (Primary Target), Ibrahim al-Muzeini (Secondary Target)
UK Urban Targets PlotMid 2004
Mohdar Abdullah deportedMay 21, 2004Mohdar Abdullah
Ahmed Ghailani detainedJuly 25, 2004Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
US financial buildings on orange alert1400 local, Aug. 1, 2004-
Nov. 10, 2004
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Dhiren Barot, Nadeem Tarmohamed, Qaisar Shaffi
Adam Gadahn 2004 videoOct. 27, 2004Adam Gadahn (Speaker)
Two 7-7 bombers in PakistanNovember 2004-
February 2005
Mohammed Siddeque Khan, Shehzad Tanweer
Abu Faraj al-Libbi capturedMay 2, 2005Abu Faraj al-Libbi
UK Foils Transatlantic BombingsJuly 2005-
Aug. 10, 2006
Abdul Muneem Patel, Abdul Waheed, Abdula Ahmed Ali, Assad Sarwar, Assan Abdullah Khan, Cossor Ali, Ibrahim Savant, Muhammed Usman Saddique, Nabeel Hussain, Osman Adam Khatib, Shamin Mohammed Uddin, Shazad Khuram Ali, Tanvir Hussain, Umair Hussain (Acquitted), Umar Islam, Waheed Arafat Khan, Waheed Zaman, Waseem Kayani, Mehran Hussain (Acquitted), Mohammed Yasar Gulzar, Abu Obaidah al-Masri, Rashid Rauf, Abdul Rauf, Maroof Rauf, Matiur Rehman, Tayib Rauf
Circle Line Train 204 bombed0850 local, July 7, 2005Shehzad Tanweer (Suicide Bomber)
7-7 London transit bombings0850 local, July 7, 2005-
0947 local, July 7, 2005
Mohammed Siddeque Khan, Shehzad Tanweer, Hasib Hussein, Jermaine Lindsay
Circle Line Train 216 bombed0851 local, July 7, 2005Mohammed Siddeque Khan (Suicide Bomber)
Piccadilly Line Train 311 bombed0853 local, July 7, 2005Jermaine Lindsay (Suicide Bomber)
Double-decker bus bombed at Tavistock Square0947 local, July 7, 2005Hasib Hussein (Suicide Bomber)
Omar al-Farouq and three others escape from US prisonEarly Morning July 11, 2005Omar al-Farouq, Muhammad Jafar Jamal al-Khatani, Abdullah Hashimi, Abu Yahya al-Libi
Mohammed Siddeque Khan martyrdom video airsSept. 1, 2005Mohammed Siddeque Khan (Speaker)
Adam Gadahn 2005 videoSept. 11, 2005Adam Gadahn (Speaker)
Abu Hamza Rabia killedNov. 30, 2005Abu Hamza Rabia (Primary Target)
US strikes at leadership meeting in BajaurJan. 13, 2006Midhat Mursi (Secondary Target), Abdul Rehman al-Maghribi (Secondary Target), Khalid Habib (Secondary Target)
Massive jailbreak in YemenFeb. 3, 2006Jamal al Badawi, Fawaz al-Rabihi
Pakistan claims Atwah killedApril 12, 2006Mushin Musa Matwalli Atwah (Primary Target)
Zarqawi killedJune 7, 2006Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (Primary Target), Sheikh Abd Al-Rahman (Secondary Target)
Ayman al-Zawahri issues videotaped statement on AfghanistanJune 22, 2006-
May 30, 2006
Ayman al-Zawahiri (Speaker), Abu Hanifah (Facilitator)
Al-Qaeda July 2006 composite videoJuly 7, 2006Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Adam Gadahn, Shehzad Tanweer
Pakistan arrests Rashid RaufAug. 9, 2006Rashid Rauf
UK-based militants target transatlantic airlinersAug. 10, 2006
UK police raid Forest Road in LondonEarly Morning Aug. 10, 2006
UK police raid Ravenswood Road in LondonEarly Morning Aug. 10, 2006Amin Asmin Tariq
UK police raid Folkestone Road in LondonEarly Morning Aug. 10, 2006Ibrahim Savant
UK police raid Albert Road in LondonEarly Morning Aug. 10, 2006Muhammed Usman Saddique
UK threat to critical0200 local, Aug. 10, 2006-
Aug. 13, 2006
UK police arrest two at Birmingham home0300 local, Aug. 10, 2006Tayib Rauf, Maroof Rauf
US Air Travel Alert0800 local, Aug. 10, 2006
State Department warns of attacks in IndiaAug. 11, 2006
UK charges 11 in air bombing plotAug. 21, 2006Abdula Ahmed Ali (Charged), Tanvir Hussain (Charged), Umar Islam (Charged), Waheed Arafat Khan (Charged), Assad Sarwar (Charged), Osman Adam Khatib (Charged), Ibrahim Savant (Charged), Waheed Zaman (Charged), Cossor Ali (Charged), Mehran Hussain (Charged), Abdul Muneem Patel (Charged)
Zawahiri and Gadahn September 2006 videoSept. 2, 2006Ayman al-Zawahiri, Adam Gadahn
Fourteen senior prisoners to GuantanamoSept. 4, 2006Ali Abdulaziz Ali, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, Hambali, Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi, Lillie, Majid Khan, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, Abu Faraj al-Libbi, Abu Zubaydah, Ramzi Binalshibh, Zubair, Tawfiq bin Attash, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Gouled Hassan Dourad
Suicide bombing in Kabul kills 16Sept. 8, 2006
Gadahn 9-11-2006 videoSept. 11, 2006Adam Gadahn, Osama bin Laden
Zawahiri threatens attacks in Middle EastSept. 11, 2006-
Summer 2006
Ayman al-Zawahiri
Omar al-Farouq killedEarly Morning Sept. 25, 2006Omar al-Farouq
Fawaz al-Rabihi killedOct. 1, 2006Fawaz al-Rabihi
Abu Yahya calls for attack on White HouseOct. 10, 2006Abu Yahya al-Libi
Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi capturedFall 2006Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi
Faqir Mohammed in Chingai madrassaOct. 30, 2006Faqir Mohammed
Pakistanis strike Chingai madrassaOct. 30, 2006Liaquat Hussain (Secondary Target)
Senior al-Qaeda member capturedEarly November 2006Muhammad Jafar Jamal al-Khatani
Abu Yahya al Libi praises Omar al-Farouq in videoNov. 2, 2006-
October 2006
Abu Yahya al-Libi (Speaker)
Abu Hafs al-Urduni killed in DagestanNov. 26, 2006Abu Hafs al-Urduni (Primary Target)
Zawahiri speaks on Palestinian strifeDec. 20, 2006Ayman al-Zawahiri (Speaker)
Zawahiri calls for attacks on Ethiopian forces in SomaliaJan. 5, 2007Ayman al-Zawahiri (Speaker)
Two al-Qaeda figures targeted in airstrike in SomaliaLate Jan. 7, 2007Fazul Abdullah Mohammed (Primary Target)
Suicide bomber targets Cheney in BagramFeb. 27, 2007Mullah Abdul Rahim (Suicide Bomber), Qari Yousef Ahmadi, Abu Layth al-Libi (Operational Commander)
Zawahiri threatens UK over Rushdie knighthoodJuly 10, 2007Ayman al-Zawahiri
Danes arrest 2 with alleged al-Qaeda linksSept. 4, 2007
Germans arrest three with alleged al-Qaeda linksSept. 5, 2007
Osama bin Laden issues first video statement in three yearsSept. 7, 2007-
Mid August 2007
Osama bin Laden (Speaker)
Abu Layth al-Libi killed by US missileEarly Morning Jan. 29, 2008Abu Layth al-Libi (Primary Target)

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