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Islamic Extremist Terrorist Operations

Suspected al-Qaeda Operations


Target(s) Locale Date of Action Type Responsibility
Sharm al-Sheikh Tourists Sharm al-Sheikh, Egypt July 23, 2005 Suicide Car Bombings, Suitcase Bomb Multiple Claims
Transit System London, England July 21, 2005 Attempted bombings Unknown group of Islamic extremists
Transit System London, England July 7, 2005 Suicide bombings Unknown group of Islamic extremists
US Consulate Jeddah, Saudi Arabia December 6, 2004 Explosives/ Automatic Weapons al-Qaida Organization in the Arabian Peninsula
Hilton Hotel Taba, Egypt October 7, 2004 Car Bombing Numerous Claims (Al-Qaida in the Levant and Egypt, Tawhid Islamic Brigades, JI)
Australian Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia September 9, 2004 Car Bombing Jemaah Islamiya
Israeli Embassy Tashkent, Uzbekistan July 30, 2004 Suicide Bombing Islamic Jihad Group of Uzbekistan
US Embassy Tashkent, Uzbekistan July 30, 2004 Suicide Bombing Islamic Jihad Group of Uzbekistan
Oil Tanker Chaman, Baluchistan Province, Pakistan June 20, 2004 Bombing Taliban
Public Security Department Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 21, 2004 Car Bombing Al-Qaida (Suspected)
Karaoke Bar Sunhai Kolok District, Thailand March 27, 2004 Bombing Islamic Militants (suspected)
Bus Stop Ariel, West Bank August 12, 2003 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Pakistani President Musharraf Rawalpindi, Pakistan December 25, 2003 Attempted Assassination Jaish-e-Muhammad (Suspected)
Myhaya Residential Compound Riyadh, Saudi Arabia November 8, 2003 Suicide Bombing Al-Qaida (Suspected)
Restaraunt Haifa, Israel October 4, 2003 Suicide Bombing Islamic Jihad
Bus Stop and Cafe Tel Aviv/ Jerusalem September 9, 2003 Suicide Bombings HAMAS
Bus Jerusalem, Israel June 11, 2003 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Bus Jerusalem, Israel May 18, 2003 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Three Residential Compounds Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 12, 2003 Truck Bombs Al-Qaida (Suspected)
Cafe Netanya, Israel March 30, 2003 Suicide Bombing Islamic Jihad
Bus Haifa, Israel March 5, 2003 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Bus Philippines December 26, 2002 Shooting Moro Islamic Liberation Front
Reghunath and Shiv Temples Jammu, Kashmir November 24, 2002 Shooting Lashkare-e-Tayyiba
Bus Jerusalem, Israel November 21, 2002 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
AID Official Laurence Foley Amman, Jordan October 28, 2002 Assassination The Honest People of Jordan
Bus Tel Aviv, Israel September 19, 2002 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Law Minister Mushtaq Ahmed Lone Tikipora, Kashmir September 11, 2002 Assassination Lashkar-e-Tayyiga/ Jamiat ul-Mujahedin/ Hizb ul-Mujahedin (All Claimed)
Hindu Pilgrims Pahalgam, Kashmir August 6, 2002 Shooting Lashkar-e-Tayyiba
Christian School Pakistan August 5, 2002 Shooting al-Intigami al-Pakistani
U.S. Consulate and Marriott Hotel Karachi, Pakistan June 14, 2002 Car Bombing Al-Qaida (Suspected)
Bus Kaluchak, Jammu, India May 14, 2002 Shooting al-Mansooran & Jamiat ul-Mujahedin (Claimed)
May Day Parade Kaspiisk, Dagestan, Russia May 9, 2002 Remote Bombing Islamists (Suspected)
Pakistani Navy Shuttle Bus Pakistan May 8, 2002 Bombing Al-Qaida (Suspected)
Hindu Temple Jammu, Kashmir March 30, 2002 Bombing Islamic Front
Restaurant Netanya, Israel March 27, 2002 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Shopping Mall Jerusalem, Israel March 21, 2002 Suicide Bombing Palestinian Islamic Jihad
International Church in Islamabad Islamabad, Pakistan March 17, 2002 Grenade Attack Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (Suspected
American Journalist Daniel Pearl Karachi, Pakistan January 23, 2002 Kidnapping and execution Islamic militants with possible al-Qa'ida links
U.S. Consulate in Calcutta Calcutta, India January 22, 2002 Drive-By Shooting Harakat ul-Jihad-I-Islami/ Asif Raza Commandoes/ Lashkar-e-Tayyiba
Indian Parliament New Delhi, India December 13, 2001 Shooting Lakshar-e-Tayyiba (Suspected)
Bus Haifa, Israel December 2, 2001 Bombing HAMAS
Ben Yehuda Shopping Mall Jerusalem, Israel December 1, 2001 Suicide Bombings HAMAS
Church Bahwalpur, Pakistan October 28, 2001 Shooting Unknown
Jammu and Kashmir Legislature Srinagar, India October 1, 2001 Suicide Car Bombing/ Hostage Situation Jaish-e-Muhammad
Train Station Nahariya, Israel September 9, 2001 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Pizza Restaraunt Jerusalem, Israel August 9, 2001 Bombing HAMAS
Nightclub Tel Aviv, Israel June 1, 2001 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Tourist Resort Palawan Island, Philippines May 27, 2001 Hostage Situation Abu Sayyaf
Bus Stop Kfar Siva, Israel April 22, 2001 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Crowded Intersection Netanya, Israel March 4, 2001 Suicde Bombing HAMAS
Srinagar Airport/ Chief Minister for Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah India January 17, 2001 Seizure/ Assassination Lakshar-e-Tayyba/ Hizbul Mujaheddin
U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines December 30, 2000 Bombing Moro Islamic Liberation Front
Christian Church Dushanbe, Tajikistan October 1, 2000 Bombing Islamic Extremists
U.S. Citizens Kyrgyzstan August 12, 2000 Kidnapping Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan
Indian Airlines Flight En route from Katmandu to New Delhi December 24, 1999 Hijacking Militants Linked to Harkat-ul-Mujahideen
Tourists Luxor, Egypt November 17, 1997 Shooting Al-Gama'at al-Islamiyya (Egyptian Islamic Group)
U.S. Businessmen Karachi, Pakistan November 12, 1997 Shooting Multiple Groups
Ben Yehuda Shopping Mall Jerusalem, Israel September 4, 1997 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Al-Hayat newspaper bureaus New York City, USA; London, United Kingdom; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Leavenworth, Kansas, USA January 2-13, 1997 Letter Bombings Islamic Extremists
French Archbishop of Oran Oran, Algeria August 1, 1996 Bombing Armed Islamic Group
Khobar Towers Dhahran, Israel June 25, 1996 Truck Bomb Several Groups
Yeshiva Students West Bank, Israel May 13, 1996 Shooting HAMAS (Suspected)
Dizengoff Center Tel Aviv, Israel March 4, 1996 Bombing HAMAS / PIJ (Claimed)
Bus Jerusalem, Israel February 26, 1996 Suicide Bombing HAMAS
Egyptian Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan November 19, 1995 Suicide Bombing Three Islamic Groups (Claimed)
Saudi Military Installation Riyadh, Saudi Arabia November 13, 1995 Bombing Islamic Movement of Change
Bus Jerusalem, Israel August, 21 1995 Bombing HAMAS
Air France flight Plane bound for Algeria December 24, 1994 Hijacking Armed Islamic Group
World Trade Center New York, New York February 26, 1993 Bombing Followers of Umar Abd al-Rahman
Israeli Embassy Buenos Aires, Argentina March 17, 1992 Bombing Hizballah
Naples USO Naples, Italy April 14, 1988 Car Bombing The Organization of Jihad Brigades
U.S Marine Corps LTC W. Higgins South Lebanon February 17, 1988 Kidnap/ Murder Iranian- backed Hizballah group
Soviet Diplomats Beirut, Lebanon September 30, 1985 Kidnapping Sunni Terrorists
TWA Flight Rome to Athens June 14, 1985 Hijacking Lebanese Hizballah
U.S. Servicemen Torrejon, Spain April 12, 1984 Bombing Hizballah
Political Officer William Buckley Beirut, Lebanon March 16, 1984 Kidnap/ Murder Islamic Jihad
U.S. Embassy in Beirut Beirut, Lebanon April 18, 1983 Truck-Bomb Attack Islamic Jihad
Egyptian President Anwar Sadat Egypt October 6, 1981 Assassination Takfir Wal-Hajira sect
Grand Mosque Mecca, Saudi Arabia November 20, 1979 Seizure/ Hostage Situation Followers of Juhaiman ibn Muhammad ibn Saif al Utaiba



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