Homeland Security

Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali

Nairobi embassy bombing cell Operative

Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali

Importance Low
Location Afghanistan2
Affiliation Nairobi embassy bombing cell
Role Operative
Affiliation East Africa Embassy Bombers
Affiliation Al-Qaeda
Nationality Egyptian1
Alias(es) Abu Islam al-Surir1, Abu Islam1, Abu Khadijah1, Abu Fatima1, Ahmad al-Masri1, Ahmed the Egyptian1, Shuaib1, Ahmed Shieb1, Ahmed Mohammed Abdurehman1
Alternate Transliteration Ahmed Hemed, Hamed Ali, Ahmed Mohammed Ali
Possibly the same as Abu Ahmed el Masry
Date of Birth 19651
Place of Birth Egypt1
Height 5'7'
Gender Male
Description Hair: Dark. Eyes: Dark. Complexion: Olive.1
Charged with Conspiracy
Charging authority United States
In connection with East African Embassy Bombings
Narrative and Notes (Reliable)
  • He left Kenya on Aug. 2, 1998, for Karachi.
  • The U.S. State Department is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to his capture.1
  • Narrative and Notes (Possible)
  • Ali may have formal training in agriculture.1
  • Sources and Notes

    1 FBI 'Most Wanted Terrorist' poster.
    2 U.S. State Department 'Rewards for Justice' site.

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