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Anas al-Liby and Ali Mohamed plot in Nairobi

Terrorist Plotting
Part of East African Embassy Bombings

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Possible Target(s)Targets in Kenya and elsewhere
Second LocationNairobi, Kenya
Plot Started 19941
ConnectedAnas al-Liby, Ali Mohamed
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAnas al-Liby, Ali Mohamed and others discussed targeting the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, the building housing the U.S. Agency for International Development in Nairobi, and British, French and Israeli targets in Nairobi. Ali Mohamed also later discussed attacking targets outside of Kenya.1
1United States vs. Osama bin Laden et al, indictment, Nov. 4, 1998, and updates.
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