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Known Activities of Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri

Major Events
EventTimeAssociated
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
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)
Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri drowns in Lake VictoriaMay 21, 1996Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri
All Events
EventTimeAssociated
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
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
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)
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
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)
Al-Qaeda discusses targeting US forces in SomaliaLate 1993Osama bin Laden, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Abu Talha al Sudani, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
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)
Atef and al-Banshiri meet with Odeh1994Mohammed Atef, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri drowns in Lake VictoriaMay 21, 1996Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri

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