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Movements of Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri

TimeLocationEventPresent
Aug. 17, 1988AfghanistanFounders meet and form al-QaedaOsama bin Laden (Leader), Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Wael Julaidan, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim
Late 1989Farouq training camp, Near Khost, Paktia, AfghanistanAl-Qaeda gains first membersAbu Ayoub al-Iraqi (Leader), Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Mohammed Atef
1990Guesthouse, PakistanAl-Qaeda founders discuss possible move to SudanAbu Ayoub al-Iraqi, Abu Hammam al Saudi, Abu Unays al Saudi, Abu Hassan al Sudani, Abu Fadhl al-Makkee, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri
Early 1993Khartoum, SudanEssam al-Ridi meets with Osama bin LadenEssam al-Ridi, Wadih El Hage, Osama bin Laden, Mohammed Atef, Mamdouh Mahmud Salim, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri
Spring 1993SomaliaAtef and others train Somali tribesMohammed 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)
Late 1993Guesthouse, Riyadh City, Khartoum, SudanAl-Qaeda discusses targeting US forces in SomaliaOsama bin Laden, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Abu Talha al Sudani, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
1994Mombasa, KenyaAtef and al-Banshiri meet with OdehMohammed Atef, Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri, Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
May 21, 1996Lake Victoria, 30 miles offshore from Mwanza, TanzaniaAbu Ubaidah al-Banshiri drowns in Lake VictoriaAbu Ubaidah al-Banshiri

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