Homeland Security

Events

Significant Al-Qaeda and Sunni Militant Attacks
7-7 London transmit bombings July 7, 2005 London, United Kingdom
3-11 Madrid train bombings March 11, 2004 Madrid, Spain
Abu Sayyaf ferry bombing Feb. 27, 2004 Manila, Philippines
Mombasa hotel bombing and SAM shot Nov. 28, 2002 Mombasa, Kenya
US Diplomat Foley assasinated Oct. 28, 2002 Amman, Jordan
Bali nightclub bombing Oct. 12, 2002 Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Limberg oil tanker bombing Oct. 6, 2002 Arabian Sea
Djerba synagogue bombing April 11, 2002 Djerba, Tunisia
9-11 Sept. 11, 2001 New York, New York, United States
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Shanksville, Pennsylvania, United States
Massoud assassinated Sept. 9, 2001 Panjshir Valley, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Rizal Day Bombings Dec. 30, 2000 Manila, Philippines
Indonesia Christmas Eve bombings Dec. 24, 2000 Indonesia
USS Cole bombing Oct. 12, 2000 Aden, Yemen
East African embassy bombings Aug. 7, 1998 Nairobi, Kenya
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Saudi National Guard car bombing Nov. 13, 1995 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Mubarak assassination attempt June 26, 1995 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Black Hawk Down Oct. 3-4, 1993 Mogadishu, Somalia
World Trade Center truck bombing Jan. 26, 1993 New York, New York, United States
Aden hotel bombing Dec. 29, 1992 Aden, Yemen
Hezbollah/Shia militant attacks
Khobar Towers June 25, 1996 Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Special Pages
Al-Qaeda and WMD Timeline
Al-Qaeda and Saddam Hussein's Iraq Timeline
Halted Terrorist Plots
UK foils transatlantic airplane bombings July 2005-August 2006 United Kingdom
Attemped shoe-bombing of airliner Dec. 22, 2001 North Atlantic Ocean
Foiled Singapore bombing plot December 2001 Singapore
Attempted USS The Sullivans bombing Jan. 3, 2000 Aden, Yemen
LAX millennium plot December 1999 Los Angeles, California
Jordan millennium plot 1998-November 1999 Jordan
Project Bojinka August 1994-January 1995 Manila, Philippines
New York Landmarks plot 1993 New York, New York, United States
Key Counterterrorism Actions
Other Key Events
Osama bin Laden declares jihad Aug. 23, 1996 Afghanistan
Osama bin Laden moves from Sudan to Afghanistan May 19, 1996 Khartoum, Sudan
Jalalabad, Afghanistan
Formation of al-Qaeda 1989 Afghanistan
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