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An Egyptian in his late 30s, al- Adel is Bin Laden's security chief.



He is believed to have assumed many of the late Mohammed Atef's duties in al-Qaeda.



He was a colonel in the Egyptian army but joined the mujahideen fighting to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan.



He is also suspected of teaching militants to use explosives and training some of the 11 September hijackers.



He has been linked to the bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998. The US further accuses him of training the Somali fighters who killed 18 US servicemen in Mogadishu in 1993.



In 1987, Egypt accused Adel - whose real name is Muhammad Ibrahim Makkawi - of trying to establish a military wing of the militant Islamic group al-Jihad, and of trying to overthrow the government.

Saif al-Adel

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An Egyptian in his late 30s, al- Adel is Bin Laden's security chief.

He is believed to have assumed many of the late Mohammed Atef's duties in al-Qaeda.

He was a colonel in the Egyptian army but joined the mujahideen fighting to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan.

He is also suspected of teaching militants to use explosives and training some of the 11 September hijackers.

He has been linked to the bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998. The US further accuses him of training the Somali fighters who killed 18 US servicemen in Mogadishu in 1993.

In 1987, Egypt accused Adel - whose real name is Muhammad Ibrahim Makkawi - of trying to establish a military wing of the militant Islamic group al-Jihad, and of trying to overthrow the government.

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The order to blow up three housing compounds in Riyadh in 2003 was made by Saif al-Adel while he was in Iran. We have the conversation on tape. Why would Iran do this? In order to cause problems in Saudi Arabia, because Saudi Arabia is a Sunni country. Isn't that sectarianism? So they're simply ...
Interestingly, Saif al Adel is still an active al Qaeda leader and serves as one of Ayman al Zawahiri's current deputies. After the 9/11 hijackings, al Adel fled to Iran, where his status has been murky at times. It appears that he was operational in the months after 9/11, as American and Saudi officials linked him ...

They are Saif al-Adel, Abu Muhmmad al-Masri and Abu al-Khayr al-Masri. All three are shown in pre-9/11 Afghanistan celebrating the official merger of Zawahiri's Egyptian Islamic Jihad group with bin Laden's operation. (Screenshots can be seen below.) Footage of these Egyptians is included because ...
The first to come was Saif al-Adel. A former colonel in the Egyptian Special Forces, he traveled under the pseudonym Ibrahim. He was accompanied by fellow Egyptian and al-Qaeda council member Abu Mohammed al-Masri—whose papers identified him as Daoud Shirizi—a former professional soccer ...
As the months went by, other members of the al-Qaeda hierarchy joined the Sheikh, including his son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, and Saif al-Adel, said to be the successor of Khalid Shaikh, the commander of al-Qaeda's military wing, a self-confessed mastermind of 9/11, presently in US custody, and also ...
However, some analysts say that Hamza may become little more than a figurehead, with military veterans, such as strategist Saif al-Adel, a former special forces colonel in the Egyptian Army, and other battle-hardened senior al- Qaeda operatives infiltrated into Syria by Zawahiri since 2013, calling the shots ...

Although The Exile is undeniably bin Laden's and al-Qaeda's story of survival against formidable odds, the lynchpin of the saga is undoubtedly a former colonel in the Egyptian Army's special forces named Saif al-Adel. Today, Al-Adel manages al-Qaeda's interests and operations in Syria. His qualifications ...
Saif al-Adel is shown in a photo released by the FBI on October 10, 2001. FBI/Getty. In the months after 9/11 and the fall of the Taliban, as the U.S. invaded Afghanistan, bin Laden family members and high-ranking Al-Qaeda figures escaped to the Shiite stronghold of Iran. That may seem like a surprising ...
Instead, it appears that power within al-Qaida has shifted to two key figures: Abu Mohammed al-Golani, who leads its affiliate in Syria, and Saif al-Adel, a 55-year-old survivor of the first generation of Islamic militants who was indicted for his role in the bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998. Al-Adel ...
“The stature of Saif al-Adel is really hard to overstate in the jihadist community,” Skinner said. “Even young passionate kids [jihadist trainees] that don't really understand the history know that Saif al-Adel was a legend among al-Qaida, and the fact he's back in the mix means they're taking this very seriously.”.
The five jihadists who were reportedly freed are: Saif al Adel, Abu Mohammed al Masri, Abu Khayr al Masri, Khalid al Aruri and Sari Shihab. The first three are well-known senior al Qaeda leaders who have served in elite management and advisory positions within the group. In addition, Saif al Adel and Abu ...
Saif al-Adel enjoys a truly outstanding reputation among Islamic militants around the world. The Egyptian, whose nom-de-guerre means "sword of justice," is considered a seasoned operational planner and an experienced field commander. He is often mentioned together with Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, ...
Interestingly, Saif al Adel is still an active al Qaeda leader and serves as one of Ayman al Zawahiri's current deputies. After the 9/11 hijackings, al Adel fled to Iran, where his status has been murky at times. It appears that he was operational in the months after 9/11, as American and Saudi officials linked him ...
Hamza's mentors included Atiyahallah Al-Libbi, Saif al-Adel and Abu Hafs al-Mauritani. Abu Ghaith, al-Qaeda's spokesperson and Bin Laden's son-in-law, taught him public speaking while Abu Mohammed al-Masri taught him history. His mother also played a role as she directed him and helped explain ...
They are Saif al-Adel, Abu Muhmmad al-Masri and Abu al-Khayr al-Masri. All three are shown in pre-9/11 Afghanistan celebrating the official merger of Zawahiri's Egyptian Islamic Jihad group with bin Laden's operation. (Screenshots can be seen below.) Footage of these Egyptians is included because ...
The first to come was Saif al-Adel. A former colonel in the Egyptian Special Forces, he traveled under the pseudonym Ibrahim. He was accompanied by fellow Egyptian and al-Qaeda council member Abu Mohammed al-Masri—whose papers identified him as Daoud Shirizi—a former professional soccer ...
As the months went by, other members of the al-Qaeda hierarchy joined the Sheikh, including his son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, and Saif al-Adel, said to be the successor of Khalid Shaikh, the commander of al-Qaeda's military wing, a self-confessed mastermind of 9/11, presently in US custody, and also ...

Although The Exile is undeniably bin Laden's and al-Qaeda's story of survival against formidable odds, the lynchpin of the saga is undoubtedly a former colonel in the Egyptian Army's special forces named Saif al-Adel. Today, Al-Adel manages al-Qaeda's interests and operations in Syria. His qualifications ...
Saif al-Adel is shown in a photo released by the FBI on October 10, 2001. FBI/Getty. In the months after 9/11 and the fall of the Taliban, as the U.S. invaded Afghanistan, bin Laden family members and high-ranking Al-Qaeda figures escaped to the Shiite stronghold of Iran. That may seem like a surprising ...
Instead, it appears that power within al-Qaida has shifted to two key figures: Abu Mohammed al-Golani, who leads its affiliate in Syria, and Saif al-Adel, a 55-year-old survivor of the first generation of Islamic militants who was indicted for his role in the bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998. Al-Adel ...
The five jihadists who were reportedly freed are: Saif al Adel, Abu Mohammed al Masri, Abu Khayr al Masri, Khalid al Aruri and Sari Shihab. The first three are well-known senior al Qaeda leaders who have served in elite management and advisory positions within the group. In addition, Saif al Adel and Abu ...
Fino al 2015, l'egiziano Saif al Adel e altri consiglieri militari di Al-Qaeda sarebberi rimasti in Iran. Alcuni, tramite la Forza Quds, si sarebbero ...
In 2002, more Al- Qaeda members were given sanctuary in Iran including Saif al-Adel, Mohammed al-Masri, and Abu Musab al-Suri.
The order to blow up the three housing compounds in Riyadh came from Saif al-Adel, who's their head of their operations, while he was in Iran ...
2015 message, Hamza named his mentors as Saif al Adel, Ahmed Hassan Abu al-Khayr, Abu Muhammad al-Masri, Sulayman Abu Ghaith ...
The third-in-command in al-Qaeda, Saif al-Adel, is also closely linked to the Iranian Regime. He lives in the country for long periods of time and ...
So, with al-Qaeda in complete disarray, there were many pluses for high-ranking leaders such as Saif al-Adel – a leader that had spent long ...
The bombing in May 2003 was ordered by Osama bin Laden's assistant, the Egyptian terrorist Saif Al-Adel, who is a fugitive hiding with his ...
... which hosted the terror group's operatives such as Saif Al Adel (security chief), Saad bin Laden (senior operative), Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah ...
One of the al Qaeda leaders who attended the training was Saif al Adel, who has long been wanted for his role in the embassy bombings.
However, some analysts say that Hamza may become little more than a figurehead, with military veterans, such as strategist Saif al-Adel, ...
Saif al-Adel, an Egyptian and one of bin Laden's top-three aides, assembled the cell that attacked two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.
... against formidable odds, the lynchpin of the saga is undoubtedly a former colonel in the Egyptian Army's special forces named Saif al-Adel.
In 2002, a key senior militant called Saif al-Adel, now number two in the group, launched vitriolic attacks on Bin Laden whose campaign of ...
Saif al-Adel is shown in a photo released by the FBI on October 10, 2001. FBI/Getty. In the months after 9/11 and the fall of the Taliban, as the ...
... it appears that power within al-Qaida has shifted to two key figures: Abu Mohammed al-Golani, who leads its affiliate in Syria, and Saif al-Adel ...
Saif al Adel and Abu Mohammed al Masri, both of whom were also senior figures in the Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ), were reportedly freed by ...
From left to right: Saif al Adel, Abu Mohammed al Masri and Abu Khayr al Masri. These photos, first published by the FBI and US intelligence ...
The order to blow up the three housing compounds in Riyadh came from Saif al-Adel, who's their head of their operations, while he was in Iran ...
The first to come was Saif al-Adel. A former colonel in the Egyptian Special Forces, he traveled under the pseudonym Ibrahim. He was ...
The third-in-command in al-Qaeda, Saif al-Adel, is also closely linked to the Iranian Regime. He lives in the country for long periods of time and ...
The statement named the defendants as Saif Al Adel, Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, Muhsin Musa Matwalli Atwah, Ahmed Mohamed Hamed Ali ...
... Ayman al Zawahiri, Sayeed al Masri, Muhammed Atef, Saif al-Adel, Ahmed Khadr and “various other members of the al Qaida organization”.
Saif al-Adel, an Egyptian and one of bin Laden's top-three aides, assembled the cell that attacked two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.
Saif al-Adel, an Egyptian and one of bin Laden's top-three aides, assembled the cell that attacked two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.
The leading al Qaeda figure Saif al-Adel told a Jordanian author that Zarqawi would always look for books about Zangi. "The best presents he ...
... against formidable odds, the lynchpin of the saga is undoubtedly a former colonel in the Egyptian Army's special forces named Saif al-Adel.
In 2002, a key senior militant called Saif al-Adel, now number two in the group, launched vitriolic attacks on Bin Laden whose campaign of ...
Saif al-Adel is shown in a photo released by the FBI on October 10, 2001. FBI/Getty. In the months after 9/11 and the fall of the Taliban, as the ...
A news conference in Baghdad after the killing of Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, 2006. Credit Ali Haider/European ...


 

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