Abdallah bin Laden

Abdallah bin Osama bin Mohammed bin 'Awad bin Laden (Arabic: عبدالله بن أسامة بن محمد بن عوض بن لادن‎; born c. 1976) is the son of Osama bin Laden and Osama's first wife Najwa Ghanhem. He is not to be confused with Osama bin Laden's half-brother Abdullah bin Laden (born in 1966) or the older Sheikh Abdullah bin Laden, who died in 2002 at age 75.

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World Assembly of Muslim Youth

In the 1980s, bin Laden was involved with the Annandale, Virginia offices of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth, an organization long suspected of terrorism links by the FBI.

Investigative reporter Greg Palast revealed shortly after the 9/11 attacks, that "On this unremarkable street, at 3411 Silver Maple Place, we located the former home of Abdullah and another brother, Omar, also an FBI suspect. It is conveniently close to WAMY. The World Assembly of Muslim Youth is in this building, in a little room in the basement at 5613 Leesburg Pike. And here, just a couple blocks down the road at 5913 Leesburg, is where four of the hijackers that attacked New York and Washington are listed as having lived."

Current activities

Bin Laden runs his own firm, Fame Advertising, in Jeddah. He is closely watched by the Saudi government, which has restricted his travel from the Kingdom since 1996. Bin Laden, who reportedly has never disowned his father, is known to dine occasionally with his father's half-brother, Saudi Binladin Group chairman Bakr bin Laden, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Jeddah.

According to a document leaked in 2015 by WikiLeaks, Abdallah had requested the United States embassy in Saudi Arabia for the death certificate of his father. The embassy, however, in a reply, told him that no death certificate was issued for Osama.

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References

  1. ^ "Abdullah bin Laden". infoplease.com. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. Retrieved 21 September 2008.
  2. ^ "Has someone been sitting on the FBI?". BBC. 1 November 2001. Archived from the original o... ...read more
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