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Ali, Ahmed Mohamed Hamed (1965–)

aka Shuaib, Abu Islam al-Surir, Ahmed Ahmed, Ahmed the Egyptian, Ahmed Hemed, Hamed Ali, Ahmed Shieb, Abu Islam, Ahmed Mohammed Ali, Ahmed Hamed, Ahmed Mohammed Abdurehman, Abu Khadiijah, Abu Fatima, Ahmad al-Masri

Ahmed Mohamed Hamed Ali, an Egyptian, has been described as a top lieutenant in Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network. In 1998, Ali was indicted in the United States for his involvement in the conspiracy to bomb U.S. embassies in East Africa; however, he is not accused of playing a direct role in the attacks. He is on the FBI's list of the 22 “most wanted terrorists.”

Al Qaeda, an Arabic word meaning “The Base,” is an international network of terrorist groups that commit violent acts against the United States, including the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon near Washington, D.C.

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