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Al-Liby, Anas (1964–)

aka Anas al-Sabai, Anas al-Libi, Nazih

al-Raghie, Nazih Abdul Hamed al-Raghie

Anas al-Liby, born in Tripoli, Libya, is often described as the computer wizard of Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network. He was indicted in December 2000 for conspiring to kill Americans in the East African embassy attacks in 1998. Al-Liby has also been linked to the Libyan Islamic Group, the militant anti-Qaddafi organization.

Al Qaeda, an international terror network that is widely believed to have carried out the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, has also worked against non-Islamic governments in the Middle East. However, the extent of al-Liby's recent involvement with Al Qaeda is unclear. Testimony in the East African embassy bombings trial suggested that al-Liby quarreled with bin Laden over financial matters and split with him during the late 1990s. The U.S. indictment charges that al-Liby discussed ...

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