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Osama bin Laden

Usāmah bin Muḥammad bin `Awaḍ bin Lādin (Arabic: أسامة بن محمد بن عوض بن لادن‎; born March 10, 1957, died May 1, 2011), most often identified as Osama bin Laden, Usama bin Laden, Osama, or bin Laden, was the founder and former leader of al-Qaeda.

Osama bin Laden


  • Our Invitation to Give Advice and Reform, April 12 1994, explaining his refusal to return to Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia supports the Communists in Yemen, June 7, 1994
  • The Banishment of Communists from the Arabian Peninsula, July 11, 1994.
  • Quran Scholars in the Face of Despotism, July 19, 1994
  • Saudi Arabia Unveils Its War Against Islam and Its Scholars, September 12, 1994
  • Do Not Have Vile Actions in Your Religion, September 16, 1994, addressed to Saudi youth
  • Higher Committee for Harm, October 15, 1994
  • Prince Salman and Ramadan Alms, February 12, 1995
  • Saudi Arabia Continues Its War Against Islam and Its Scholars, March 9, 1995
  • Scholars are the Prophet's Successors, May 6, 1995
  • Prince Sultan and the Air Aviation Commissions, July 11, 1995
  • The Bosnia Tragedy, August 11, 1995
  • The Saudi Regime and the Repeated Tragedies of the Pilgrims, April 16, 1997 (unsigned)
  • Supporting the Fatwa by the Afghani Religious Scholars of Ejecting the American Forces from the Land of the Two Holy Mosques, May 7, 1998
  • Declaration of War (1996)
  • Interview with bin Laden by Peter Arnett (1997)
  • The Nuclear Bomb of Islam, May 1998
  • Fatwa (1998) arabic original
  • Statement 20
  • Warning of Grand Plots Against Arabs, Criticism of Gulf Rulers, January 4, 2004
  • A Call to Jihad to End the Aggression against Gaza, January 15, 2009


  • Urgent letter to security officials, September 16, 1994
  • Important Telegram to our Brothers in the Armed Forces, September 19, 1994
  • Letter of assurance to a Mujahideen father
  • Letter to Pakistani scholars
  • Letter to Mullah Omar
  • Letter to Aba Khalid
  • Open Letter to Shaykh Bin Baz on the Invalidity of his Fatwa on Peace with the Jews, December 29, 1994
  • Second Letter to Shaykh Bin Baz, January 29, 1995
  • An Open Letter to King Fahd on the Occasion of the Recent Cabinet Reshuffle, August 3 1995
  • Letter to 'Abd al-Raheem al-Tahan, undated
  • Letter to the American people (2001)
  • Letter to his mother, early 2002
  • Letter to Sheikh ‘Abd Al-Raheem Al-Tahane

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