Usama (Osama) Bin Laden
Usama Bin Laden Usama (or Osama) Bin Laden, a wanted fugitive and founder of the al Qaeda terrorist organization, was born in Saudi Arabia in 1957. On March 10, 1984, Bin Laden and others killed two German nationals. On March 16, 1998, authorities in Tripoli issued an arrest warrant seeking him for murder and illegal possession of firearms. Bin Laden is also wanted for the August 1998 bombing of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. This release consists of material that predates the 9/11 attacks.