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Ayman al-Zawahiri

Ayman al-Zawahiri

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Ayman al-Zawahiri

Gender: Male

Also known as:
Abdul Mu'iz

Age in 2017: 66

Nationality: Egyptian

Zawahiri graduated from medical school in 1974, and was a surgeon in the Egyptian Army. He later served with the Red Crescent Society in Peshawar, where he observed the Afghan Jihad.

He was arrested in 1981 by Hosni Mubarak's forces, who beat and tortured him. He was convicted of arms dealing and sentenced to three years in prison.

Zawahiri later traveled to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where he is likely to have first met Osama bin Laden.

Criminal/civil charges: He is at large, after his indictment in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.

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 · Knights Under the Prophet's Banner
Additional Muckety map information sources:
Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Looming Tower, by Lawrence Wright

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