The 11 March 2004 Madrid train bombings (also known as 11/3, 3/11, M-11 and 11-M) were a series of coordinated terrorist bombings against the commuter train system of Madrid, Spain on the morning of 11 March 2004, which killed 191 people and wounded 1,460. ...more on Wikipedia about "11 March 2004 Madrid train bombings"
In the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings ( August 7, 1998), more than 220 people were killed and over 4,000 wounded in simultaneous ** car bomb explosions at the United States embassies in the East African capital cities of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya. The attacks, linked to local members of the al Qaeda terrorist network headed by Osama bin Laden, brought bin Laden and al Qaeda to international attention for the first time, and resulted in the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation placing bin Laden on its Ten Most Wanted list. ** ...more on Wikipedia about "1998 U.S. embassy bombings"
The 2000 al-Qaeda Summit was a meeting of several high-level al-Qaeda members held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ...more on Wikipedia about "2000 al-Qaeda Summit"
The Istanbul Bombings were two terrorist attacks carried out on two days in November 2003. They have been blamed on the al-Qaeda terrorist network. ...more on Wikipedia about "2003 Istanbul Bombings"
The Ashoura massacre of March 2, 2004 in Iraq was a series of planned terrorist explosions that killed 170 and injured 500 Iraqi Shiite Muslims commemorating the Ashoura festival. The bombings brought one of the deadliest days in the Iraq occupation after the Iraq War to topple Saddam Hussein. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ashoura massacre"
Oplan Bojinka (also known as Operation Bojinka, Project Bojinka, Bojinka Plot, Bojinga, possibly from Arabic: بجنكة – slang in many dialects for explosion and pronounced Bo-JIN-ka, except in Egyptian where it is Bo-GIN-ka) was a planned large-scale attack on airliners in 1995, and was a precursor to the September 11, 2001 attacks. ...more on Wikipedia about "Oplan Bojinka"
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a set of coordinated suicide attacks upon the United States of America carried out on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, in which a total of nineteen Arab hijackers simultaneously took control of four U.S. domestic commercial airliners. The hijackers crashed two planes into the World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York City — one into each of the two tallest towers, about 18 minutes apart. Within two hours, both towers had collapsed. The hijackers crashed the third aircraft into the U.S. Department of Defense headquarters, the Pentagon, in Arlington County, Virginia. The fourth plane crashed into a rural field in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, following passenger resistance. The official count records 2,986 deaths in the attacks, including the nineteen hijackers. ...more on Wikipedia about "September 11, 2001 attacks"
The USS Cole bombing was a suicide bombing attack against the guided missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) on October 12, 2000. ...more on Wikipedia about "USS Cole bombing"
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