Adnan Shukrijumah

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Al-Qaeda's New Leader Lived in US for 15 Years

Adnan Shukrijumah grew up in Florida: FBI

(Newser) - Al-Qaeda has selected a new chief of global operations, and he’s intimately familiar with the US. Adnan Shukrijumah, a 35-year-old who spent 15 years growing up in the Florida and Brooklyn, has taken over the job once held by Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the FBI tells the AP . He’s... More »

Subway Bomb Plot Linked to al-Qaeda Figure

Man raised in Brooklyn recruited Zazi, others, indictment claims

(Newser) - A failed plot to set off bombs in the New York subway system last year was part of a larger al-Qaeda conspiracy that planned a similar attack in England. In an indictment unsealed today, US prosecutors added several al-Qaeda figures to the case, including Adnan Shukrijumah, who they said was... More »

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