PREFERRED TERM
Muhsin Musa Matwalli Atwah  
DEFINITION
  • Muhsin Musa Matwalli Atwah (aka Abdel Rahman; Abdul Rahman; Abdul Rahman al Muhajir; Mohammed K.A. al Namer) was an alleged member of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network. He was accused of involvement in the 1998 conspiracy to bomb the U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya, and the FBI included him in its Most Wanted Terrorists list following the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon near Washington, D.C. The United States indicted Atwah, an Egyptian, in 1998 on charges relating to the bombings of U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in which 224 people died. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Atwah, Muhsin Musa Matwalli (1964–2006)]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/Muhsin_Musa_Matwalli_Atwah
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