At a glance: Al-Qaida's most wanted

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 8, 2013 at 8:39 pm •  Published: March 8, 2013

The arrest of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith — an al-Qaida spokesman, fundraiser and son-in-law to Osama bin Laden — is another victory in the war against terror, U.S. officials say. Here are other major al-Qaida figures who remain at large, or who have been captured or killed:


AYMAN AL-ZAWAHRI, Egyptian, bin Laden's doctor and spiritual adviser.

SAIF AL-ADIL, Egyptian, bin Laden security chief.

SHAIKH SAIID AL-SHARIF, Saudi, bin Laden's brother-in-law and Sept. 11 financier.

ABU MOHAMMAD AL-MASRI, Egyptian, training camp commander.

ABU HAFS THE MAURITANIAN, operational and spiritual leader.

ZAID KHAYR, operational leader (at large, but presumed dead).

ABU BASIR AL-YEMENI, Yemeni, aide to Osama bin Laden.

ABD AL-AZIZ AL-JAMAL, aide to al-Zawahri.

ZAKARIYA ESSABAR, member of cell with chief Sept. 11 hijacker Mohamed Atta.

SAID BAHAJI, member of cell with chief Sept. 11 hijacker Mohamed Atta.


KHALID SHEIKH MOHAMMED, Kuwaiti-Pakistani, suspected mastermind of Sept. 11 attacks.

ABU ZUBAYDAH, Palestinian-Saudi, "terrorist coordinator."

ABD AL-RAHIM AL-NASHIRI, Saudi, Persian Gulf operations chief.

TAWFIQ ATTASH KHALLAD, Yemeni, operational leader, suspected mastermind of USS Cole bombing in October 2000.

ABD AL-HADI AL-IRAQI, training camp commander.

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