American Mujahids In The Arena Of World Jihad: The Who's
Who Of American Mujahidun
10 April 2011
By Al-Ikhwah Al-Mujahidun
They are Muslims who grew up in a
country with a predominantly kafir population.
Even so, it did not deter them from learning and
understanding Islam like the understanding of their
predecessors, the understanding of the salafuh
salih. They believe that jihad is the best way to
Arrested on 27th July
2009. Daniel was regarded as the leader of a group of
seven people in South Carolina. He was accused of
supporting the jihad movement in other countries
including Israel, Jordan, Kosovo and Pakistan.
According to the indictment, Daniel received "radical
Islam" training in Pakistan and Afghanistan, but he
was not associated with Al-Qaeda or other jihad group
which operate in those areas.
Gadahn is a member of Al-Qaeda
from America who is most wanted and is the first
American citizen to be given the charges of treason
since the 1940‘s. He is one of the two American
citizens in the FBI list and one of the 28 most wanted
"terrorists" and America is offering 1 Million USD for
information leading to his arrest. Gadahn was born in
Oregon and grew up in California, considered as a
senior commander for Sheikh Usamah bin Ladin and
reported to play the role of a translator, video
producer and cultural interpreter. In the above photo,
Gadahn was seen in a video posted on the internet. In
his message, he praised a US Army who had killed 13
people in the Fort Hood military base in Texas.
Born in 1960 in Bloomington.
Yasin is wanted for allegedly participating in the WTC
bombing in 1993, which resulted in the death of six
people. He is one of the two American citizens
included in the FBI list, America is offering up to 5
millions USD for information about him. The above
poster was circulated in 2001.
Born in 1971 in Las Cruces. This
charismatic ulama' is sometimes called the "bin
Ladin on the internet". Sheikh al-Awlaki endeavors to
reach the English-speaking Muslims in his lecture and
encourages them to engage in jihad in the West. He has
been connected to the shootings in Fort Hood by Major
Nidal Malik Hasan and the bombing attempt on an
airplane by Umar Farouk Abdulmutalib, a mujahid from
He was born in Alabama. He had
appeared in the New York Times feature , "The Jihadi
Next Door". Raised as a Christian. This son from the
American-Syrian father and mother gradually get
acquainted with Islam and became a "fundamentalist"
Muslim in 2007, and then joined the Al-Qaeda in
Somalia which supported the group "Al-Shabaab". He is
said to be a star and the main recruiter. The above
photo was from his message video on 31st March 2009
released in the jihad forum.
Arrested on 16th September 2009.
Although born in Afghanistan, Zazi and his family
moved to New York in 1999 and legally became residents
there. The court documents stated that in 2008 he went
to Afghanistan to unite with the Taliban even though
he was recruited by Al-Qaeda. He returned to America
in January 2009, moved to Denver and before the end of
the year he was stated as guilty for planning to blow
up the New York underground train with homemade bombs.
In the photo, he was escorted out of the NYPD
helicopter. He likely will be given a life sentence.
Arrested on 5th November 2009.
Major Nidal, a doctor in the US military carried out
the shootings in the army post in Fort Hood, Texas
which killed 13 people. He was born in Arlington, but
Hasan has never gone into the war zones.
Arrested on 25th November 2001.
Lindh, who came from Washington DC, was captured as an
enemy combatant when America invaded Afghanistan in
2001. He became interested in Islam after seeing Spike
Lee in the film "Malcolm X". Lindh is now serving a
prison sentence of 20 years. In the photo was Lindh
when registering at the Saudi Hassani Kalan Surani
Bannu Madrasah in Pakistan in 2002.
The Pakistani police were
escorting five men whose hands were cuffed and
identified as Aman Hassan Yemer, Abdulah Ahmed Minni,
Waqar Hussain Khan, Ramy Zamzam and Umar Farooq. All
are American citizens from North Virginia. They
intended to join the jihad in Afghanistan to defend
the Muslims who are invaded there, but it was not
meant to be, they had been arrested at the border by
the puppet police of Pakistan. Now they are still in
the jail of the thaghut Pakistan and standing