785. 6/26/1995

“On June 26 [1995] the two Islamic groups associated with bin Laden’s al-Qaeda [al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya and al-Jihad] allegedly try to assassinate Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak when he was in Ethiopia for a meeting of the Organization of African Unity. The assassination attempt fails but brings pressure from the Egyptians, Saudis, and Americans for the Sudanese government to expel Osama and the other Islamic groups from the country.”

 – Najwa bin Laden, Omar bin Laden, and Jean Sasson, Growing Up Bin Laden, Page 314

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