1,205. 8/4/1998

“In [August 4] 1998, when the EIJ [Egyptian Islamic Jihad] effectively merged with al Qaeda, he [EIJ leader Ayman al-Zawahiri] sent a fax to the Al-Hayat newspaper warning Americans. Three days later on August 7, suicide truck bombers hit the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, killing 224 people.”

 – Thair Shaikh, “Now that bin Laden’s dead, who are al Qaeda’s most wanted leaders?,” CNN, May 12, 2011

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