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Sudan became a notorious refuge for militant Islamists in In the early 1990s, including Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who was based in the country from 1991 to 1996.

Al-Qaeda’s presence led to American sanctions on Sudan that have continued ever since.

In 2011 Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by US special forces.

Al Jazeera English | Inside Story - Is N Africa Al-Qaeda’s new front? | 12 Dec. 2007


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