List of Islamic terrorist attacks

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Islamic terrorism consists of terror attacks by Islamic fundamentalists to further a perceived Islamic religious or political cause.

The following is a list of Islamic terrorist attacks.

The "black flag of jihad" as used by jihadist militants since ca. the late 1990s.

1990–1999[edit]

Osama bin Laden (1957–2011) was the founder of Al-Qaeda, the jihadist organization responsible for many high profile attacks, including the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings and the September 11 attacks.
The 1996 Khobar Towers bombing by Hezbollah Al-Hejaz killed 19 Americans, one Saudi, and wounded 372.

2000–2009[edit]

The north face of Two World Trade Center (south tower) immediately after being struck by United Airlines Flight 175
Hasib Hussain, who detonated the bus bomb in Tavistock Square in the 7 July 2005 London bombings, is captured on CCTV leaving

2010–current[edit]

People mourning the dead after a terror attack in Syria
Police investigating on the site a few hours after the 2011 Marrakech bombing
  • Afghanistan January 21, 2014 – Kabul, Afghanistan. Over 20 people at a restaurant die when a suicide bombing is followed by an automatic weapons assault.[19]

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  18. ^ a b Isabel Hunter. "Al-Qaeda slaughters on Syria's killing fields". Al Jazeera English. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  19. ^ Reuters (March 28, 2014). "Afghan Taliban Militants Attack Foreign Guesthouse In Kabul". Huffington Post. Retrieved April 7, 2014.