Wadi al Aqiq

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Wadi al Aqiq (valley of the brown gem) is the name of a holding company started by Osama bin Laden during the period he was based in Sudan.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

One of the allegations Guantanamo captive Abu Sufian Ibrahim Ahmed Hamuda Bin Qumu faced during his second annual Administrative Review Board hearing was that he worked as a driver for Wadi al Aqiq.[8]


  1. ^ John Lumpkin. "Wadi al Aqiq". Global Security. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  2. ^ Dilip Hiro. "War Without End: The Rise of Islamist Terrorism and the Global Response". Google Books. Retrieved 2007-11-10. 
  3. ^ Michael Scheuer (July 6, 2007). "Al-Qaeda's new talent in Afghanistan". Asia Times. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  4. ^ Syed Saleem Shahzad (December 8, 2001). "Al-Qaeda primed for wider struggle". Asia Times. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  5. ^ Alan Feuer (February 13, 2001). "Terror Exports Are the Business Of Jihad Inc.". New York Times. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  6. ^ United States Embassy, Israel (August 14, 1996). "TEXT: STATE DEPARTMENT ISSUES FACTSHEET ON BIN LADIN: (Sponsor of Islamic extremist activities described)". United States Department of State. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  7. ^ Kohn Mintz (August 28, 1998). "Bin Laden's Finances Are Moving Target". Washington Post. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  8. ^ OARDEC (19 May 2006). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Bin Qumu, Abu Sufian Ibrahim Ahmed Hamuda". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 46–48. Retrieved 2007-11-06.