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Abu Anas al-Libi


Abu Anas al-Libi

  • Born in Libya in 1964
  • Also known as Nazih Abd al Hamid al-Rughay
  • Granted political asylum in Britain in the 1990s
  • Joined al-Qaida by the 1990s
  • Indicted in New York for alleged involvement in the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania
  • Said to have conducted surveillance and photographed the embassy in Kenya
  • Was on FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list, with a $5 million reward for his capture
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