Terrorism Worldwide

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and troubles around the world

September 11 Features

September 11 attacks

Terrorist Attacks
Within the United States or against Americans abroad

Suspected al-Qaeda Terrorist Acts
1993 (Feb.): Bombing of World Trade Center (WTC); 6 killed

International Terrorist Organizations
Terrorist organizations from bin Laden's al-Qaeda to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

Who Is Osama bin Laden?
Wealthy Saudi exile is a suspected terrorist mastermind

Origin, ideology, and goals of bin Laden's terrorist network

Most Wanted Terrorists
People indicted by federal grand juries for plotting to kill Americans in terrorist attacks

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