The son of Osama bin Laden, Hamza, the & # 39; crown prince of terror & # 39 ;, is supposed to be dead months after the Ministry of Foreign Affairs imposed a $ 1 million premium on him
- The US has reportedly received information that Hamza bin Laden is dead
- He is the son of the deceased former Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden
- Has released audio and video messages calling for attacks against the US
- Is a designated terrorist with a premium of $ 1 million for his capture
The US reportedly received information that Osama bin Laden's son and potential heir to his terrorist empire, Hamza bin Laden, is dead.
It is unclear whether the US played a role in the death of Hamza bin Laden or whether the death is confirmed according to him NBC News, who reported the information on Wednesday and quoted three US officials.
In March, the Foreign Ministry spent $ 1 million on information that led to the capture of Hamza bin Laden.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs did not immediately respond to a request for comment from DailyMail.com on Wednesday.
According to American intelligence sources, Hamza bin Laden (above) is said to be dead
Hamza bin Laden (left as a child) is the son of the deceased former Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden (right) who allegedly cared for him to take over the terror group
In March, the Foreign Ministry gave a $ 1 million reward for information that led to Hamza bin Laden
According to the American authorities, Hamza bin Laden carried on the radial jihadist ambitions of his deceased father, who was the leader of Al-Qaeda, and devised the terrorist attacks on 9/11.
Hamza bin Laden published audio and video messages on the internet and called on his followers to launch attacks against the United States and their Western allies, according to the Department of Justice.
He also threatened attacks on the US in revenge for the murder of his father in May 2011 by SEAL Team 6 in a compound in Pakistan.
The last known public statement by Hamza bin Laden was released in 2018 by the media arm of Al-Qaeda calling for followers in Saudi Arabia to rebel against the monarchy.
Hamza bin Laden is married to a daughter of Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, a senior al-Qaeda leader who was indicted by a federal grand jury in November 1998 and charged with his role in the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.
A video of Hamza & # 39; s wedding was found in the Abbottabad compound of Osama bin Laden and released in 2017 by the CIA.
Hamza bin Laden (left) is seen as a child playing with helicopter wreck in terrorist training videos. The Taliban said the wreck came from an American helicopter that crashed
Letters seized from the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed indicate that he was taking care of Hamza to replace him as leader of Al-Qaeda.
Hamza bin Laden is said to have been born in 1989 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The location of Hamza bin Laden, sometimes the & # 39; crown prince of the jihad & # 39; has been the subject of speculation for years with reports of him living in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria and Iran.
He is believed to have spent years with his mother in Iran, despite Al-Qaeda & # 39; s harsh allegations of the Shiite branch of Islam dominating the country.
Observers speculated that the Tehran administrative regime kept him under house arrest as a way to put pressure on rival Saudi Arabia and on Al-Qaeda, preventing the Sunni militants from attacking Iran.
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