Ramzi Yousef (Arabic: رمزي يوسف‎ Ramzī Yūsuf; born May 20, 1967) was one of the main perpetrators...

He was tried in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York along with two co-conspirators and was convicted of planning the Bojinka plot. In court, Yousef stated: "Yes, I am a...

Yousef's maternal uncle is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, with whom he allegedly planned the Bojinka plot. Mohammed is a...

The name "Ramzi Yousef" is believed to be an alias. The 9/11 Commission claimed that Yousef's...

When his family returned to Pakistan in the mid-1980s, Yousef was sent to the United Kingdom for education. In 1986, he enrolled at Swansea...

Yousef left the United Kingdom after completing his studies and returned to Pakistan. He began to learn bomb making in a terrorist training camp in Peshawar, before traveling to the...

The World Trade Center bombing occurred on February 26, 1993, when a car bomb was detonated below Tower One of the World Trade Center...

"We declare our responsibility for the explosion on the mentioned building. This action was done in response for the American...

On September 1, 1992, Yousef entered the United States with an Iraqi passport of disputed authenticity. His companion,...

Yousef was held for 72 hours and repeatedly interrogated, but INS holding cells were overcrowded. Yousef, requesting political asylum, was given a hearing date of November 9, 1992. He told Jersey City Police that he was...

Yousef travelled around New York and New Jersey, during which time he made calls to Abdel-Rahman via cell...

Yousef, aided by Mohammed Salameh and Mahmud Abouhalima, began assembling the 1,500 lb (680 kg) urea nitrate-fuel oil device in his Pamrapo Avenue home in Jersey City ready...

Speaking in code by phone on December 29, 1992, Ajaj told Yousef that he had won release of the bomb manuals but warned Yousef that picking them up might jeopardize his "business". On one...

During a 60 Minutes interview in 2002, co-conspirator Abdul Rahman Yasin said that Yousef originally wanted to bomb Jewish neighborhoods in New York City. Yasin added that after touring Crown Heights and Williamsburg, Yousef...

Yousef rented a Ryder van and on February 26, 1993, loaded it with explosives. He packed four cardboard boxes into the back of the van,...

The van was driven into the garage of the World Trade Center, where it exploded. Using his Pakistani passport, Yousef...

After returning to Pakistan in February 1993, Yousef went into hiding. That summer, he allegedly took up a contract to assassinate the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, which was initiated by members of Sipah-e-Sahaba. The plot...

After the Iranian shrine bombing, Yousef soon began planning the Bojinka Plot. It included plans to assassinate Pope John Paul II while he visited the Philippines, and to...

On December 11, 1994, Yousef conducted a trial run of the plan by boarding a Philippine Airlines Boeing 747...

Yousef assembled a bomb in the lavatory, set the timer to detonate four hours later, and put it in the lifejacket pocket under seat 26K on the right-hand...

Two hours before arrival at Tokyo, at 11:43 am, the bomb exploded while Flight 434 cruised on autopilot 31,000 feet (9,400 m) above the Japanese island of Minamidaitō (near Okinawa Island and approximately 260 miles...

The cockpit crew improvised to manipulate the plane's speed and direction by varying the engines' throttle settings. Captain Eduardo...

After this success, Yousef returned to Manila, where he began preparing at least a dozen bombs, each with a larger weight of explosive materials. Weeks before his planned attacks, a fire started in his Manila flat,...

Despite the international manhunt, Yousef escaped from Manila to Pakistan. On January 31, 1995, he flew from Pakistan to Thailand and met...

Yousef, wanting to get the bombs on a plane bound for the U.S., called a friend with diplomatic immunity in Qatar who was willing to take the suitcases to London and check them on a flight to the U.S. The plan...

Following a tip-off from Istaique Parker, on February 7, 1995, Agents of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Special Agents of the U.S. Diplomatic...

"Yes, I am a terrorist, and proud of it as long as it is against the U.S. government and against Israel, because you are more than terrorists; you...

On September 5, 1996, Yousef and two co-conspirators were convicted for their role in the Bojinka plot and were sentenced to...

On November 12, 1997, Yousef was found guilty of masterminding the 1993 bombing, and in 1998 he was convicted of...

Yousef is held at the high-security Supermax prison ADX Florence in Florence, Colorado. His...

According to interviews with ADX Florence staff, Yousef prayed almost every hour and refused to leave his cell for recreation when he first arrived at the facility; he did not wish to undergo the required strip search. Yousef...

"Ramzi Yousef is also there on Range 13. No one we have talked to who knows Yousef believes his change of religion is for...

In 1997, Osama bin Laden said during an interview that he did not know Yousef but claimed to know Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is the mastermind behind the September 11, 2001...


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