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Abdullah Azzam

Abdullah AzzamAKA Abdullah Yusuf Azzam

Born: 1941
Birthplace: Asba'ah Al-Hartiyeh, Jenin, Palestine
Died: 24-Nov-1989
Location of death: Peshawar, Pakistan
Cause of death: Assassination
Remains: Buried, Pabi Graveyard of the Martyrs, Peshawar

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator, Philosopher

Nationality: Palestine
Executive summary: Gatekeeper of the Jihad

"Sheikh Abdullah Azzam was not an individual, but an entire nation by himself. Muslim women have proven themselves incapable of giving birth to a man like him after he was killed." -- Osama bin Laden, Al-Jazeera TV Interview, 1991

“Jihad and the rifle alone: no negotiations, no conferences and no dialogues.” -- Abdullah Azzam, Join The Caravan

Father: Mustafa Azzam (d. 1990)
Mother: Zakia Saleh (d. 1988)
Son: Ibrahim (d. 1989, killed by the land mine used to assassinate his father)
Son: Muhammad (d. 1989, land mine)

    University: Agriculture, Khadorri College
    University: BA Sharia, Damascus University (1966)
    University: MA Sharia, Al-Azhar University, Cairo
    University: PhD Usool ul-Fiqh, Al-Azhar University, Cairo (1973)
    Teacher: Jordan University, Amman
    Teacher: King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Teacher: International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan

    Maktab al-Khidamat Founder
    The Muslim Brotherhood
    Palestinian Ancestry

Author of books:
Join the Caravan (1987)
Defense of Muslim Lands (1987, Fatwa)


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