Abdul Rasul Sayyaf

Abdul Rasul Sayyaf is an Afghan and is the Saudi sponsored Wahhabi Warlord who had more to do with 9/11 than Osama bin Laden ever did.

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Abdul Rasul Sayyaf’s condensed biography:

  • 1946  - Sayyaf is born in Paghman, Afghanistan to a Pashtun family
  • 1960s - Student: Sayyaf gets a degree in religious studies at Kabul University, before gaining a Masters at Al Azhar University in Egypt. The al Qaeda founder, Palestinian Abdullah Azzam attended the same university at about the same time
  • 1970 - 1973 - Professor of Islamic Law at Kabul University
  • 1973 - Sayyaf flees to Pakistan after partaking in a failed coup attempt in Kabul
  • 1978 - Sayyaf returned to Afghanistan and was imprisoned before being released due to outside influence
  • 1980 Sayyaf freed to perform Jihad - Sayyaf uses Arab Jihadis and is strongly favoured and financed by Saudi Arabia’s current King, then Prince Salman
  • 1985 Sayyaf opened the pre-eminent Jihadi madrassa in Pakistan
  • 1988 Sayyaf begins opening training camps for Arab recruits in Afghanistan
  • 1988 Sayyaf trained 1993 WTC bomber Ramzi Yousef who was visiting Sayyaf's Jihadi training camps during his summer holidays from college in Wales, Britain.
  • c.1989 Sayyaf mentored 9/11 "mastermind" Khalid Sheik Mohammed
  • Sayyaf hosted Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan from May to September 1996. Bin Laden left the Sudan using a charter C130 on 18 May 1996, possibly stopping in Qatar before continuing to Afghanistan
  • Sayyaf sent the two assassins posing as journalists to murder Ahmad Shah Massoud on 09 September 2001 - this was THE precursor event for 9/11 and the subsequent War in Afghanistan al Qaeda had planned



Sayyaf nicholson lunch 2016


I have never recieved a response to this September 2014 email to the British embassy in Kabul:


© Anthony C Heaford 2016