Musa Asoglu - Up to $3 Million Reward
Musa Asoglu, Zerrin Sari, and Seher Demir Sen are key leaders of the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (Turkish: Devrimci Halk Kurtuluş Partisi Cephesi, or DHKP/C). DHKP/C has targeted U.S. interests, including U.S. military and diplomatic personnel and facilities since its creation in 1994 when its predecessor, Devrimci Sol or Dev Sol, splintered. Its goal is to abolish the U.S. and NATO footprint from Turkey, and establish a socialist state. In February 2013, a suicide bomber affiliated with the group attacked the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, killing a Turkish security guard. The U.S. Department of State designated DHKP/C a Foreign Terrorist Organization in 1997, and reviewed and maintained this designation on July 24, 2013.... (full story).
terrorist attack against the U.S. Special Mission Compound and Annex in Benghazi, Libya - Up to $10 Million Reward
On September 11-12, 2012, four Americans — U.S. Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens, Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith, and Protective Security Specialists Glen Anthony Doherty and Tyrone Snowden Woods— were killed in a terrorist attack against the U.S. Special Mission Compound and Annex in Benghazi, Libya. A series of attacks involving arson, machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs), and mortars was waged on two U.S. facilities in Benghazi, as well as U.S. personnel en route between the two facilities. In addition, the attacks severely wounded two U.S. personnel, injured three Libyan contract guards, and resulted in the destruction and abandonment of both facilities. ... (full story).
Abubakar Shekau - Up to $7 Million Reward
Abubakar Shekau is the leader of Jama’atu Ahl as-Sunnah il-Da’awati wal-Jihad, more commonly known as Boko Haram. Boko Haram, which means “Western education is forbidden,” is a Nigeria-based terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the current Nigerian government and replace it with a regime based on Islamic law. The group has existed in various forms since the late 1990s. There are reported communications, training, and weapons links between Boko Haram, al-Qaida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), al-Shabaab, and al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, which may strengthen Boko Haram’s capacity to conduct terrorist attacks. ... (full story).
Mokhtar Belmokhtar - Up to $5 Million Reward
Mokhtar Belmokhtar is the leader and the founder of the Signed-in-Blood Battalion. Under Belmokhtar’s command, the Battalion conducted a deadly attack in January 2013 on a gas facility in In-Amenas, Algeria. At least 37 hostages—including American citizens Frederick Buttacio, Victor Lynn Lovelady, and Gordon Lee Rowan—were killed in the four-day siege of the complex.... (full story).
Yahya Abu el Hammam - Up to $5 Million Reward
Yahya Abu el Hammam serves as a senior leader of al-Qaida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), planning operations and kidnapping Westerners in North and West Africa. Hammam has played a key role in perpetuating AQIM’s terrorist activities in West Africa and Mali, and participated in several AQIM terrorist attacks in Mauritania. In July 2010, Hammam was reportedly involved in the killing of a seventy-eight year old French hostage in Niger. In 2006, Hammam was sentenced to death in absentia by Algerian authorities for terrorism-related charges. Hammam was designated by the U.S. Department of Treasury pursuant to Executive Order 13224 on February 14, 2013. Hammam was also listed by the United Nations al-Qaida Sanctions Committee on February 5, 2013.
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Oumar Ould Hamaha - Up to $3 Million Reward
Oumar Ould Hamaha, previously a member of al-Qaida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), is now the spokesperson for the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJWA), an AQIM offshoot group. As a member of AQIM, Hamaha participated in kidnappings of foreigners for ransom, including the kidnapping of Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler from Niamey, Niger, in December 2008. Hamaha has also made threats against Westerners in Mali and has been associated with the abduction of Europeans in the region.
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