The UN has blacklisted Osama Bin Laden’s son, Hamza, calling him the next probable chief the dreaded terror organisation, Al-Qaeda. Hamza is now subjected to travel ban, assets freeze and an arms embargo as he is being described as the most probable successor to Al-Zawahiri, the current leader of Al-Qaeda.
Saudi Arabia has also revoked his citizenship via a royal decree in November last year. Hamza has reportedly, as a member of Al-Qaeda, called for its followers to commit terror attacks.
The US Department of State has also announced a reward of up to USD 1 million for any information on Hamza. As per reports, it be believed that according to the items seized during the death of Osama at his hiding place in Pakistan, he was grooming Hamza to take over the as the next chief after him.
Hamza is reportedly married to Mohammed Atta’s daughter. Mohammed Atta was the lead hijacker in the September 11, 2001 attacks on World Trade Centre in the US. Hamza is currently believed to be based near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.