Suleiman Abu Ghaith (Left), Usama Bin Laden and Dr Ayman al Zawahiri

The day the unity was declared between Al Qaeda and Egyptian Islamic Jihad (Jama’at al Jihad led by Dr Ayman al Zawahiri), Usama bin Ladin delivered a speech in which he said: “I bear witness that the way brothers in Jama’at al Jihad prepared for the establishment of this unity ran more smoothly [than others/us].”

Suleiman Abu Gheith also delivered a speech in which he said: “Rabiha al bay’ O doctor, rabiha al bay’ ”; meaning you made a profitable deal doctor(referring to Doctor Ayman).

Following this meeting, many fighters came to Usama bin laden vowing allegiance to conduct self sacrificial operation.