1985 — Patriarch Ahmen Said Khadr moves to Pakistan at the height of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, meets Osama bin Laden.
Sept. 19 1986— Omar Khadr is born in Ontario.
1986— The Khadr family moves back to Pakistan, where the Ahmed Said Khadr works for an organization financed partly by the Canadian International Development Agency
1992— Ahmed Said Khadr returns to Toronto after his leg is injured in an explosion
1995— Ahmed Said Khadr is arrested for his alleged role in the bombing of the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad. He is later released after Jean Chretien intervenes on his behalf.
1996— Family returns to Canada, but Ahmed Said Khadr leaves again for Pakistan, forming his own humanitarian relief group. The family moves to Jalabad in Taliban-controlledeastern Afghanistan, where they live in Osama bin Laden’s camp.
1996– Omar and his brothers are taken to meet Al Qaeda leaders for training at the age of 10. The family makes annual trips to Canada to raise money and collect supplies.
1999— Khadr family moves to Kabul, where Taliban have taken control after a long civil war.
Sept. 11, 2001— Terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
Nov. 2001– The U.S.-backed Northern Alliance rebels chase the Taliban out of Kabul. Omar Khadr flees to his father’s orphanage in Logar, Afghanistan.
June 2002 — After training on AK-47s, Soviet PKs and rocket-propelled grenades, Khadr, 15, works as a translator for alQaeda and conducts a surveillance mission.
Oct. 2001— Ahmed Said Khadr is named on a list of suspected terrorists wanted by the FBI