Ayman Al-Zawahiri’s wife was Azza Ahmed. Azza was the first wife of Ayman.
Ayman and Azza married in 1978. The couple had five kids together. They had four daughters and a son.
The couple was married until the death of Azza in 2001. Azza was killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan by US forces in late December 2001. She was pinned under the debris of a guesthouse roof and refused to be excavated until her death.
Azza Ahmed Nowari was an Egyptian. She was a student at Cairo University who was studying philosophy. There is not much information regarding her. She kept a very low profile.
Aside from Azza, Ayman had three other wives. One of them was Umaima Hassan.