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Anas al-Liby

Al-Qaeda Scout

Anas al-Liby

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ImportanceMedium
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
RoleScout
AffiliationLibyan Islamic Fighting Group2
NationalityLibyan1
Alias(es)Anas al-Sabai1, Nazih Al-Raghie1, Nazih Abdul Hamed Al-Raghie1, Abu Anas al-Liby
Alternate Name(s)Anas Al-Libi
Date of BirthMarch 30, 19641
Alternate Date of BirthMay 14, 19641
Place of BirthTripoli, Libya1
Height6'0'1
GenderMale
DescriptionHair: Dark. Eyes: Dark. Complexion: Olive. Usually wears a full beard.1
Injuries/IllnessAnas Al-Liby has a scar on the left side of his face.1
Charging authorityUnited States
In connection withEast African Embassy Bombings
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
Reliable
  • He performed surveillance on various al-Qaeda targets in Nairobi around 1993-94.
  • He was trained by Ali Mohammed in Pakistan.
  • He has asylum in the United Kingdom and has lived there.
  • Computer Engineer.
  • Speaks Arabic and English.
  • The U.S. State Department is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to his capture.1,2
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    Invalidated
  • Reported captured, but report was inaccurate.
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    Sources
    1 FBI 'Most Wanted Terrorist' poster.
    2 Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl testimony, United States vs. Osama bin Laden et al, trial transcript, Day 2, Feb. 6, 2001.
    Photo: FBI
     
     
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