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Atiyah Abd al Rahman

Al-Qaeda Senior Operative

Atiyah Abd al Rahman

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ImportanceHigh
LocationIran1
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
RoleSenior Operative
SupervisorOsama bin Laden
AffiliationLibyan Islamic Fighting Group
AffiliationAnsar al-Sunna
NationalityLibyan
Alternate Spelling(s)Atiya Abdelrahman
Date of Birth1968
Height5-51
GenderMale
DescriptionEyes: Brown. Hair: Black. Thin. Wears a light mustache.1
HistoryVeteran of Afghanistan-Soviet civil war (1980-1989)
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • Atiyah Abd al Rahman is al-Qaeda's representative in Iran. He works to forge ties with other Islamist organizations.
  • He fought with bin Laden in Afghanistan in the 1980s; he is an explosives expert and Islamic scholar.
  • The U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to his capture.1
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    Sources
    1 Rewards for Justice page, viewed Jan. 22, 2007.
    Photo: Rewards for Justice
     
     
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