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Ahmed al-Hada

Al-Qaeda Housing Provider

ImportanceHigh
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
RoleHousing Provider
Full Given NameAhmad Mohammad Ali al-Hada
GenderMale
Narrative and Notes (Possible)
  • Ahmad Mohammad Ali al-Hada ran an al-Qaeda safehouse in Sanaa, Yemen, from 1998 or earlier thorugh 2000 or later. Embassy bombings suspect Mohamed al-'Owhali provided the telephone number of this safehouse to authorities after he was detained; the number was monitored by the National Security Agency thereafter.
  • In 1999, the NSA picked up discussions of the impending meeting in Kuala Lumpur that is believed to have served as a planning vehicle for the Sept. 11 attacks. They also learned "Nawaf" and "Khalid" -- future hijackers Nawaf al-Hazmi and Khalid al-Mihdhar -- would be attending.
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