Find a Security Clearance Job!

Homeland Security

Fahd al Quso

Al-Qaeda Operative

Fahd al QusoFahd al QusoFahd al Quso

SupervisorAbd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
Full Given NameFahd Mohammed Ahmed Al-Quso
Alias(es)Fahd Mohammed Ahmed Al-Awlaqi2, Abu Huthaifah Al-Yemeni2, Huthaifah Al-Adani2, Abu Al-Bara2
Alternate Spelling(s)Fahd al-Quso
Date of BirthNov. 12, 19742
Place of BirthAden, Yemen2
Weight150 lbs2
DescriptionHair: Black; Eyes: Black; Complexion: Olive. May have facial hair.2
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)3
Charged withMurder; Conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction; destorying defense facilities; several others2,3
Charging authorityUnited States
In connection withUSS Cole bombing
Charges issuedMay 15, 2003
Narrative and Notes
  • He escaped from a Yemeni prison in April 2003.
  • The U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to his capture.2
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Appendix.
    2 Rewards for Justice, viewed Nov. 9, 2006.
    3 United States vs. Jamal al Badawi and Fahd al Quso, indictment, May 15, 2003.
    Photos (left to right): Rewards for Justice; Rewards for Justice; Rewards for Justice
    Key to bullets
    High confidence
    Some confidence
    Low confidence
    No confidence
    Page maintained by John Lumpkin
    Click here for a disclaimer and detailed explanation of the confidence ratings.