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Al-Mihdhar flies from Syria to Iran

Possible Tracking
Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Other OrganizationHezbollah
TimeFebruary 20011
PresentKhalid al-Mihdhar
Narrative and Notes
PossibleThe 9-11 commission found the flight worthy of mention among a number of connections between 9-11 operatives and Iran, Hezbollah and their allies, but they found no evidence Hezbollah or Iran was aware of the 9-11 plot. Al-Mihdhar may have traveled further within Iran to a point near the Afghan border.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.3.
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