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Jarrah questioned in Dubai

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates1
TimeJan. 30, 20001
PresentZiad Jarrah
Narrative and Notes
ReliableDubai airport authorities questioned Jarrah, on his way home to Germany from Afghanistan (via Karachi), about an overlay of the Koran that appeared on one page of his passport, and noticed the religious books and tapes in his belongings. He was released after saying he had lived in Hamburg for several years and studied aircraft construction there.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
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