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Muscle hijackers transit UAE

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
TimeSpring 2001
PresentAli Abdulaziz Ali, Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi
PresentAbdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Fayez Bannihammad, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Majed Moqed, Mohand al-Shehri, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Salem al-Hazmi
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAli and al-Hawaswi set up the operatives as they prepared to travel to the United States.1
PossibleThe hijackers came in small groups and stayed for a few weeks, so they were not all necessarily associated with each other during this time.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.3.
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