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Imad Yarkas

Spanish al-Qaeda cell Cell Leader

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ImportanceMedium
Capturing AuthoritySpanish authorities
Date of CaptureNov. 13, 2001
AffiliationSpanish al-Qaeda cell
RoleCell Leader
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
Full Given NameImad Eddin Barakat Yarkas
NationalitySyrian
NationalitySpanish
Alias(es)Abu Dahdah
Alternate Spelling(s)Imad Barkat Yarkas
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • Leader of Spanish al-Qaeda cell. His phone number was found in Mohamed Atta's notebook.
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    Questionable
  • Media reports suggested Yarkas provided support to the 9-11 Hamburg cell, but the 9-11 Commission found no evidence confirming this.1
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    Sources
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
     
     
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