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Iyman Faris meets Osama bin Laden

Part of Al-Qaeda targets Brooklyn Bridge and trains

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Time Late 20001
ParticipantsIyman Faris1, Osama bin Laden1
ParticipantsMajid Khan2
Narrative and Notes
ReliableFaris was introduced to Osama bin Laden by a mutual colleague, a longtime friend of Faris identified only as "C-1" who was also an al-Qaeda operative. It appears this was Majid Khan.

An aide to bin Laden asked if Faris would research ultralight aircraft.1,2
1United States vs. Iyman Faris, indictment.
2"Detainee Biographies," press release, Director of National Intelligence, Sept. 6, 2006.
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