Find a Security Clearance Job!

Homeland Security

Khalid al-Fawwaz

Al-Qaeda Operative

Full Given NameKhalid Abdul Rahman Hamad al-Fawwaz
Alias(es)Abu Omar1, Hamad1,2, Abu Omar al-Sebai2
Alternate Name(s)Khalid al-Fawaz, Khaled al-Fauwaz, Khalik al Fawwaz, Khaled al-Fawwaz
Possibly the same asAbu Mahdi al Saudi
Date of BirthAug. 25, 19623
Charging authorityUnited States
In connection withEast African Embassy Bombings
Narrative and Notes
  • Ran Abu Bakr Sadeeq camp in late in 1991-1992, when L'Houssaine Khertchou trained there.2
  • Sent to London in 1994 to cooredinate al-Qaeda efforts there, distribute Osama bin Laden's fatwahs.
  • Rented office from Adel Abdel Bary on Sept. 4, 1997.
  • Contacted by Fazul Abdullah Mohammed in summer 1997.
  • OFAC frozen assets list April 19, 2002.1
    1 United States v. Osama bin Laden, et al. Nov. 4, 1998 and updates.
    2 L'Houssaine Kherchtou testimony, United States vs. Osama bin Laden et. al., trial transcript, Day 8, Feb. 21, 2001.
    3 UK Frozen Assets list.
    Key to bullets
    High confidence
    Some confidence
    Low confidence
    No confidence
    Page maintained by John Lumpkin
    Click here for a disclaimer and detailed explanation of the confidence ratings.