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Raed Hijazi

Jordan Millennium Bombing Cell Bombmaker

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ImportanceMedium
AffiliationJordan Millennium Bombing Cell2
RoleBombmaker2
SupervisorKhadr Abu Hoshar2
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
Full Given NameRaed Mohammed Hissan Hijazi
NationalityAmerican1
NationalityPalestinian2
Alias(es)Abu Ahmad al Hawen1, Rashid al-Maghribi1, Rashid the Moroccan1, Abu Ahmad al-Amriki1, Abu Ahmad al-Shahid1, Abu Ahmad al Amriki1, Abu Ahmed al-Amriki1, Abu Ahmed al Amriki1, Abu Ahmad the American1, Abu Ahmad al-Hawen1
Alternate Spelling(s)Riad Hijazi
Date of Birth19681
Place of BirthSan Jose, California, United States1
GenderMale
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)2
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • Born in Northern California, Hijazi spent his childhood in the Middle East, where he was radicalized, before returning to California.
  • Trained at Abu Zubaydah's Khalden camp.
  • Worked as a cab driver in Boston between 1996 and 1999, accumulating money and materiel for bombings in Jordan.1
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    Sources
    1 U.S. Treasury Department frozen assets list, Oct. 12, 2001.
    2 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 6.1.
     
     
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