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Saudis detain senior al-Qaeda financier

Counterterrorism Detention

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Capturing AgencySaudi authorities
Time of Capture 1997
CapturedAbu Fadhl al-Makkee
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThe circumstances of al-Makkee's detention are unclear. The U.S. government repeatedly sought access to him in 1997 and 1998, but were rebuffed.1
1The 9-11 Commission Report. July 22, 2004. Chapter 4.1.
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