Khobar Towers Bombing

Bombing of Khobar Towers

Fourteen terrorists were indicted on June 21, 2001 for the brutal and cowardly terrorist attack on a multi-national peacekeeping force in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia that left 19 dead and hundreds injured. These peacekeepers were enforcing United Nations sanctions and the dead and injured included citizens from several nations. Peace in our time can only be assured in a world free from terrorism and the loss of innocent lives.

According to the indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, nine of the fourteen are charged with 46 separate criminal counts including: conspiracy to kill Americans and employees of the United States Government, to use weapons of mass destruction, and to destroy U.S. property; bombing; and murder. The five others are each charged with five conspiracy counts. The indictment alleges that the conspiracy was driven by the motive to expel Americans from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The indictment charges Ahmad Al-Mughassil, also known as Abu Omran; Ali El-Hoorie also known as Ali Al-Houri; Hani Al-Sayegh; Ibrahim Al-Yacoub; Abdelkarim Al-Nasser; Mustafa Al-Qassab; Abdallah Al-Jarash; Hussein Al-Mughis; and the unidentified Lebanese, listed as "John Doe," with all five charges. Sa'ed Al-Bahar, Saleh Ramadan, Ali Al-Marhoun, Mustafa Al-Mu'alem and Fadel Al-Alawe are named in the five conspriracy counts.

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Persons furnishing information leading to the arrest or conviction, in any country, of persons committing acts of international terrorism against U.S. citizens, military or civilian, may be eligible for a reward of up to $5 million,  protection of their identity,  and relocation for themselves and their families.

Persons wishing to report information about the bombing of the Khobar Towers facility, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; other terrorist attacks; or the planning of future terrorist attacks; should contact the authorities or the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

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