bathory Posted July 14, 2004 #1 Share Posted July 14, 2004 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A confidant of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden surrendered to Saudi diplomats in Iran and was flown to the kingdom Tuesday, a potentially valuable asset in the war on terrorism because of his closeness to bin Laden. advertisement The man, Khaled bin Ouda bin Mohammed al-Harby, also known as Abu Suleiman al-Makky, was shown on Saudi TV being pushed in a wheelchair through the Riyadh airport. He is the most important figure to surface under a Saudi amnesty promising to spare the lives of militants who turn themselves in. “Thank God, thank God. ... I called the embassy, and we were very well-received,” al-Harby told Saudi TV in the airport terminal. “I have come obeying God and obeying the [kingdom’s] rulers. Source: Click Here Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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