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Ibrahim Salih Mohammed al-Yacoub
Ibrahim Salih Mohammed al-Yacoub

Date of Birth: 16 October 1966
Place of Birth:
Saudi Arabia
Citizenship: Saudi Arabia
Height: 5' 4" (162 cm)
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Scars/Distinguishing Characteristics: Has a receding hairline and may wear a beard.


On 25 June 1996, members of Saudi Hizballah carried out a terrorist attack on the Khobar Towers housing complex near Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. At the time, the complex was used to house US military personnel. The terrorists drove a tanker filled with plastic explosives into the parking lot and detonated it, all but destroying the nearest building. The attack killed 19 US servicemen and one Saudi citizen, and wounded 372 others of many different nationalities.

For his alleged role in the Khobar Towers attack, Ibrahim Salih Mohammed al-Yacoub was indicted in the Eastern District of
Virginia on the following charges: Conspiracy to kill US nationals; conspiracy to murder US employees; conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction against US nationals; conspiracy to destroy US property; conspiracy to attack national defense facilities; bombing resulting in death; use of weapons of mass destruction against US nationals; murder while using a destructive device during a crime of violence; murder of federal employees; and attempted murder of federal employees.

Up to $5 million Reward

If you have any information concerning this person, please contact your local FBI office if you are in the United States, or the nearest US Embassy or Consulate.

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