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Document Date: 04-30-1993
Document Type: Memorandum
From: Frederick P. Hitz
To: DC I

Subject: Re: problem with Agency operations

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Document Date: 06-29-1993
Document Type: Chronologies
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Subject' Chronology of Events Regarding Issuance of Visas t


o the "Blind Sheikh"

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Document Date: 03-01-1994
Document Type: Report
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Subject: State Dept. IG report on issusance of visa to "Bli


nd Sheikh"

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DATE/CASE ID: 29 FEE 2000 199604526

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"PAGE 01 AMMAN 15024 181613Z DEC 94

SUBJECT: ARREST IN OS OF TERRORIST FINANCIER


MUHAMMAD KHALIFAH NOW UNDER INDICTMENT IN JORDAN.

REF: A. STATE 334954 B. DOJ/OIA FAX DTD 12/17/94

1. SECRET - -ENTIRE TEXT.


I RSO PROVIDED A TRANSLATED
2. RSO AND ASSISTANT LEGAL ATTACHE, ROME, MET WITH (ENGLISH TO ARABIC) COPY OF REF B ON THE MORNING OF

Bl DECEMBER 18TH TO| |


Bl
ION DECEMBER IT, 1994. f WAS BRIEFED ON
THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN REF A REGARDING THE
Bl 6. ON DECEMBER IB, 1994 AT 11:18 HOURS, RSO
RECEIVED THE TEXT OF INTERPOL AMMAN MESSAGE NR 621
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(RET A, PARA 7 AND B) OF REQUESTED INFORMATION.
RECOMMEND DEPARTMENT AND DOJ PURSUE THROUGH THEIR
DOT CHANNELS REQUESTS FOR CERTIFIED COPIES OF THE
INDICTMENT. HOWEVER, | |
PHOTOCOPY OF AN •AL-RAI" NEWSPAPER ARTICLE DATED Bl
JULY 9, 1994 WHICH CHARGED THAT THE DEFENDANT
KHALIFAH AND TWO OTHER ACCOMPLICES HERE MEMBERS OF
AN ILLEGAL ORGANIZATION, PLOTTED TERRORIST
OPERATIONS, AND WERE IN POSSESSION OF EXPLOSIVES
WITHOUT A LICENSE. THE ARTICLE FURTHER WARNED
KHALIFAH .THAT IF HE DID NOT SURRENDER WITHIN TEN.
DAYS HE WOULD BE CONSIDERED A FUGITIVE AND HIS
ASSETS WOULD BE SEIZED BY THE GOJ.
B. EMBASSY AMMAN WOULD LIKE TO. CALL ATTENTION TO
THE FOLLOWING CABLES WHICH NAME KHALIFAH IN THE
INDICTMENTS: 94 AMMAN 08556 AND 94 AMMAN 03107.
tDRAFTED! RSO - SRGLEASON) '
ON DECEMBER 17, 1994 AT 21:30 HO0RS, RSO EGAN
,'IVED AN URGENT FAX [REF B) FROM!
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ) ,
B7(C) SECRET
B7(C) UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
REQUESTING ADDITIONAL TASKING NOT PROVIDED PTP6085
REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E. SCHMELZER
UNCLASSIFIED DATE/CASE ID: 1FEB 2001 199604526
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E.G. 12356: DECL: OADR


TAGS: AMGT
SUBJECT: OFFICIAL-INFORMAL

REF: STATE 334954

1. SECRET - ENTIRE TEXT.

2. REFTEL IS BEING REPEATED TO YOU.

3. FYI, OSAMA BIN LADEN'S BROTHER-IN-LAW, MUHAMMAD JAMAL


KHALIFAH, WAS ARRESTED IN CALIFORNIA ON 12/16. REFTEL
SECRET

SECRET

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E. SCHMELZER
DATE/CASE ID: 1 FEE 2001 199604526

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REFERS TO KHALIFA AS A "KNOWN FINANCIER OF TERRORIST
OPERATIONS" AND AN OFFICER OF AN ISLAMIC NGO IN THE
PHILIPPINES THAT IS A KNOWN HAMAS FRONT. HE IS UNDER
INDICTMENT IN JORDAN IN CONNECTION WITH A SERIES OF CINEMA
BOMBINGS EARLIER THIS YEAR. HE OBTAINED HIS U.S. VISA IN
JEDDAH _^_ WAS TDO
ARRESTED IN CALIFORNIA BY THE INS FOR VIOLATING THE STATUS -°J'
OF HIS VISA AFTER THE STATE DEPARTMENT REVOKED IT. THE
USG IS SEEKING TO DEPORT KHALIFAH, POSSIBLY TO JORDAN. BUT
THIS ISSUE IS COMPLICATED AND REMAINS TO BE WORKED OUT.

4. NO ACTION IS REQUIRED BY POST, BUT DEPARTMENT THOUGHT-

YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE ABOVE GIVEN KHALIFAH'S FAMILY


TIES TO BIN LADEN. REFTEL INDICATED THAT HE WAS
"REPORTEDLY" BIN LADEN'S BROTHER-IN-LAW, BUT SUBSEQUENT
REPORTING HAS CONFIRMED THE RELATIONSHIP.

5. MINIMIZE CONSIDERED. CHRISTOPHER

SECRET

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UNCLAS AMMAN 000573

APARTMENT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/TNA

E.O. 12356: N/A


TAGS: CVIS, PTER, PINR, ASEC, XX (AL-HASHAYIKAH,
ABDALLAH)

SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR EVALUATION OF SECURITY INFORMATION

REF: 94 STATE 242729

1. VISAS VIPER

2. AL-HASHAYIKAH, ABDALLAH KAMIL ABDALLAH; AKA


AL-HASHAYIKAH, ABDULLAH KAMIL AL-SHURAYDAH

NATIONALITY: JORDANIAN
POSSIBLE DATE OF BIRTH: 1970
UNCLASSIFIED

Current Class: UNCLASSIFIED Page: 1323


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E. SCHMELZER
DATE/CASE ID: 1 FEE 2001 199604526

UNCLASSIFIED
•Page-. 1324
Current Handling: n/a
Document Number: 1995AMMAN00573 Channel: n/a

UNCLASSIFIED

PAGE 02 AMMAN 00573 161207Z


NO OTHER INFORMATION KNOWN
CLASS HITS: NONE

3 . SUBJECT WAS SENTENCED ON 21 DECEMBER 1994 TO DEATH


BY HANGING FOR HIS ROLE IN THE 01 FEBRUARY 1994 BOMBING
OF THE SALWA CINEMA IN ZARQA, JORDAN. SUBJECT WAS
INDICTED BY THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR OF THE STATE SECURITY
COURT OF JORDAN AS A DEFENDANT IN THIS CASE, CHARGED
WITH BELONGING TO AN ILLEGAL SOCIETY, PARTICIPATING IN A
CONSPIRACY WITH THE INTENTION OF COMMITTING TERRORIST
ACTS, AND POSSESSING EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS.
4. FROM 1990 TO 1992, SUBJECT AND DEFENDANTS ISMAIL
AL-AMAYIRAH, ZAKARIYA QASIM, AND JIHAD AL-TANJIR MET
WHILE IN MILITARY SERVICE WITH THE PALESTINIAN
LIBERATION ORGANIZATION. SUBJECT IS BELIEVED TO HAVE
STARTED THE TERRORIST ORGANIZATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE
CINEMA BOMBING. IN JULY 1993, SUBJECT WAS EMPLOYED BY
DEFENDANT ABD-AL-MAJID ABU-DAYYAH IN ABU-DAYYAH'S SHOP
IN SUWAYLIH, JORDAN (BOTH WERE MEMBERS OF THE MUSLIM
BROTHERHOOD ORGANIZATION' S SUWAYLIH. PreS&CH) . FROM
MID-1993 UNTIL LATE-1993, SUBJECT WORKED IN THE
•T.ILIPPINES, WHERE HE FREQUENTED THE IMAM AL-SHAFI
_.£NTER, LED BY DEPENDENT MUHAMMAD JAMAL KHALIFAH.

5. SOURCES: "AL-DUSTUR" NEWSPAPER, AMMAN, JORDAN, 08


JULY 1994; "JORDAN TIMES" NEWSPAPER, AMMAN, JORDAN, 21
DECEMBER 1994
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TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8576
US CUSTOMS WASHDC//INTEL//
US INS WASHDC
FBI WASHDC//INTD/CTS//

UNCLAS AMMAN 000576

APARTMENT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/TNA

E . G . 12356: N/A
TAGS: CVIS, PTER, PINR, ASEC, XX (QASIM, ZAKARIYA)

SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR EVALUATION OF SECURITY INFORMATION

REF: 94.STATE 242729

1. VISAS VIPER

2 . QASIM, ZAKARIYA MUHAMMAD DAWUD, AKA DAWUD, ZAKARIYAH


MUHAMMAD

NATIONALITY: JORDANIAN
POSSIBLE DATE OF BIRTH: 1971
NO OTHER INFORMATION KNOWN
UNCLASSIFIED

Current Class: UNCLASSIFIED Page: 1317


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E. SCHMELZER
DATE/CASE ID: 1 FEE 2001 199604526

UNCLASSIFIED
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CLASS HITS: QASIM, ZAKARIYAH MUHAMMAD DAWUD
XXX/JORD/NONE 21306
00-DPT-KAY 1994

AL KASIM, MUHAMMAD
XXX/JORD/PHARMACIST IN KUWAIT
00-DPT-MAR 1987

QASIM, MUHAMMAD
XXX/XXX/VICTARS 138096
00-DPT-MAY 1994

3 . SUBJECT WAS SENTENCED ON 21 DECEMBER 1994 TO DEATH


BY HANGING FOR HIS ROLE IN THE 01 FEBRUARY 1994 BOMBING
OF THE SALWA CINEMA IN ZARQA, JORDAN. SUBJECT WAS
INDICTED BY THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR OF THE STATE SECURITY
COURT OF JORDAN AS A DEFENDANT IN THIS CASE, CHARGED
WITH BELONGING TO AN ILLEGAL SOCIETY, PARTICIPATING IN A
CONSPIRACY WITH THE INTENTION OF COMMITTING TERRORIST
ACTS, AND POSSESSING EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS.

/ FROM 1990 TO 1992, SUBJECT AND DEFENDANTS ABDALLAH


A.U-HASHAYIKAH, ISMAIL AL-AMAYIRAH, AND JIHAD AL-TANJIR
MET WHILE IN MILITARY SERVICE WITH THE PALESTINIAN
LIBERATION ORGANIZATION. IN EARLY 1994, SUBJECT IS
BELIEVED TO HAVE TRAVELED TO YEMEN TO MEET THE FINANCIER
OF THE TERRORIST GROUP, MUHAMMAD JAMAL KHALIFAH.

5. SOURCES: "AL-DUSTUR" NEWSPAPER, AMMAN, JORDAN, 08


JULY 1994; "JORDAN TIMES" NEWSPAPER, AMMAN, JORDAN, 21
DECEMBER 1994
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FBI WASHDC//INTD/CTS//
USCUSTOMS WASHDC//INTEL//
US INS WASHDC

UNCLAS AMMAN 000608

JPARTMENT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/TNA

E.O. 12356: N/A


TAGS: CVIS, PTER, PINR, ASEC, XX (KHALIFAH, MUHAMMAD
JAMAL)

SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR EVALUATION OF SECURITY INFORMATION

REF: (A) 94 STATE 242729, (B) 94 AMMAN 8556

1. VISAS VIPER

2. KHALIFAH, MUHAMMAD JAMAL, AKA JAMAL KHALIFAH, AKA


ABI BARA

NATIONALITY: SAUDI
NO OTHER INFORMATION KNOWN
UNCLASSIFIED

Current Class: UNCLASSIFIED- Page: 225


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E. SCHMELZER
DATE/CASE ID: 1 FEE 2001 199604526

UNCLASSIFIED
Current Class: UNCLASSIFIED Page: 22 b
Current Handling: n/a
Document Number: 1995AMMAN00608 Channel: n/a

UNCLASSIFIED

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CLASS HITS: NONE

3. SUBJECT WAS SENTENCED IN ABSENTIA ON 21 DECEMBER


1994 TO DEATH BY HANGING FOR HIS ROLE IN THE 01 FEBRUARY
1994 BOMBING OF THE SALWA CINEMA IN ZARQA, JORDAN;
SUBJECT IS DESCRIBED BY THE COURT AS A "FUGITIVE".
SUBJECT WAS INDICTED BY THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR OF THE
STATE SECURITY COURT OF JORDAN AS A DEFENDANT IN THIS
CASE, CHARGED WITH BELONGING TO AN ILLEGAL SOCIETY,
PARTICIPATING IN A CONSPIRACY WITH THE INTENTION OF
COMMITTING TERRORIST ACTS, AND POSSESSING EXPLOSIVE
MATERIALS .
4 . SUBJECT IS BELIEVED TO HAVE FINANCED THE TERRORIST
OPERATION THAT CONDUCTED THE CINEMA BOMBING. IN 1993,
SUBJECT LED THE_IMAM AL-SjIAFI CENTER IN THE PHILIPPINES,
HE MET__DEFENDANT ABDALLAH _AL-HASHAYIKAH^IN EARLY
19947 SUBJECT IS BELIEVED TO xHAVE MET DE~F^DANT~~ZAKARIYA
QASIM IN YEMEN TO DISCUSS THB-...ORGANIZATION J SUBJECT~T5—
"RELATIVE OF DEFENDANT USAMABTilN-LADIN.

SOURCES: "AL-DUSTUR" NEWSPAPER, AMMAN, JORDAN, 08


LY 1994; "JORDAN TIMES" NEWSPAPER, AMMAN, JORDAN, 21
DECEMBER 1994; 94 AMMAN 8556

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USCUSTOMS WASHDC//INTEL//
FBI WASHDC//INTD/CTS//

UNCLAS AMMAN 000611

APARTMENT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/TNA

TAGS^CVIS, PTER, PINR, ASEC, XX (LADDIN, USAMAH BEN)


SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR EVALUATION OF SECURITY INFORMATION
REF: (A) 94 STATE 242729, (B) 94 AMMAN 8556

< 1. VISAS VIPER


2. LADDIN, USAMAH BEN, AKA BEN LADDIN, USAMAH, AKA
•-^ BIN-LADIN
-,r •?

NATIONALITY: SAUDI, POSSIBLY ALSO YEMENI OR SUDANESE -


NO OTHER INFORMATION KNOWN
CLASS
CLASS HITS:
tills. BIN LADEN, UNCLASSIFIED
USAMA

Page: 13
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E. SCHMELZER
DATE/CASE ID: 1 FEE 2001 199604526
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XXX/SARB/VICTARS 142929
00-DPT-APR 1993

BIN LADEN, USAMA


XXX/SARB/NONE 18293
00-DPT--AUG, 1993

3 . SUBJECT HAS BEEN QUESTIONED REGARDING HIS POSSIBLE


INVOLVEMENT IN THE 01 FEBRUARY 1994 BOMBING OF THE SALWA
CINEMA IN ZARQA, JORDAN. SUBJECT WAS NOT, HOWEVER,
CHARGED BY THE STATE SECURITY COURT AS A DEFENDANT IN
THIS CASE. SUBJECT IS DESCRIBED AS A SAUDI OF YEMENI
ORIGIN LIVING IN- SUDAN AND AS A RELATIVE OF MUHAMMAD
JAMAL KHALIFAH, WHO WAS SENTENCED IN ABSENTIA TO DEATH
BY HANGING FOR HIS INVOLVEMENT IN THE BOMBINGS.
4. SOURCES: 94 AMMAN 8556

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USCUSTOMS WASHDC//INTEL//
FBI WASHDC//INTD/CTS//

UNCLAS AMMAN 000611

APARTMENT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/TNA

E.O. 12356: N/A


TAGS: CVIS, PTER, PINR, ASEC, XX (LADDIN, USAMAH BEN)

SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR EVALUATION OF SECURITY INFORMATION

REF: (A) 94 STATE 242729, (B) 94 AMMAN 8556

1. VISAS VIPER

2. LADDIN, USAMAH BEN, AKA BEN LADDIN, USAMAH, AKA


BIN-LADIN

NATIONALITY: SAUDI, POSSIBLY ALSO YEMENI OR SUDANESE


NO OTHER INFORMATION KNOWN
CLASS HITS: BIN LADEN, USAMA
UNCLASSIFIED

Current Class: UNCLASSIFIED Page: 1313


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E. SCHMELZER
DATE/CASE ID: 1 FEE 2001 199604526

UNCLASSIFIED
Current Class: UNCLASSIFIED • Page: 1314
Current Handling: n/a
Document Number: 1995AMMAN00611 Channel: n/a

UNCLASSIFIED

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XXX/SARB/VICTARS 142929
00-DPT-APR 1993

BIN LADEN, USAMA


XXX/SARB/NONE 18293
00-DPT--AUG- 1993

3 . SUBJECT HAS BEEN QUESTIONED REGARDING HIS POSSIBLE


INVOLVEMENT IN THE 01 FEBRUARY 1994 BOMBING OF THE SALWA
CINEMA IN ZARQA, JORDAN. SUBJECT WAS NOT, HOWEVER,
CHARGED BY THE STATE SECURITY COURT AS A DEFENDANT IN
THIS CASE. SUBJECT IS DESCRIBED AS A SAUDI OF YEMENI
ORIGIN LIVING IN, SUDAN AND AS A RELATIVE OF MUHAMMAD
JAMAL KHALIFAH, WHO WAS SENTENCED' IN ABSENTIA TO DEATH
BY HANGING FOR HIS INVOLVEMENT IN THE BOMBINGS.
4. SOURCES: 94 AMMAN 8556

B3, INA

jiGAN

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The item identified below has been withdrawn from this file:

Folder Title: Documents from Blind Sheik Case


Document Date: 10-06-1994
Document Type: Report
From:
To:

Subject: CIA IG report on visa to "Blind Sheikh"

In the review of this file this item was removed because access to it is
restricted. Restrictions on records in the National Archives are stated in
general and specific record group restriction statements which are available
for examination.

NND:281
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