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FBI Releases Document On Saudi Role in 9/11

(April 4, 2016)

On September 11, 2021, the FBI released a heavily redacted document from 2016 related to its investigation of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and suspected Saudi government support for the hijackers. It discusses the investigation into the alleged logistical support that a Saudi consular official and a suspected Saudi intelligence agent in Los Angeles provided to at least two of the men who hijacked planes on September 11, 2001. The document specifically mentions, Omar al-Bayoumi, who was suspected to be a Saudi intelligence agent who provided “travel assistance, lodging and financing” to help the two hijackers.

Sources: FBI.
Evan Perez, “FBI releases first 9/11 document after Biden order,” CNN, (September 12, 2021).