Abdelkarim Hussein Mohamed Al-Nasser

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Abdelkarim Hussein Mohamed Al-Nasser
Abdelkarim Hussein Mohamed Al-Nasser is wanted by the FBI for Conspiracy to Kill U.S. Nationals; Conspiracy to Murder U.S. Employees; Conspiracy to Use Weapons of Mass Destruction Against U.S. Nationals; Conspiracy to Destroy Property of the U.S.; Conspiracy to Attack National Defense Utilities; Bombing Resulting in Death; Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction Against U.S. Nationals; Murder While Using Destructive Device During a Crime of Violence; Murder of Federal Employees; Attempted Murder of Federal Employees

Abdelkarim Hussein Mohamed Al-Nasser (Arabic: عبد الكريم حسين محمد الناصر) is a Saudi Arabian alleged member and suspected leader[1] of the organization Hezbollah Al-Hijaz, wanted[2] in the United States in connection with the June 25, 1996 Khobar Towers bombing in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, which killed 19 U.S. Air Force personnel and wounded 498 other people of many nationalities.[3]

Early life[edit]

Al-Nasser was born in Al Ihsa, Saudi Arabia and speaks Arabic and Persian.[citation needed]

Wanted terrorist[edit]

Al-Nasser has been on the FBI Most Wanted Terrorists list since its inception in 2001. The Rewards for Justice Program is offering up to US$5 million for information leading to the capture of Abdelkarim Al-Nasser. Abdelkarim Hussein Mohamed Al-Nasser has been indicted in the Eastern District of Virginia for the June 25, 1996, bombing of the Khobar Towers military housing complex in Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Al-Nasser is the alleged leader of the terrorist organization, Saudi Hizballah.[4]

Personal information[edit]

Date(s) of Birth Used Unknown
Place of Birth Al Ihsa, Saudi Arabia
Hair Black
Eyes Brown
Height 5'8"
Weight 170 pounds
Build Unknown
Complexion Olive
Sex Male
Citizenship Saudi Arabian
Languages Arabic, Farsi



  1. ^ "al-Nasser profile at the FBI". fbi.gov. Archived from the original on December 22, 2016.
  2. ^ FBI copy of the indictments Archived April 12, 2016, at the Wayback Machine, 29-page PDF file
  3. ^ "Page 1, column 4". "Ukaz" Newspaper (in Arabic). July 10, 1996. p. 1. (at p.1, col. 4.) Then-Saudi Minister of Health, Dr. Osama Abdul Majeed Shobokshi, was quoted as putting the number of casualties at 498 and the number of deaths, all American, at 19. The report mentions no Saudi deaths.
  4. ^ Wanted poster on al-Nasser Archived February 13, 2007, at the Wayback Machine, Rewards for Justice, US Dept. of State
  5. ^ "ABDELKARIM HUSSEIN MOHAMED AL-NASSER". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved September 17, 2020.

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