Khaled Ali Hajj
Khalid Ali bin-Ali al-Hajj
|Died||March 15, 2004|
|Cause of death||Saudi Security Forces|
|Other names||Abu-Hazim al-Sha'ir|
|Organization||Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula|
|Notable work||Saudi Most Wanted|
Riyadh compound bombings
|Successor||Abdel Aziz al-Muqrin|
Khalid Ali bin-Ali al-Hajj also known as, "Abu-Hazim al-Sha'ir" was an alleged leader of Al-Qaeda listed on Saudi Arabia's Most Wanted list. Khalid al-Hajj was a colleague of Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan in 1997. In addition, Khalid al-Hajj replaced Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the mastermind of the USS Cole bombing, as the leader of an Al-Qaeda faction. Khalid al-Hajj was reportedly killed on March 15, 2004 by Saudi Security Forces.
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