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Ali Saed bin Ali el-Hoorie

Near East (North Africa and the Middle East)

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Rewards for Justice is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information on Ali Saed bin Ali el-Hoorie, also known as Ali Saed bin Ali al-Houri. El-Hoorie, an alleged member of the Saudi Hizballah terrorist organization, is wanted for his role in the 1996 bombing of Khobar Towers near Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

On June 25, 1996, members of Saudi Hizballah detonated a tanker truck containing plastic explosives in the parking lot of Khobar Towers, a residential complex used to house U.S. military personnel. The blast all but destroyed the nearest building, killed 19 U.S. service members and one Saudi citizen, and wounded hundreds of individuals from various nations.

On June 21, 2001, a U.S. federal grand jury indicted el-Hoorie and 13 other individuals connected to the attack.

On October 12, 2001, the U.S. Department of State designated el-Hoorie as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist pursuant to Executive Order 13224, as amended. As a result of this designation, among other consequences, all property, and interests in property, of el-Hoorie that are subject to U.S. jurisdiction are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in any transactions with el-Hoorie. He is on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists List.

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Date of Birth:

July 10, 1965; July 11, 1965

Place of Birth:

El Dibabiya, Saudi Arabia

Citizenship:

Saudi Arabia

Sex:

Male

Height:

5’2″ (157 cm)

Weight:

130 lbs (59 kg)

Hair Color:

Black

Eye Color:

Black

Complexion:

Olive

Distinguishing Features:

El-Hoorie has a mole on his face.

Languages Spoken:

Arabic

Aliases/Alternative Name Spellings:

Ali Saed Bin Ali al-Houri; Ali Saed Bin Ali el-Houri

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