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Saudi Arabia / Khobar Towers Bombing / Iran #731644

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 25, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(FBI: Jim Stewart) Signs that Iran, which is blamed for harboring terrorists, may be considering handing over to Saudi Arabia Al Qaeda operatives, including suspects in the 1996 truck bombing of the Khobar Towers, featured; details given about the hope that Saif al-Adel†, who planned the recent Riyadh attack, will be turned over. [Saudi foreign policy advisor Adel al-JUBEIR†- says we have engaged the Iranian government about extraditing any Saudis implicated in terrorism.] [“Inside Al Qaeda” author Rohan GUNARATNA†- says Al Qaeda is using the Iran-Afghanistan border to conduct operations in the Middle East.]

Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim

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