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CNN Evening News for Saturday, Nov 27, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Nic Robertson) The account of Saudi Arabian fish salesman Jamal Khalifa†, brother-in-law of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, on his association with the terrorist, from whom he has now distanced himself, presented; details given of an investigation of Khalifa by Philippine authorities who believed he was working for bin Laden. [KHALIFA - relates his university days with bin Laden; describes the beginning of the Al Qaeda organization; doubts bin Laden could have organized the 9/11 attacks; denies meeting terror suspects terrorists Ramzi Ahmed Yousef† or Khalid Shaikh Mohammed; urges bin Laden to stop the terrorism.] [Philippine National Police Col. Boogie MENDOZA†- describes the Philippine investigation.] [Saudi national security consultant Nawaf OBAID†- says Khalifa doesn’t present any security threat.]

Lin, Carol;
Robertson, Nic

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