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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The new videotape rant against the US & Israel from Al Qaeda deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri noted.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) Pictures on the Zawahiri tape that add to worries that Raed Abdullah†, who studied flying in the US and roomed with Hani Hanjour††, the pilot of the plane that crashed into the Pentagon, may be planning a new 9/11-style plot examined; tape excerpt shown; the July 2001 “Phoenix Memo” from FBI agent Ken Williams quoted; details given of Abdullah’s move to New Zealand and applications to flight schools. [New Zealand Immigration Minister David CUNLIFFE†- comments on Abdullah’s change of name and the decision to deport him.] [Manawatu Aero Club flight instructor Ravindra SIGGH††- recalls his conversation with Abdullah about the 9/11 hijackers.] The FBI’s concern about Abdullah discussed.

Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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