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Abu Qatada

Islamic Cleric + Alleged Al-qaeda Member
Male
Born 1959
Age 56
Hometown Bethlehem
Other Names Omar Mahmoud Othman

Abu Qatada al-Filistini, sometimes called Abu Omar, is a Palestinian Islamist militant of Jordanian citizenship. Under the name Omar Mahmoud Othman (عمر محمود عثمان 'Umar Mamūd 'Uthmān), he is under worldwide embargo by the United Nations Security Council Committee 1267 for his affiliation with al-Qaeda. Although imprisoned in the UK since 2005, he has not been prosecuted for any criminal or conspiracy offences.… Read More

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  • Jordan Radical Cleric Abu Qatada To Go On Trial Dec 10
    Yahoo News - Dec 03, 2013
  • Tory Immigration Bill To Curb Right Of Appeal Against Deportation
    Guardian (UK) - Sep 30, 2013
  • Abu Qatada's Family Follow Him Out Of Britain Telegraph.Co.Uk
    Google News - Aug 16, 2013
  • Imam Khalid Latif: Ramadan Reflection Day 24: Need, Greed And Our Responsibility To The World
    Huffington Post - Aug 01, 2013

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1960 Birth Abu Qatada has Jordanian nationality because he was born in Bethlehem in the West Bank in 1960, which at that time was under Jordan's control.
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