Human Rights Watch reports he is the son of Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the "blind sheikh" who was convicted of involvement in the first al Qaeda bombing of the World Trade Center, in 1993. Mohammed is alleged to have run a training camp, and to have had a role in operational planning.
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- El-Zayyat, Montasser, "The Road to al-Qaeda", 2004. tr. by Ahmed Fakry
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- ^ Two Other Top Al Qaeda Operatives Nabbed, Fox News, March 4, 2003
- ^ How al-Qaeda 'chief' was caught, BBC, March 4, 2003
- ^ List of “Ghost Prisoners” Possibly in CIA Custody, Human Rights Watch, December 1, 2005
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