Akhnouche is believed to have been an Al Qaeda recruiter. Akhnouche's alleged Al Qaeda associates include:
|Zacarias Moussaoui||one of the 21st hijackers|
|Richard Reid||the "shoe bomber"|
|Ahmed Ressam||the "millennium bomber"|
|Abu Doha||aka "the Doctor"|
Akhnouche was convicted and received an eight-year sentence for his role in planning an aborted millennium bombing of a Strasbourg cathedral.
References[edit | edit source]
- OARDEC (2006-05-15). "List of Individuals Detained by the Department of Defense at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from January 2002 through May 15, 2006" (PDF). United States Department of Defense. http://www.dod.mil/news/May2006/d20060515%20List.pdf. Retrieved 2007-09-29.
- French captive confesses to al-Qaeda links, iol.co.za, February 10, 2002
- Man held in France offering details on al-Qaida terrorists, Associated Press
- France Convicts Islamic Militants, CBS News, December 4, 2004
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