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INDEPTH: KHADR
The Khadr family
CBC News Online | March 3, 2004


Ahmed Said Khadr
  • Born in Egypt, moved to Canada in 1977.
  • Accused of being a "founding member" of al-Qaeda and financier for the organization.
  • Put on a list of suspected terrorists after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
  • Killed in a shootout with Pakistani forces near the Afghanistan border.



Maha Khadr
  • Ahmed Said Khadr's wife
  • Born in Palestine, moved to Canada
  • Married Ahmed Said Khadr in Canada
  • Moved with husband six children to Afghanistan in the 1980s.



Zaynab Khadr
  • Daughter in Pakistan.



Abdullah Khadr
  • Eldest son.
  • Information from the Taliban released on Feb. 4, 2004, suggested he may have been the suicide bomber who killed a Canadian soldier in Kabul in January 2004.
  • In an interview with CBC News on Feb. 25, 2004, Abdullah Khadr said, "If I was the suicide bomber, I wouldn't be doing this interview with you right now."



Abdurahman Khadr
  • Calls himself the "black sheep" of the Khadr family.
  • Arrested as a suspected member of al-Qaeda in November 2001.
  • Transferred to Guantanamo Bay in early 2003
  • Released and sent to Afghanistan in July 2003.
  • Returned to Canada in October 2003.



Omar Khadr
  • Detained in July 2002 near Khost, Afghanistan at age 14 accused of killing a U.S. serviceman
  • Being held in Guantanamo Bay.



Abdul Karim Khadr
  • Paralysed from the waist down in the same shootout that killed his father.
  • Now in Pakistan; Khadr family trying to get him to Canada for treatment.







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AL-QAEDA FAMILY: The firefight at Waziristan A family divided At home with Osama bin Laden The black sheep Al-Qaeda attacks The Abdurahman tour of Afghanistan Going to Guantanamo Working for the CIA Coming home

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WHO'S WHO:
  • Ahmed Said Khadr
  • Maha Khadr
  • Zaynab Khadr
  • Abdullah Khadr
  • Abdurahman Khadr
  • Omar Khadr
  • Abdul Karim Khadr
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