Saudi Royals Paid Off bin Laden

(Jerusalem Post) Sunday Times (UK) - Senior members of the Saudi royal family paid $300 million to Osama bin Laden and the Taliban to prevent them attacking Saudi Arabia, the London Sunday Times reported yesterday. The cash enabled al-Qaida to fund training camps in Afghanistan that are said to have been attended by the September 11 bombers. The court documents reveal that the agreement committed bin-Laden not to use his forces to subvert the Saudi government.

2002-08-26 00:00:00

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