WASHINGTON – The full text of the FBI alert disseminated to 18,000 law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and throughout the world:
As a result of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan and on-going interviews of detainees in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, information has become available regarding threats to U.S. interests. Recent information indicates a planned attack may occur in the United States or against U.S. interests in the country of Yemen on or around 02/12/02. One or more operatives may be involved in the attack, including Fawaz Yahya al-Rabeei, also known as (aka) Furqan. Al-Rabeei is believed to be a Yemeni national born in Saudi Arabia in 1979. He may be traveling on Yemeni passport 00452004. Other al-Rabeei aka's include Fawaz Yahia Hassan Aribii, Fawaz al-Rubai, Fawaz Yehia Hassan al-Rabie, Fawaz Yahya Hasan al-Rabi'i, Fawaz Yahya al-Ribi (al-Ruba'i, al-Rabia'i, al-Rabi'i), Forqan al-Tajiki, Furqan al-Tajiki, Furgan al-Tajiki, Furqan the Chechen, Faris al-Baraq, Sa'id, Musharraf, and Salem al-Farhan.
Al-Rabeei's current whereabouts are unknown.
No physical descriptors for al-Rabeei are available at this time.
Below are known associates of al-Rabeei.
Currently, no physical descriptors are known.
Issam Ahmad Dibwan al-Makhlafi, aka Akrama/Saudi Arabia, 1977/Yemeni.
Ahmad al-Akhader Nasser Albidani/Yemen, 1977/Yemeni.
Alyan Muhammad Ali al-Wa'eli/Yemen, 1970/Yemeni.
Bashir Ali Nasser al-Sharari/Yemen, 1970/Yemeni.
Bassam Abdullah bin Bushar al-Nahdi/Saudi Arabia, 1976/Yemeni.
Abdulaziz Muhammad Saleh bin Otash/Saudi Arabia, 1975/Yemeni.
Mustafa Abdulkader Aabed al-Ansari/Saudi Arabia, unknown/Saudi.
Omar Ahmad Omar al-Hubishi/Saudi Arabia, 1969/Yemeni.
Ammar Abadah Nasser al-Wa'eli/Yemen, 1977/Yemeni.
Shuhour Abdullah Mukbil al-Sabri/Saudi Arabia, 1976/Yemeni.
Samir Abduh Sa'id al-Maktawi/Saudi Arabia, 1968/Yemeni.
Abdulrab Muhammad Muhammad Ali al-Sayfi/unknown/Yemeni.
Other associates, with no photo available, include the following individuals:
Abu Nasr al-Tunisi/unknown/unknown (possibly Tunisian). Abu Mu'az al-Jeddawi/unknown/unknown (possibly Saudi). Riyadh Shikawi aka Shakawi/unknown/Yemeni. Amin Saad Muhammad al-Zumari/Saudi Arabia or Yemen, 1968/Yemeni.
All individuals should be considered extremely dangerous.