Princess Haifa Al-Faisal

individual

Overview

  • Wife of the Saudi Ambassador to the U.S.
  • Indirectly funded two of the 9/11 hijackers

Princess Haifa al-Faisal is the daughter of the late Saudi King Faisal, sister of the Saudi foreign minister Saud Al-Faisal, and wife of the former Saudi Ambassador to the U.S., Bandar bin Sultan. In November 2002, it was learned that money had gone from Haifa al-Faisal’s bank account to the pockets of two 9/11 hijackers, Khalid al-Midhar and Nawaf Alhazmi — by way of two Saudi intermediaries, Omar al-Bayoumi and Osama Bassnan.

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