Ali Atwa & Hasan Izz-Al-Din- National/International- 1985 Sept 8, 2015 14:37:18 GMT -5
Post by Scumhunter on Sept 8, 2015 14:37:18 GMT -5
(Pictured: Top: Left: Ali Atwa Right: Hasan Izz-Al-Din Photo Credits: amw.com archives)
Ali Atwa and Hasan Izz-Al-Din are members of the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.
They wanted by the United States government for involvement in the June 14th, 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847. Izz-Al-Din was part of the original hijacking, while Atwa allegedly intended to help hijack the plane but was bumped from the flight. Atwa was arrested but was then released by the Greek government as part of the deal to release the hostages. He then re-joined the hijackers in Algiers on board the hijacked airplane. This hijacking resulted in the death of United States Navy diver Robert Stethem.
On October 1st, 2001, Atwa and Izz-Al-Din were placed on the initial list of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's top 22 Most Wanted Terrorists, which was released to the public by then President George W. Bush. A reward of US$ 5 million is being offered for information leading to his arrest and conviction. Atwa and Izz-Al-Din currently thought to be living in Lebanon.
(Side Note: A third participant Imad Fayez Mugniyah was also placed on the list but would be assassinated in 2008)
Thoughts? Kinda crazy 30 years later and these two are still at large. So much time has passed, not even TWA exists anymore, but these guys are still on the run. I have no sympathy for Mugniyah and consider what he got karma. Hasan and Izz-Al-Din still need to be arrested for their roles as well.
Admin Note #1: According to the FBI.Gov website, The Rewards For Justice Program, United States Department of State, is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading directly to the apprehension or conviction of Ali Atwa and Hassan Izz-Al-Din. If you have any information concerning these two alleged terrorists, please contact your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.
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