Documents show Bin Laden ordered his son to ditch Iran and head to Qatar

Bin Laden writes that he wanted his son Hamza to leave Iran and head to Qatar to study Sharia sciences. (Supplied)

New revelations from the bin Laden documents released by the CIA on Wednesday show that the former al-Qaeda leader has advised members of his family residing in Iran to move to Qatar.

The bin Laden documents show the relationship between his notorious terrorist organization and the government of Iran. Despite the building of a strong framework between Iran and al-Qaeda Osama bin Laden was distrustful of his allies.

Bin Laden writes that he wanted his son Hamza, the al-Qaeda’s leader in waiting, to leave Iran, where he married and started a family, and head for Qatar to study Sharia sciences in order for him to rest his doubts about performing 'jihad'.

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Another letter in the documents that was addressed to one of his wives and three of his children telling them to leave all their belongings in Iran to move to Qatar.

The revelations about al-Qaeda and Iran's relationship documented in bin Laden's hand written notes has been denied by Tehran.

Hamza bin Laden has been placed on the US international terrorism list of since January 2017.

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