The Sept. 11 road began from Tehran

Tehran has been dealt a severe blow with confirmation that Saudi Arabia was not involved in any way in the Sept. 11 attacks.
“US intelligence officials have finished reviewing 28 classified pages of the official report on the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, and they show no evidence of Saudi complicity,” said White House spokesman Josh Earnest.

Terrorism sponsor

Tehran is trying to involve others in its crimes and create a distraction from its own involvement. Iran is reported to have sheltered 500 al-Qaeda members and leaders, and is the most prominent supporter of Hezbollah, whose military leaders met with late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Sudan and trained the organization’s best group in South Lebanon on guerrilla warfare and targeting buildings.

Tehran has been dealt a severe blow with confirmation that Saudi Arabia was not involved in any way in the Sept. 11 attacks

Turki Aldakhil

Iran appears to have been silent regarding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and, it seems, has “normalized” ties with the group. It protects the journeys of leaders from terror organizations from Afghanistan to Iraq and Yemen.

Iran hosted high-ranking al-Qaeda official Saif al-Adel, protects Bin Laden’s son Hamza, and looks after militant Saleh al-Qaarawi. Iran is the world’s top sponsor of terrorism.

This article was first published in Okaz on July 18, 2016.
Turki Aldakhil is the General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. He began his career as a print journalist, covering politics and culture for the Saudi newspapers Okaz, Al-Riyadh and Al-Watan. He then moved to pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat and pan-Arab news magazine Al-Majalla. Turki later became a radio correspondent for the French-owned pan-Arab Radio Monte Carlo and MBC FM. He proceeded to Elaph, an online news magazine and, the news channel’s online platform. Over a ten-year period, Dakhil’s weekly Al Arabiya talk show “Edaat” (Spotlights) provided an opportunity for proponents of Arab and Islamic social reform to make their case to a mass audience. Turki also owns Al Mesbar Studies and Research Centre and Madarek Publishing House in Dubai. He has received several awards and honors, including the America Abroad Media annual award for his role in supporting civil society, human rights and advancing women’s roles in Gulf societies. He tweets @TurkiAldakhil.

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