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List of high value detainees

Here is a list of the 14 people formerly in CIA custody now at the U.S. prison camp for suspected terrorists at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Five of the 14 are alleged to have been involved in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

Ali Abd al Aziz Ali: An ethnic Baluchi, born and raised in Kuwait. 29 years old. Allegedly helped arrange money and travel for Sept. 11 hijackers. His uncle is suspected Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed and his cousin is Ramzi Yousef, who plotted the first World Trade Center bombing in 1993.

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani: Tanzanian, believed to be about 32 years old. One of al Qaeda's top forgers, he was indicted on charges relating to the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa. Allegedly served as a cook for Osama bin Laden before becoming al Qaeda's top document forger.

Riduan bin Isomuddin, aka Hambali: Indonesian, of Sudanese extraction, 42 years old. Believed to have planned bombing in Bali that killed 200 in 2002.

Mustafa Ahmad al Hawsawi: Saudi. Allegedly provided funding for the 9/11 hijackers and shared a bank account with one of them.

Mohammed Nazir Bin Lep, aka Lillie: Malaysian. Key Hambali lieutenant. Believed to have provided funds for the 2003 bombing of the Marriott hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Majid Khan: Pakistani.Moved to the United States with his family in 1996 and graduated from high school in 1999 in Baltimore. Allegedly researched various terrorism plots, including a plan to blow up gas stations and poison reservoirs on behalf of Khalid Sheik Mohammed.

Abd al Rahim al Nashiri: Saudi, 41 years old. Mastermind of the USS Cole bombing in October 2000. Nashiri was sentenced to death in absentia by a Yemeni court.

Abu Faraj al Libi: Libyan. Allegedly became al Qaeda's top operations officer after Khalid Sheik Mohammed was captured. Believed to have ferried messages from Osama bin Laden to al Qaeda members.

Abu Zubaydah: Palestinian, raised in Saudi Arabia. Alleged al Qaeda facilitator who helped make travel arrangements, including smuggling now-deceased al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi out of Afghanistan to Iran in November 2001. No direct connection to Sept. 11.

Ramzi Binalshibh: Yemeni. About 34. Scheduled to be one of the 9/11 hijackers, he's believed to have served as a communications go-between after he failed to receive a U.S. visa. Allegedly was recruiting hijackers for an attack on Heathrow Airport in London when captured.

Mohd Farik bin Amin, aka Zubair: Malaysian. Hambali associate. Allegedly tapped for a suicide mission against Los Angeles.

Waleed bin Attash, aka Khallad: Yemeni, raised in Saudi Arabia, 27 years old. Allegedly worked with Nashiri on USS Cole plot and was selected by bin Laden as one of the 9/11 hijackers, but an arrest in Yemen prevented his participation. Believed to have trained participants in 9/11 attacks and the USS Cole bombing.

Khalid Sheik Mohammed: Baluchi, born and raised in Kuwait. Suspected mastermind of 9/11 attacks. 1986 graduate of North Carolina A&T State University.

Gouled Hassan Dourad: Somali, 32 years old. Allegedly cased the U.S. military base in Djibouti for a planned terrorist attack.

Source: U.S. Department of Defense

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