Ahmed Khadr

Ahmed Khadr

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. An Egyptian-Canadian aid worker and patriarch of the Khadr family, Sheikh Ahmed Said Khadr had close ties to a number of militant and Mujahideen leaders, including Osama bin Laden, which saw him accused of being a "senior associate" and financier of al-Qaeda, while his family insisted that he maintained the contacts to help his charity work. As Mohammad Mahjoub defended himself to authorities in 1998, "Everyone knows Khadr." Khadr worked with a number of charitable non-governmental organizations serving Afghan refugees, and setting up agricultural projects. He set up two orphanages for children whose parents had been killed in the Soviet invasion, and funded the construction of Makkah Mukarama Hospital in Afghanistan with his own savings, as well as seven medical clinics in the refugee camps of Pakistan
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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136702746
  • 9786136702742