WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The FBI issued the following statement on its web site on Monday, February 11: --
"As a result of U.S. Military operations in Afghanistan and on-going interviews of detainees in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, information has become available regarding threats to U.S. interests. Recent information indicates a planned attack may occur in the United States or against U.S. interests in the country of Yemen on or around 02/12/02. One or more operatives may be involved in the attack, including Fawaz Yahya al-Rabeei, also known as (AKA) Furqan. al-Rabeei is believed to be a Yemeni national born in Saudi Arabia in 1979. He may be traveling on Yemeni passport 00452004. Other al-Rabeei AKA's include Fawaz Yahia Hassan Aribii, Fawaz al-Rubai, Fawaz Yehia Hassan al-Rabie, Fawaz Yahya Hasan al-Rabi'i, Fawaz Yahya al-Ribi (al-Ruba'i, al-Rabia'i, al-Rabi'i), Forqan al-Tajiki, Furqan al-Tajiki, Furgan al-Tajiki, Furqan The Chechen, Faris al-Baraq, Sa'id, Musharraf, And Salem al-Farhan.
Al-Rabeei's current whereabouts are unknown.
No physical descriptors for al-Rabeei are available at this time.
Below are known associates of al-Rabeei.
Currently, no physical descriptors are known.
Issam Ahmad Dibwan al-Makhlafi, Aka Akrama Born: Saudi Arabia, 1977 Nationality: Yemeni.
Ahmad al-Akhader Nasser Albidani Born: Yemen, 1977 Nationality: Yemeni.
Alyan Muhammad Ali al-Wa'eli Born: Yemen, 1970 Nationality: Yemeni.
Bashir Ali Nasser al-Sharari Born: Yemen, 1970 Nationality: Yemeni.
Bassam Abdullah Bin Bushar al-Nahdi Born: Saudi Arabia, 1976 Nationality: Yemeni.
Abdulaziz Muhammad Saleh Bin Otash Born: Saudi Arabia, 1975 Nationality: Yemeni.
Mustafa Abdulkader Aabed al-Ansari Born: Saudi Arabia, Unknown Nationality: Saudi.
Omar Ahmad Omar al-Hubishi Born: Saudi Arabia, 1969 Nationality: Yemeni.
Ammar Abadah Nasser al-Wa'eli Born: Yemen, 1977 Nationality: Yemeni.
Shuhour Abdullah Mukbil al-Sabri Born: Saudi Arabia, 1976 Nationality: Yemeni.
Samir Abduh Sa'id al-Maktawi Born: Saudi Arabia, 1968 Nationality: Yemeni.
Abdulrab Muhammad Muhammad Ali al-Sayfi Born: Unknown Nationality: Yemeni.
Other associates, with no photo available, include the following individuals:
Abu Nasr al-Tunisi Born: Unknown Nationality: Unknown (Possibly Tunisian)
Abu Mu'az al-Jeddawi Born: Unknown Nationality: Unknown (Possibly Saudi)
Riyadh Shikawi Aka Shakawi Born: Unknown Nationality: Yemeni
Amin Saad Muhammad al-Zumari Born: Saudi Arabia Or Yemen, 1968 Nationality: Yemeni."
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