Al-Qaeda figures or associates linked to Iran
This data is taken from a leaked top-secret 2008 document and updated with information gathered from interviews with current and former U.S. intelligence officials. Many of the al-Qaeda figures, some known only by their aliases, were listed as in Iranian custody. Dozens of al-Qaeda fighters fled to Iran after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, but it's unclear how much freedom of movement they had in the country. Read more about departures from Iran
Published Feb. 14, 2014.