Bin Laden’s son denied by the Egyptian AuthoritiesNovember 12th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
One of Osama Bin Laden’s son had a denied entry by the Egyptian authorities and put him on a plan to Qatar,becoming the third country to reject the self-proclaimed ‘ambassador for peace,’ an airport security official said.
The couple who had lived in Egypt for the past year. Mr Omar Osama bin Laden, 27, and his British wife arrived at Cairo International Airport and where he unsuccessfully tried to seek political asylum in Spain, claiming he would not be safe if he returned to an Arab country.
Mr Omar Osama bin Laden , among the Al-Qaeda leader’s 19 children and last year married Ms Zaina Alsabah, a British citizen.
Egyptian authorities at the airport denied the couple entry and sent them to Qatar, said a security official. As a Saudi national, Mr bin Laden automatically got a six month residency in Egypt, but an airport security official said after his high profile decision to apply for asylum in Spain, he was no longer welcomed. Ms Alsabah has said the couple applied for asylum in Spain because they had been threatened.
British authorities also rejected his request for a residency visa there in May saying his presence would cause ‘public concern’ due to statements he had made to the press.
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