Deported pilot ‘in good condition’ in Saudi prison.

Rayed Ali, the Saudi student pilot deported from New Zealand on national security grounds, is reportedly in good condition in a Saudi Arabian prison, easing fears that he would be tortured. Saudi authorities told his family a week ago they were holding Ali, and family members have been allowed to visit him. Ali’s United States-based… Continue reading Deported pilot ‘in good condition’ in Saudi prison.

Rayed Ali – student, pilot, mystery man.

Rayed Mohammed Abdullah Ali On Sunday, February 26, Rayed Mohammed Abdullah Ali flew from the northern winter into Auckland’s ebbing summer for the same stated reason that draws thousands of Middle Eastern students here – to brush up on his English. Just before 9 the following morning, the short Saudi with the receding hairline wandered… Continue reading Rayed Ali – student, pilot, mystery man.

The Muslim who preferred burgers to halal food.

These associations could explain the singing and dancing flight school trainees in the quad of Massey University’s Albany campus on the morning of 911. Rayed Mohammed Abdullah Ali In Palmerston North for only a month, Rayed Mohammed Abdullah Ali barely had time to put down roots before his swift exit from the country. He flew… Continue reading The Muslim who preferred burgers to halal food.

Pilot with 9/11 links found in NZ.

Manawatu Aero Club’s chief flying officer Captain Ravindra Singh accompanied Ali on several flights in a Cessna 152 aircraft. EXCLUSIVE – A Saudi Arabian linked to one of the September 11 hijackers spent four months in New Zealand before being expelled as a national security risk. The United States-qualified pilot, Rayed Mohammed Abdullah Ali, was… Continue reading Pilot with 9/11 links found in NZ.