Source: AFP via Babelfish, Le
AFP via Babelfish translation (with
Wednesday October 31 2001 - 2h51 GMT
PARIS, Oct. 31 (AFP) - Osama Bin Laden was treated in
July at the American hospital in Dubaļ where he met a
person in charge of the CIA, the French daily newspaper
the Barber and Radio International France (RFI) reported
The two medias quoted "a witness, professional
partner of the administrative direction of the
hospital", as confirming that the man that the
United States suspects of having financed the attacks of
September 11 arrived on July 4 at Dubaļ by plane coming
from Quetta, in Pakistan.
Osama was immediately transferred to the hospital for a
renal processing (Kidney Dialysis). He left the
establishment on July 14, adds the Barber.
During this stay, reports the daily newspaper, the local
representative of the CIA was seen going in the room of
"A few days later, the CIA man bragged in front of
some friends that he had visited the billionaire saudi".
According to the Barber and RFI who quote an
"authorized source", the representative of the
CIA was recalled to Washington on July 15.
Bin Laden is sought by the United States for terrorism
since the attacks against the American embassies of Kenya
and Tanzania in 1998. But Osama's links with the CIA are
older and go up back to the time where Bin Laden took
part in the combat in Afghanistan against the Soviet
According to the Barber, Bin Laden was accompanied in
Dubaļ by his personal doctor and faithful lieutenant,
tentatively identified as the Egyptian Ayman Al-Zawahari,
by bodyguards, and an Algerian male nurse.
Osama was treated by urologist Doctor Terry Callaway, a
specialist in the renal calculi (kidney problems) and
male infertility. Contacted by telephone on several
occasions, the doctor did not wish to answer questions.
Several sources had already given a report on a serious
renal infection of Bin Laden, who has installed a mobile
dialysis machine in his Afghan den of Kandahar during
first six-month period 2000, according to
"authorized sources" quoted by the French daily
newspaper and RFI.