Sultan Radi al-Utaibi

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Sultan Radi al-Utaibi
Born January 18, 1985
Died 2009-9-14
Nationality Saudi Arabia
Occupation member of Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula
Known for listed on the Saudi most wanted list

Sultan Radi al-Utaibi (January 18, 1985.[1][2] - September 14, 2009) is a citizen of Saudi Arabia who was named on a list of Saudi Arabia's most wanted suspected terrorists on February 3, 2009.[3][4][5][6] He was one of several suspected jihadists killed in an explosion while they were assembling a bomb in a house used by Al-Qaeda in Yemen on September 14, 2009.[7] Saudi officials named two other men who had been killed in that explosion: Fahd Salih Sulayman Al Jutayli, a former Saudi captive in Guantanamo; and Mohammed Abdel-Rahman al-Rashed, also named on the most wanted list.

Saudi officials announced on January 18, 2010, that they had confirmed the three men's identity through DNA tests.[5][6]

In September 2010, al-Qaeda offered a Video of the Sultan and others deaths on September 14, 2009


  1. "تفاصيل في قائمة الـ 85 الملاحقين أمنياً... [Details on the list of 85 wanted a security ... : Wanted for the planned assassinations, kidnappings and attacks on oil installations and security headquarters and assassinate people]". Okaz. 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2012-06-19.  mirror
  2. "Saudi Arabia: 3 Militants Died in September Blast, Officials Say". The New York Times: p. A8. 2010-01-19. "The official Saudi Press Agency quoted the ministry as saying that DNA tests identified the three men as Mohammed Abdel-Rahman al-Rashed, 28; Sultan Radi al-Utaibi, 26; and Fahd Jutayli, 28, who was released from Guantánamo in 2007." 
  3. "Saudi wanted militants killed in Yemen". Al Sawah. 2009-09-27. Archived from the original on 2009-09-30. "Sources told al-Hayat that other Saudi militants called their families and asked them to inform the family of al-Jolaiti that he along with a companion were killed." 
  4. "Saudi Wanted Suspects Killed in Yemen Fighting". Yemen Post. 2009-09-27. Archived from the original on 2009-10-02. "Othman Al-Ghamedi and Yousuf Al-Shahri, who are also on the most wanted list, called their families asking them to inform the Al-Jatili’s family of the death of their fellow, according to the paper." 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Ministry: 3 Saudi militants killed in blast abroad". Washington Post. 2010-01-18. Archived from the original on 2010-01-18. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Blast kills 3 terrorists". Arab News. 2010-01-18. Archived from the original on 2010-01-18. 
  7. "3 Saudis involved in attempt on prince life". Saudi Gazette. 2010-01-19. Retrieved 2010-01-19.