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Icelandic Documentary Says Bin Laden Lives in Iran

Osama bin Laden is living in Iran and is protected by Iranian authorities, according to Alan Parrot, the main interviewee in the Icelandic documentary Feathered Cocaine by Thorkell Hardarson and Örn Marinó Arnarson.

Bin Laden takes a great interest in falcons, the documentary states, and the sale of falcons is the most important source of income for Al-Qaeda, Fréttabladid reports.

Fox News recently posted extensive coverage of the documentary on its website where it says that among those who confirm Parrot’s claim is former secret service agent Robert Baer, on whom George Clooney’s character in Syriana was based.

Feathered Cocaine, which features extensive smuggling of European falcons to the Middle East, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 23 and has raised considerable attention in the US.

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