Khashoggi, CIA man who left king-size bed in Nanyuki

Saudi-born businessman Adnan Khashoggi attending a gala charity of the World Association of Children's Friends at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco on September 2, 2007. Saudi arms dealer died in London at the age of 82, his family said on June 6, 2017. PHOTO | VALERY HACHE | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Khashoggi had arrived at the Embakasi airport in his executive Boeing 727 jet, which was essentially a flying office complete with suites for the billionaire and his cronies.
  • In 1976 the club of spies, after its initial meeting at the Mt Kenya Safari Club decided to establish its headquarters in Cairo and to purchase several large real estate concerns from where it could coordinate its activities.
  • It was at Ol Pejeta that Khashoggi once hosted Israel’s Ariel Sharon and Sudan’s president where they struck a deal, according to his biographer.

Friday, December 10, 1976 at State House, Nairobi: President Jomo Kenyatta received a visitor – a billionaire arms dealer named Adnan Khashoggi.


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