Monday, April 24, 2006

Iraqi 9/11 film actor denied US visa

'An Iraqi actor who plays the lead hijacker in a new film about 9/11 has been refused a visa to attend the premiere in the US. Lewis Alsamari was told by the US embassy in London that he is unlikely to be allowed to enter the country for the first public screening of United 93 in New York, where it is due to open the Tribeca Film Festival. The film tells of the events surrounding United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, when passengers revolted against four hijackers...' More


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