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Abu Nazir
Abu Nazir
Status: Deceased
Date of birth: 1955
Date of death: 2012
Nationality: Flag of Palestine Palestinian



youngest of four brothers

4 children, youngest child is Issa Nazir

Played by: Navid Negahban
Seasons: 1, 2, 3
First episode: "Pilot"
Last episode: "One Last Thing" (hallucination)

Abu Nazir (1955 – 2012) was a terrorist whom Carrie Mathison of the CIA suspects to have turned USMC Scout Sniper Sergeant Nick Brody against the USA.


Timeline Edit

1955 – Born in Palestine, the youngest of four brothers.

1957 – Family moves to Kuwait. Nazir's father, an engineer in the oil business, becomes an Imam in Ahmadi.

1963–1970 - Nazir goes to a secondary school for foreign workers where he is taught by Palestinians. During a political protest, he burns a Kuwati flag.

1979 December – Nazir returns to the Middle East and makes contact with jihadists when the Ayatola assumes power.

1980 Spring – Nazir goes to Afghanistan to fight the Soviet Union, and becomes a follower of Abdullah Azzam.

1988 November – Nazir is an important part of the Peshawar Summit.

2003 May – Nazir is coordinating attacks and suicide bombings against the American Coalition.

2004 June 5 – Last confirmed sighting of Nazir is made by a CIA asset in Syria.

2012 - The CIA coordinates a failed attempt to assassinate Abu Nazir.

2012- Nazir visits the US again, presumably to coordinate the terror attack.

Behind The Scenes

Appearances Edit

Season 1
Pilot Grace Clean Skin Semper I Blind Spot
"The Good Soldier" "The Weekend" "Achilles Heel" Crossfire "Representative Brody"
"The Vest" Marine One
Season 2
The Smile Beirut is Back State of Independence New Car Smell Q&A
A Gettysburg Address The Clearing I'll Fly Away Two Hats Broken Hearts
In Memoriam The Choice
Season 3
"Tin Man Is Down" "Uh... Oh... Ah..." "Tower of David" "Game On" "The Yoga Play"
"Still Positive" "Gerontion" "A Red Wheelbarrow" One Last Thing "Good Night"
"Big Man in Tehran" "The Star"

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