Abu Nazir

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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.


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.

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