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Saudi Arabia's Asir Province

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Saudi Arabia's Asir Province

Saudi Arabia's Asir Province

Saudi Arabia's Asir Province

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Saudi Arabia's southwestern province of Asir is an incongruously verdant place, but the lush countryside is not the only thing that sets it apart. It was also the birthplace of many of the Sept. 11 hijackers. NPR's Kate Seelye reports.