Iman Hisham Abass A. Almetnawy
Iman, approximately 1999; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression to Age at the time of disappearance: 14 (approximately 2011); Ghada Abdel Fattah Said
Date reported missing : 08/25/1999
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Family Abduction
Gender : Female
DOB : 12/09/1997 (23)
Age at the time of disappearance: 1 year old
Height / Weight : 1'6, 28 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian female. Brown hair, black eyes. Iman is of Egyptian descent. She spoke a few English words at the time of her disappearance.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Iman and her brother Yousef were abducted by their mother, Ghada Abdel Fattah Said, from their Euless, Texas home on August 25, 1999. A photograph of Ghada is posted with this case summary. A felony warrant was issued for her on November 17, 1999, nearly three months after she abducted Yousef and Iman.
She had custody of them at the time she took them, but by leaving with the children she deprived their father, Hirsham Almetnawy, of his visitation rights. Ghada, Iman and Yousef may be traveling in a silver 1989 Honda CRS with the Texas license plate number YCJ05P. They may be in New York, Tennessee, California, or Egypt.
Ghada's DOB : is September 4, 1966, making her 32 years old at the time of her children's abductions. She's described as Caucasian, 5'2 and 115 pounds, with black hair and black eyes. She is an Egyptian national.
Iman was born in Burbank, California. Her whereabouts and her brother's are unknown and their cases remain unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Euless Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Texas Department of Public Safety
For the Lost
Federal Bureau of Investigation
America's Most Wanted
The New York Daily News
Official Investigations & Security Services, Inc.
Bill Warner, Private Eye
Texas Birth Index
Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004. February 9, 2015; middle names added.