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Karmal Yamani
Biographical Information
Status: Alive
Nationality: Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian
Career Information
Family Information
Children: Khalid Yamani, Fadeela Yamani
Portrayal
First appearance: Independence Day: War in the Desert

Karmal Yamani is a Saudi oil tycoon and an influential member in Saudi Arabia.

BiographyEdit

BackgroundEdit

Karmal Yamani was the vice minister of petroleum export. He and his brother had been the chief architects of the 1973 oil embargo, an exercise in economic brinksmanship that had quadrupled his nation's wealth almost overnight. He was known as one of the most shrewd and powerful men in the Middle East. Karmal was comparatively liberal with his daughter Fadeela's upbringing.

War of 1996Edit

By the time of the War of 1996, Karmal was in ill health.

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