Haifa bint Faisal, also called Haifa al Faisal, (Arabic: هيفاء بنت فيصل) (born 1950) is the wife of Bandar bin Sultan and daughter of the late King Faisal and Queen Iffat. She is the sister of Saud Al-Faisal and Turki Al-Faisal.
After the September 11, 2001 attacks, she was investigated for a sequence of payments allegedly made to a Saudi national by the name of Omar al-Bayoumi, who is known to have assisted two of hijackers upon their arrival in Southern California, and who himself is suspected of being a Saudi intelligence asset.Investigation has confirmed that some of the payments were in fact forwarded to al-Bayoumi's wife, Manal Bajadr, the significance of these payments (and the extent to which they may have assisted the hijackers) is unclear.
In April 1998, Osama Basnan, a Saudi national living in California, wrote to Haifa requesting money for his wife's needed thyroid surgery. Haifa sent Basnan $15,000, although his wife, Majeda Dweikat, was not actually treated for another two years.
At some later point (accounts vary as to when;