Leader of Al-Qaeda In Iraq Identified With Photo

** Unfortunately that photo is not posted anywhere on the internet including the Al-Arabiya website.

Al-Arabiya television in Iraq has released what it says is a photo of Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Omar al-Baghdadi.
FOX News reported:

Al-Arabiya television reports it has identified the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq and the network broadcast his photograph.

The Dubai-based network, citing an Iraqi police official, said the real name of Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, who allegedly heads the Islamic State of Iraq, is Hamid Dawoud al-Zawi.

Originally from Haditha, al-Baghdadi served in the Iraqi army under Saddam Hussein, then joined Al Qaeda in 2003, the police official told Al-Arabiya.

The terrorist website Jihad Unspun has a letter from Sheikh Abu Omar Al-Baghdadi posted from late April.

“Omar al-Baghdadi” translates as “Omar the Guy From Baghdad.” The U.S. military spokesmen have said repeatedly that Omar al-Baghdadi does not exist.

Here is the translated story from Al-Arabiya on Omar al-Baghdadi.

The Jawa Report is leaning towards sock puppet.



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