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Breaking: The Leader of al-Qaida in Iraq Arrested in Mosul

According to MSNBC, the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, was just arrested. They say:

Defense Ministry Spokesman Mohammed al-Askari said the arrest of al-Masri, also known as Abu Hamza al-Muhajir, was confirmed to him by the Iraqi commander of the province. There was no immediate confirmation or comment from US forces on the arrest. An Interior Ministry spokesman, Maj. Gen. Abdul-Karim Khalaf, said that Mosul police "arrested one of al-Qaida's leaders at midnight and during the primary investigations he admitted that he is Abu Hamza Al-Muhajir.

The US government had posted a $5-million reward for his capture.

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bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
I'm with cabaker27, who gets the money.
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
I see it Jill, Johnny Depp in a head dress with slightly creepier eyes.
cine_lover cine_lover 8 years
Wonderful. Lets keep it going.
Orwell Orwell 8 years
Where is Osama?
hausfrau hausfrau 8 years
whoa, never even thought of that jill but it kinda does! :)
Jillness Jillness 8 years
That is great! **Warning** totally inappropriate comment coming up.... ...Does anyone else think that the picture looks like Johnny Depp in a head dress?
UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
I do?? :please:
hausfrau hausfrau 8 years
Who gets the money?!!?!?
UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
All I can say is GREAT! Now, let's get the rest of them. Rehabilitate those we can, get rid of the rest....
raciccarone raciccarone 8 years
I know. Wow. I can't believe they arrested him. Where is that trial going to be held?
harmonyfrance harmonyfrance 8 years
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