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Iraqi army breaks up Anbar al-Qaeda cell

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Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda in Iraq
Location of CaptureRawah, Anbar, Iraq1
Time of Capture Early November 20061
CapturedAbu Muhayyam al-Masri (Leader) 1, Abu Issam al-Libi1, Abu Zaid al-Suri1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableTwelve people were detained, according to Iraqi army officials. Abu Zaid al-Suri reportedly confessed to organizing a suicide bombing.1
1Bodeen, Christopher. "Al-Qaeda in Iraq Claims It's Winning War." The Associated Press: Nov. 10, 2006.
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