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Sheikh Abd Al-Rahman

Al-Qaeda in Iraq Spiritual Adviser

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Sheikh Abd Al-Rahman

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ImportanceHigh
Means of DeathU.S. airstrike1
Date of DeathJune 7, 20061
Location of DeathBaqubah, Iraq1
AffiliationAl-Qaeda in Iraq1
RoleSpiritual Adviser1
SupervisorAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
Alternate TransliterationShaykh Abd Al-Rahman, Sheik Abd Al-Rahman
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
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  • U.S. forces tracked Sheikh Abd al-Rahman until he met with Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. They were both killed in a subsequent airstrike.1
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    1 Maj. Gen. William Caldwell, spokesman for U.S. forces in Iraq.
    Photo: U.S. military.
     
     
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