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Zuhayr Abdul Ghaffer al-Kubaysi

Iraqi insurgency Religious Leader

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ImportanceMedium
LocationIraq
AffiliationIraqi insurgency1
RoleReligious Leader
NationalityIraqi
Alternate Spelling(s)Zuhayr Abdul Ghaffer al Kubaysi
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • The leader of sheiks in two mosques in the Al-Amiriyyah area, Al-Husayn and Al-Abus Mosques. He is viewed as the Emir to terrorists in the Al-Amiriyyah area. Al-Kubaysi is a extremist salafist who has issued Fatwas to kill Shias. Additionally, he is a financier of anti-Iraqi forces activities, receiving funds from possible former Baathists.1
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    Sources
    1 U.S. Central Command press release. "Iraqi Government releases 41 Most-Wanted list." July 3, 2006.
     
     
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