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Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAKA Ahmad Fadeel Nazzal al-Khalayleh

Born: 20-Oct-1966
Birthplace: Zarqa, Jordan
Died: 7-Jun-2006
Location of death: North of Baghdad, Iraq
Cause of death: War

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Terrorist

Nationality: Palestine
Executive summary: Former top al Qaeda operative in Iraq

Palestinian born in Jordan, purportedly a biochemicals expert. He had a prosthetic limb and/or pegleg, which was fitted in May 2002 for reasons unclear. In early 2004, a letter was discovered documenting some of Zarqawi's problems in Iraq, as well as his intention to foment civil war between the Shia and Sunni. The U.S. Government placed a $10M bounty on Zarqawi's head, later raising it to $25M. He is the likely murderer of U.S. contractor Nick Berg.

Mother: (d. 29-Feb-2004, leukemia)
Wife: Omm Mohammed
Son: Musab
Father: (d. 1984)

    al-Qaeda Iraqi Bureau Chief
    Drug Possession
    Sexual Assault
    Conspiracy Jordan (1992)
    Murder Amman, Jordan (Oct-2002), convicted in absentia

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