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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Abu Omar al-Baghdadi - Captured Leader of the Islamic State of Iraq

Abu Omar al-Baghdadi
Captured Leader of the Islamic State of Iraq
About this Image: AP writes… This image made from a photograph obtained by the Iraqi government in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, April 28, 2009, shows a photo of Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, the man that the Iraqi government claims is the purported leader of an al-Qaida front group. The Iraqi government on Tuesday displayed for the first time a picture of a man it says is the purported leader of an al-Qaida front group. The arrest of Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, the head of the Islamic State of Iraq, could mark a setback for insurgents trying to intensify attacks after a relative lull.
Read the story behind the photo at link below…
Iraqis display photo of alleged al-Qaida leader
Photo by Iraqi Government

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