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Sheikh Abdullah Abu Azzam al-Iraqi (About this sound pronunction  AH-boo ah-ZAM[needs IPA]

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</noinclude> (died September 2005) was an Iraqi.

Life[edit | edit source]

Born in Iraq, he originally joined the Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad. He was reported to be the number two leader and "chief financier",[1] and aide to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, and was also known as the emir of Anbar Governorate.

There was a reward of US$50,000 offered for information leading to his death or capture; he was killed by the United States Army in a shootout in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.

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  1. The Demise of Abu Azzam, The Long War Journal, 2005-09-26, accessed on 2008-10-01

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