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Sheik Abd-Al-Rahman
Born Unknown
Died June 7, 2006
Baquba, Iraq
Occupation spiritual advisor
Political movement al-Qaeda

Sheik Abd-Al-Rahman (died June 7, 2006), also Shaykh Abd Al-Rahman or Sheik Abd Al-Rahman, was the spiritual advisor to al-Qaeda in Iraq until his death in June 2006.[1]

Death[edit | edit source]

Remains of Zarqawi's safe house, June 8, 2006, which contained Abd-Al-Rahman.

Abd-Al-Rahman was killed on June 7, 2006 while attending a meeting in an isolated safehouse approximately 8 km (5 mi) north of Baqubah, along with al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.[1] At 14:15 GMT two United States Air Force F-16C jets[2] identified the house and the lead jet dropped two 500-pound (230 kg) guided bombs, a laser-guided GBU-12 and GPS-guided GBU-38 on the building located at 33°48′02.83″N 44°30′48.58″E / 33.8007861°N 44.5134944°E / 33.8007861; 44.5134944.

The United States had tracked al-Zarqawi's movements leading up to his meeting at the safehouse.

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