Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (Arabic: أبو مصعب الزرقاوي‎, ’Abū Muṣ‘ab az-Zarqāwī, Abu Musab from Zarqa; Aboot this soondEnglish pronunciation ; October 20, 1966 – Juin 7, 2006), born Ahmad Fadeel al-Nazal al-Khalayleh (أحمد فضيل النزال الخلايلة, ’Aḥmad Faḍīl an-Nazāl al-Ḫalāyla), wis a Jordanian jihadist that ran a paramilitar trainin camp in Afghanistan.

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
1st Emir o Al-Qaeda in Iraq
In office
October 17, 2004 – June 7, 2006
Precedit biPoseetion creautit
Succeedit biAbu Ayyub al-Masri
1st Emir o Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad
In office
1999 – October 17, 2004
Precedit biPoseetion creautit
Succeedit biMerger wi Al-Qaeda
1st Emir o the Mujahideen Shura Cooncil
In office
Januar 15, 2006 – Juin 7, 2006
Precedit biPoseetion creautit
Succeedit biAbu Ayyub al-Masri
Personal details
BornAhmad Fadeel al-Nazal al-Khalayleh
أحمد فضيل النزال الخلايله

20 October 1966(1966-10-20)
Zarqa, Jordan
Dee'd7 Juin 2006(2006-06-07) (aged 39)
Hibhib, Iraq
Cause o daithAirstrike
NaitionalityJordanian
Bairns5
ReligionSunni Islam
Militar service
Allegiance Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad (1999–2004)

Flag of Jihad.svg Al-Qaeda (2004–2006)

Years o service1999 – Juin 7, 2006
RankEmir o Al-Qaeda in Iraq Emir of the Mujahideen Shura Cooncil
Battles/warsIraq War
Iraqi Insurgency