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Among McChrystal's most notable successes was the 2006 killing of Abu Musab Al Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq and one of the world's most wanted men. After tracking one of his advisors to a meeting in the Iraqi town of Hibhib, McChrystal called in an airstrike. "I had every expectation that his wife ...

After two vehicle switches, he pulled into a compound in Hibhib, thirty miles north of Baghdad. A few minutes after the adviser arrived, another man emerged briefly from the house. He matched the description of Zarqawi. As Flynn and his boss, General Stanley McChrystal, JSOC's commander, watched on a ...
( Diyala – A senior advisor who was close to late al-Qaeda in Iraq's leader, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was arrested in Diyala on Tuesday, local officials reported. “An intelligence team, in a special operation, has successfully arrested a well-known leader at al-Qaeda who worked as part of the ...
“They added that the guards, lightly armed with the AK47 assault rifles that are a feature of practically every home in Iraq, were essentially a local neighbourhood watch paid by the village to monitor the dangerous insurgent-ridden area to the immediate south-west at Arab Shawkeh and Hibhib, where the ...
On June 7, a drone tracked Rahman as he was driven north out of Baghdad, following him to a two-story house in Hibhib, a village only a dozen miles from McChrystal's headquarters in Balad. Analysts, operators, and staffers on the ground watched in rapt attention as a stout man in black walked out and ...
He was killed by a bomb dropped from a US air force jet in June 2006 in the town of Hibhib, 40 miles north of Baghdad. Reshawi was moved from her prison cell hours after Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, condemned as “despicable” the release of the video purporting to show Goto, accompanied by a ...
In a separate incident, two fighters of the government-backed Sahwa paramilitary group were wounded when a roadside bomb hit their vehicle near the town of Hibhib, about 80 km northeast of Baghdad, the source said. The Sahwa militia, also known as the Awakening Council or the Sons of Iraq, include ...
On 7 June 2006, at Hibhib, near Baquba, al-Zarqawi was killed by two five-hundred-pound bombs, dropped by US Air Force F-16 jets, killing five others including his wife and child. Legality, trying in law those accused of wrong doing, is, seemingly, so yesterday. Advert. President Saddam Hussein and ...
Caldwell said the new raids, following more than 50 others launched in the first 48 hours after the Hibhib strike, had made additional progress against the Qaeda network, which has been responsible for many of the most brutal suicide bombings, ambushes and beheadings in the three-year-old war.


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