TRAC Incident Report: National Intelligence Services (INIS) Arrest Islamic State (IS) Deputy Leader and Finance Chief Sami Jasim Muhammad al-Jaburi in Iraq- 11 0ctober 2021

Archie Philipps
2 weeks ago

TRAC Top LineIn a major victory for Iraqi intelligence, on 11 October 2021, Iraqi authorities announced that the previous day, Iraqi Iraqi National Intelligence Services (INIS) had, in a cross-border operation, arrested one of the most senior leaders in the Islamic State (IS) group.Sami Jasim Muhammad Al-Jaburi, who also has the pseudonyms 'Abu Asia' and 'Abu Abdul Qader al-Zubaidi' had a $5 million bounty on his head from the U.S. State Department’s Rewards for Justice programme, and was described as 'instrumental in managing finances' for the group's operations as its General Supervisor of the Financial and Economic Files Department, as well as deputy in southern…

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