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Iraq captures ‘Most Wanted’ Islamic State finance chief

Iraqi intelligence have captured a top-level IS leader in a special operation that involved coordination with foreign countries. The US had offered $5 million for information that “brings him to justice”.
Sami Jassim Mohammed al-Jabouri shortly after his arrest.

BAGHDAD – Islamic State finance chief Sami Jassim Mohammed al-Jabouri’s head and chin are covered in black stubble as he stares squarely into the camera in a mug shot accompanying a US Rewards for Justice page offering $5 million for information leading to his arrest.

His hair and beard were instead long, bushy and white in photos taken after his arrest, which may have taken place on Sunday, judging by the Twitter announcement made by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi.

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