- Abu Theeb
Abu Theeb is the
pseudonymof a leader of a Sunnigroup taking part in the Iraqi insurgency, operating north of Baghdad.
They are engaged in armed struggle against the forces of the US and the US-backed Iraqi government. His group had a dispute with
Al-Qaidaover tactics in relation to the referendumon the Iraqi constitution in October 2005; they supported a boycott, and his group supported a "no" vote. He also opposed Al-Qaida over indiscriminate attacks on Iraqi Shias.
During the time of the referendum a
journalistfrom " The Guardian" spent five days with his group, and wrote a report.
* [http://www.guardian.co.uk/alqaida/story/0,,1601506,00.html Guardian report]
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