Ussud Al-Anbar

Since the start of 2013, the intensity of attacks on civilians in Iraq dramatically increased targeting cafes and civilian destinations, as well as military facilities and checkpoints.  After escaped Al Muthana prison in central Baghdad Shaker Wahiyib al-Fahdawi became leader of Ussud Al-Anbar.  On Aug 25, 2013 a video was released of Shaker Wahiyib al-Fahdawi in Anbar province killing 3 truck drivers the press immediatly dubbed him "bare-faced killer" because he did not wish to cover his face during the video.  His other aliases both have references to "Nusayri"  which is a prominent mystical religious group centred in Syria who follow a branch of theTwelver school of Shia Islam.VideoVideo: 2013 Ussud Al-Anbar is seen in this video intercepting three trucks in Iraq heading to Syria. The three truck drivers, one of whom is from Tartous, are then questioned whether they’re Sunnis or Shiites (Shias).…

Ussud Al-Anbar, also known as Anbar Lions, Masked Army is an active group formed c. 2013.
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