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Sami al-Uraydi

Near East (North Africa and the Middle East)


Up to $5 million

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Rewards for Justice is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information on Sami al-Uraydi, also known as Abu Mahmud al-Shami. Al-Uraydi previously was involved in terrorist plots against the United States and Israel. Al-Uraydi is a senior sharia official for al-Qa’ida-affiliated Hurras al-Din and a member of its shura, the group’s senior decision-making body. Al-Uraydi was also al-Nusrah Front’s senior sharia official from 2014 to 2016 and left the group in 2016.



Date of Birth:


Place of Birth:

Amman, Jordan





Aliases/Alternative Name Spellings:

Abu Mahmud al-Shami; Sheikh Dr. Sami al-Uraydi


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