Ahmad Salama Mabruk, Egyptian leader of Jabhat al-Nusra, Died at 59


Ahmad Salama Mabruk was born on December 8, 1956, and died on October 3, 2016.

He known as Abu Faraj al-Masri.

Ahmad Salama Mabruk was a senior leader in the Syrian militant group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, and was previously a leader in Jabhat al-Nusra and the Egyptian Islamic Jihad militant groups.

Mabruk was present alongside Abu Muhammad al-Julani at the announcement of the creation of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.

Ahmad Salama Mabruk was one of 14 people subjected to extraordinary rendition by the CIA prior to the 2001 declaration of a War on Terror.

He died after his car was hit by a drone strike.

Ahmad Salama Mabruk passed away at 59 years old.