Muntazar al-Zaidi, the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at George W Bush, has been released from a Baghdad jail nine months after he attacked the former US president.
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Home » News » World News » Middle East » Iraq Iraqi shoe-thrower Muntazar al-Zaidi who attacked George W Bush is freed from Baghdad jail Muntaz... Image 1 of 2 Mr Zaidi, 30, was initially sentenced to three years for assaulting a foreign head of state but h... He was freed early because of good behaviour. The reporter's three sisters, two brothers and many friends had gathered on Monday in central Bag... But officials said that paperwork involved in the release had delayed it. Mr Zaidi shouted "it is the farewell kiss, you dog" at Mr Bush on Dec 14 last year, seconds befor... Although Mr Bush, who successfully ducked to avoid the speeding footwear, laughed off the attack,... Related Articles Promotions Subscriber Syndication © Copyright of Telegraph Media Group Limited 2013 Terms and Conditions Today's News Archive
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