Muntathar Al Zaidi, the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush, left Iraq on a private jet to Syria on Tuesday.
Al Zaidi was released from prison on Tuesday September 16th and left the country on the same day. The private jet was provided by the owner of Al Baghdadiya TV station that Al Zaidi works for.
Last night in Damascus the Syrian minister of information Muhsin Bilal received al Zaidi and according to Al Baghdadiya TV; Al Zaidi is to leave Syria to Europe for treatment.
Below are the pictures of Al Zaidi’s arrival in Syria accompanied by the owner of the TV station:
Pictures are taken from kitabat.com