30 August 2009

muntadhar "shoes" al-zeidi granted 'good behavior' early release

muntadhar al-zeidi (MOON'-tuh-dahr ahl-zay-EE'-deez) the celebrated iraqi journalist who last december hurled his shoes shouting "this is your farewell kiss, you dog!" and "this is from the widows, the orphans and those who were killed in iraq," at shrub's head during the press conference for his final visit to iraq, is set to be released from prison sometime in september 2009.