The US military says the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, has been not been captured. US military spokeswoman Peggy Kageleiry says "neither coalition forces nor Iraqi security forces detained or killed Abu Ayyub al-Masri. This guy had a similar name." She said Friday that no additional details were being provided. On Thursday night, Iraqi army and police officials said the al-Masri had been captured in Mosul.