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In early June, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, was killed in US airstrikes near Baqubah, north of Baghdad, after a methodical six-week manhunt. The 39-year-old Zarqawi, who had recruited hundreds of Arab militants to launch suicide attacks and became the public face of the insurgency that has rocked Iraq for three years, died when US special forces guided a pair of Air Force F-16s to the isolated safehouse where he was meeting with his spiritual adviser. <img src='http://cache.boston.com/bonzai-fba/File-Based_Image_Resource/dingbat_arrow_icon.gif' alt='' title='' height='9' width='4' border='0' /> Read the story
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Al-Zarqawi killed
In early June, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, was killed in US airstrikes near Baqubah, north of Baghdad, after a methodical six-week manhunt. The 39-year-old Zarqawi, who had recruited hundreds of Arab militants to launch suicide attacks and became the public face of the insurgency that has rocked Iraq for three years, died when US special forces guided a pair of Air Force F-16s to the isolated safehouse where he was meeting with his spiritual adviser. Read the story
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