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  • Al-Qaeda-linked ex-general arrested in Iraq

    06/15/2005 12:45:27 PM PDT · by jmc1969 · 26 replies · 1,255+ views
    BAGHDAD (AFP) - A former Iraqi general believed to be Jordanian extremist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's "military adviser" was arrested west of Baghdad. Abed Dawood Suleiman and his son, former army captain Raed Abed Dawood, were picked up in a morning raid on their house in Khalidiya, west of Baghdad, a defense ministry source said Wednesday. Zarqawi, the Al-Qaeda frontman in Iraq, is believed to have masterminded much of the country's violence, including car and suicide bombings that killed almost 700 people in May alone. He has a 25-million-dollar price on his head. "Abed Dawood Suleiman is considered to be Abu...
  • More signs of Syria turn up in Iraq

    12/24/2004 8:59:38 PM PST · by Stoat · 23 replies · 1,760+ views
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | December 23, 2004 | Nicholas Blanford
    More signs of Syria turn up in Iraq The Iraqi ambassador to Syria tells the Monitor that photos of high-ranking Syrian officials were found in Fallujah. By Nicholas Blanford | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor DAMASCUS, SYRIA - When US troops stormed the rebel-held city of Fallujah last month, they uncovered photos of senior Syrian officials that have further strained the already tense relations between Syria and Iraq, according to the Iraqi ambassador to Syria.Several captured insurgents were found in possession of the photographs, confirmation, according to Iraqi officials, that some elements in the Syrian regime - perhaps...
  • QAEDA LEADER PLOTS GI AMBUSHES: REPORT

    08/11/2003 12:57:06 AM PDT · by kattracks · 1 replies · 138+ views
    New York Post ^ | 8/11/03 | Deborah Orin
    <p>August 11, 2003 -- A Saudi man is masterminding a deadly alliance between al Qaeda terror thugs and Saddam Hussein's henchmen that's behind the increasingly sophisticated attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq, a new report claims. The alliance, known as Jaish Mohammed, has smuggled millions of dollars as well as weapons and hundreds of Arab fighters into Iraq across the desert from Saudi Arabia over the past four months, according to The Sunday Times of London.</p>
  • Al-Qaeda terror chief runs Iraqi hit squads

    08/09/2003 6:25:59 PM PDT · by saquin · 30 replies · 1,849+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 8/10/03 | Marie Colvin
    AL-QAEDA terrorists who have infiltrated Iraq from Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries have formed an alliance with former intelligence agents of Saddam Hussein to fight their common enemy, the American forces. The alliance, known as Jaish Mohammed — the army of the prophet Mohammed — is believed to be responsible for increasingly sophisticated attacks on US soldiers. In the past four months  it has smuggled millions of dollars, weapons and hundreds of Arab fighters across the desert border with Saudi Arabia. Details of the alliance have emerged from Iraqi intelligence  and US military sources, and from local supporters in a...