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  • Army official: Artillery drill started Stuart Creek wildfire

    07/07/2013 12:40:24 AM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 18 replies
    Newsminer ^ | July 6, 2013 9:27 pm | Sam Friedman
    TWO RIVERS, Alaska — An Army artillery exercise ignited the Stuart Creek 2 fire now threatening the community of Two Rivers, according to the Fort Wainwright garrison commander. Col. Ron Johnson spoke to area residents this evening at a community meeting at the Pleasant Valley Community Center. In general, the Army makes sure it has the resources to put out a fire that could start from training before allowing the training, he said. “In this case it took some mitigation measures, they allowed the training to occur, it was artillery training, it did start a fire,” Johnson said. The fire,...
  • Al-Zarqawi's Group in Iraq Changes Name

    Al-Zarqawi's Group in Iraq Changes Name Associated Press CAIRO, Egypt - Tawhid and Jihad, the Iraqi militant group of terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, apparently has changed its name two days after announcing its merger with Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida organization. An Internet statement released Tuesday under the purported new name, al-Qaida of Jihad in the Land of Two Rivers, claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.S. military convoy west of the Iraqi city of Fallujah the same day. The two rivers in the new name refers to the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in Iraq.
  • Zarqawi group changes name in support of al-Qaeda

    10/24/2004 12:08:31 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 15 replies · 559+ views
    Radio Netherlands ^ | October 24 2004
    The Iraqi terrorist organisation led by the Jordanian militant leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has changed its name to align itself with the al-Qaeda network led by Osama bin Laden. In a statement posted on the Internet, the al-Tawhid wal Jihad group says it will now call itself "The al-Qaeda group of Jihad in the country of two rivers." The statement comes a week after Mr al-Zarqawi pledged support to Osama bin Laden, but it is not yet certain if the message is genuine. A close aide of Mr al-Zarqawi has been captured near the Iraqi town of Fallujah along with...