Abu Musab al-Zarqawi News Links
November 2004


Little known about Al Qaeda’s Zarqawi
ABC Online – Australia
The Jordanian Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has been blamed for car bombings, gruesome beheadings and the mass killing of Iraqi police and soldiers.

Requiem Mass for Iraq hostage as husband clings to faint hope
The Times – London,England,UK
In a series of videos, she voiced varying demands which were unlike those made by the hostages of Iraq’s most wanted terrorist, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, head of


Al-Zarqawi group says it killed 17 Iraq forces
Cleveland Plain Dealer – Cleveland,OH,USA
A statement posted on an Islamist Web site in the name of al-Qaida in Iraq, led by Jordanian terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, claimed responsibility for

Purported al-Zarqawi audiotape accuses Muslim scholars of betrayal
WANE – Ft Wayne,IN,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq An audiotape that surfaced on the Web today may be from fugitive terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (AH’-boo MOO’-sahb ahl-zahr-KOW’-ee).


Al-Zarqawi’s group claims responsibility for killing Iraqi troops
CBC News – Canada
A statement posted on an Islamist website in the name of al-Qaida in Iraq, led by Jordanian Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, claimed responsibility for killing 17 members

Al-Zarqawi’s group claims responsibility for Mosul killings
KFOR-TV – Oklahoma City,OK,USA
A statement on an Islamist Web site purportedly posted by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s group claims responsibility for killing 17 Iraq security officers and a

Coalition Troops Stage Daring River Attack on Rebel Areas
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
There have also been reported sightings of Jordanian terror chief Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in the same lawless area of north Babil province, some 40 miles south of


Iraqi official briefs Iran on ongoing insurgency, demands Tehran
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
Osama bin Laden’s terror network is believed to have strong ties to the major Iraqi insurgency group led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.


Al-Zarqawi aide captured
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – Fort Wayne,IN,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — A lieutenant of Iraq’s most feared insurgent leader, Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, was captured this week, the country’s national security

Al-Zarqawi ally held in Mosul as toxin manuals found
IrishExaminer.com (subscription) – Ireland
By Sameer Yacoub, Baghdad. A LIEUTENANT of Iraq’s most feared militant leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was captured a few days ago in Mosul.


Government says it arrested a lieutenant of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi …
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A lieutenant of Iraq’s most feared terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was captured a few days ago in Mosul, the government’s national


Report: al-Zarqawi used Swiss cell phone
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
GENEVA — Investigators believe terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi used a Swiss-based cellular phone to communicate with Muslim extremists worldwide before

Key aide to al-Zarqawi captured; weapons cache found in Fallujah
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – (KRT) – Iraqi officials Thursday announced the capture of a key aide to Jordanian terrorist suspect Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and said soldiers had

Rebel leader maneuvered behind scenes
Detroit Free Press – Detroit,MI,USA
… Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a Jordanian-born suspected terror mastermind with a $25-million bounty on his head, is perhaps the best-known leader of Iraq’s insurgent


Alleged al-Zarqawi tape criticizes Muslim scholars for ‘silence’
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
In the tape posted Wednesday on an Islamic Web site, Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi condemned the ‘’silence’’ of Muslim religious figures, saying

Al-Zarqawi attacks the ‘silent’ scholars
The Times – London,England,UK
THE insurgent leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has attacked Muslim clerics for failing to support attacks on United States-led forces in Iraq.

Al-Zarqawi: Iraq conference a “farce”
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
Anti-US fighter Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has threatened to increase attacks on American-led forces in Iraq following an international conference in Egypt

Al-Zarqawi tape criticizes clerics
Columbia Daily Tribune – Columbia,MO,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – An audiotape purportedly made by Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi lashed out today at Muslim scholars for not speaking out against


Jordan’s military judge urges terror suspects to surrender
Ha’aretz – Jerusalem,Israel
AMMAN – A military judge called on Jordanian terrorist Abu-Musab al-Zarqawi and three other fugitives to surrender Tuesday, a step toward opening a terror

Special Broadcasting Service – Australia
Another reason for the Fallujah operation was to capture Iraq’s most wanted man, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, whose al-Qaeda-linked group was allegedly operating out


Fallujah reveals its nasty secrets
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Maj West said the marines had found a house thought to belong to associates of Iraq’s most wanted man, the al-Qaida frontman Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

Suspected hostage houses found
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – Fort Wayne,IN,USA
10. The house is near another raided by US and Iraqi soldiers last week connected to associates of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a Jordanian militant.


Zarqawi group claims Allawi kidnappings
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
CAIRO, Egypt — A militant group led by Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi claimed responsibility Monday for kidnapping and then releasing three family


Al-Zarqawi underling emerges as force behind Fallujah insurgency
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
While US official pronouncements about rebel leaders have focused on Jordanian terror suspect Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, rebel fighters and others who escaped the

Iraq Sets Jan. 30 for National Elections
Times-Mail – Bedford,IN,USA
In an Internet statement posted Sunday, the terrorist group of Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Al-Qaida in Iraq, claimed it killed 17 Iraqi National

US forces inspect house where hostages may have been held, killed
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
FALLUJAH, Iraq – (KRT) – Acting on information from a man who claimed to have escaped from militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s network, the US military over the

Falluja – America’s hollow victory
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
The first was to either kill or capture the Jordanian born “terrorist” Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and his followers who were believed to be holed up in the encircled

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