Abu Musab al-Zarqawi News Links
April 12 - May 5 2005



Abu Musab al-Zarqawi on legitimate suicide operations
Softpedia – USA
on the internet, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi defends suicide bombing attacks against the US as well as other similar operations made for the sake of Jihad. …


Claims about al-Zarqawi
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
There have been various rumors about Abu Musab al-Zarqawi having been killed, captured or almost captured. And, in recent months …


Al-Qaeda in Iraq Denies Claims that Zarqawi and Top-Level Aides …
SITE Institute – Washington,DC,USA
… in Iraq, Al-Qaeda in Iraq issued a statement today, May 19, 2005, denouncing today’s media reports that the group’s leader, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, had met …

Jordan Says Iraq Refused to Hand over Al-Zarqawi
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
The regime of Saddam Hussein rejected repeated requests from Jordan to hand over Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who now heads al Qaida in Iraq, the Jordanian king said …



A Speech by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi from the Information Department …
SITE Institute – Washington,DC,USA
A 74 minute audio message was released today allegedly from al-Qaeda in Iraq leader, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, providing an ideological justification for the …


Al-Zarqawi denounces Iraq’s gov’t as “apostate”
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem,Israel
An Internet audiotape posted Wednesday, purportedly by the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, denounced Iraq’s Shi’ites as collaborators with …


Seven bodies found, US official blames al-Zarqawi for increased …
13WHAM-TV – Rochester,NY,USA
A senior US military official attributes the latest escalation of violence in Iraq to a call from terrorist mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. …

Purported al-Zarqawi tape denounces Shiites, calls Iraqi …
Winnipeg Sun – Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) – An Internet audiotape posted Wednesday, purportedly from insurgent leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, denounced Iraq’s Shiites as collaborators …


Iraqi Al-Qaeda Calls Constitution Makers ‘Infidels’
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
… Jordanian terrorist ring leader Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi leading the Iraqi arm of Al-Qaeda said in a statement, “The witches of the Crusaders came to dirty the …

Zarqawi group slams US call to include Sunnis in constitution …
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
The group led by Jordanian-born Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, al-Qaida’s representative in Iraq, said in the statement that anyone who would follow this call would be …

Purported al-Qaida in Iraq statement blasts Rice’s visit to Iraq
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… The group, believed to be led by the Jordanian-born Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, is held responsible for kidnappings, beheadings and killings and some of the …



30 Iraqi men found executed as Rice visits
IrishExaminer.com (subscription) – Ireland
… US marines said a seven- day offensive near the Syrian border to wipe out supporters of Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi ended late last night …



British newspaper reports Abu Musab al-Zarqawi wounded
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
LONDON – Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the man most wanted by US-led forces in Iraq, was wounded and treated briefly at a hospital in Iraq last week before he …


Militant leader al-Zarqawi wounded: report
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
The most wanted man in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was wounded and treated briefly at a hospital last week before he disappeared with his men, a British …

Operation Matador Marines Beat Back Heavy Resistance
NBC30.com – Hartford,CT,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — The US military has completed its weeklong offensive near the Syrian border aimed at allies of Jordanian-born terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. …


US forces battle Al-Qaida rebels in western Iraq
Daily Star – Lebanon – Beirut,Lebanon
… The area is a stronghold of Iraq’s most wanted man Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Al-Qaeda leader who has a $25 million price on his head and has claimed some of …


Iraqi insurgents unleash deadly bombings despite US offensive
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
… artillery barrages and gunfire in the first days of the offensive aimed at rooting out followers of Iraq’s most wanted militant leader, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. …


Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Killed in Matador?
Outside the Beltway – VA,USA
The Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is “serious injured, possibly dead” according to Colonel Fouad Hani Hassan, commander of the fifth division of the …

Zarqawi vows more fighting
News24 – Cape Town,South Africa
Dubai – The group of al-Qaeda’s Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has denied US charges that it used human shields in fighting with US forces but vowed more …


US forces close in on al-Zarqawi’s followers
Capital News 9 – Albany,NY,USA
The military said US ground forces backed by tanks, fighter jets and helicopter gunships are going after militant followers of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. …

Court hearing turns into Zarqawi rally
World Peace Herald – Washington,DC,USA
… Jordan — The defendants in a terrorism case in Jordan Tuesday turned the state security court appearance into a rally in support of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. …


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Senior al-Qaeda member arrested
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
… has rocked the capital, the government said on Sunday, hailing its second blow in as many days against the network of al-Qaeda frontman Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. …


Abu Musab al-Zarqawi may be caught any time
India Daily – Whitehouse Station,NJ,USA
… to rejoice in Iraq! It seems Abu Musab al-Zarqawi can be caught any time. He is definitely on the run. The Iraqi government announced …

Iraqi forces capture al-Zarqawi aide
Monessen Valley Independent – Monessen,PA,USA
An aide to terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has been captured by Iraqi security forces, Cable News Network reported on its Web site, citing the US military. …

Raid on Zarqawi Compound Nabs 54, Kills Six
FOX News – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Coalition forces killed six terrorists in raids targeting the terror network of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (search) near the Syrian border on Sunday …


Zarqawi claims Baghdad car bomb
News24 – Cape Town,South Africa
Dubai – The group of Al-Qaeda’s frontman in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, claimed responsibility for a car bombing Saturday in Baghdad that killed at least 15 …

Zarqawi is elusive, but inroads made
Salt Lake Tribune – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – US and Iraqi forces have captured or killed hundreds of followers of Iraq’s most wanted terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in recent months …

Coalition Announces Capture of Zarqawi ‘Key Associate
The Conservative Voice – USA
Multinational forces captured a “key associate” of Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Apr. 26 in a raid conducted in western …

Iraqi forces nab Zarqawi aide
News24 – Cape Town,South Africa
Baghdad – A top aide of the most-wanted man in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was arrested and an insurgent leader related to deposed dictator Saddam Hussein …


Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s Laptop
uruknet.info – Italy
It looks like Abu Musab al-Zarqawi will be retired, the same way Osama bin Laden was. Arab boogeyman have a shelf life and it appears …

Al-Sadr followers clash with Iraqi forces; police uncover mass …
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
… In the face of the increasingly grisly news, the US military claimed significant progress in breaking the organization of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the most wanted …


Hope for Wood, but work to do
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… the release of Douglas Wood, based, in part, on a belief that he has not been abducted by insurgents directly linked to the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. …

Bodies found buried at Baghdad garbage dump Two suicide car …
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
… 20 capture of a driver for militant leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and the seizure of al-Zarqawi’s computer have yielded information on senior officials in the …

CNN.com – Pentagon: Troops nearly caught al-Zarqawi – Apr 26, 2005
American troops nearly captured wanted terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi earlier
this year in Iraq, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.

US mum on Zarqawi’s health
News24 – Cape Town,South Africa
… after receiving a tip from an informant about possible terrorist activities there related to Iraq’s most wanted militant, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, an official …



Al-Qaeda in Iraq Issues Statements Regarding Letter to Zarqawi …
SITE Institute – Washington,DC,USA
… The letter was allegedly written from an al-Qaeda in Iraq member, Abu Asim al-Qasaymi al-Iraqi, to the group’s leader, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, procured by …

US military releases report al-Zarqawi may be ill
The Argus – Fremont,CA,USA
AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq — The US military is examining reports that insurgent leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was present last week at a hospital in Anbar …

US ‘probes Zarqawi hospital visit’
NEWS.com.au – Australia
THE US military is investigating reports al-Qaeda’s Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi visited a hospital in the Iraqi city of Ramadi last week, amid rumours the …

Insurgent leader al-Zarqawi possibly ill or wounded
WBIR-TV – Knoxville,TN,USA
A report says US officials are looking into whether insurgent leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is ill or wounded. Thursday’s online Washington …


Alleged al-Zarqawi Letter Shows Low Morale
ABC News – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq May 3, 2005 — The US military released on Tuesday a letter it believes was addressed to terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi from an …

Al-Zarqawi, all the time
AlterNet – San Francisco,CA,USA
Iraq’s chief evildoer, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, is reportedly tearing his hair out because his men are complaining about the long hours, low pay and crappy …

US-led forces recover letter believed for al-Zarqawi
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — US-led forces have recovered a letter they believe was addressed to Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi complaining about low morale …

Allies Recover Letter for Al-Zarqawi
ABC News – USA
… Iraq May 3, 2005 — US-led forces have recovered a letter they believe was addressed to Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi complaining about low …


AKI – Rome,Italy
Baghdad, 28 April (AKI) – The Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is reported to have been seen on Wednesday at the hospital in Ramadi, which was later …


American troops nearly captured wanted terrorist Abu Musab al …
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
… Earlier in the day, Pentagon officials said troops apparently just missed getting al-Zarqawi but did net what they called a “trusted lieutenant” of Osama bin …

Al-Zarqawi eluded raid but left clues, source says
BAGHDAD, Iraq – American special forces were tracking Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the head of Al-Qaida in Iraq, near the town of Ramadi two months ago, but the …

Al-Zarqawi narrowly escapes capture: reports
CBC News – Canada
WASHINGTON – US forces in Iraq say they just missed capturing Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of an al-Qaeda-linked group blamed for a series of violent …

Al —Zarqawi Evades Captors In Iraq
All Headline News – USA
Baghdad, Iraq (AHN) — American special forces indicate the head of the al-Qaida network in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi managed to elude them after a special …

US at least seizes Zarqawi’s laptop
Christian Science Monitor – USA
WASHINGTON — The US military has not yet managed to catch Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the top Al Qaeda-linked terrorist in Iraq. But …


Official: Zarqawi Eludes Capture; Computer Discovered
ABC News – USA
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (A US official tells ABC News that a covert American military team nearly captured the alleged terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi near …


Zarqawi Escapes: Computer Hard Drive Seized
Blogger News Network – USA
via Drudge – ABC is reporting that Abu Musab al-Zarqawi recently escaped capture by US Task Force 626 in Iraq by a matter of feet – though a vehicle containing …

Al-Queda still flexing muscle in Iraq
India Daily – Whitehouse Station,NJ,USA
… 24. US and Iraqi officials have blamed the explosions near the Ahlf al-Beit mosque on Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s al-Qaeda wing. Abu …


An Urgent Letter to Sheikh Zarqawi to Defend Muslims in Sweden …
SITE Institute – Washington,DC,USA
A letter posted on a jihadi message board, addressed to the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, asks Zarqawi to defend the Muslims in Sweden …

Zarqawi escapes US troop trap
Pakistan Times – Pakistan
WASHINGTON: US forces recently came close to capturing Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Iraq and they have found his laptop computer and seized some …

Iraqi Qaeda vows to kill Sunnis joining govt – Web
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… join the politics of infidels and apostates that the steel sword will be their only fate,” the group, led by Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, said in a …

Iraq suicide bombings kill 23
ABC Online – Australia
… Militants loyal to Al Qaeda’s Iraq frontman Abu Musab al-Zarqawi claimed responsibility for the twin Tikrit attacks in an Internet statement, the authenticity …

Bombs kill 22 in twin attacks
Guardian – UK
… want to join the politics of infidels and apostates that the steel sword will be their only fate,” the group, led by Jordanian Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, said in a …

It’s terror when we say so
uruknet.info – Italy
… The latest neo-con rumor is that the cipher Abu Musab al-Zarqawi – who may or may not be alive – is going nuclear, or is at least preparing a dirty bomb. …


Military fear Zarqawi ‘spectacular’
Sunday Herald – UK
… with the deaths of around 100 Iraqis and coalition workers, Western intelligence services are divided in their responses to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Jordanian …


Shia Iraqi hitmen admit they were paid to join Sunni insurgency
Telegraph.co.uk – UK
… part in brutal attacks on members of their own religious community after being recruited as paid hitmen for the Sunni terrorist leader, Abu Musab Al Zarqawi. …

13 killed, 49 wounded in Iraq
News24 – South Africa
… Militants loyal to Iraq’s Al-Qaeda frontman Abu Musab al-Zarqawi claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement posted on the internet. …


Symposium: The Future of Terror
Frontpagemag.com – USA
… in Iraq , it is already too late to stop the formation of a new transnational terrorist army, one that is fearlessly loyal to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and Usama …


We killed chopper survivor: Zarqawi
Australian – Australia
THE group led by Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has reportedly claimed responsibility for shooting down a helicopter, killing all on board. …


Al-Qaeda: We tried to kill PM
News24 – South Africa
Dubai – Militants loyal to Iraq’s al-Qaeda frontman Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said they attempted to assassinate outgoing Prime Minister Iyad Allawi, in a statement …


Zarqawi may have WMDs
WFAA (subscription) – Dallas,TX,USA
New intelligence suggests that al-Qaeda terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi might now have weapons of mass destruction. ABC News …

Zarqawi group claims Allawi assassination attempt
Guardian – UK
… Al-Qaida in Iraq, led by the Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, said in a statement that it was behind several of yesterday’s multiple bombings and …


Australian contractor killed in Iraq
Age (subscription) – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
… insurgents. His comments came as terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi targeted the area in an internet statement. The Australian …


Iraqi forces detain two suspected of aiding al-Zarqawi
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – Pittsburgh,PA,USA
Iraq security forces are detaining two men suspected of working for al-Qaida-linked terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Iraqi government said in a statement e …


Al-Qaida nuclear threat
IrishExaminer.com (subscription) – Ireland
AL-QAIDA terror chief Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has obtained a nuclear weapon or dirty bomb and is preparing for attack, a US newspaper claimed yesterday. …


British troops will not escape, says Zarqawi
Telegraph.co.uk – UK
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Iraq’s most wanted terrorist, has ordered his followers to target British soldiers in the south of the country and warned Britain it …

ANALYSIS-Iraq’s insurgency exploits delay in forming govt
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… In Internet postings, groups such as al Qaeda in Iraq, led by Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, have said the Americans and Iraqis are fabricating their …



Zarqawi group says Iraqi authorities seeking to “eliminate” …
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
DUBAI – The group of Al Qaeda’s frontman in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi accused the Iraqi authorities of seeking to “totally eliminate” the country’s …


Iraqi Security Forces Capture Two Zarqawi Associates (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
April 19 (Bloomberg) — Iraq Security Forces are detaining two men suspected of working for al-Qaeda-linked terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Iraqi …


Zarqawi group claims responsibility for blast
Independent Online – South Africa
Dubai – The al-Qaeda-linked group of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said, in a statement on the Internet, that it carried out a suicide attack in Baghdad on Tuesday …

Attacks on Iraqi forces kill nine
ITV.com – UK
… A member of an al-Qaeda wing, led by Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, carried out the bombing, according to a statement posted on a website. …

Six killed in car bomb blast in Iraq
Hindustan Times – India
… The Al-Qaeda-linked group of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, in an Internet site, which it habitually uses to claim operations in Iraq, said it carried out the attack in …


Iraq rebels ‘unite’ to fight coalition
Iraq Occupation Watch – San Francisco,CA,USA
THE terrorist group led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, America’s most wanted man in Iraq, has joined forces with other Iraqi insurgents to carry out “spectacular …

Iraqi forces regain lawless town but find no hostages
Daily Star – Lebanon – Beirut,Lebanon
… al-Ani referring to the US-led offensive on the former rebel stronghold of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, to find Al-Qaeda’s frontman in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. …

Iraqi insurgents turn to net publishing
Inquirer – UK
Who would have thought that we would see the “Jihadist Information Brigade” appear or Abu Musab al-Zarqawi start publishing his own Internet webzine? …


Iraqi & US troops gather near Madaen as fears of sectarian strife …
Zee News – Noida,India
… Iraq’s caretaker Prime Minister, Iyad Allawi, blamed the kidnappings on Jordanian Sunni militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, known as al Qaeda’s wing in Iraq. …

Troops tighten cordon on besieged Iraqi town
Times of Oman – Oman
… group has claimed responsibility for the kidnappings, but Allawi issued a statement to put the blame on the Al Qaeda wing in Iraq led by Abu Musab Al Zarqawi. …


Iraq rebels ‘unite’ to fight coalition
The Sunday Times – UK
THE terrorist group led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, America’s most wanted man in Iraq, has joined forces with other Iraqi insurgents to carry out “spectacular …

Rumsfeld dictating terms of democracy in Iraq
Tehran Times – Iran
… agents who have infiltrated the abovementioned organizations have established contacts with some Arab terrorists backed by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and facilitated …



Call for Ansar al-Sunna and the Islamic Army to Unite with Other …
SITE Institute – Washington,DC,USA
In another sign that terrorists forces may be moving toward unification under the leadership of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a message was posted on the al-Qaeda …

Scores of Iraqis killed, injured; Zarqawi claims responsibility …
Arabic News – Middle East
The organization, which is led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, said that the two attacks targeted one convoy and guards of the Iraqi minister of the interior. …

Flashback: Al-Qaida mounts a ‘Tet offensive’ in Iraq
Houston Chronicle – USA
… On April 2 and again on April 4, the terror gang led by al-Qaida’s Iraq commander, Abu Musab al Zarqawi, launched “military-style attacks” on the Abu Ghraib …



Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for deadly blasts
Dallas Morning News (subscription) – TX,USA
… In a statement posted on the Internet, the group, headed by Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, said the attack targeted a patrol outside the office …

Al-Qaeda terrorist jailed over deadly poison plot
ITV.com – UK
… arrest, the ricin plot and DC Oake’s murder were also linked, by former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, to Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi who was …


Ansar al-Sunnah Details Joint Operation in Kirkuk with al-Qaeda in …
SITE Institute – Washington,DC,USA
… al-Sunnah Army claims responsibility for two separate attacks in Kirkuk, northern Iraq one of which was a joint operation with Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s group …


Two al-Qaida Suicide Car Bombings Kill 15 In Baghdad
Watchman Herald – Amarillo,TX,USA
… The al-Qaida in Iraq terrorist group, led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, claimed responsibility for the bombings. But the claim posted …

Al-Qaida ally claims twin suicide car bomb attacks in Baghdad
Xinhua – China
… The organization’s leader, believed to be the Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, remained the top enemy of US forces in Iraq. …


Bourgass Learnt Trade in Al Qaida’s Afghan Camps
Scotsman – UK
… of Detective Constable Stephen Oake were also linked, by the then US Secretary of State Colin Powell, to the Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi who was …


US hostage pleads for life in Iraq
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… Chester, Pennsylvania, was the first to be kidnapped in April. He was beheaded by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s al-Qaeda in Iraq group. …

Al-Qaida ally claims car bomb attack in Baghdad
Xinhua – China
… The group’s leader, believed to be the Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, remained the top enemy of US forces in Iraq. A bounty …

Al-Jazeera video appears to show US hostage
CTV – Canada
… Without providing details, the group al Qaeda in Iraq, led by Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, claimed responsibility for the Qaim clashes. …


US battles weapons smugglers in Iraq
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
… Without providing details, the terror group al-Qaida in Iraq, led by Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, claimed responsibility for the Qaim clashes. …

New tactic seen in attack on Marine base
Seattle Times – USA
… A statement posted on an Islamic Web site purportedly from a group known as al-Qaida in Iraq, led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, asserted responsibility for the …


US General: Zarqawi more isolated now
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
(upi News) CAMP PENDELTON, Calif., April 11 : A fluke in the weather saved Iraqi terror leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi from capture by US Marines, a military …

American contractor kidnapped as market bomb kills three
The Herald – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
… US Marines came within minutes of capturing Abu Musab al Zarqawi, Iraq’s most wanted fugitive and the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, within the past six weeks …

Zarqawi rejects pardon offered by the new Iraqi president
Arabic News – Middle East
The organization, which is led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, spoke, in a statement issued on Sunday on the internet, of its determination to continue what it …

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