Middle Orient

Autopsy on Zarqawi’s body

BAGHDAD (AP) — The American military flew in two forensic specialists Saturday to examine the body of slain Al Qaeda chieftain Abu Mussab Zarqawi “to see how he actually died” in an effort to reconstruct the last minutes of his life, a US general said.

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Al-Zarqawi killed in air strike

 The Iraqi prime minister has announced the killing of al-Qaeda chief in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.   Nuri al-Maliki announced the killing of Jordanian-born Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the head of an organisation known as al-Qaeda in the Land of Two Rivers, at a news conference in Baghdad broadcast live by Iraqi state and …

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