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Al Qaeda Deputy Calls Zarqawi a Martyr

June 24, 2006|From Times Wire Reports

Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader paid tribute to the slain Al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab Zarqawi in a video broadcast on TV, extolling him as "the prince of martyrs." The footage was the first acknowledgment by Al Qaeda's central leadership of Zarqawi's death June 7 in a U.S. airstrike northeast of Baghdad.

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