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Iraqi PM Urges War on Sabotage, Zarqawi Aide Held

Iraq’s new prime minister urged the nation on Friday to unite against a terrorist threat that he said posed the major risk to its independence and prosperity. As Iyad Allawi made his first televised address, the U.S. military announced the capture of a suspected lieutenant of al Qaeda operative Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who they say is organizing murder and sabotage to undermine the U.S.-backed administration. The most active of the sectarian militias that Allawi vowed to disband struck a truce deal in the Shi’ite holy city of Najaf with U.S. forces, who agreed to pull back from sacred sites as radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s Mehdi Army did likewise. Full Story

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