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Iraq’s al Qaeda warns against talks with govt-Web

Iraq’s al Qaeda vowed to kill anyone negotiating with the U.S.-backed Iraqi government in a Web statement on Tuesday, a sign the group was worried about possible divisions among its Sunni Muslim allies.The group led by Jordanian Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was responding to what it said were reports that tribal leaders in Iraq’s third-largest city Mosul, the scene of frequent outbreaks of guerrilla violence, were seeking talks. “Liars claim that the sheikhs of tribes in Mosul plan to hand over mujahideen (holy fighters) and assist the crusaders and apostates, and we do not know which tribes or sheikhs they speak of,” the Sunni Muslim group said.Full Story

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