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U.N.: al-Qaida activity in Iraq may drop

Al-Qaida’s activity in Iraq may diminish as violence escalates and distinctions blur between sectarian attacks, criminal acts and the fight against Iraqi and non-Iraqi forces, according to a U.N. report. In Afghanistan, the report said, Taliban rebels continue to benefit from a close relationship with al-Qaida and other foreign terrorist groups. As an example, it said, “new explosive devices are now used in Afghanistan within a month of their first appearing in Iraq.” Full Story

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