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Al Qaeda-linked militant arrested in Iraq

[JURIST] US-led forces have detained a top figure in the Muslim militant network in Iraq and an ally of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the US military said in a statement Saturday. The man arrested, Abdul Aziz Sa'dun Ahmed Hamduni, also known as Abu Ahmed, admitted coordinating and conducting "terrorist operations" in the city of Mosul according to the statement. A Coalition spokesman called the arrest major progress in the "inevitable destruction" of the terrorist network in Mosul. BBC News as more.

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