Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who broadcast the message of al-Qaeda in several videos circulated on the Internet, was killed in Iraq on June 7. (IntelCenter via AP) » Read the Story | Narrated Slideshow

Six months before the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in June, a senior al-Qaeda figure warned him in a letter that he risked removal as al-Qaeda's leader in Iraq if he continued to alienate Sunni tribal and religious leaders and rival insurgent groups.
VIDEO | Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al-Qaeda militant who led a bloody campaign of suicide bombings, kidnappings and hostage beheadings in Iraq, has been killed.
Bin Laden Tape Calls Zarqawi 'Brave Knight' (Post, June 30, 2006, Page A06)
Learning From Our Fatal Mistakes (By Art Buchwald, June 20, 2006, Page C03)
OMBUDSMAN: Giving Zarqawi His Due on Page 1 (By Deborah Howell, June 18, 2006, Page B06)
Iraq's Atomization (By George F. Will, June 15, 2006, Page A27)
Officials Detail Zarqawi's Last Hour (Post, June 13, 2006, Page A01)
Zarqawi Group Vows to Press Attacks: U.S. General Cites 'Steady Drumbeat' of Operations Against Slain Leader's Network (Post, June 12, 2006, Page A14)
Zarqawi's Hideout Was Secret Till Last Minute (Post, June 11, 2006, Page A20)
Zarqawi's Hideout: Bombed, Bulldozed: Structure Hit by F-16 Is Demolished In Search for Clues About Insurgency (Post, June 11, 2006, Page A21)
Death Could Shake Al-Qaeda In Iraq and Around the World (Post, June 10, 2006, Page A01)
Zarqawi Lived After Airstrike: Military Clarifies Some Details Of Blast That Killed Guerrilla (Post, June 10, 2006, Page A01)
Zarqawi Helped U.S. Argument That Al-Qaeda Network Was in Iraq (Post, June 10, 2006, Page A15)
After Zarqawi, No Clear Path In Weary Iraq: Difficult Questions Surround Legacy of Insurgent Leader (Post, June 9, 2006, Page A01)
How U.S. Forces Found Iraq's Most-Wanted Man (Post, June 9, 2006, Page A01)
White House Sees Diplomatic, Political Opportunities (Post, June 9, 2006, Page A18)
Joy in the Streets: 'A Day of Festivity': But Sunni Arabs See Loss of a Defender (Post, June 9, 2006, Page A18)
With a Death, an Opening (By David Ignatius, June 9, 2006, Page A23)
Images: A Chilling Portrait, Unsuitably Framed (Post, June 9, 2006, Page C01)
Across the U.S., Zarqawi's Death Hailed as Victory (Post, June 8, 2006; 6:00 PM)
Insurgent Leader Al-Zarqawi Killed in Iraq (Post, June 8, 2006; 5:57 PM)
Where Is Your Zarqawi Statement? (By Dana Milbank, June 8, 2006; 3:39 PM)
Al-Zarqawi's Biography (Post, June 8, 2006; 11:45 AM)
Now Playing in Iraq: Zarqawi Outtakes: U.S. Releases Footage to Mock Insurgent Leader (Post, May 5, 2006, Page A14)
Zarqawi Taunts U.S. in Video: Leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq Vows to Thwart New Baghdad Government (Post, April 26, 2006, Page A01)
U.S. Detainee's Transfer Blocked: Attorneys Cite Fear of Torture (Post, February 9, 2006, Page A18)
More News
From the Wires
Jordan puts on trial pro-Taliban militants
(AP, January 17, 2011; 9:21 AM)

Al-Zarqawi Said Shiites Most Dangerous
(AP, December 9, 2006; 12:15 AM)

Letter Criticized al-Qaida Head in Iraq
(AP, October 3, 2006; 2:43 AM)

Al-Qaida in Iraq No. 2's Death Trumpeted
(AP, September 6, 2006; 9:37 AM)

Al-Zarqawi's Death Fails to Stop Bloodshed
(AP, July 3, 2006; 3:32 PM)
More Stories
© 2007 Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive