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Al-Qaeda in Iraq Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombings and Attacks Targeting “Crusader” and Iraqi Forces in al-Mosul, Baghdad, Baquba, and al-Fallujah
By SITE Institute
November 9, 2005

In seven communiqués and a thirty-five second video issued today, November 9, 2005, al-Qaeda in Iraq claims responsibility for suicide bombings, improvised explosive device (IED) explosions, and assassinations targeting ?crusader? and Iraqi forces in al-Mosul, Baghdad, and Baquba. The video depicts the detonation of an IED on an American tank in al-Fallujah.

  1. The first communiqué states that in an operation yesterday, in ?retaliation within the fight for the Sunni people in al-Qaim,? a ?very important agent for the crusaders? was assassinated in al-Islah section of al-Mosul.
  2. On Monday, November 7, a suicide bombed detonated himself on a ?cross-worshippers? convoy in al-Sokkar section in al-Mosul, allegedly destroying an armored vehicle and killing all those inside.
  3. An IED was detonated yesterday on a Humvee on the expressway to al-Dawra.
  4. The fourth communiqué described a suicide operation today in Baquba, where the bomber allegedly killed fifteen Iraqi policemen and injured nine more.
  5. An IED was detonated today on a ?crusaders? Humvee? in al-Salam section of Tal Afar, allegedly destroying the vehicle and killing all three soldiers inside.
  6. According to the sixth message, an IED was detonated today on an armored vehicle on the expressway of al-Dawra - Baghdad.
  7. The seventh communiqué states that a member of the Shi?ite al-Dawa?a party was assassinated Monday in al-Sayediya, after which the entrances to the area were tightened by ?Allah?s enemies?.

The video clip and a translation of the seven messages are provided to our Intel Service members.

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