Al-Qaeda in Iraq, in a second wave of communiqués issued today, August 23, 2005, announces that the executors of the rocket attacks at al-Aqaba and Ilat ports in Jordan returned safely to Iraq and they allege that the targets were hit, contrary to the reports by the ?enemies of Allah? covering up the ?real losses,? and claims responsibility for assassinating two al-Ghadr Brigade members in ?al-Sha?ab? and the ?area of the banks,? and a suicide bombing today targeting an American gathering within a building in Baquba.
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