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Thursday  June 8, 2006

U.S. shows photos of battered al-Zarqawi 6/8/2006, 6:32 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military displayed images of the battered face of Iraq's most feared terrorist Thursday and Iraqis celebrated with gunfire after American bombs killed the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq. It was a long-sought victory for U.S. forces, but officials cautioned of violence ahead and a string of blasts proved that prediction almost immediately.
Bombings kill at least 40 in Baghdad 6/8/2006, 4:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) At least five bombs, most them packed in vehicles, detonated in and around Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 40 people and injuring dozens, authorities said.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 6/8/2006, 4:13 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Thursday, June 8, 2006, at least 2,489 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 1,958 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
U.S. shows photos of battered al-Zarqawi 6/8/2006, 4:00 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military displayed images of the battered face of Iraq's most feared terrorist Thursday and Iraqis celebrated with gunfire after American bombs killed the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq. It was a long-sought victory for U.S. forces, but officials cautioned of violence ahead and a string of blasts proved that prediction almost immediately.
Iraq swears in 3 key security ministers 6/8/2006, 3:15 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's parliament approved three key security officials Thursday, ending an impasse that had threatened Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's plan for Iraqis to gradually take over security from U.S. and other foreign troops.
Who will succeed al-Zarqawi unclear 6/8/2006, 2:59 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Now that Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is dead, there seems little certainty who will succeed the brutal killer who was the most wanted terrorist in Iraq.
Old, new bombs used on Zarqawi hideout 6/8/2006, 2:42 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Of the two bombs that flattened the safe house in which terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was killed, the first to strike was a type the Air Force has used for 30 years.
Analysis: al-Zarqawi death boosts Iraq rule 6/8/2006, 12:55 p.m. PT
(AP) The death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi may provide a much-needed morale boost to Iraq's new government. But it is unlikely to end the country's brutal insurgency.
Analysis: Iraq PM gets double good news 6/8/2006, 12:50 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) It was a day filled with rare good news for Iraq's new prime minister: Not only did he announce the death of the country's most-feared terror leader, he also won approval for new ministers on security, charged with stopping the violence in Iraq.
New Iraq ministers sworn in; bombs kill 40 6/8/2006, 11:15 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's parliament on Thursday approved three new key ministers, including a Sunni Arab to head the defense ministry, while five bombings left at least 40 people dead and dozens wounded, authorities said.
A glance at Iraq's new security ministers 6/8/2006, 10:49 a.m. PT
(AP) Sketches of Iraq's new interior, defense and national security ministers who were nominated by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and sworn in Thursday:
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi killed in air raid 6/8/2006, 5:36 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al-Qaida leader in Iraq who waged a bloody campaign of suicide bombings and beheadings of hostages, has been killed in a precision airstrike, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Thursday. It was a long-sought victory in the war in Iraq.
Iraqi parliament swears in new ministers 6/8/2006, 5:34 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's parliament on Thursday approved three new key ministers, including a Sunni Arab to head the defense ministry, as violence left at least 19 people dead and 40 wounded, according to police.
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi killed in air raid 6/8/2006, 4:47 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al-Qaida leader in Iraq who waged a bloody campaign of suicide bombings and beheadings of hostages, has been killed in a precision airstrike, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Thursday. It was a long-sought victory in the war in Iraq.
Iraqi parliament swears in new ministers 6/8/2006, 4:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's parliament on Thursday approved three new key ministers, including a Sunni Arab to head the defense ministry, ending a stalemate among Iraq's religious and ethnic groups over the crucial posts.
Al-Qaida in Iraq vows to continue holy war 6/8/2006, 4:18 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Al-Qaida in Iraq confirmed the death of its leader, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, and vowed it will continue its "holy war" in a statement posted on the Web on Thursday.
Bombs kill 19; Iraqi ministers sworn in 6/8/2006, 3:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bombs struck a busy outdoor market and a police patrol in a mostly Shiite area of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 19 people and wounding more than 40, police said.
Bombs in Baghdad kill 19 people 6/8/2006, 3:37 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bombs struck a busy outdoor market and a police patrol in a mostly Shiite area of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 19 people and wounding more than 40, police said.

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