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Al-Zarqawi Declares War On Iraqi Shi'ites

Jordanian terrorist Abu Mus'ab al-Zarqawi (file photo) 14 September 2005 -- Abu Mus'ab al-Zarqawi, the most wanted man in Iraq, declared what he said was an "all-out war" against the Shi'ites in Iraq.

AFP reports that al-Zarqawi, in an audiotape attributed to him and posted on the Internet today, urged Sunni Arabs to fight Iraqi Shi'ites.

Earlier, Al-Qaeda claimed a wave of suicide car bombings that tore through Baghdad today, killing at least 150 people and wounding more than 500.

In an Internet statement, Al-Qaeda in Iraq announced the bombing campaign, saying it was launched to avenge comrades recently killed by U.S. and Iraqi forces in the northern Iraqi town of Tal Afar.