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Iraq Qaeda names successor after Zarqawi death-Web

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DUBAI, Jun 12 (Reuters) Al Qaeda in Iraq named a successor following the killing of the group's leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, according to an Internet statement today.

''The shura council of al Qaeda in Iraq unanimously agreed on Sheikh Abu Hamza al-Muhajir, to be a successor to Sheikh Abu Musab al-Zarqawi,'' said a statement signed by al Qaeda and posted on a Web site frequently used by Islamist militants.

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