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Militants claim responsibility for Egypt bombing

A newly formed militant group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a police checkpoint in Cairo's twin city of Giza that wounded six people.

Al-Qaeda ideologue condemns Bin Laden slaying

A top al-Qaeda ideologue vowed revenge on Monday for the killing of Osama Bin Laden by United States forces.

Video shows beheading of Iraqi national guard

Videos posted on the Internet on Tuesday showed militants purported to belong to al-Qaeda's ally in Iraq beheading a man said to be an Iraqi security force member and another group carrying out the execution-style killing of a reported informer. The video also showed the black banner of the group, which is headed by wanted Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

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