“Abu Musab al-Zarqawi killed in air raid,” from AP:
BAGHDAD, Iraq – Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, al-Qaida’s leader in
Iraq who led a bloody campaign of suicide bombings and kidnappings, has been killed in an air strike, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Thursday, adding that his identity was confirmed by fingerprints and a look at his face. It was a major victory in the U.S.-led war in Iraq and the broader war on terror.
Key facts on Zarqawi here (thanks to Sr. Soph).