1. Most Discussed
  2. Gainers & Losers

more ammo for the enemies of israel

  1. yidsrus

    673 Posts.

    If you dont believe me, just ask Bin Lasen.

    The lunatics will soak this up!

    New tape of bin Laden accuses US

    A new audio tape said to be of Osama bin Laden accused America yesterday of plotting to carve up the Middle East after a war against Iraq to create a "Greater Israel".

    The "foolish" President George W Bush would not stop with an attack on Iraq but would soon strike Egypt, Sudan, Iran and Syria, according to the tape.

    "This attack is part of a new crusade to prepare the region, after dividing it, for the creation of a Greater Israel," excerpts of the recording read. "This means the whole region will be ruled by Jews."

    Extracts from the 53-minute tape were published in the Saudi-owned Al Hayat newspaper yesterday. It follows the publication of another fiery message in bin Laden's name last week which some Western audio experts said was from the al-Qa'eda leader, although it is still not confirmed that he survived the fall of the Taliban in late 2001.

    Yesterday's message said that Mr Bush and Tony Blair were waging a campaign to carve up the Middle East in a similar fashion to the 1916 British-French pact that divided the remnants of the Ottoman Empire.

    The rhetoric was as worrying for Arab leaders as for the West. Syria's foreign minister, Farouk al-Shara, told Arab League ministers in Cairo that a war with Iraq would bring disorder that would work to the gain of those who "spread horror and destruction".

    His remarks appeared to be a veiled reference to fears in the Arab world that al-Qa'eda would seek to exploit a growing anti-American and anti-British sentiment. Bin Laden has spoken openly of his desire to see the early demise of the ruling parties in both Iraq and Syria, and has also targeted Egypt.

    Yesterday's tape also referred directly to Saudi Arabia, whose leaders funded bin Laden's early fighting in Afghanistan but later condemned his extremism. "[Saudi] Prince Abdullah sold the blood of the martyrs and Palestinian land to satisfy and support America and the Jews," it said. "Arab leaders like him have betrayed God and the Prophet." Several Gulf Arab states, including Saudi Arabia, are letting the United States use bases on their soil in preparation for war against Iraq.

    A website, Jihad Forum, said the new message was made on the occasion of the three-day Muslim Eid festival.

    An audio tape broadcast last night by Qatar's al-Jazeera television station, also said to be by bin Laden, called the US campaign in Afghanistan a "defeat" marking "the beginning of its end".

Before making any financial decisions based on what you read, always consult an advisor or expert.

The HotCopper website is operated by Report Card Pty Ltd. Any information posted on the website has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and as such, you should before acting on the information or advice, consider the appropriateness of the information or advice in relation to your objectives, financial situation or needs. Please be aware that any information posted on this site should not be considered to be financial product advice.

From time to time comments aimed at manipulating other investors may appear on these forums. Posters may post overly optimistic or pessimistic comments on particular stocks, in an attempt to influence other investors. It is not possible for management to moderate all posts so some misleading and inaccurate posts may still appear on these forums. If you do have serious concerns with a post or posts you should report a Terms of Use Violation (TOU) on the link above. Unless specifically stated persons posting on this site are NOT investment advisors and do NOT hold the necessary licence, or have any formal training, to give investment advice.


Thank you for visiting HotCopper

We have detected that you are running ad blocking software.

HotCopper relies on revenue generated from advertisers. Kindly disable your ad blocking software to return to the HotCopper website.

I understand, I have disabled my ad blocker. Let me in!

Need help? Click here for support.