Bin Laden 'urges Muslims to unite'
A new statement attributed to the al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been released, urging Muslims to join together in fighting their “external enemy”. Extracts from the document, published in the London-based Asharq al-Awsat newspaper, call on Muslims around the world to stop internal squabbles and unite against the “crusader coalition”. “When will they [Muslims] distinguish between their friend and their enemy? When will they aim their internal arrows with which they kill each other towards their external enemy?” Despite the release of a recording purporting to be of Bin Laden’s voice in November which praised recent militant attacks, it is not known whether he is alive or dead. Full Story