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Report: Bin Laden Predicts 'Martyrdom' in New Tape

A British-based Islamic news agency said Wednesday it had a new tape recording of Osama bin Laden in which the Saudi militant allegedly predicts his own death this year in an unspecified act of “martyrdom.” The Ansaar news agency said it bought the recording, which it likened to bin Laden’s last will and testament and said was freshly recorded, from an unidentified man through the Internet. “Indeed surely this year will I lead my steed and hurl it, and my soul, at one of the targets … and I become a martyr,” Imran Khan, who runs Ansaar in the Midlands city of Birmingham, translated the tape as saying. His claim could not be independently verified. Full Story

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