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Hamas Urges Iraqi Suicide Attacks on US-Led Forces

The militant Islamic groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad urged Iraqis on Friday to carry out suicide bombings against invading U.S. and British forces in Iraq. Thousands of Palestinians also voiced their anger over the U.S.-led war in Iraq by protesting across the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Some demonstrators urged Iraq to attack Tel Aviv — as it did, with Scud missiles, during the 1991 Gulf war. “Iraqis should prepare explosive belts and would-be martyrs (suicide bombers) to combat the U.S. occupiers,” senior Hamas leader Abdel Aziz-al-Rantissi told Reuters in the Gaza Strip. “The American aggressors, the American invaders are now on Iraqi soil, therefore, Iraqis must confront them with all possible means, including martyrdom (suicide) operations.” Full Story

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