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Purported bin Laden Tape Urges Attacks

A new cassette tape purported to be from Osama bin Laden urges suicide attacks and calls on Muslims to rise up against Arab governments that support the attack on Iraq. In the audio tape, bin Laden’s supposed voice urges the faithful to attack the governments of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Unlike previous such tapes, this one had a single theme — suicide attacks. “All of them have been imposed upon you and jihad (holy war) against them is your duty,” the Arabic language tape received Monday in remote northwestern Pakistan said. The tape was obtained by The Associated Press from an Algerian national, identified only as Aadil, who said he had slipped across the border from Afghanistan, where the bin Laden tape was apparently recorded. Full Story

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