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Some Arabs Lash Out at Terror Groups

One homegrown terrorist slit a Casablanca doorman’s throat before setting off explosives killing other Moroccans. In Riyadh, Saudis perished in car bombings detonated by their own. This week’s terrorist attacks have angered millions across the region not just because of their brutality, but because innocents — including Arabs and Muslims — were caught up in the violence. “If those people want to harm the Americans, let them target military locations, but never civilians,” said Palestinian Awni Shatarat, speaking from a Jordanian refugee camp. Regional political and religious leaders have joined ordinary people in condemning the Saudi and Moroccan attacks, which killed around 80 people — including the teams of suicide bombers. The loss of civilian lives in terrorist attacks in the Middle East and North Africa is not a new phenomenon. Some 100,000 Algerians died during 10 years of violence in their country, while more than 2,000 people died during Islamic-related militant clashes in Egypt. Full Story

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