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Al-Qaida issues a chilling warning

A new tape purporting to be from Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida network yesterday threatened an onslaught against Americans so devastating it would obliterate memories of the September 11 suicide attacks. The audio tape message, dated September 3, was broadcast on al-Arabiyya satellite TV channel yesterday and seemed timed to coincide with the second anniversary of the devastation in New York and Washington in which about 3,000 people were killed. “We announce there will be new attacks inside and outside [the US] which would make America forget the attacks of September 11,” said an al-Qaida spokesman who identified himself as Abu Abd al-Rahman al-Najdi. The television showed a still photograph of a bearded militant. “We assure Muslims that al-Qaida ranks have doubled … Our casualties are nothing compared to our (good) conditions now. Our coming martyrdom operations will prove to you what we are saying,” he added. Full Story

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