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Alleged Qaeda Letter Threatens U.S. Over Yassin Death

An Islamist Web site published a statement Monday purporting to come from an al Qaeda-linked group vowing revenge on the United States and its allies over Israel’s assassination of Hamas leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin. “We tell Palestinians that Sheikh Yassin’s blood was not spilled in vain and call on all legions of Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades to avenge him by attacking the tyrant of the age, America, and its allies,” said the statement by Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades carried by the Al Ansar forum Web site. It was also published by another Islamist Web site called Islammemo, which said the letter was received by email and sent to several Arab media outlets. Full Story

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