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Taliban says Saddam’s execution to intensify jihad

A top commander of Afghanistan’s Taliban said on Saturday that the execution of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein would galvanize Muslim opposition to the United States. Mullah Obaidullah Akhund, a former Taliban defence minister and top insurgent commander, also said Saddam’s execution on the Eid al-Adha Muslim festival — marking the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca — was a provocation. Full Story

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