Zawahiri Calls for Holy War on U.S. and Israel Over Anti-Muslim Video
... Formerly second in command of al-Qaeda, now the head cheese, occasionally described as
the real brains of the outfit. Formerly the Mister Big of Egyptian Islamic Jihad. Bumped off Abdullah Azzam with a car boom in the course of one of their little disputes. Is thought to have composed bin Laden's fatwa entitled World Islamic Front Against Jews and Crusaders. Currently residing in the North Wazoo area. That is not a horn growing from the middle of his forehead, but a prayer bump, attesting to how devout he is...
, the leader of al Qaeda since the late Osama bin Laden
... who was laid out deader than a mackerel, right next to the mackerel...
's liquidation, called for a holy war against the United States and Israel Saturday over the anti-Mohammedan video that triggered protests throughout the Middle East last month.
According to Agence La Belle France Presse and other sources, Zawahiri released a seven minute audio hailing "the honourable people.. who stormed the US embassy in Benghazi and those who protested outside the US mission in Cairo where they replaced the US flag with that of Islam and jihad."
In the audio released by media arm As-Sahab and posted on bad boy websites Saturday, the al Qaeda leader called on protesters "to continue to counter the US-Crusader-Zionist attack on Islam and Mohammedans and urge other Mohammedans to follow suit."
Zawahiri condemned the U.S. "whose laws allow attacks on the Mohammedan prophet and their holy book (the Koran), in the name of freedom of expression, while charging those who attack Jews with anti-Semitism."
Posted by: Fred