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Zawahiri threatens attacks in Middle East

Public Address

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Means of CommunicationVideo
Issued Sept. 11, 2006
Created Summer 2006
ParticipantsAyman al-Zawahiri
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAl-Zawahiri, marking the 5th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks said al-Qaeda will conduct attacks in the coming weeks.

In an hourlong video, he said the U.S. military would be defeated in Iraq and Afghanistan.

He called on Muslims "to rush with everything at its disposal to the aid of its Muslim brothers in Lebanon and Gaza."1
1Mazzetti, Mark. 'Bin Laden?s Deputy Warns of Attacks in the Middle East.' The New York Times: Sept. 12, 2006.
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