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Zawahiri threatens UK over Rushdie knighthood

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Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Other OrganizationAs-Sahab
Means of CommunicationAs-Sahab Audiotape
SubjectSalman Rushide
Issued July 10, 2007
Disseminated byExtremist web sites
ParticipantsAyman al-Zawahiri
Narrative and Notes
PossibleZawahiri's 20-minute audiotape was titled "Malicious Britain and its Indian Slaves."

It criticized Britain for giving Rushdie a knighthood.1
1'Al-Qaeda threatens U.K. over Rushide Honor.' The Associated Press: July 10, 2007.
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