Al-Qaeda Leader Releases Audio Calling For Blood & 9/11-Style Attacks
Al-Qaeda Chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has been on a recent streak of releasing new audio messages that have been discovered on the deep web and shared across social media.
The new messages praise the recent string of attacks by Palestinians on Israelis and calls for more attacks on the West and those that support Israel such as the ones on 9/11 and in Madrid, Bali, London and Paris.
“Those who support Israel should pay in their blood and economy the price for supporting the crimes of Israel against Islam and Muslims.”
al-Zawahiri also bashed the ““American-European-Russian-Shiite-Alawite aggression” and took a swipe at ISIS for creating a civil war in Islam.
In a new audio message released late Sunday night, Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri urged 9/11-style attacks against the U.S. and praised a recent spate of stabbing attacks by Palestinians against Israelis.
The 16-minute message, discovered by Vocativ’s deep web technology as the recording was initially distributed on social media platforms, features al-Zawahiri calling for attacks against “the West,” especially against the U.S. for its support of Israel. “Those who support Israel should pay in their blood and economy the price for supporting the crimes of Israel against Islam and Muslims,” al-Zawahiri says on the recording, titled “We Shall Unite To Liberate Jerusalem.”
He also called on fighters to follow in the path of those who carried out the September 11, 2001 attacks, “and the attacks in Madrid, Bali, London and Paris.”
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