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WAR: al-Qaida in Iraq Criticizes Al-Jazeera

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posted on Feb, 12 2005 @ 11:30 PM
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Al-Qaida has a new target. A statement released in the name of the terrorist organization has accused Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera of attempting to win U.S. favor. It claims that Al-Jazeera is falsely reporting information about attacks that the terrorist group has carried out.
 



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CAIRO, Egypt - A statement in the name of the al-Qaida in Iraq terror group posted Saturday on the Internet accused Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera of trying to win U.S. favor by reporting false information about an attack the group had claimed responsibility for.

The statement, which could not be immediately verified, related to a Friday bombing outside a Shiite mosque in Balad Ruz, 45 miles northeast of Baghdad, that killed 12 people as worshipers left prayer services.


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It seems that Al-Jazeera is in a crossfire of sorts. However, if you really look at the picture, is show of an increasing desperation that the terrorist group is feeling. Al-Jazeera is the most widely watched and widely respected news source in the Arab world. If attacked by Al-Qaida, no doubt it would widen the cracks already forming between radical and mainstream Islam.




posted on Feb, 13 2005 @ 12:07 AM
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I have nothing to really add but to say that this is rich.




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