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2006-08-05 15:35:43

DUBAI (Reuters) - Some leaders of Egypt's Gama'a Islamiya have joined al Qaeda, al Qaeda's deputy head Ayman al-Zawahri said in a video aired on Al Jazeera television on Saturday. "We bring good tidings to the Muslim nation about a big faction of the knights of the Gama'a Islamiya uniting with al Qaeda," Zawahri said in a brief portion of the video. Al Jazeera said more would be broadcast soon. The Egyptian government detained many thousands of Gama'a members or sympathizers in the...

2006-07-27 09:58:16

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Al Qaeda has signaled its intent to use the war in Lebanon as a recruitment tool, despite the ideological gulf between its Sunni Muslim leaders and the Shi'ite Hizbollah militants fighting Israel. Arab security analysts said a video from al Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahri on Thursday, in which he urged Muslims to "fight and become martyrs" in response to the conflict in Lebanon, would strike a chord with some on the Arab...

2006-07-27 12:12:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Thursday he was not surprised by a video from al Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahri exhorting Muslims to "fight and become martyrs" in response to the conflict in Lebanon. "It doesn't surprise me," Bush told reporters when asked about the video after a meeting with Romanian President Traian Basescu. "Here's a fellow who is in a remote region of the world, putting out statements, basically encouraging people to use terrorist...

2006-07-27 08:46:14

By Miral Fahmy DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's deputy leader Ayman al Zawahri said his group would not stand by and watch Israel bombard Lebanon and the Palestinians, calling on Muslims in a video aired on Thursday to fight those who support the attacks. Zawahri, in the tape aired by Al Jazeera television, did not say how al Qaeda would respond but he linked the fighting in the Middle East to conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, countries where the militant group is battling Western...

2006-07-27 05:33:35

DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's deputy leader Ayman al Zawahri warned his group would not stand by and watch Israel bombard Lebanon and the Palestinians, calling on Muslims in a video aired on Thursday to fight attacks on their countries. Zawahri, in the tape aired by Al Jazeera television, did not say how al Qaeda would respond to the fighting. "How can we remain silent while watching bombs raining on our people," he asked. "Oh Muslims everywhere, I call on you to fight and become...

2006-07-27 05:20:49

DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's deputy leader Ayman al Zawahri called on Muslims to join forces and fight what he called the Zionist-crusader war against Lebanon, the Palestinians and other Muslim nations. "Oh Muslims everywhere, I call on you to fight and become martyrs in the war against the Zionists and the Crusaders," Zawahri said in a video statement aired by Al Jazeera television on Thursday.

2006-07-27 05:08:47

DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Jazeera television said it would air on Thursday a statement by senior al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri in which he warns the group would not "remain quiet" over Israel's attacks on Lebanon and the Palestinians. The television did not give any details. Islamists Web sites have been advertising a statement by Zawahri on the Middle East violence.

2006-07-06 08:36:02

DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Jazeera television on Thursday aired excerpts of a video featuring al-Qaeda's second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahri, and what it said was the last statement of one of the July 7, 2005 London bombers. "What have you witnessed now is only the beginning of a string of attacks that will continue and become stronger until you pull your forces out of Afghanistan and Iraq," said the man identified as Shehzad Tanweer, one of the suicide bombers who attacked London's...

2006-06-23 15:31:03

DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahri, hailed slain al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi as a martyr in a videotape aired by Al Jazeera television on Friday. "We express our condolences to the Muslim nation on one of its greatest soldiers," he said. Zawahri also attacked Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, saying "he traded the name of Islam to get to the seat of power."

2006-06-23 14:57:44

DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Jazeera television said on Friday it would air a videotape from al Qaeda's second-in-command Ayman al Zawahri. The station said that in the tape, Zawahri expresses his condolences for the slain leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, and attacks Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.


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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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