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Zawahiri to Syrian Rebels: Damascus First, Then Cairo, Then Jerusalem
Posted By admin On August 27, 2013 @ 9:34 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
Terence P. Jeffrey
CNS News 
August 27, 2013
Like the Obama Administration, Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has taken the side of the rebels in Syria’s civil war.
However, unlike the Obama administration, Zawahiri has been urging the Syrian rebels to follow in the footsteps of the medieval Islamic warriors Nur ad-Din and Salah ad-Din, who in the Twelfth Century consolidated anti-Crusader Muslim power in Damascus and then Cairo, before Salah ad-Din ultimately recaptured Jerusalem from the Crusaders.
Zawahiri made his pitch for Muslim rebels to begin the process of retaking Jerusalem–by first taking Damascus and Cairo–in a videotape that was posted online on Feb. 11, 2012.
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