Gaza Hamas Leader Calls for Suicide Attacks Against U.S.

(Jerusalem Post) - Khaled Abu Toameh Shouting "Death to America" and "Victory from Jerusalem to Baghdad," tens of thousands of Hamas supporters marched in the streets of Gaza City Friday to protest against U.S. threats to launch a war against Iraq. The demonstrators burned U.S., Israeli, and British flags. "I call on Iraq to prepare an army of would-be martyrs and prepare tens of thousands of explosive belts," Hamas leader Abdel Aziz Rantisi declared. "Blow yourselves up against the American army. Bomb them in Baghdad," Rantisi added. "I call on all Arab nations to burn the ground underneath the feet of the Americans in all capitals."

2003-01-13 00:00:00

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