New Zawahri Tape Blasts Hizbullah and Lebanon's Sunnis

[Naharnet-Lebanon] Al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahri slammed Hizbullah and took a swipe at Lebanon's Sunni leaders in a video message broadcast by Al-Jazeera on Monday. "What victory is Hizbullah talking about?" he asked of the 2006 summer war with Israel, saying that the Shiite group had lost control of south Lebanon and allowed "thousands of crusaders" - a reference to UN peacekeepers - in there instead. He dismissed the country's Sunni leaders in Beirut as "agents" of the U.S.

2008-09-09 01:00:00

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