Zarqawi's Successor: Abu Hamza al-Muhajir

(MEMRI) On June 13, 2006, a number of Islamist websites posted the first communique of Zarqawi's successor, who uses the name Abu Hamza al-Muhajir. Abu Hamza promises the Islamic nation that the decisive stage has arrived and that the jihad fighters' victory is assured. He threatens to slit the throats of Sunnis who cooperate with the Iraqi government and with the Americans, and says he will continue fighting the government, which is comprised mainly of Shi'ites, until the Sunnis get the upper hand. Abu Hamza also assures the West that Zarqawi's death will not stop the jihad fighters.

2006-06-23 00:00:00

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