Zawahiri urges more opposition to “American crusader Zionist aggression”

In a videotape released Friday, Al Qaeda’s leader Ayman Zawahiri praised last month’s assault on the US consulate in Benghazi that killed four diplomats. He called on the “zealots for Islam” who attacked the US consulate in Libya and protested against the Prophet film to “continue their opposition to the American crusader Zionist aggression.”
Two days before the Sept. 11 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Zawahiri posted a message on the Mujahdin al-Ansar website calling on jihadists to exact revenge for the death of Abu Yahya al Libi whom a drone strike killed in June.  It was followed by a number of al Qaeda attacks on US assets, the most lethal being the one that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

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