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Dead Briton dragged through streets after Saudi attack: reports(Saudi terrorist attack)
AFP via Yahoo! News ^ | 05/29/04 | N/A

Posted on 05/29/2004 8:05:18 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

Dead Briton dragged through streets after Saudi attack: reports

Sat May 29, 7:41 PM ET

LONDON (AFP) - Britain's newspapers said that the body of a British national feared killed in attacks by alleged Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen in eastern Saudi Arabia was dragged for over a mile (1.6 kilometres) behind a car.

According to the Mail on Sunday and The Observer, a British oil company executive was definitely among the victims of the attack at a compound in the Saudi oil city of Al-Khobar on Saturday.

Security forces found his body a mile away from the residential area where he was killed in front of his work colleagues, the newspaper said.

The assailants, suspected Islamic militants, led attacks against two oil facilities in Al-Khobar, then took an unknown number of civilians hostage at a nearby housing complex.

At least 11 people were reported killed so far in the violence, but numbers were expected to rise as Saudi security forces besieged the assailants, who were holed up in a building with the hostages.

One American was confirmed dead among at least four Westerners reported killed.

Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz said about 10 Saudis and foreigners were killed. He put at "four or five" the number of attackers "who have taken refuge in the compound where they are besieged."

The suspected Islamist extremists later released eight of their captives, who reported that more than 50 people were still being held.

Shortly afterwards gunfire could be heard from the hostage drama scene.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: foreigner; hostage; islam; khobar; koran; moslems; muslims; saudi; saudiarabia; terrorist
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1 posted on 05/29/2004 8:05:18 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Don't look for this to get much play in the liberal media. They don't want to expose the Islamofascists as the animals they are.
2 posted on 05/29/2004 8:08:38 PM PDT by zencat (Visit my profile for MAGNETIC Bush/Cheney '04 bumper stickers!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Per some earlier reports today, the Brit may have been alive when they started dragging him.


3 posted on 05/29/2004 8:09:56 PM PDT by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hind-sight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

At least they didn't make him wear ladies' undies on his head.


4 posted on 05/29/2004 8:10:02 PM PDT by bayourod (Kerry has no track record in negotiating with foreign nations, nor does Sec of State Sharpton)
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To: TomGuy

Second time this month for the dragging torture death. These animals deserve death, all of them.


5 posted on 05/29/2004 8:10:50 PM PDT by Travis McGee (----- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com -----)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Those poor terrorists. Hopefully they didn't pull a muscle dragging this british subject. That's what he get's when he helps those fascist Americans by pumping Saudi Oil <//Sarcasm off>


6 posted on 05/29/2004 8:12:27 PM PDT by STFrancis
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To: TigerLikesRooster

The religion of peace. I just can't figure out why they need guns, knives and bombs if they are so peaceful.


7 posted on 05/29/2004 8:13:35 PM PDT by taxesareforever
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To: TigerLikesRooster
When these things are reported or shown on live t.v., like in Fallujah, is there some reason why we can't send in an air strike or helicopter gunships? How sweet would it be for these bastards to be jumping up in down in their barbarity, and then they hear the slow rumble of death that is the C-130 Spectre coming towards them.

Even if not feasible, one can dream.

8 posted on 05/29/2004 8:13:39 PM PDT by GreatOne (You will bow down before me, Son of Jor-el!)
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To: STFrancis

Think Alwhore will go on a "How Dare They?!!" rant, over this news?


9 posted on 05/29/2004 8:14:02 PM PDT by Paul Atreides
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To: Travis McGee
Second time this month for the dragging torture death.

What was the other one?

10 posted on 05/29/2004 8:15:39 PM PDT by dagnabbit (Islamic Immigration is the West's Suicide)
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To: Paul Atreides

Nope, his a$$ feels everyone's pain wondering how he can start his communist ahem I meant to say liberal radio station. Can't wait for Michael Moore's movie "Dude, how to drag and kill a Briton" movie.....


11 posted on 05/29/2004 8:16:47 PM PDT by STFrancis
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To: TigerLikesRooster

They all seem to have settled on that scummy phrasing: "The assailants, suspected Islamic militants"

The most recent AP article began, "Suspected militants."

What in the hell does that mean? You say of a named individual that he is suspected of a crime, in order to protect him on the outside chance that he is innocent. But you don't say that unknown individuals are "suspected" of committing a known and witnessed atrocity.

These people are not militants. They are terrorists and murderers. And they are not "suspected," you mealy mouthed traitors at AP, Reuters, CNN, AFP, and the rest.


12 posted on 05/29/2004 8:17:23 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
So where's the outrage in the Arab street? Where's the outrage in the British or American street for that matter? Why won't this still be getting 6,600 news stories two weeks from now?

You know and I know. Let us pray the rest of the country catches on before the election.
13 posted on 05/29/2004 8:18:30 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We have the government we allow and deserve.)
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To: STFrancis

And, let us not forget that Tubby Kennedy sez that we are as bad as Saddam.


14 posted on 05/29/2004 8:18:43 PM PDT by Paul Atreides
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To: TigerLikesRooster

When this happened to James Byrd in Texas, the liberals blamed it on Governor George W. Bush.


15 posted on 05/29/2004 8:24:47 PM PDT by Numbers Guy
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I almost hate to say this but Saudi Arabia deserves what they get. How many of the 9/11 terrorists were from and supported by Saudi Arabia?


16 posted on 05/29/2004 8:26:22 PM PDT by no dems (Does the Bush/Cheney camp monitor the Freep website?)
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To: zencat
Don't look for this to get much play in the liberal media.

Of course not! Dragging a body for a mile behind a vehicle, cutting the head off of a hostage, burning the bodies of civilians and hanging them off of a bridge is nowhere near as bad as putting panties on terrorists heads or forcing them to do the birthday suit pyramid. At least not in a liberals mind!!

17 posted on 05/29/2004 8:27:18 PM PDT by technomage
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To: Travis McGee
let's see

1) Somalis drag the bodies of U.S. soldiers through the streets

2) Palis drag the bodies of Israeli soldiers through the streets

3) Iraqi terrorists drag the bodies of civilian workers through the streets

4) Saudi terrorists drag the bodies of civilian workers through the streets

hmmm ... is there a pattern here? ... is there *anything* these groups have in common? ... hmmmmmmmm ... sure can't be that Religion of Peace(TM) ...
18 posted on 05/29/2004 8:29:20 PM PDT by Bobby777
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To: Numbers Guy

dang guy, you nailed it. this will be Dubya's fault to by morning. so sad.........


19 posted on 05/29/2004 8:29:47 PM PDT by libbylu
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To: no dems

15 of the 19 9/11 hijackers were Saudis ...


20 posted on 05/29/2004 8:30:12 PM PDT by Bobby777
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To: Cicero
Re #12

By clinging to such mindless euphemisms, these journalists are holding onto a piece of their ideology, political correctness, which will reassure to themselves and their fellow travelers that they are still "enlightened" beings.

A sad way to prop up their ego.

21 posted on 05/29/2004 8:30:55 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster

The US culture--in Media and in Hollywood--glorifies and excuses the behavior of bullies.

Rich Tycoons, Islamists, Mafiosi, Serial-Killers, Territorial Drug-Bosses,,,---they are all glorified and admired in the American culture.



22 posted on 05/29/2004 8:31:51 PM PDT by jolie560
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To: Bobby777
We're going to find out, sooner or later, if Abdul will pray, to a glowing crater.
23 posted on 05/29/2004 8:32:13 PM PDT by Travis McGee (----- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com -----)
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To: TomGuy

Unleash the SAS on Saudi!


24 posted on 05/29/2004 8:33:52 PM PDT by CatoRenasci (Ceterum Censeo Arabiam Esse Delendam -- Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit)
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To: Bobby777
No, no! You're simply jumping to a conclusion!

OK, lessee here...gimme a minute....still thinking...Eureka! I found it!

They all like to be in the street!

Yeah, that's the ticket!!

See, Mr. Bobby777 - there's no connection at all to religion in any of this.

So there.

25 posted on 05/29/2004 8:34:24 PM PDT by MarineDad (So what's the big deal? Allah wears panties on his head, too...but you don't hear HIM complaining.)
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To: AD from SpringBay
"Why won't this still be getting 6,600 news stories two weeks from now?" Because it wasn't an American dragging a Muslim through the streets. Don't you know that it is Americans who are the true evil in the world?
26 posted on 05/29/2004 8:36:39 PM PDT by Arpege92 (There are no more political simpletons in the world today other than European Leftist -Yossi Halevi)
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To: taxesareforever; Grampa Dave; Dog Gone; Southack; BOBTHENAILER
"The religion of peace."

Hey! It's the ONLY religion on Earth that kills in the name of their god!!!

27 posted on 05/29/2004 8:37:07 PM PDT by SierraWasp (STOP PREMPTIVE JOURNALISM!!! A malevolent media can kill America's will, AGAIN!!!)
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To: MarineDad
thanks for straightening me out ... obviously, liberating Iraq from a dictator who killed his own people for 25 years makes this American's fault ...

yes, you've got it ... they like to be in the street ... exercise is healthy!!! ... there's nothing that burns more calories than dragging the body of an infidel through the street ... makes allah smile too ...

every day, they prove Islam is a Religion of PeaceTM
28 posted on 05/29/2004 8:38:25 PM PDT by Bobby777
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To: Cicero
These people are not militants. They are terrorists and murderers. And they are not "suspected," you mealy mouthed traitors at AP, Reuters, CNN, AFP, and the rest.

How true that they aren't militants. The modern history of any Arabic army is pitiful. They can only fight as terrorists hiding behind their women and children. They depend on the Western media to hi-light the one, two, four, etc. Westerners that they kill while not reporting terrorist loses. And for some reason, the Western media play right along with them.

29 posted on 05/29/2004 8:41:09 PM PDT by xJones
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To: Travis McGee

yes, I believe it's going to come to that ... how comforting that Dr. Khan sold nuclear secrets from Pakistan to Libya, North Korea and Iran ... and now, Saudi Arabia wants nuclear technology ...

oh yeah, this is not going to have a good ending ... what insanity these clowns bring to everyday life ...


30 posted on 05/29/2004 8:41:58 PM PDT by Bobby777
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Foxnews reporting the Saudis attacked and freed the American hostages?


31 posted on 05/29/2004 8:42:01 PM PDT by motexva
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To: technomage
...is nowhere near as bad as putting panties on terrorists heads or forcing them to do the birthday suit pyramid.

3 or 4 more Iraqi prisons may have had similar 'abuses,' so now the media might be able to squeeze another week of front page coverage.
<br. The NYTimes might get a few more front pages to surpass its former 'most covered on the front page' Watergate stories.
32 posted on 05/29/2004 8:42:40 PM PDT by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hind-sight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: Bobby777
makes allah smile

Isn't it simply amazing what sorts of things bring a smile to that face? (sigh)

I've had it up to my eyebrows with having islam referred to as a "religion", thereby putting in on par with great creeds like Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, etc.

The damned thing is nothing more that an Insane Death Cult; always has been, and always will be.

Just because it's huge doesn't confer any nobler status upon it - it's still just a bloody cult, and needs eradication now more than any other time in history.

In my meek, humble opinion, of course.

Stinking murderous sandmaggots.

33 posted on 05/29/2004 8:46:54 PM PDT by MarineDad (So what's the big deal? Allah wears panties on his head, too...but you don't hear HIM complaining.)
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To: SierraWasp
Hey! It's the ONLY religion on Earth that kills in the name of their god!!!

No it isn't. Remember all those south sea island movies, where the local chief gets ready to throw the virgin gal into raging volcano to appease the gods, and the Caucasian visitor hero star of the movie rescues her.
34 posted on 05/29/2004 8:47:11 PM PDT by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hind-sight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Hmmmm. And that was Saudi Arabia...NOT Iraq. A civilian...NOT a soldier. Think those delusional, peacenik Brits will connect the dots?

Save yourself England!

35 posted on 05/29/2004 8:48:03 PM PDT by lainde (Heads up...We're coming and we've got tongue blades...And panties!)
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To: MarineDad; Travis McGee

just wait until they get nuclear weapons ... or they (eventually) kill Musharraf and take over Pakistan's nuclear arsenal ... we ain't seen nothin' yet ...

mad mo has created a group of people that will cut heads off to get to 'heaven' ... there are no good solutions ... first thing is we'll have to kick them out of the U.S.A. ... lest our land become a sewer rat hole like these others they dominate in ...


36 posted on 05/29/2004 8:52:54 PM PDT by Bobby777
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To: Bobby777
just wait until they get nuclear weapons

This past week there was an article posted about the Euro representative (from France) at the Euro Parliament. He was advocating that terrorist groups should have the right to nuclear arms.
37 posted on 05/29/2004 8:57:25 PM PDT by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hind-sight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: TomGuy

good grief ... the CIA, Mossad or MI6 should have killed Dr. Khan as he was giving away those secrets ... when a rogue scientist sets out to give out technology that can bring the whole world to World War III, we have no choice but to have our intelligence groups take them 'out' ...


38 posted on 05/29/2004 9:00:22 PM PDT by Bobby777
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Could somebody, explain to me the logic
behind building a 'resort' in the
middle of a death camp.


39 posted on 05/29/2004 9:00:47 PM PDT by greasepaint
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To: TomGuy; hedgetrimmer; farmfriend; Amerigomag; tubebender; forester; Carry_Okie

Those Pagan "religions" have now been replaced with EnvironMentalism which is now hooked up with GovernMentalism in this country!!! The new "Death to America" cult that violates the "separation of church and state!!!"


40 posted on 05/29/2004 9:02:22 PM PDT by SierraWasp (STOP PREMPTIVE JOURNALISM!!! A malevolent media can kill America's will, AGAIN!!!)
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To: Bobby777
The actual FR post link is below. It says to 'Arab world' but is there really much difference between 'Arab world' and 'Islamofanatic terrorists'? Either way, the Euro guy needs to have his head examined.


What Europe wants-Should Europe supply the Arab world with nuclear weapons?
      Posted by SJackson
On News/Activism 05/28/2004 7:48:47 AM CDT with 35 comments


Jerusalem Ost ^ | 5-28-04
After condemning Israel, an EU parliamentarian declared Europe should supply Arabs with nuclear weapons. Standing before the EU parliament in Brussels on May 16 2001, French EU parliamentarian Paul Marie Couteax made a stunning statement. After condemning Israel's actions to defend itself against Palestinian terrorism as the "theocratic excesses of this religious state," Couteax declared that Europe should supply the Arab world with nuclear weapons. In his words, "I have no hesitation in saying that we must consider giving the Arab side a large enough force, including a large enough nuclear force, to persuade Israel that it cannot simply do...

41 posted on 05/29/2004 9:04:13 PM PDT by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hind-sight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

In other news, dog bites man.


42 posted on 05/29/2004 9:06:29 PM PDT by Imal (Enough of this! Let's hear more about Abu Ghraib.)
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To: STFrancis
That's what he get's when he helps those fascist Americans by pumping Saudi Oil <//Sarcasm off>

I'd wager they're saying this, in complete earnestness (and blaming Bush, too), over at DU....

43 posted on 05/29/2004 9:09:43 PM PDT by freebilly (Vote Kerry-- 1 Billion Muslims Can't Be Wrong....)
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To: TomGuy

wait until the Arab world uses some of their gas, bio or eventual nuclear weapons on Europe ... oh yes, it is coming ... Europe, or at least part of the population of Europe is deluding itself that the crocodile of Islamic terror is going to ignore them ... (no offense to peace-loving crocodiles) ...

oh wait, I forgot about Spain ... no wait, Europe did ... or at least this clown from France ...

the prophecy about Ishmael's descendents is coming true ... his hand will be aginst everyone and everyone's hand will be against him ... and they're bringing it upon themselves ... wait until they tick off the Chinese ...


44 posted on 05/29/2004 9:10:38 PM PDT by Bobby777
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Then which way shall I find Revenge's cave?
For these two heads do seem to speak to me,
And threat me I shall never come to bliss
Till all these mischiefs be return'd again
Even in their throats that have committed them.
Come, let me see what task I have to do.
You heavy people, circle me about,
That I may turn me to each one of you,
And swear unto my soul to right your wrongs.
The vow is made.

Shakespeare's TITUS ANDRONICUS was his potboiler, a revenge tragedy that seems ripe for our times.


45 posted on 05/29/2004 9:11:06 PM PDT by avenir (Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous / Look at them, who can blame us / Lessons in the subject of decay)
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To: bayourod

"At least they didn't make him wear ladies' undies on his head"

Yup, good thing. At least they were not torturous, because our media would never stop showing it.
(LOL pathetic, but true)


46 posted on 05/29/2004 9:15:26 PM PDT by GottaLuvAkitas1 (Bush plays CHESS not checkers)
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To: zencat

Just call the victim James Byrd. The coverage will go wall to wall.


47 posted on 05/29/2004 9:19:50 PM PDT by zarf (..where lieth those little things with the sort of raffia work base that has an attachment?)
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To: SierraWasp
Hate to blow your fantasy, but Christianity has oceans full of blood on it's hands as well.

Religion, in general, has been one of history's greatest killers (....asbestos suit donned for the perfunctory "man has free will" nonsense.....).

48 posted on 05/29/2004 9:23:35 PM PDT by zarf (..where lieth those little things with the sort of raffia work base that has an attachment?)
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To: zarf
Just call the victim James Byrd. The coverage will go wall to wall.

Never thought of that. If the British man was of African descent, the Congressional Black Caucus would call for immediate intervention in Saudi Arabia. Those who disagreed would be tagged as racists.
49 posted on 05/29/2004 9:25:25 PM PDT by zencat (Visit my profile for MAGNETIC Bush/Cheney '04 bumper stickers!)
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To: bayourod; GottaLuvAkitas1
"At least they didn't make him wear ladies' undies on his head"

Or put a glowstick in his butt.

50 posted on 05/29/2004 9:25:35 PM PDT by AF68
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