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TERRORISM: Al-Zawahiri relative killed, family says (body guard of Osama bin Laden)
AKI ^ | 2006 Apr 20

Posted on 04/20/2006 8:39:16 PM PDT by Wiz

West Bank, 20 April (AKI) - The Palestinian son-in-law of al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed during an American bombing in Afghanistan several days ago, the French news agency AFP reports. Family members of Houssam Abdellatif Abu Bakr opened a mourning house for condolence visits in his home village near Jenin in the West Bank, shortly after news of his death was received. Abu Bakr, 32, was married to Fatima Al Zahra'a, a daughter of Zawahiri, and was father to four children, his relatives told AFP.

According to family, Abu Bakr was also "one of the main bodyguards" of Osama bin Laden. His parents, who have been living in Saudi Arabia since the 1970s, received a phone call on Wednesday "announcing the death of their son in an American bombardment in Afghanistan," said his relatives in Yaabad.

(Excerpt) Read more at adnki.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; alqaeda; alqaida; gnfa; islamist; myturbanisdirty; oef; terrorism; terrorist; waronterror; wot; zawahiri
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1 posted on 04/20/2006 8:39:21 PM PDT by Wiz
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To: Allegra; Becki; Calpernia; Cap Huff; Coop; Dog; Deetes; Gucho; iso; jmc1969; mickie; pissant; ...

ping


2 posted on 04/20/2006 8:40:16 PM PDT by Wiz
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To: Wiz

You don't suppose......nah.


3 posted on 04/20/2006 8:40:38 PM PDT by stboz
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To: Wiz

Current body guard?


4 posted on 04/20/2006 8:40:59 PM PDT by bnelson44 (Proud parent of a tanker! (Charlie Mike, son))
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To: ducks1944; Ragtime Cowgirl; Alamo-Girl; ziggy_dlo; TrueBeliever9; maestro; TEXOKIE; My back yard; ..
The Palestinian son-in-law of al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed during an American bombing in Afghanistan several days ago, the French news agency AFP reports. Family members of Houssam Abdellatif Abu Bakr opened a mourning house for condolence visits in his home village near Jenin in the West Bank, shortly after news of his death was received. Abu Bakr, 32, was married to Fatima Al Zahra'a, a daughter of Zawahiri, and was father to four children, his relatives told AFP.
5 posted on 04/20/2006 8:42:32 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: bnelson44

It would be good for the country if we can finally find that bastard.


6 posted on 04/20/2006 8:43:05 PM PDT by Naptowne
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To: Wiz

Tic, tic, tic. Allah fubar coming to an IslamoPsycho theater soon.


7 posted on 04/20/2006 8:43:07 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (A Liberal: One who demands half of your pie, because he didn't bake one.)
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To: KylaStarr; Cindy; StillProud2BeFree; nw_arizona_granny; Velveeta; Dolphy; appalachian_dweller; ...

ping


8 posted on 04/20/2006 8:43:21 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Wiz

go to hell, do not collect 200 dollars.


9 posted on 04/20/2006 8:43:28 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: Wiz

Aww.. so sad we should send flowers.


10 posted on 04/20/2006 8:44:20 PM PDT by VanB
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To: bnelson44

No information on that.


11 posted on 04/20/2006 8:44:41 PM PDT by Wiz
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

Add a pic of Monopoly to entertain us.


12 posted on 04/20/2006 8:45:35 PM PDT by Wiz
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To: Wiz; 68 grunt; A.A. Cunningham; AirForceBrat23; ALlRightAllTheTime; armymarinemom; bstein80; ...

: )


13 posted on 04/20/2006 8:49:44 PM PDT by freema (Proud Marine FRiend, Mom, Aunt, Sister, Friend, Wife, Daughter, Niece)
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To: Wiz

Wonder if "Palestinian" means he was a Palestinian or was from Palestine. Would bin laden employ non-arab body guards?


14 posted on 04/20/2006 8:49:49 PM PDT by gotribe (It's not a religion.)
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To: Wiz

15 posted on 04/20/2006 8:51:41 PM PDT by Gucho
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To: Wiz
I will be very happy if we hear more about this. I have always wanted to see him come to a bad end even more than Osama.
16 posted on 04/20/2006 8:57:50 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Calpernia

Thanks for the ping!


17 posted on 04/20/2006 9:11:37 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Wiz

Excellent news.


18 posted on 04/20/2006 9:12:06 PM PDT by jveritas (Hate can never win elections.)
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To: jveritas

You know what I hope to see in the afterlife?

I want to see the looks on those poor souls that tortured, killed and threatened people in the name of Allah after they've died and they realize the Koran lied to them and their beliefs were for naught.


19 posted on 04/20/2006 9:15:07 PM PDT by PittsburghAfterDark
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To: PittsburghAfterDark

Amen.


20 posted on 04/20/2006 9:24:55 PM PDT by jveritas (Hate can never win elections.)
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To: Wiz

Drinks on me for anyone involved in this sortie.


21 posted on 04/20/2006 9:38:12 PM PDT by ChinaThreat (s)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican
go to hell, do not collect 200 dollars.

Message for them:


22 posted on 04/20/2006 9:40:53 PM PDT by easonc52
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To: Wiz
Family members of Houssam Abdellatif Abu Bakr opened a mourning house for condolence visits

I believe this is an outhouse.

23 posted on 04/20/2006 9:42:56 PM PDT by taxesareforever (Never forget Matt Maupin)
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To: VanB
Aww.. so sad we should send flowers.
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Only if the flowers laugh maniacally and then explode.
24 posted on 04/20/2006 10:03:42 PM PDT by Cheburashka (World's only Spatula City certified spatula repair and maintenance specialist!!!)
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To: PittsburghAfterDark

hmmm....I hadn't thought of that. I wonder if the heat would be too much from seeing distance.....


25 posted on 04/20/2006 10:07:14 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Freedom isn't free, unless you're a liberal. You then have somebody else do the fighting)
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To: Wiz
"Cry me a river"

ROFLMAO.....*smile

26 posted on 04/20/2006 10:25:27 PM PDT by glasseye
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To: Wiz; Dog; Marine_Uncle; MikeinIraq; Cannoneer No. 4
"West Bank, 20 April (AKI) - The Palestinian son-in-law of al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed during an American bombing in Afghanistan several days ago...According to family, Abu Bakr was also "one of the main bodyguards" of Osama bin Laden."

Good kill. Osama's next on our list to get, dead or alive.

27 posted on 04/20/2006 10:54:15 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Wiz

Oh gee, isn't that just too bad (that they missed zawahiri and bin laden)


28 posted on 04/20/2006 11:04:59 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Wiz

and they didnt call this "NUMBER 2 man killed " like they ALWYS do . We kill 1000 number 2 men ever week.we need to see #1 man's head on a pole


29 posted on 04/20/2006 11:08:34 PM PDT by Tiberius109
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To: Tiberius109

Thats because Paki intelligence throws us a little crumb like this insignificant piece of crap, in exchange for promises from Uncle Sam, meanwhile they're hiding bin Laden. The whole thing stinks.


30 posted on 04/21/2006 3:20:33 AM PDT by rageaholic
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To: VanB

"Aww.. so sad we should send flowers."

Naw, a bucket of Pig S##T.


31 posted on 04/21/2006 3:26:21 AM PDT by roaddog727 (eludium PU36 explosive space modulator)
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To: PittsburghAfterDark

You can believe a lie and be damned in it.


32 posted on 04/21/2006 3:41:35 AM PDT by buck61
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To: Wiz

Any address for sending flowers?


33 posted on 04/21/2006 3:44:30 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Force Recon Dad)
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To: Wiz

A dead Muslim is a good Muslim.


34 posted on 04/21/2006 3:46:44 AM PDT by blam
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To: Southack

Very interesting..


35 posted on 04/21/2006 4:01:29 AM PDT by Dog (We have had a date with destiny and Iran for 27 years---appealof2)
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To: Southack; DevSix; Straight Vermonter

Two major blows for al Zawahiri within the past few days. Perhaps he'll be filming another video shortly. :-}


36 posted on 04/21/2006 4:46:49 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: rageaholic

You don't know what you're talking about, but unfortunately you still manage to show up on these threads to spread anger and ignorance. How nice.


37 posted on 04/21/2006 4:47:57 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: Southack; Coop; Wiz; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Cap Huff; Straight Vermonter; Marine_Uncle; ...
An update of sorts...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/7598_1680036,000500020005.htmAbu Baker's family, which lives in the village of Ya'bad near Jenin, was notified about his death only this week.

His father, Abdel Latif, said he last saw his son about 10 years ago when the family was living in Saudi Arabia and he left the kingdom to join Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan.

Villagers told the daily that Baker was married to Zawahiri's daughter Fatmeh and had phoned his family last week to inform them of the birth of his fourth daughter.

He was alive up until last week when he made a call to his family....so his death was very recent..

38 posted on 04/21/2006 4:48:50 AM PDT by Dog (We have had a date with destiny and Iran for 27 years---appealof2)
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To: Wiz
Family members of Houssam Abdellatif Abu Bakr opened a mourning house for condolence visits in his home village near Jenin in the West Bank, shortly after news of his death was received.

Boo-freakin'-hoo...

39 posted on 04/21/2006 4:49:56 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Freedom isn't free, but the men and women of the military will pay most of your share)
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To: Dog; Cap Huff; Southack; csvset
This also serves as more poignant reinforcement for President Bush's global war on terror. Palestinians and Al Qaeda? No way! LOL

So I expect Ayman, like a good Muslim, will now visit his daughter to comfort her in her grief. < / wishful thinking >

40 posted on 04/21/2006 4:50:47 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: rageaholic

I tend to agree with that.


41 posted on 04/21/2006 4:56:43 AM PDT by veronica ("A person needs a sense of mission like the air he breathes...")
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To: Coop; DevSix
I searched Google News the only two recently announced airstrikes were the one in Pakistan which killed Atwah... and the one on the 41 Taliban.

I could be missing others.

42 posted on 04/21/2006 4:57:57 AM PDT by Dog (We have had a date with destiny and Iran for 27 years---appealof2)
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To: Dog
Yeah, the use of the word "bombardment" sounds like an airstrike, but keep in mind these are grieving family members. And it sounds as if the source of this information may well be another terrorist. So I'd view it with a grain of salt.

However the Americans (or whomever) did it... well done!

43 posted on 04/21/2006 5:02:07 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: Wiz

so...like....if this piece of crap was diaperhead's no.1 bodyguard, does this mean one second before the bomb blew him to hell, he was kissing Bedlinen's ass?

That would mean what? We can never stick Osama's head on the bow of the USS New York? That would be a bummer.


44 posted on 04/21/2006 5:05:22 AM PDT by TET1968
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To: Wiz

45 posted on 04/21/2006 5:06:54 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Someday we'll look back on all this and plow into a parked car)
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To: Calpernia

Getting closer.


46 posted on 04/21/2006 5:31:00 AM PDT by Velveeta
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To: Wiz
Keep wiping them out....

Good work!

47 posted on 04/21/2006 5:32:38 AM PDT by Allegra (FREERIDERS DO IT ON THE ECONOMY.)
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To: Velveeta

Morning Vel!

:)


48 posted on 04/21/2006 5:33:40 AM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: freema

Another one down. Many still to go.


49 posted on 04/21/2006 5:50:50 AM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: Southack

He has to be wondering when his number is up. It is apparent we are not going away. Obviously the opposite.


50 posted on 04/21/2006 5:52:18 AM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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