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Moussaoui Calls Saudi Princes Patrons of Al Qaeda. Says 9/11 Was Funded by Saudi Officials

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on February 5, 2015

STFIn highly unusual testimony inside the federal supermax prison, a former operative for Al Qaeda has described prominent members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family as major donors to the terrorist network in the late 1990s and claimed that he discussed a plan to shoot down Air Force One with a Stinger missile with a staff member at the Saudi Embassy in Washington.

The allegations from Mr. Moussaoui come at a sensitive time in Saudi-American relations, less than two weeks after the death of the country’s longtime monarch, King Abdullah, and the succession of a half-brother, King Salman.

There has often been tension between Saudi leaders and the Obama administration since the Arab uprisings of 2011 and the efforts to manage the region’s resulting turmoil. Mr. Moussaoui describes meeting in Saudi Arabia with Salman, then a prince, and other Saudi royals while delivering them letters from Osama bin Laden.

There has long been evidence that wealthy Saudis provided support for bin Laden, the son of a Saudi construction magnate, and Al Qaeda before the 2001 attacks. Saudi Arabia had worked closely with the United States to finance Islamic militants fighting the Soviet Army in Afghanistan in the 1980s, and Al Qaeda drew its members from those militant fighters.

He said in the prison deposition that he was directed in 1998 or 1999 by Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan to create a digital database of donors to the group. Among those he said he recalled listing in the database were Prince Turki al-Faisal, then the Saudi intelligence chief; Prince Bandar Bin Sultan, the longtime Saudi ambassador to the United States; Prince al-Waleed bin Talal, a prominent billionaire investor; and many of the country’s leading clerics.

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Why is Westminster Abbey Honoring The King of a Country Where Christianity is Banned?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 25, 2015

ከዚህ በኋላ ታላቅ ስልጣን ያለው ሌላ መልአክ ከሰማይ ሲወርድ አየሁ፥ ከክብሩም የተነሣ ምድር በራች።

በብርቱም ድምፅ። ታላቂቱ ባቢሎን ወደቀች፥ ወደቀች፥ የአጋንንትም ማደሪያ ሆነች፥ የርኵሳንም መናፍስት ሁሉ መጠጊያ የርኵሳንና የተጠሉም ወፎች ሁሉ መጠጊያ ሆነች፤

አሕዛብ ሁሉ ከዝሙትዋ ቍጣ ወይን ጠጅ የተነሳ ወድቀዋልና፥ የምድርም ነገሥታት ከእርስዋ ጋር ሴሰኑ የምድርም ነጋዴዎች ከቅምጥልነትዋ ኃይል የተነሳ ባለ ጠጋዎች ሆኑ ብሎ ጮኸ።

ከሰማይም ሌላ ድምፅ ሰማሁ እንዲህ ሲል። ሕዝቤ ሆይ፥ በኃጢአትዋ እንዳትተባበሩ ከመቅሠፍትዋም እንዳትቀበሉ ከእርስዋ ዘንድ ውጡ [ረዕይ 181-4]

ድንቅ ነው! እግዚአብሔር አምላክ ሥራ እጅግ በጣም ድንቅ ነው!

  • በፔትሮዶላር የሰከሩት የዓለማችን ነገሥታት ለሳኡዲ ባቢሎን ንጉሥ ሽርጉድ ሲሉ: ሲያጎበድዱ ይታያሉ። በፓሪሱ ጸረእስላማዊ ሽብርተኝነት ሰልፍ ላይ ለመገኘት አሻፈረኝ ያሉት ፕሬዚደንት ኦባማም በመጪው ማክሰኞ የህንድ ጉብኝታቸውን አቋርጣው ወደ ሳዑዲ ባቢሎን አረቢያ ይጓዛሉ። ለሦስተኛ ጊዜያቸው መሆኑ ነው! ወቸውጉድ!

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  • የቅድስት አገራችንን ምድር መርገጥ የማይገባቸውና አደገኛው የፀረክርስቶሷ የቱርክ አገር ፕሬዚደንት፡ ኤርዶጋን ደግሞ አገራችንን ቶሎ ለቀውና ቀይ ባሕርን አቋርጠው ወደ ቅድስትአገራቸው ወደ መካ ለንጉሥ አብዱላ ቀበር እንዲሄዱ ተገደዱልን። ሰሞኖኑን፡ ፕሬዚደንት ኤርዶግን የሚያስገርሙና እብደት የተሞላባቸውን ንግግሮች አሰምተው ነበር፡ እዚህ እናንብብ
  • ባለፈው ዓመት 200ሺህ የሚጠጉት ወገኖቻችችንም በሳዑዲ ባቢሎን ኃጢአትዋ እንዳይተባበሩ ከመቅሰፍቷም እንዳይቀበሉ ወደ ውዲቷ አገራችን እንዲገቡ ተገደዱ
  • ኦርቶድክስ ክርስቲያኗ ግሪክም ኢአማኒያን የሞሉባት አመጸኛ ኮሙኒስቶች ለጥፋት እየመጡባት ነው

ተዓምር ነው! እኛ ደንቆሮዎቹ፡ መማር እያቃተን ደግመን ደጋግምን ስህተቶች ብንሰራም፡ ፈጣሪያችን ግን ባልጠበቅነው መንገድ ከጥፋት ያድነናል፡ ከአውሬው መንጋጋ ያወጣናል፤ ጠላቶቻችንንም ያርቅልናል።

Private Eye will have a field day when it comes to the tributes being paid to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia – it’ll be like beheading fish in a barrel (for adultery). Among the tributes paid to the people’s medieval theocrat was one by David Cameron, who said:

I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abd Al Aziz Al Saud.

“He will be remembered for his long years of service to the Kingdom, for his commitment to peace and for strengthening understanding between faiths.

“I sincerely hope that the long and deep ties between our two Kingdoms will continue and that we can continue to work together to strengthen peace and prosperity in the world.”

PS We’re having a special deal on Typhoons at the moment – 6 for 5. D.C.’

Ok, he didn’t say that last bit.

Then there was Angela Merkel, who said King Abdullah’s policies ‘brought him and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia respect and recognition. With wisdom, foresight and great personal dedication, he strove for a cautious modernization of his country and for dialogue between the Islamic world and the West.’ Considering women still aren’t allowed to drive, I think cautious is a bit of an understatement.

Likewise with the IMG’s Christine Lagarde, who said Saudi King Abdullah was a strong advocate of women ‘in a very discreet way’:

Indeed – very discreet! As for Tony Blair, who said that the king was a ‘staunch advocate of inter faith relations’, when they read that out in the office did all they burst out laughing like bad guys in 1980s action films? I believe in showing respect to the dead but do world leaders have to openly grovel to a country that exports Islamism around the world, whose ideology has poisoned countries like Pakistan and Indonesia, and which has funded Islamist murderers in Syria and Iraq. Abdullah’s kingdom is currently half-way through flogging a man to death for blogging and holds public beheadings for such crimes as witchcraft and homosexuality. So let’s not fall over ourselves here. The nicest thing that can be said about the Saudi royals is that the alternative would almost certainly be even more ghastly (an alternative created by the Saudis themselves, of course). Most craven of all is the decision by Westminster Abbey to fly a flag at half-mast, a church honouring the leader of a country where conversion to Christianity is a capital offence. It’s appropriate for the Foreign Office in Whitehall to mark the late king’s passing, but for a church to do so, when Saudi treats Christians so badly, is utterly pathetic. If the Saudis despise us for such craven behaviour, they are right to.

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