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CAIRO (AFP) - A group of foreigners arrested in Egypt included French, US, Belgian, Syrian and Tunisian nationals with links to terror groups who were recruiting Islamists for "jihad" in Iraq, the authorities have said.
"The security services have dismantled an organisation whose members follow jihadist ideas and includes Arab and foreign elements living in Egypt under the pretence of studying Islam and Arabic," an interior ministry statement said Monday.--from this news item
"American"? "American citizen"? Someone who managed to obtain American citizenship? Someone who was born an American and then, in converting to Islam, and, along with switching his allegiance, his sole allegiance, to Islam, took the duties of a Muslim seriously? Read the dozens and dozens of Jihad verses, read the Hadith, took in the example of Muhammad, took it all in and then acted upon it?
Posted on 12/05/2006 6:46 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald