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For Muslims, no piece of land can ever be finally renounced, but none compares in significance with Arabia and Iraq

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Submitted by Bern (India), Jul 27, 2007 at 14:23

A little-noticed declaration of jihad by Osama bin Laden in an Arabic newspaper underscores the Islamist's main grievance: U.S. troops in Arabia.

"For Muslims…the holy land par excellence is Arabia…. Muhammad lived and died in Arabia…. the center of the Islamic world and the scene of its major achievements was Iraq, the seat of the caliphate for a half a millennium. For Muslims, no piece of land can ever be finally renounced, but none compares in significance with Arabia and Iraq."

The situation is alarming and World Community must take stern action against Terrorist Bases in Waziristan Region of Pakistan where Osama Bin Laden is hiding and dictating his followers to attack West in general and US in particular.

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