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THOUGHT OF THE DAY:
"In a world of fugitives, the person going in the
right direction seems to be
running away." [T.S. Eliot.]
DID YOU KNOW?
More than 80% of the people of
Muslims, yet African-Americans are
not helped by the power structure in
connect with Muslims in
Islamic sources in U.K. are asserting that the
Saudi government has murdered
two Imams opposed to the U.S. presence. Also, for
the first time in recent
months, there was a clash on the northern Arabian
desert border between
and Saudi security in which several
Saudi policemen were killed, three
according to some reports.
Islamic fighters in Kashmir appear to have
regrouped and have launched
several attacks on the
army searching for
them in the mountains.
PRESIDENT SADDAM HUSSAIN IS ALIVE: Raises battle
cry of Allahu Akbar!
AGAINST U.S. and BRITISH
UNCOVERS TREACHERY OF
[With special thanks to David Irving's web site.]
[We have finally received English translation of
Saddam Hussain's two
messages published by Al-Quds al-Arabi in May.
These are written LONG HAND in Arabic
and it is almost impossible to fake such lengthy
handwritten Arabic letters.
Our sources say that these letters confirm that
Saddam Hussain is alive and
has emerged in the role of mujahid.
The content of the letters could also
explain the spate of attacks on
U.S. troops in the last 10 days in which 11 U.S.
troops were killed and 19
[On June 1, U.S. troops were attacked WITHIN
BAGHDAD and this time the
U.S. refused to reveal its losses, though first
reports indicated consisderable
casualties. For the first time after the war,
Iraqis fired mortars at U.S.
Al-Quds al-Arabi, London, Saturday, 10 May 2003.
The following is the text of the second
letter attributed to President Saddam Hussein,
which al-Quds al-Arabi received yesterday.
In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the
"And they both said, Our Lord, we are afraid that
will crack down upon us or tyrannize. He said,
not, for I am with you both. I hear and I see."
From Saddam Hussein to the people of great Iraq.
Iraq. 6 Rabi' al-Awwal 1424 H., 7 May 2003.
Rise to jihad! Rise to jihad! Rise to jihad!
Peace be upon you and the mercy of God and His
To the people of great Iraq,
Your brothers' jihad has begun every day to
continuous losses on the American and British
enemy. Be with your brethren, for God is with
"Cling firmly together to God's rope, and do not
separate. Remember God's favor towards you when
were enemies; He united your hearts so you became
brothers because of His favor. You were on the
of a fiery pit, and He saved you from it! Thus
explains His signs to you, so that you may be
You see the cowardly occupier killing some of
brothers, sisters, and children every day with
hateful bullets, without his crimes being
those who conceal themselves under human rights,
even by those to whom they apply.
In your time, the time of greatness, of the
homeland, and of security, there was no one who
open the door to rob your country.
I say that the American and British invaders have
stolen from your wealth in antiquities and your
indeed they have stolen from the banks more money
they are declaring. Let everyone know that your
were full of money in various currencies,
depositors and to the state. The invaders, who
steal your oil and your wealth, have taken the
too. It is not a new thing about
they are thieves, and they are murderers.
I am not revealing a secret now when I say that
amount of money that the states around Iraq have
since 1968 and until now in order to harm Iraq
of its noble Arab nationalist positions and to
its rising, if that amount had been spent on the
and its reconstruction,
task would have been accomplished. Indeed it
have been enough to liberate all the occupied
and from others.
And while the
regime embraced the
oppositionists, and they are traitors, and
them to share information with the
did not permit resistance fighters to remain even
a matter of days. The same thing has been done
Jordanian regime, which has been promoting the
program since it signed the shameful Wadi Araba
Agreement. As to the Saudi regime, which
the invaders to pollute the land of the Prophet
God's peace and blessings be upon him), it alone
against Muslim, Arab nationalist Iraq more than
mind can envisage, in service to the Zionist
At one time they said "the Americans are here to
protect us from Israel", but it became clear that
intention was to facilitate aggression against
As to the debauched, lying, traitorous, Kuwaiti
that has sold out its honor, its land, and its
dignity, we say that they are 'Alqamis [Ibn
was a prime minister who negotiated the surrender
Baghdad to the Mongol hordes in 1258] against the
Nation, just as there was an 'Alqami in Baghdad
the filthy traitors. The ruling group in Iran
practiced hypocrisy and plotted against the Arabs
Islam making use of all its viciousness. It
America's spies against Iraq. It helped the
of Iraq. And in addition to that, they are the
ones who benefit from what is going on. They took
in the plot against the Taliban and they acted
same with Iraq. Now they will never have a role
plotting except in favor of the regimes that are
opposed to American imperialism. Over the course
has permitted American and
airplanes to kill your brothers and sisters and
children of your country as have the cowardly
of the Saudi ruling family.
We have suffered a great deal. Now our brothers
Syria will discover that they have done wrong
us when they took part in the war against us in
and as Iraq was subjected to wars and blockade
13 years, as well as during the continuous air
that allowed the aggressors to enter the country.
What happened to Iraq has afflicted everyone who
to live in dignity, whether they be regimes,
or even information
with fear. Those who
submitted have submitted, and they have been
even to find substitutes for such vocabulary
"jihad" and religion".
People of great Iraq!
There are many secrets that, if we told them,
transform the "facts" and people's convictions
certain persons and events. But the reality now
we must act upon is resistance to the occupation,
kicking them out and crushing them. I ask, what
Jordan gained by providing information against
and its leaders to the invaders? What has the
Nejd and al-Hijaz gained by supporting the
forces until now with instruments, tanks,
food, and drink? They lie and try to conceal
crimes when they say "we are providing
assistance". As for the Iranian regime, beware!
are racists who have no connection with the
People of great Iraq!
Only those who are resisting the occupation are
thinking in terms of a unified Iraq. Whoever
his hand to the invaders is not thinking about a
unified Iraq. Unite! Respect one another! And
cooperate! Do not evict the person who possesses
rented property, and do not attack one another.
money of any one of you is a trust in the care of
brother, or his neighbor, or of the whole of
Remember that you, Arabs, Kurds, Turkomans, and
citizens, are brothers and sisters in religion
homeland; and that you, Sunnis, and Shi'is are
and brothers and sisters in the homeland.
I wish to tell you that whoever says that they
victims of the regime, do not believe them. Some
those with weak souls wish to find a place with
occupier. Still others came along with the
in the first place.
As to the Iraqis abroad, I ask them to help their
brothers and sisters immediately and with advice.
Encourage them to resist the occupier. Whoever
able to help his brother, let him do so.
Everyone preserve the homeland. Everyone mount
resistance. Do not! Do not! Do not let them at
oil and your wealth! Resist! Resist! Resist!
boycott the occupier and his supporters. This is
religious and patriotic obligation.
In the Battle of the Airport, there took place a
battle of such enormity and ferocity, with your
brothers the sons of Iraq in the army and the
that the American criminal losses totaled more
two thousand killed and a greater number injured,
their equipment destroyed, damaged, or captured.
the photographers had been allowed to take
the airport they would say that these were
a holocaust that was visited upon them in that
But then there was the treachery from certain
who attached no importance to their religion,
homeland, their Arab Nation, and their honor, and
return for a price which, however large it was,
still be a paltry sum in comparison with the harm
they have inflicted upon Iraq and the Arab
We fought with manliness, honor, nobility, and
greatness and we were not defeated so long as
God remained in our souls, so long as the jihad
our choice, and the resistance our response.
The invaders have created a situation of
Iraq. Theft, murder, rape and looting were among
things they brought with them. Dishonor will
their lot, and it will not pass without God's
Look how those who call themselves an Iraqi
came offering support to the occupier so that he
rob them, occupy their homeland, and split them
from their Arab Nation and recognize the Zionist
entity! Whether they wore the turbans of
leaders or American-style hats makes no
long as they inflict on their people this pain
People of united Iraq! All those who gathered to
decide the course of how you will be ruled are
traitors who facilitated the aggression and
occupation. You will not find a single honorable
person among them.
I call on you, Iraqis, to make the mosques a
for resistance and support for religion, Islam,
the homeland. Make the enemy feel that you hate
in word and deed.
This great Iraq belongs to all of you; not to any
individual. It is a support for and an integral
part of the Arab Nation and the Muslim world
And when there is time and a place to review our
experience, we will do that in democratic spirit
does not submit to any foreigner or Zionist.
Support your religion and your brethren. Advise
rest of the Arabs and Muslims so that the rupture
you can see does not happen. Be for your Arab
so that the people of the Nation will be for you.
if you see the enemy wants to take Syria or
Saudi Arabia or Iran, help those people in
him; for they, despite their regimes, are your
brethren in religion or Arabism. Help Kuwait and
rest of the Arabian Gulf states, and Egypt and
and Turkey, to get rid of the American enemy.
God is greatest! Rise to jihad! Rise to jihad!
Long live Iraq, Arab, Muslim, united!
Long live Palestine, Arab and free from the
Mediterranean Sea to the Jordan River!
God is greatest! And may the despicable be
The second handwritten message,
After one handwritten message and one recorded
6 Rabi' al-Awwal 1424. 7 May 2003.
[THIS ONE IS ADDRESSED TO THE ARAB PEOPLE.]
Al-Quds al-Arabi, London, Monday 12 May 2003.
The following is the text of the third
message attributed to Saddam Hussein that al-Quds
al-Arabi received yesterday.
In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the
And if they turn away, say: 'God is sufficient
there is no god but Him, in Him I put my trust
is the Lord of the tremendous throne.'
From Saddam Hussein to the Great Arab people and
people of Iraq, an integral part of this people.
To those who remain fervent on behalf of this
Nation, to all of you, Peace be upon you and the
of God and His blessings!
I send this message of mine to you in the
conditions through which the Arab Nation is
and Iraq is a part of this nation. I write to
this evening, in which the night has closed in to
envelop us in its shade, without electricity,
writing a difficult undertaking in the pitch
But the struggle will never cease. The resistance
never end. And night must indeed be followed by
Great Arab people!
I have pledged to God to die a martyr and not
surrender to the cowardly and murderous American
British enemy. If the first round was dominated
the treason committed by people who sold out
religion, their nation, their homeland, and their
honor; the conclusion will be written by none
than the Believers in God, by those who will
murderous invader thieves. As I say farewell to
men and women who go off to carry out missions
the murderous, cowardly enemy, I remember at
moment pure Arab, Islamic history. The future is
built by people like those, just as it will be
by the children of the mujahid and great
The Arab states neighboring Iraq, and also those
do not neighbor Iraq, are traitors who have
an opposition against themselves. When the
began, they were among the aggressor forces.
states facilitated the communications and the
movements of those traitors with the CIA, the
and British Intelligence. Iran and Turkey in the
way facilitated these communications.
It is not strange that those whom Iran had
entered Iraq under the protection of the American
British forces. The same was done by Turkey,
Jordan, and the depraved Saudi ruling family, and
hose who have sold out their land and honor in
regime of occupied Kuwait. I confirm to you that
first-rank leaders did not surrender or betray.
were handed over by traitors or their hand-over
carried out by the two regimes in Syria and
along the borders. I am saying this so that you
know that the entry of the enemy into Baghdad was
easy even with the existence of treachery. We
while we were under blockade for 13 years, and we
face more than 500,000 criminal invaders and more
one intelligence agency has worked against us.
fact all the Arab intelligence agencies those
surrounding Iraq and those further off would
American intelligence with free information under
heading of showing their devotion.
This is in addition to the equipment and means of
communication that we were being denied. But in
of that, if it had not been for the treason, we
have been able to stand steadfast for years
the enemy and not allowing him to enter Baghdad.
After what has happened, I call on those of you
still retain their fervor for your Arab nation
your religion, I call on you directly and I do
call on your regimes to act under the banner of
jihad, the banner of 'God is Greatest', each in
accordance with his ability, capability, and the
measure of his or her faith. This jihad begins
everyone with the following:
1. Boycotting the American, British, and Zionist
2. Refusing to give any concessions to any of
personnel or institutions, even refusing to
them in taxis or to rent out housing to them.
3. Refusing to hold talks with any of them, so
the slogan of such talks is not "No to the
British, and Israeli occupation!"
4. Boycotting the goods of these states and of
those who support the aggression.
5. Non-cooperation with any Iraqi individual,
political party, or group if they speak for the
criminal occupier or if they agree with or
6. Make your governments hear your voices and
them remember when you are with them that you are
sons and daughters of one country and one Arab
7. The real struggle must not threaten public or
private property. As to those who embark on
with their spirits in the path of God and the
Nation, their behavior and means are known to all
During the start of the aggression, I used to
your voices, great Arab people of ours, and I saw
very manly and dignified positions that you took.
unfortunately, the Arab regimes were not up to
level of understanding and feeling.
So I did not ask the president of Egypt to fight
behalf, but we did ask that he prevent the
the invaders' weapons through the Suez Canal and
through Egyptian airspace. Yet 95 percent of the
forces and equipment that killed your brothers
sisters in Iraq passed through the Suez Canal.
feebleness of the Egyptian regime was one of the
reasons for these situations. Since the passing
the historic leader Gamal Abdel Nasser, and
the differences of opinion in assessing his
experience, he was able, on the basis of his
purity and clarity, to commit Egypt with all its
weight to make of it a leader of the Arab people
of those who love the cause of liberation from
occupation. I say frankly that the Islamic world
community and Arab Nation have never brought
regimes so treacherous as those that we have
in the regimes of Egypt, the Saudi dynasty, the
dynasty [in Kuwait], the Jordanian regime, and
regime of Qatar which has the duty of washing
the disgrace of the permission it granted to the
criminals of the aggression to plan their crimes
their aggression against Iraq. Nor has the
Community ever brought forth regimes so
and contemptible as the regimes in Iran and
Our great Arab people!
Let your slogan be "No to the occupation in word
deed!" Let that begin with the man in the street
rise to the communications
Expose the aggressor! Do not spread their lies;
of them are murderers!
You whose weapon is the word, reject the
Brother and sister Arab intellectuals, writers,
journalists, photographers, artists! You are
upon to expose the cowardly occupier and his
Do not permit those who support the occupier, or
offer excuses for him, to exist in your midst.
the sports field, reject the occupier! Boycott
and his teams and their supporters. Let the
encompass all fields so that all your voices will
against the occupation!
You are our hope, not the regimes. If the
of Iraq has been subjected to all that it has
subjected to because of its patriotic and Arab
nationalist stances against imperialism and
then the path of jihad will continue to be the
this leadership as we have chosen our slogan to
"Martyrs in the path of God, or jihad until
God is greatest!
Long live the Arab people!
Long live the Iraqi people, who are an
part of the Arab people!
Long live Palestine, free and Arab, from the
Mediterranean Sea to the Jordan River!
And may the despicable be despised!
The third handwritten message.
8 Rabi' al-Awwal 1424.
9 May 2003.
2003-06-03 Tue 19:30ct