Salafi Terror Group Threatens to Attack in the Heart of Cairo (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari 08/16/12)
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Army of Islam, the Salafi terrorist organization suspected of being
behind the terror attack in the Sinai last week, threatened on
Wednesday that it would carry out mass suicide bombings in the heart
of Cairo, in response to the Egyptian military’s operation against
Islamic organizations in the Sinai.
“No one will condemn the people of Sinai if they react with a car
bomb in the heart of Cairo,” the group, which advocates for running
Gaza according to Islamic law, said in a statement posted on a
Facebook page affiliated with it.
“The Muslim Brotherhood has begun persecutions, led by the agent
(Egyptian President Mohammed) Morsi,” said the statement. “Things are
moving rapidly. Washington tells Morsi it will help him defend
Sinai ... The United States is entering Sinai on the back of the
The organization attacked the Muslim Brotherhood rule in Egypt,
accusing it of heresy and non-implementation of Sharia (Islamic law).
It also accused the Brotherhood for persecuting of the Mujahideen, as
evidenced this week when a death sentence was imposed on 14
terrorists who carried out a string of terror attacks in the Sinai
The Army of Islam also called on the Egyptian public to provide moral
and material assistance to its members who are persecuted by the
Egypt has launched a crackdown on Sinai terrorism in recent days, in
response to the terror attack near the border with Israel last week,
in which 16 Egyptian officers were killed.
A report from the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information
Center has indicated that international terrorist groups with roots
in Libya, Sudan and Iraq are working to take over the Sinai Peninsula.
Efforts to turn the region into a major launching point for attacks
are being encouraged by Al-Qaeda head Ayman al-Zawahiri, the report
stated. (IsraelNationalNews © 2011 08/16/12)
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