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Gunmen fire on Nigerian
Islamic leader´s convoy in Kano

Reuters, by Chukwuemeka Madu*

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 1/19/2013 1:17:33 PM

Kano-Gunmen opened fire on the convoy of one of Nigeria´s most senior Islamic leaders in the northern city of Kano on Saturday, killing four people, although the Emir of Kano himself escaped unhurt, authorities said. Violence has worsened in Kano, the north´s main city, in the past week, with near daily attacks by Islamist sect Boko Haram against security forces.(Snip)Practicing a strict Wahabist brand of Islam modeled on the Afghan Taliban, Boko Haram are fiercely anti-establishment and often attack Islamic clerics, many of whom they regard as corrupt, self serving and insufficiently strict in their interpretation of the Koran.

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Boko Haram jihadists attempt to assassinate the existing Muslim clerical leadership to pave the way for radical clerics...explains why Muslims in Nigeria, Algeria, Mali and other parts of West and North Africa have agreed to hunt down and kill Al Qaeda and their wannabes anywhere on the Continent...

*[Writing by Tim C***s; Editing by Alison Williams]

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bullhead, 1/19/2013 1:38:18 PM     (No. 9126646)

Islam can be compared to a disease. Unlike enemies in the past who would inflict a wound, Islam is attacking like a virus...stealthily invading the civilized world.

The cure for this disease for us to individually turn to the One who conquered the last enemy, death. That is Jesus Christ.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/19/2013 5:09:54 PM     (No. 9126955)

Just a continuation of Obama´s beloved Arab Springs!

"The Islamists have forged links over the years with international jihadists in Mali and Niger, including al Qaeda´s north African wing, whom French and West African forces are fighting in northern Mali."

Notice how they intentionally left out Tunisia, Egypt & Libya? Too easy to connect the dots between The Muslim Brotherhood & Obama.

Someone will gonads in congress needs to stop Hillary from bestowing "Legitimate Government Status on The muslim brotherhood invaders that stole control of Somalia.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 1/19/2013 5:17:04 PM     (No. 9126961)

Barry have you added this Islamic terrorist to your deck of drone cards?
Oh You are too busy getting another secret
second swearing into office.
Gottcha you will get to the problem later after Africa falls to vicious Islamic action.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 1/19/2013 5:19:28 PM     (No. 9126966)

#2...there is a new sub-committee of the House Foreign Affairs committee which now covers the Middle East AND North Africa...new chair is stalwart Rep. Ros-Lehtinen...that´s the place to start to impact US foreign aid in the region (Somolia, Egypt, etc...)

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