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Al Qaeda Leader Promotes Kidnapping Foreigners

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- The leader of al Qaeda, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, has called on Muslims to kidnap foreigners in exchange for imprisoned jihadists including Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, serving a life sentence in the U.S. for masterminding the 1993 bombings in New York City, in a two hour video posted on militant websites.

The Egyptian born Al-Zawahiri also called for the implementation of Sharia law in Egypt and urged support for the uprising in Syria.

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