Hamza bin Laden, December 2017

Date
Dec. 2017
Name of Author
Hamza bin Laden
Body

Excerpt from a video in which bin Laden calls for the overthrow of the Saudi Arabian regime following President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel:

“Indeed, the duty towards this family that betrayed the religion, the Ummah and the sanctities, is to remove and eradicate them, and establish in their place the law of Allah the Great and Almighty.”Cristina Maza, “Bin Laden’s Son Calls for Overthrow of Saudi Arabian Regime Following Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement,” Newsweek, December 11, 2017, https://www.newsweek.com/bin-ladens-son-saudi-arabia-jerusalem-743990.

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