Bin Laden threatens Iraq escalation

After much hunting around I got some translation of the Bin Laden video

16:08 MECCA TIME, 13:08 GMT

Osama bin Laden has used his first videotape message in nearly three years to threaten to escalate the violence in Iraq and attack the US government.

The video, which was released just days before the sixth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks, urges Americans to turn to Islam if they want the Iraq war to end.

Bin Laden derides George Bush, saying events in Iraq have spun “out of control” and the US president “is like the one who ploughs and sows the sea: he harvests nothing but failure”. More…

Source: English Al Jazeera


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