Al-Qaeda Kidnappers: Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri Urges Militants to Kidnap Americans to Trade them for Jihadist Captives

al qaedaDubai (AFP) – Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has called in an interview for militants to kidnap Westerners, especially Americans, to exchange them for jihadist captives.

In the second part of an interview with Al-Qaeda media arm As-Sahab, which the US-based SITE monitoring service said a jihadist posted on Twitter, Zawahiri was asked what Muslims should do to free militant prisoners.

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