London-based Arab newspaper al-Hayat published a statement issued by the Moslem fundamentalist group al-Jihad. The statement identified the U.S. as "Islam's biggest enemy" and threatened that its "Islamic nation has many weapons in its possession to confront Israel and the United States and their agents."
The statement also urged Moslems to cut ties with U.S. businesses and U.S. embassy staff, and to boycott U.S. goods.
Al-Jihad leader Ayman al-Zawahiri lives in Afghanistan is closely tied to Osama bin Laden, a millionaire Saudi dissident suspected in numerous terrorist attacks on the U.S., including the August attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
11/25/2015 Afghan Women Launch 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence - Afghanistan marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and begun participating in the worldwide 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, which is being called in Afghanistan "Peace from Home to the World." During the launch day's event, which was attended by government officials, including First Lady Rula Ghani and women's rights activists, speakers expressed their commitment to ending violence against women.
First Lady, Rula Ghani gave a speech on ending violence against women and supporting women by stating that "war often leads society towards violence and this violence is in violation of human dignity. . . .