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Loki
12-24-2013, 03:37 PM
Al Qaeda: We're sorry about Yemen hospital attack (http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/22/world/meast/yemen-al-qaeda-apology/index.html?hpt=hp_t1)

(CNN) -- It's something you don't often hear from the leaders of a terrorist group known for violence: We're sorry.

But that's just what the head of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula said in a video message Sunday, apologizing for a hospital attack in Sanaa earlier this month that left dozens of people dead.

The attackers were directed not to assault the hospital or mosque in an attack against a Yemeni Ministry of Defense compound on December 5, but one fighter made a mistake and attacked the hospital, leader Qassim Al-Raimi says in the video.

"We confess to this mistake and fault. We offer our apologies and condolences to the families of the victims," Raimi said in the video, which was published by al Qaeda media outlet Al-Malahim. "We did not want your lost ones; we did not target them on purpose. This is not of our religion or our morals."

It's unusual to see "such a direct, fast, public apology" from al Qaeda, CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen said.

"Al Qaeda leaders seem to be waking up to the fact that if they position themselves as the defenders of Muslims, their large-scale killing of Muslim civilians needs to stop," Bergen said.

The apology comes after Yemeni government officials released surveillance video showing the hospital under attack.

The surveillance footage showed patients nervously looking out of the hospital windows, then running after an explosion.

In another clip, patients and staff huddle in a hallway. They watch as an attacker walks calmly toward them, activates an explosive and lobs it in their direction.

"We saw what the Yemeni channel broadcast: a gunman entering a hospital . ... We did not order him to do so, and we are not pleased with what he did," Raimi said. "Moreover, it wronged us and pained us, because we do not fight in this manner."

The U.S. government has designated al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula as a foreign terrorist organization and says the group has orchestrated "numerous high-profile terrorist attacks."

Sunday's apology, though rare, isn't the first time al Qaeda or its affiliates have apologized.

In November, Syrian rebels with al Qaeda ties apologized for mistakenly beheading a wounded rebel fighter after assuming he supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

In 2009, an al Qaeda spokesman released a video message offering condolences to "unintended Muslim victims" killed in attacks.

And in 2007, Bergen said, former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden said that Muslim victims killed by al Qaeda in Iraq "are not the intended targets."

Behind the scenes, Bergen said, leaders of the group have expressed concerns about the impact such attacks would have on the group's reputation.

"We know from the documents recovered at the bin Laden compound in Abbottabad by U.S. Navy SEALS in May 2011, al Qaeda's leaders were often writing to each other privately and also to groups they are associated with about the need to minimize civilian (Muslim) casualties and often wrote about the damage to the al Qaeda brand that killing civilians had achieved by al Qaeda operations in Iraq," Bergen said. "But the straightforward public apology ... is a new development."

In Sunday's message, Raimi said the group would financially compensate families of victims in the hospital attack.

But the militant leader also stressed that the group's fighters wouldn't shy away from going after targets that have ties to American drones. That's why they hit the Defense Ministry compound that day, he said.

Since the attack, Yemeni government officials have repeatedly stated there are no drone operations based at the compound.

Raimi said places that help American drones by spying, providing information or offering intelligence are legitimate targets.

"We have a long list of these places. In case they continue, we will continue. We will reach them, because we defend ourselves," he said. "We made a mistake. We accept responsibility and we are continuing with our Jihad."

Loki
12-24-2013, 03:38 PM
Retards. I hope they all get killed in the most brutal ways.

dude
12-24-2013, 03:50 PM
I don't believe those beasts are sorry.

Loki
12-24-2013, 03:59 PM
I don't believe those beasts are sorry.

PR stunt, because the West loves them.

SKYNET
12-24-2013, 04:21 PM
every time we read such terrible news I think it will continue because it goes round and round (no reason why) and it's fairly sad, these subhumans of Al Qaeda are still alive and nobody from CIA cares about them. Search them all at one time, kill them all at a time, but how will you do that?

SKYNET
12-24-2013, 04:27 PM
A solution? Implant a smart chip in the human arm and wait till you get full information of their location and actions at the moment.

Prisoner Of Ice
01-01-2014, 02:36 AM
I nominate this for the feelgood story of 2013.

Petros Houhoulis
01-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Maybe they should apologize and regret for being born... A short moment before they blow up...

Windischer
01-01-2014, 06:17 PM
#blowing up stuff
#sorry bout that, bro
#blow up more stuff

today a palestinian "diplomat" has blown himself up in prague when opening his safe, secured with a small bomb (!!!). vicinity of the "embassy" was evacuated cuz police are checking the object for more weapons and explosives.
"diplomat"? :rolleyes:
discussion under the article on idnes.cz = heap black/morbid humor :D

Maleficent
01-01-2014, 06:22 PM
#blowing up stuff
#sorry bout that, bro
#blow up more stuff

today a palestinian "diplomat" has blown himself up in prague when opening his safe, secured with a small bomb (!!!). vicinity of the "embassy" was evacuated cuz police are checking the object for more weapons and explosives.
"diplomat"? :rolleyes:
discussion under the article on idnes.cz = heap black/morbid humor :D
You don't know for sure he blew himself up. And what does this have to do with Al-Qaeda?!

BeerBaron
01-01-2014, 06:34 PM
This is absurd, now these fuckers are playing nice nice with the press. Hospitals are a favorite place for their fighters to hide to because they know western military wont attack hospitals intentionally.

I think they are more sorry they blew up a hidey hole for themselves.

It's just about time for all out nuclear war against Islam, I am so sick of these fuck heads. Their figure heads call for death on the BBC, and every network, then apologize for a "mistake"

YeshAtid
01-02-2014, 03:55 AM
You don't know for sure he blew himself up. And what does this have to do with Al-Qaeda?!

You should be banned for that crass and morally repugnant comment. In essence you're supporting cockroaches who want to ruin the lives of many.

Weedman
01-02-2014, 03:57 AM
just curious, do extremist suicide bombers still get all of those virgins in the end even if they go to hell?

Manifest Destiny
01-02-2014, 03:57 AM
I don't believe those beasts are sorry.

They're probably only sorry they got caught, not that they actually did it. Kinda like a cheating spouse that begs for forgiveness.

Also
01-02-2014, 04:02 AM
When is the united states going to apologize for it's many war crimes?

Manifest Destiny
01-02-2014, 04:02 AM
You should be banned for that crass and morally repugnant comment. In essence you're supporting cockroaches who want to ruin the lives of many.

I think she was talking about the Palestinian diplomat mentioned by Verchar, not the assholes who attacked the hospital.

YeshAtid
01-02-2014, 04:06 AM
I think she was talking about the Palestinian diplomat mentioned by Verchar, not the assholes who attacked the hospital.

I'm aware of that fact, but she's trying to whitewash it.

Shah-Jehan
01-02-2014, 04:07 AM
This is absurd, now these fuckers are playing nice nice with the press. Hospitals are a favorite place for their fighters to hide to because they know western military wont attack hospitals intentionally.

I think they are more sorry they blew up a hidey hole for themselves.

It's just about time for all out nuclear war against Islam, I am so sick of these fuck heads. Their figure heads call for death on the BBC, and every network, then apologize for a "mistake"
so, you feel sympathetic to a hospital located in a Muslim nation housing Muslim patients attacked by a terrorist group but, at the same time you want a nuclear attack against all Muslims(billions), Isn't that quite an oxymoron, being sympathetic and at the same time cursing them?

But, what can I say...*SIGH*

Weedman
01-02-2014, 04:08 AM
I'm aware of that fact, but she's trying to whitewash it.

I dont think she was......... at least not on purpose anyway.

YeshAtid
01-02-2014, 04:10 AM
I dont think she was......... at least not on purpose anyway.

She's attempting to disassociate Ham-Arse with Al Qaeda

Petros Houhoulis
01-03-2014, 08:28 PM
so, you feel sympathetic to a hospital located in a Muslim nation housing Muslim patients attacked by a terrorist group but, at the same time you want a nuclear attack against all Muslims(billions), Isn't that quite an oxymoron, being sympathetic and at the same time cursing them?

But, what can I say...*SIGH*

People working on hospitals tend to be civilized, only pretending to be Muzzies. Anyway, what we care about Muzzies is to have them on a leash. In case of a shit overflow, we have to reduce their number somehow. Do you have any better idea? We are open to suggestions...

Prisoner Of Ice
01-03-2014, 08:38 PM
I suggest to sterilize everyone before breeding age and only reverse it if they have no criminal record, a job, and get 100+ on IQ test. This will solve not just muslim overflow problem, but most of the world's problems.

Chaya
01-03-2014, 09:04 PM
(CNN) -- It's something you don't often hear from the leaders of a terrorist group known for violence: We're sorry.

that's true :( "Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un" Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return
we all make mistakes but we learn from them ! alhamdulillah

Petros Houhoulis
01-03-2014, 09:34 PM
that's true :( "Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un" Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return
we all make mistakes but we learn from them ! alhamdulillah

You make way more mistakes than correct moves. That Allah thing has eaten your brain...

Chaya
01-03-2014, 09:58 PM
You make way more mistakes than correct moves.

Maybe! :)

Petros Houhoulis
01-03-2014, 10:12 PM
Maybe! :)

It is certain. You don't even know why you follow whatever you follow. You are a sheep underneath. You have absolutely no capacity for critical though. Just like every Muzzie, you are a prisoner of your own "fate", and you are unable to react to what "fate" brings to you. How do you call that? "Kismet"?

BeerBaron
01-06-2014, 05:16 AM
I personally don't care how many of themselves they kill, I just care that they are trying to play the press game. If they want to shoot one another, I will buy them the ammunition.

Shah-Jehan
01-06-2014, 09:52 PM
I personally don't care how many of themselves they kill, I just care that they are trying to play the press game. If they want to shoot one another, I will buy them the ammunition.

what do you mean one another? Most people who die are innocents, even children and women, and sheesh, you will never even supply anything to anybody for free, whether for good or bad reasons, just look at you acting typically selfish, you want innocents to die.

God bless your soul.

Leo Iscariot
01-08-2014, 11:47 AM
Please tell me I'm not the only one who had this jump to mind when they read the title:

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