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Old 07-08-2005, 03:45 AM   #1
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BAGHDAD, Iraq, July 7 - The insurgent group Al Qaeda in Iraq said Thursday that it had killed Egypt's ambassador-designate in Iraq, Ihab al-Sharif, four days after gunmen seized him on a street in a diplomatic quarter in western Baghdad, where he had driven alone to buy a local newspaper.

In a posting on an Islamic Web site, the group said Mr. Sharif's killing was "the judgment of God" and described him as representing a "tyrannical" government in Egypt that was allied with "Jews and Christians." An accompanying video showed Mr. Sharif, 51, saying he had been Egypt's deputy ambassador in Israel before relations were downgraded after the Palestinian uprising against Israeli occupation that began five years ago.

"Oh enemy of God, Ihab al-Sharif, this is your punishment in this life, and you will be condemned to hell in the hereafter," the posting said.

The video did not show the killing, but the Egyptian government confirmed Mr. Sharif's death on Thursday night, and Egypt's state-run television interrupted evening programming for special tributes. A Foreign Ministry statement said the slaying would not intimidate Egypt.


I hate when people think they are the arms of God and should be the ones to carry out his judgement. What self-righteous bastards! All fundamentalists make God very small.
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