October 26, 2011 Special Dispatch No. 4224

Saudi Cleric Awad Al-Qarni From his Facebook Page Offers $100,000 Reward For Kidnapping Israeli Soldiers

October 26, 2011
Saudi Arabia, Palestinians | Special Dispatch No. 4224

The Saudi cleric Awad Al-Qarni posted a message on his Facebook page offering a $100,000 reward to any Palestinian who kidnaps an Israeli soldier.[1]

Al-Qarni wrote: "Media reports have circulated the news that the Zionist settlers are paying large sums of money to anyone who [can] kill the released Palestinian prisoners, and in response to those criminals, I announce to the world that I [hereby] commit to pay a reward and a prize in the amount of $100,000 to any Palestinian who imprisons [i.e. takes as a hostage] an Israeli soldier inside Palestine, for the purpose of prisoner exchange."

From the MEMRI TV Archives – Clips of Cleric 'Awadh Al-Qarni

Saudi Sheikh, 'Awadh Al-Qarni: America is the One Who Made the World Its Enemy

The Saudi-based religious channel, Iqra TV, aired an interview with Saudi cleric, 'Awadh Al-Qarni. Following are excerpts from the interview

Moderator: Why are you against anything that is American? Honestly.

Sheikh Al-Qarni: Yes, yes, yes. The truth is that this position regarding America was not conceived in a vacuum. I think this is the position that agrees with who I am, my faith, and my roots. I think this position is not only my position; rather, it is the position of the majority of the peoples of the region, its thinkers, its intellectuals, and even its common people. I'm not against everything that comes from America. Anything that comes from America and fulfills my interests, suits my religion, my faith, and my values and does not offend my honor as a Muslim - I accept it.

Saudi Cleric Awadh Al-Qarni: People Released from British and Irish Jails Built America on Dollar Worship and the Annihilation of Nations

The following are excerpts from an interview with Saudi Cleric 'Awadh Al-Qarni. Iqra TV aired this interview on May 5, 2005

'Awadh Al-Qarni: If we were to talk in detail about the ideological roots of the American mind, or about the American thought, it would take us a long time. But I will mention some points briefly, since this subject is extensive. I will briefly mention some points. First of all, we must understand the beginnings of the formation of the American nation. In the beginning, it was formed by groups of people who were released from British and Irish prisons… That was in the beginning. They were sent to America, and they were followed by groups of adventurers, people in search of riches or honor. They went to America, with their Christian roots, and Protestant roots in particular. We know that the in Christianity, the Protestants are very close to the biblical prospective of the Jews, in much of what they say.

Saudi Sheikh Awadh Al-Qarni: Neo-Cons Are the Closest Thing There Is to Nazism

Following are excerpts from an interview with Saudi Sheikh Awadh Al-Qarni, which aired on Iqra TV on March 16, 2006.

Awadh Al-Qarni: The real causes for the American invasion of Iraq are: First, the Zionist gang that has colonized America and the American people.

Interviewer: What proof do you have?

Awadh Al-Qarni: Look at the number of Jews in the American administration - I mean the Likud Jews, the extreme right wing over there... Some of the top American officials have Israeli citizenship. Some of them were top officials in Israel, such as Wolfowitz and others. Scores of them...The Zionist gang is now toying with the fate of America, and consequently, with the fate of the world, for the sake of the Jewish biblical greed and hatred. [...]


[1], October 24, 2011.

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