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Fresh al-Qaeda threat against London and Washington

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Al-Qaeda’s number two, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has warned that the policy of British Prime Minister Tony Blair would lead to further destruction being visited on the British people after the London bombings. Osama Bin Laden’s right-hand man made the statement in a video aired by Al-Jazeera television. He also threatened the United States with “worse catastrophes than Vietnam.” Zawahiri appeared in videos in June and February urging Muslims to fight back against the US war on terror. Pakistani forces reportedly came close to trapping him in March last year in Waziristan, a remote and rugged region of northern Pakistan near the Afghan border.