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Al-Qaida Deputy Calls for Attacks on Oil Installations

Osama bin Laden's deputy has called for attacks on oil installations in Muslim nations, saying most of the oil revenues go to "the enemies of Islam."

Ayman al-Zawahiri made the call in a video posted on the Internet Wednesday. Arabic broadcaster al-Jazeera said the footage is the full version of a video by the al-Qaida deputy that was issued in September. Only excerpts of the tape were aired at the time.

Initial news reports had described Tuesday's posting as a new tape, but al-Jazeera acknowledged there had been a misunderstanding.

In the tape, Ayman al-Zawahiri said the situation in Iraq is "a catastrophe" for America and predicted that it is only a matter of time before U.S. troops pull out of the country.

Some information for this report provided by AFP and AP.