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"We're coming to f-----g America...We'll give them f-----g war"

#Colleyville, Texas synagogue terrorist #MalikFaisalAkram said he was 'opening door' for attacks on the United States jpost.com/diaspora/artic… #ColleyvilleSynagogue #AntiSemitism #Judeophobia (via @Jerusalem_Post)
"I'm in a synagogue, I've got four beautiful guys, Jewish guys with me. I'm bombed up, I've got fucking every ammunition. I've only been here two weeks and I've got them all at gunpoint"

Why are we not getting this from American media?

(via @JewishChron)
Only US outlet I can find with this story is the New York Post. Does anyone see any others?

Malik Akram told brother 'I'm coming home in a body bag' in chilling final call nypost.com/2022/01/20/mal… #Colleyville #ColleyvilleSynagogue #AntiSemitism (via @nypost)
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I'm worried my RTs about how awesome the #Colleyville rabbi is could be read as "they don't deserve this, these are the GOOD Jews," and I want to be 100% clear that's bullshit. His progressive credentials shouldn't be the only reason to support his congregation during an attack.
If you only stand with Jews when they meet certain standards, you don't actually stand with Jews. This isn't transactional. I'm sorry if anything I've RTed has given the opposite impression.

(No one has called me out on this, but I just want to be totally clear here.)
(Because I'm me, I am currently overanalyzing why I said "they" instead of "we" when describing Jews. My goal here is not to distance myself from my community. Just for the record.)
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Islamist group @cairnational says it strongly condemns the Islamic hostage taking at the Texas synagogue, but just weeks ago campaigned with @lsarsour for the release of the same convicted terrorist the hostage taker was wanting freed (Aafia Saddiqui). #Colleyville
Despite Aafia’s violent jihadism, mainstream Muslim groups & activists (eg @lsarsour, @cairnational, @omarsuleiman504) demanded her release. Siddiqui is so extreme that before conviction, she demanded jurors be DNA tested to exclude Jews. #Colleyville nydailynews.com/news/crime/lad…
Leaders connected to @cairnational or its official chapters have repeatedly expressed views that are extremist & antisemitic. The executive dir. of the San Francisco chapter (@ZahraBilloo) said “Zionist synagogues” are part of conspiracy of Islamophobia. jpost.com/diaspora/antis…
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1/2 A man has taken four Jews hostage inside a synagogue in #Colleyville, Texas. The hostage-taker/terrorist demanded the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist suspected of having ties to al-Qaida.
theguardian.com/us-news/2022/j…
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ABC News’ @AaronKatersky broke details about the synagogue hostage taker in Colleyville, Texas. Muhammad is reportedly the brother of jailed jihadist terrorist, Aafia Siddiqui.
I’ve deleted the first tweet in the thread since the actual brother of jihadist terrorist Aafia Siddiqui confirmed he wasn’t the man in the hostage incident at the #Colleyville synagogue. The suspect in the incident is now deceased & his name has not been confirmed yet.
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Horrible news this Shabbat — gunman is holding hostages at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, TX. Praying for a peaceful resolution to the crisis.
Reports are that there are multiple hostages being held at the synagogue at gunpoint, where a Muslim man is demanding the release of his relative who is in prison.
FBI is now assisting in negotiations with the terrorist

cnn.com/2022/01/15/us/…
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Breaking 🚨 : Colleyville, Texas synagogue apparently held hostage during livestream service.
A gunmen held hostages at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas. More details to follow.
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