Skip to comments.Syria: Antakya,[Antioch]Once City of Saint Peter, Now a Door for Jihad
Posted on 08/20/2012 8:43:13 AM PDT by marshmallow
(ANSAMed) - ANTAKYA (TURKEY) - 17 AUG - Foreign fundamentalist fighters who are welcomed 'without fuss' to fight alongside Syrian rebels against the Assad regime, pose a threat to the country's future democracy, according to a commander of the Free Syrian Army.
'They constitute a real threat to our society and the western world, who hope for a democratic Syria in the future', Ahmad Fahd al Nimah said recently in response to a growing influx of Jihadist fighters flocking to Syria via Turkey. According to reports, mujahideen fighters are making the 20 minute journey to the border of Syria from Antakya, where Saint Peter was the first Christian bishop, and celebrated mass in a cave about 2,000 years ago. A Jihadist calling himself Abdullah told ANSA that he had come to Antioch from Marseilles, to 'God willing, fight against the murderous infidel Assad.' He explained that thousands of other mujahideen fighters were ready to come from abroad.
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Is this where the Holy Hand Grenades come from?
One of the first sites we visited upon moving to Turkey in 1985 was Antakya. I can only imagine that all the relics and antiquities are demolished/destroyed. WOW! This is just incredible! We know, if we are Bible students at all, that this is another sign that we are entering the final stages before the whole world marches against Israel, wanting her blood to avenge all worldly so-called wrongs. The sight of this gives me goosebumps. It cannot be long now.