The seventeenth issue of Al Battar focuses on the use of pistols, noting that, "The session explains the types of pistols, their mechanical systems, the shooting positions, and other useful information. It is extremely important for wars inside the cities."
An editorial by Al-Farouq Al-Aamri bashes the Saudi's latest disarmament campaign, in an effort to rid weapons from the kingdom. Al-Aamri writes, "Let us confront the disarmament campaign with one that calls for the spreading of weapons, and the alarming of the nation of the imminent danger surrounding it, and what needs to be done to confront it." Another commentary by Sheikh Abu Omar Al-Seif encourages joining the jihad, maintaining that "Jihad and Glory go together."
The news section recounts the martyrdom of several al-Qaeda supporters in recent clashes with Saudi security forces. It also discusses the hijacking of the Russian planes, the hostage crisis in Beslan, Russia, and highlights the claim that the Taliban have control over much of Afghanistan.
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