Kuwaiti news sites and contemporaries of Khalid bin Abdul Rahman al-Husainan, a former imam in Kuwait's Endowments Ministry who has appeared in dozens of al-Qaeda videos and published texts on jihad and martyrdom through al-Qaeda's media channels, have reported that he died.
Kuwaiti news sites and contemporaries of Khalid bin Abdul Rahman al-Husainan, a former imam in Kuwait’s Endowments Ministry who has appeared in dozens of al-Qaeda videos and published texts on jihad and martyrdom through al-Qaeda’s media channels, have reported that he died.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a video showing mortar and rocket attacks against enemy bases in Afghanistan.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri gave a eulogy for Hisham Ali al-Su'aydani AKA Abu al-Walid al-Maqdisi, the leader of the Gaza-based Tawhid and Jihad Group in Jerusalem, who was killed in an Israeli airstrike on October 13, 2012.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri promoted jihad in Somalia against AMISOM and Kenyan forces in a new audio speech, urging Somalis to participate in fighting and calling Muslims all over the world to offer support.
In the fifth and final episode of his series about the Arab Spring, al-Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Yahiye Gadahn, urged Muslims to bear arms and to beware individuals and governments, particularly those from the West, that wish to ruin the gains of their revolutions.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called upon Egyptians to continue their revolution until they achieve Shariah-based governance, and urged Muslims to kidnap Westerners as a means to free imprisoned jihadists in the first part of the eleventh episode of his series "A Message of Hope and Glad Tidings to Our People in Egypt."
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released the video of Ayman al-Zawahiri's incitement to Muslims to defend the Prophet Muhammad against insults and mockery that was previously distributed in an audio format.
The Waziristan-based fighter who announced the death of Jund al-Khilafah leader Moez Garsalloui provided over a dozen new pictures of slain colleagues including al-Qaeda members Abu Yahya al-Libi and Abu Kandahar al-Zarqawi, as well as Ahmed "Saif" Omar Abdul Rahman, a son of the "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdul Rahman.
Al-Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Yahiye Gadahn, focused on Libya in the fourth episode of his series about the Arab Spring, asking questions of Libyans in the post-revolution period and observing "glad tidings" for the country.
Amidst the French police siege on Toulouse shooter Mohammed Merah's apartment on March 22, 2012, a post on the Shumukh al-Islam jihadist forum, the online primary source for al-Qaeda's propaganda, claimed responsibility for Merah's March 19th shooting at the Ozar Hatorah Jewish day school that killed three students and a rabbi.
In the fourth issue of the Turkish jihadist magazine "Islamic World," an author published a brief biography of Bekkay Harrach AKA Abu Talha al-Almani, a German member of al-Qaeda who had appeared in its audio and video releases between January and September, 2009, before his death in a raid on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri released a new audio speech calling upon Muslims to defend the Prophet Muhammad against insults and mockery.
Al-Fajr Media Center published a guide for fighters to face enemy raids on their positions. The 10-page guide, which is authored by an individual named Badr al-Sabhi, and titled, "How to Face the Storming Special Forces," was posted on jihadist forums on October 9, 2012.
In the third episode of his series about the Arab Spring, al-Qaeda's American spokesman Adam Yahiye Gadahn discussed "facts and warnings" and emphasized that Muslims, especially those in Egypt, must "complete" the revolutions by choosing governments that implement Shariah.
Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching in Pakistan, spoke on what he called the "genocide" of Muslims in South Asia, particularly in Arakan, Burma, and Assam, India, and threatened both countries with consequences if the violence continues.
In the second part of as-Sahab's two-part documentary-style video on the current state of what it sees as the global war on Islam, it continued to contrast Western armies with Muslim fighters, and argued that the fighters' faith and the purity of their cause ensure their victory.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri recalled Usama bin Laden's relationship with Afghan, Pakistani and Saudi scholars, and his membership in the Saudi branch of the Muslim Brotherhood in the third episode of his series of reflections on the slain official.
In the second episode of his series about the Arab Spring, al-Qaeda's American spokesman Adam Yahiye Gadahn discussed "challenges and good omens" and remarked that the revolutions have not brought about the desired radical change.
Al-Qaeda's American spokesman Adam Yahiye Gadahn AKA Azzam the American, discussed the factors and circumstances behind revolutions in the first episode in a new video series produced by as-Sahab.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a video showing activities of fighters in Ghazni province of eastern Afghanistan, including their carrying out attacks and evading enemy aircraft.
Al-Fajr Media Center, the exclusive online distributor of al-Qaeda's propaganda, announced its opening of a "technical committee" to address technical issues on top-tier jihadist forums and to develop the knowledge of members of the jihadi media.
The General Command of the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) gave a eulogy for Abu Yahya al-Libi AKA Hasan Qa'id, after al-Qaeda confirmed his death in a drone strike in Mir Ali, North Waziristan, in June 2012.
Al-Fajr Media Center, the exclusive online distributor of al-Qaeda's propaganda, gave a eulogy for slain al-Qaeda official Abu Yahya al-Libi and called for a "media invasion" in his name to spread the call of jihad.
Al-Qaeda's American captive, Warren Weinstein, asked his wife to contact Jewish communities in the United States to help with his release in the second video of him to be released within two days.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a new video featuring a speech by al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri and previously unreleased footage of two 9/11 hijackers, Khalid Muhammad Abdullah al-Mihdhar and Nawaf Muhammad Salim al-Hazmi, reading their wills.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a video showing American captive Warren Weinstein appealing to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to intervene on his behalf and to work with al-Qaeda to accept their demands for his release.
Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released its video production for the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, featuring new footage of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri and the group’s American spokesman Adam Gadahn.
Masada al-Mujahideen, a Palestinian militant faction, congratulated Abu Yahya al-Libi for attaining "martyrdom" and offered its condolences to al-Qaeda and Muslims in general for his loss.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri gave a eulogy for Abu Yahya al-Libi AKA Hasan Qa’id, acknowledging the death of the al-Qaeda official in a drone strike in Mir Ali, North Waziristan in June 2012.
Khalid bin Abdul Rahman al-Husainan lectured on the qualities of a successful preacher, especially one preaching for jihad, in a video produced by al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab.
Jihadists discussed if al-Qaeda needs to change its strategy, after one questioned if it's conceivable that the group fight local Arab states while the "biggest enemy," the United States, is left safe.
Al-Fajr Media Center released the 21st issue of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan's e-magazine "Vanguards of Khorasan" on jihadist forums on August 17, 2012, featuring a biography of slain al-Qaeda official Attiya Allah.
The Ansar al-Mujahideen Network published an article by Abu Obeida Abdullah al-'Adam inciting for violence against Alawites, a Shi'ite sect in Syria, for what is being committed against Sunnis by the Bashar al-Assad regime.
Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching, called upon fighters to "pay special attention" to striking American and NATO supply lines in Pakistan and targeting the owners of supply contracting companies.
Khalid bin Abdul Rahman al-Husainan discussed the importance of having good manners and qualities in the eighth episode of his latest series of video lectures produced by al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab for the holy month of Ramadan.
The editor of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan's "Vanguards of Khorasan" magazine, Hossam Abdul Raouf AKA Abdul Hadi Mustafa, addressed Yemenis, urging those who support the government of Abd Rabbuh Mansour to stop, and to cease fighting al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).
As part of his latest Ramadan lecture series, al-Qaeda cleric Khalid bin Abdul Rahman al-Husainan AKA Abu Zeid al-Kuwaiti, spoke about the "dangerous illness" of vanity and how to treat it.
Al-Fajr Media Center published a document by Abu Obeida Abdullah Khalid al-'Adam giving recommendations to fighters about how to prevent the growth of tribal militias patterned after the Awakening Councils that fought al-Qaeda in Iraq.
Khalid bin Abdul Rahman al-Husainan lectured on the meaning behind a supplication asking for guidance and piety in a video produced by al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab.
Khalid bin Abdul Rahman al-Husainan lectured on the "aspects of strength in the life of the believer," including constantly calling for virtue and going out for jihad, in a video produced by al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released an Urdu audio lecture from an individual named Maulvi Asim Umar about the benefits and necessity of jihad.
The Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) released a letter from an imprisoned German fighter identified as Abu Khattab al-Muhajir addressing fellow prisoners and urging that they have patience amidst their difficulties.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a video urging Muslims to spend money for jihad, highlighting the good it will provide the fighters and the benefits donors will receive in the hereafter.
A prominent jihadist recommended that fellow al-Qaeda supporters launch a propaganda campaign to defend the group against enemy attempts to harm it and its recruitment efforts.
Al-Qaeda official Abu Yahya al-Libi condemned America's ethics in war, drawing mostly on examples of soldiers' actions against civilians and fighters in Afghanistan in January and March, 2012, in a new video speech released on jihadist forums on June 22, 2012.
Al-Fajr Media Center released an Urdu-language first aid manual for fighters, explaining how to treat burns, fractures, poisons, stings, and other issues.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri remarked on Pakistani authorities razing the house where Usama bin Laden lived in Abbottabad, and continued to demand that Shariah-based governance be instituted in Egypt in the tenth episode of his “A Message of Hope and Glad Tidings to Our People in Egypt” series.
Al-Qaeda official Abu Yahya al-Libi spoke on the plight of Syrians in a new video speech released on jihadist forums on June 12, 2012.
Addressing "cowardly" Americans, a jihadist declared that supporters of al-Qaeda have not forgotten to avenge the assassination of Usama bin Laden.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri urged Tunisians to demand Shariah-based governance in an audio speech released on jihadist forums on June 10, 2012.
Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda’s head of media and preaching in Pakistan, gave a eulogy for two Pakistani clerics who were murdered by unknown persons in May 2012, and held the Pakistani government responsible.
Al-Fajr Media Center released a message from the wife of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, Umayma Hassan Ahmed Muhammad Hassan, addressing Muslim women in the countries that experienced the Arab Spring.
After reports that a US drone strike in North Waziristan killed al-Qaeda official Abu Yahya al-Libi, some jihadists expressed doubt and believed the claim to be an enemy ploy, while others declared that whether he is alive or dead, jihad will continue.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released the second episode of the "Days with the Imam" video series in which al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri reflects on his memories of Usama bin Laden.
Al-Qaeda scholar Khalid bin Abdul Rahman al-Husainan lectured on what he considers to be the religious benefits of jihad in a video produced by al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called upon Saudis to follow the example of their brethren who participated in the Arab Spring in countries such as Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia, and revolt against their government.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called upon Yemenis to continue their revolution against their government and demand the ouster of President Abu Rabbuh Mansur and all corrupt politicians who obey American orders.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called upon Somalis to defy the February 2012 London conference on Somalia and embrace jihad.
In a message commemorating the anniversary of Usama bin Laden's death, a member of the Afghan Taliban remarked on his meeting the now-former al-Qaeda leader and his associates in Afghanistan.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri addressed the incident in which copies of the Qur'an were burned in Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, calling it another crime of the "Crusaders" and urging Muslims to take action.
Al-Fajr Media Center released the 20th issue of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan's e-magazine "Vanguards of Khorasan" on jihadist forums on May 4, 2012.
Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released a video showing American captive Warren Weinstein telling US President Barack Obama to answer al-Qaeda’s demands or he will be killed.
A female-focused jihadist media group, the "Workshop of the Granddaughters of Salafiya," distributed the first issue of a new e-magazine addressing the plight of imprisoned female jihadists.
Hani al-Sibai, a London-based jihadist ideologue and director of the al-Maqreze Center for Historical Studies, issued a May 1, 2012 judgment discouraging jihadists from commemorating the anniversary of Usama bin Laden's death.
Al-Masada Media Foundation, a jihadist media group affiliated with the Shumukh al-Islam forum, published a biography of a fighter named Darwish Khinjar as the fourth episode in their "Biographies of the Martyrs in the Levant" series.
A jihadist called for attacks against Britain and its interests around the world if the British government extradites Abu Qatada al-Filistini to Jordan, initiating a discussion in which jihadist forum members suggested that militants strike British and American targets in return for the extradition of Abu Qatada.
The wife of Rafie Mustafa Sayyid Ahmed Suleiman AKA Abdul Majeed Abdul Majid, Miqdad al-Masri, a member of al-Qaeda's Shura Council, announced that he and his two sons were killed in October 2011.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video message on jihadist forums on February 11, 2012, in support of the Syrian uprising.
A Somali jihadist reported that Somalis expressed pride in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement joining al-Qaeda, and showed defiance in the face of the enemy, telling them to "perish in your rage."
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a video showing slain jihadist forum administrator Haitham al-Khayyat AKA Abu Kandahar al-Zarqawi amidst clips of rocket attacks in Barmal district of Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan.
Khalid bin Abdul Rahman al-Husainan (AKA Abu Zeid al-Kuwaiti) gave an interpretation of Chapter al-Fatihah, the opening chapter of the Qur'an, in a video lecture produced by al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a video focusing on mortar and rocket attacks in Paktika province of Afghanistan, and in particular, against an American base in Machadad.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a video inciting Muslims to travel to Afghanistan and other battlefields for physical jihad, touting fighting and other activity in the jihadi arenas as the pinnacle of faith.
The Shumukh al-Islam Network, an outlet for official messages from al-Qaeda and its affiliates, has prominently featured a banner atop its forum listing the demands of al-Qaeda for the release of Warren Weinstein.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the death of fellow al-Qaeda official Attiya Allah, and claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of an American citizen in Pakistan in an audio speech released on jihadist forums on December 1, 2011.
In the same speech in which he announced the death of Attiya Allah, al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri claimed responsibility for the capture of a 70-year old American citizen in Pakistan, Warren Weinstein.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri reflected on his memories of Usama bin Laden in the first episode of a new video series titled, "Days with the Imam."
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri appeared in a new video released on jihadist forums on November 15, 2011.
Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a video focusing on Eid al-Fitr celebrations by fighters in Nuristan province of Afghanistan.
The "Minbar Media Project" released a second video from a group calling itself "Kateeba Jund al-Khilafah," (Brigade of the Caliphate's Soldiers), showing what they claim to be a rocket attack on a military base in Khost province of Afghanistan.
A jihadist urged Yemenis to attack the US Embassy and drag the American ambassador through the streets of Yemen's capital, Sana'a, as revenge for the killing of radical American-Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.
The family of the "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdul Rahman issued a statement regarding the death of Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman in a US drone strike in Afghanistan.
Denis Mamdou Cuspert AKA Abu Maleeq al-Mujahid, a former rapper who called himself "Deso Dogg," publicized on YouTube a confrontation he had with German police officers in Berlin.
The website of the Egyptian Islamic Group (al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya) reported that Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman, the son of the "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdul Rahman, was killed in an American drone strike in Afghanistan.
A jihadist suggested that fellow forum members use social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter as platforms from which to incite Muslims in the United States to avenge the killing of radical American-Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.
A message attributed to Muhammad al-Shalabi AKA Abu Sayyaf al-Urduni, denied reports that he abandoned jihad in seeking to form a political leadership.
A jihadist gave excerpts from a manual on silent killing, showing the process by which to fatally stab a victim in the heart, and directed it to "individual lions" and Syrian rebels.
A jihadist developed a strategy to move the war between al-Qaeda and the West to the enemy's soil, eschewing lone wolves and acts of individual jihad, and opting instead to sufficiently train fighters to carry out major operations.
Hossam Abdul Raouf AKA Abdul Hadi Mustafa, the editor of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan's "Vanguards of Khorasan" magazine, published an 84-page book through Nokhba Jihadi Media attacking democracy as a system of governance.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri praised Libyan rebels for their taking the Libyan capital, Tripoli, and urged Algerians to follow their example and revolt against the regime of President Abdul Aziz Bouteflika in a speech released on jihadist forums on October 11, 2011.
After reports were released that American-Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in an American drone strike in Yemen on September 30, 2011, British Islamists assured their followers that despite his death, his words will continue to live.
A jihadist warned that an upcoming danger to Europe lies in the children of fighters from Bosnia and Herzegovina who have Bosnian citizenship and passports, and are thus able to travel freely within the countries of the European Union.
As part of a series of reports by the SITE Intelligence Group about the use of social networking websites by terrorist organizations and their supporters, comes a look at the activity of a Facebook page mirroring content found on the Arabic-language Ansar al-Mujahideen jihadist forum (Ansar).
Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching, urged Muslims imbued with love for the Prophet Muhammad to apply his teachings and traditions and transform that love into jihad in order to implement Shariah-based governance in Pakistan.
A Syrian jihadist called upon fighters in Egypt and Yemen to strike Iranian ships passing through the Suez Canal and the Bab al-Mandab strait, explaining that these vessels primarily provide logistical and military support to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Noting the effectiveness of drones against fighters, jihadists discussed using remote-controlled planes carrying explosive payloads to strike targets in enemy countries.
A prominent jihadist incited for lone wolf attacks in Morocco, appealing to Moroccans that they are a proud people and "they have none amongst them but determined lions and strong men."
A letter attributed to Filiz Gelowicz AKA Um Saifullah al-Ansariyya confirming her alleged maltreatment in a German prison and announcing the dismissal of her lawyer was released by the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) on jihadist forums on October 4, 2011.
A jihadist gave a biography of a Jordanian fighter who was slain in the Afghan-Pakistan region, Abu al-Zubeir al-Shami AKA Saber Muhammad Saber.