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AQAP Claims Killing Yemeni Intel Officer, Wounding Police Official in Lahij

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reported that its fighters killed a Yemeni intelligence officer in Hawtah, the provincial capital of Lahij, and wounded a police official in the same city.

Friday, 12 September 2014
AQAP Releases Video on Storming Brum Military Checkpoint in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of its storming the Brum military checkpoint in Yemen's Hadramawt province, a target that the group claimed had terrorized and killed innocent Muslims.

Friday, 12 September 2014
AQAP Issues Detailed Report on 4-Part Operation in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issued a detailed report on a four-part operation it mounted on August 31, 2014, against Yemeni military and police sites in various areas of Shabwa province.

Thursday, 11 September 2014
AQAP Releases Video on Early-August 2014 Raid in Qatn, Promoting Group Among Civilians

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video on its August 7, 2014, raid in the city of Qatn in Yemen's Hadramawt province, and group officials Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari and Hamza al-Zinjibari seeking to win the hearts and minds of the people.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014
AQAP Releases Second Episode in Video Series on Capturing Spies, Dismantling Spy Networks

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the second episode in its "Harvest of Spies" video series, focusing on its investigations to capture spies and dismantle spy networks.

Tuesday, 09 September 2014
AQAP Gives Eulogy for Former Shabaab Leader Godane

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a eulogy for former Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir (AKA Ahmed Abdi Godane), who was killed in a U.S. drone strike.

Monday, 08 September 2014
AQAP Endorses AQIS, Considers it “Vanguard” of Muslims in the East

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave its endorsement to the newly-created al-Qaeda branch, al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), and considered it the "vanguard of those who defend our Muslim people in that bleeding battlefield in the east of the lands of Islam".

Monday, 08 September 2014
AQAP Claims Capturing Yemeni Security Officer, Thwarting Intel Operations

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed capturing a Yemeni National Security officer in Hadramawt province and using the information he divulged to expose spy networks and thwart intelligence operations against the fighters.

Friday, 05 September 2014
Saudi Diplomat Held by AQAP Appeals to Saudi People in New Video

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of a fifth appeal from captive Saudi diplomat Abdullah al-Khalidi, addressing the Saudi people to pressure the government to release female captives in its prisons.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
AQAP Gives Detailed Report on Operation in Hadramawt, Claims Suicide Bombing, Attacks in Lajih and Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for a suicide bombing and other attacks against Yemeni security forces in Lahij and Shabwa provinces, and provided a detailed report of its operation in Hadramawt.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
AQAP Claims Killing Spy, Officer in Lahij and Hadramawt, Houthis in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reported through its "Ansar al-Shariah News" service the killing of a spy and a military officer in Yemen's Hadramawt and Lahij provinces, and Shi'a Houthis in the capital, Sana'a.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014
AQAP Claims Killing Yemeni Soldiers and Officer in Bombings in Aden, Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), using the local name "Ansar al-Shariah," claimed killing and wounding Yemeni soldiers in an ambush in Yemen's Hadramawt province, and killing a Yemeni brigadier general as a result of the blast from a sticky bomb placed on his vehicle in Aden.

Monday, 25 August 2014
AQAP Reports on Attacks on Houthis in al-Jawf, Yemeni Soldiers in Abyan, Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), through its "Ansar al-Shariah News" correspondent, reported on attacks on Houthis in Yemen's al-Jawf province, as well as operations against Yemeni military units in Abyan and Hadramawt.

Friday, 22 August 2014
AQAP Reports on Storming al-Mukalla, Receiving “Warm Reception” from Civilians

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issued a report on its two-prong operation in the city of al-Mukalla in Yemen’s Hadramawt province, with one prong consisting of attacks on Yemeni forces, and the other being a campaign to win the hearts and minds of civilians.

Monday, 18 August 2014
AQAP Incites for Lone-Wolf Attacks Against U.S. Interests to Support Gaza

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an English-language publication drawing from Gaza-related articles from previous issues of Inspire Magazine, and speeches from al-Qaeda leaders, and incited for lone-wolf attacks against U.S. interests.

Sunday, 17 August 2014
AQAP Expresses Solidarity with IS Amidst U.S. Airstrikes, Threatens U.S.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) expressed solidarity with the Islamic State (IS) regarding the U.S. airstrikes on its positions in northern Iraq and offered recommendations in dealing with enemy aircraft, and also threatened attacks against the U.S.

Thursday, 14 August 2014
AQAP Official Discusses Bergdahl Release, IS Victories, and Gaza in Video

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a visual speech from one of its officials, Ibrahim al-Rubeish, discussing recent events including the prisoner swap by the Afghan Taliban, exchanging U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl for five of its leaders held in Guantanamo, and conquests of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, Israel's military action in Gaza, and AQAP's incursion into Saudi Arabia.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
AQAP Gives Report on Temporarily Controlling Qatn, Denies Looting Banks

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) provided a detailed report of its temporary control over the city of Qatn in Yemen's Hadramawt province after raiding Special Security and General Security headquarters, and denied accusations that it looted banks.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014
AQAP Claims Raids on Security Camps in Hadramawt, Ambush in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), operating under the name "Ansar al-Shariah," claimed concurrent raids on camps of Yemeni security forces in the cities of Qatn and Sayun in Hadramawt province, and claimed the ambush of soldiers in Shabwa.

Thursday, 07 August 2014
AQAP Claims Two Ambushes in Hadramawt Killing More than 20

Ansar al-Shariah, the local name used by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), claimed credit for two ambushes on Yemeni soldiers in Hadramawt province, one targeting reinforcements near the city of Sayun, and the other striking vehicles near the al-Batina military barracks in Qatn.

Wednesday, 06 August 2014
AQAP Reports on Activities in Hadramawt, Lahij During July 2014

Ansar al-Shariah, the local name used by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), published "harvest" reports of its military and social activities in Yemen's Hadramawt and Lahij provinces during the month of Ramadan (July 2014).

Tuesday, 05 August 2014
AQAP Releases Video on May 2014 Nighttime Raid in Sayun

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video on its nighttime raid on military and police buildings in the city of Sayun in Yemen's Hadramawt province, which took place on May 23, 2014.

Monday, 04 August 2014
AQAP Concludes Biography of Slain Deputy Leader in 3rd Episode of Series

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) concluded its "Journey of Jihad" series focusing on the biography of its slain deputy leader, Abu Sufyan al-Azdi (AKA Saeed al-Shahri).

Monday, 04 August 2014
AQAP Releases Video of Raid on al-Madi Checkpoint in Hadramawt

Hours after publishing pictures from a raid on a security checkpoint in the al-Madi area of Yemen's Hadramawt province, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the video of the attack.

Thursday, 31 July 2014
AQAP Publishes Pictures from Attack on Checkpoint in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published what appear to be screen captures from a forthcoming video on its raid on a security checkpoint in the al-Madi area of Yemen's Hadramawt province.

Thursday, 31 July 2014
AQAP Video Shows Explosion at Military Intelligence HQ in Lahij

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of bombing the military intelligence headquarters in Yemen's Lahij province.

Wednesday, 30 July 2014
AQAP Releases Video on June 26, 2014 Coordinated Attacks in Sayun

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the fifth episode in its "Repulsion of Aggression" series, focusing on the June 26, 2014, coordinated attacks in the city of Sayun in Yemen's Hadramawt province.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014
AQAP Releases Video on Raid at Saudi-Yemen Border, Sharurah

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video on the July 4, 2014, attacks at the al-Wadia border post between Saudi Arabia and Yemen, and inside the Saudi town of Sharurah.

Monday, 28 July 2014
AQAP Issues Claim for Attack at Saudi-Yemen Border, Sharurah

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issued a communiqué claiming credit for the July 4, 2014, attacks at the al-Wadia border post between Saudi Arabia and Yemen, and inside the Saudi town of Sharurah.

Thursday, 17 July 2014
Pro-IS Yemeni Cleric Questions al-Qaeda Supporters about “Caliphate”

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Yemeni cleric questioned supporters of al-Qaeda why they prefer to follow a group that seeks a Caliphate in a "fantasy world," when the IS has already established one in reality.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Plotter of Kidnappings, Attacks on Western Targets

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Ali Muhammad Sufyan al-Amari (AKA Abu Yusuf), a slain official who was imprisoned by Yemen in 2006 on charges of leading a group intent on kidnapping foreigners and bombing Western targets in the country.

Thursday, 10 July 2014
AQAP Officials Nadhari and Rubeish Denounce Slandering of Scholars

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video featuring two officials, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari and Ibrahim al-Rubeish, denouncing slander against scholars and experienced jihadi figures, and encouraging piety and manners.

Monday, 07 July 2014
AQAP Publishes Pictures of Attack at Saudi-Yemen Border, Sharurah

A set of pictures attributed to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) shows scenes from an attack by fighters at the al-Wadia border post between Saudi Arabia and Yemen, and inside the Saudi town of Sharurah.

Sunday, 06 July 2014
AQAP Claims Suicide Bombing at Headquarters, Raid at Sayun Airport

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for a suicide bombing at a military headquarters in the city of Sayun in Yemen’s Hadramawt province, as well as a raid at the city airport and another building.

Friday, 04 July 2014
AQAP Video Focuses on Suicide Bombing on Houthis in al-Jawf

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video focusing on the May 23, 2014, suicide bombing at a Houthi checkpoint in Yemen’s al-Jawf province, and claiming five additional attacks on the Shi’ite group.

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
AQAP Notes Role of Deputy Leader in Attacks on U.S. in Part 2 of Video Bio

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the second installment in a video biography on Abu Sufyan al-Azdi (AKA Saeed al-Shahri), and in it, noted the role of the former deputy leader in attacks on the United States.

Monday, 23 June 2014
AQAP Releases Full Version of “Harvest of Spies” Video

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the full version of its "Harvest of Spies" video one month after a jihadist uploaded nearly half of it on YouTube.

Thursday, 05 June 2014
AQAP Official Rallies Fighters in Speech on Raid on Yemeni Military Post

Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, a religious official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), rallied fighters in a speech delivered for the occasion of the April 4, 2014, raid on the Hainan military post in Yemen's Hadramawt province.

Tuesday, 03 June 2014
AQAP Video Shows Attack on Yemeni Military Position in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of its attack on a Yemeni military position in Hadramawt, where it claimed that Houthi soldiers were also present.

Friday, 30 May 2014
AQAP Gives Biographies of Two al-Mukalla Prison Escapees

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave biographies of two fighters who escaped the Political Security prison in al-Mukalla in Hadramawt, Yemen, in June 2011, one of whom had previously fought in Iraq under the Islamic State in Iraq (ISI).

Thursday, 29 May 2014
AQAP Disputes Yemeni Government Claims of Victories

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) disputed claims by the Yemeni government of achieving "major victories" in its military campaign in Abyan, al-Bayda', and Shabwa provinces, calling these a "media lie" and "clear fallacy".

Tuesday, 27 May 2014
AQAP Gives Eulogy for Mahfad District Leader Ali bin Lakraa’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a eulogy for Ali bin Lakraa' al-Kazimi al-Awlaki, its leader in Mahfad district of Yemen's Abyan province, who died from wounds inflicted in a U.S. drone strike.

Tuesday, 27 May 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Driver, Former Military Committee Official

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a biography of Sarhan Abdullah Ali al-Nasi (AKA Khishiman), a former official in its Military Committee, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Yemen's Shabwa province on August 6, 2013.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014
AQAP Gives Brief Biography of Slain Saudi Fighter Abu Ghazi al-Shamari

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a brief biography of a Saudi fighter it identified as Abu Ghazi al-Shamari, who was killed in Yemen's Abyan province.

Friday, 09 May 2014
Yemeni Jihadist Reports Death of AQAP Official Adib al-Nakh’i

A Yemeni jihadist reported that Adib al-Nakh'i, an official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), was killed in a clash on May 3, 2014, in Yemen's al-Bayda' province.

Tuesday, 06 May 2014
AQAP Commander Claims Tribesmen are Helping Fighters “Significantly”

Jalal al-Marqishi, a commander for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), claimed that Yemeni tribesmen in Abyan and Shabwa provinces are helping fighters "significantly" in their battles with the military.

Monday, 05 May 2014
AQAP Denies Claim by Yemeni President that 70% of Fighters are Foreign

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) responded to the recent speech given by Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi during a police academy graduation ceremony, rejecting his claim that 70% of the fighters are foreigners, and charging that he is responsible for the woes of the people.

Thursday, 01 May 2014
AQAP Official Denies Killing of Leader in Recent U.S.-Yemeni Raids

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from one of its commanders, Jalal al-Marqishi, regarding the recent large-scale joint U.S.-Yemeni raids in Yemen, denying the killing of a leader and expressing defiance.

Wednesday, 30 April 2014
AQAP Video Eulogizes Slain Fighting Scholar Zayed al-Daghari

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video eulogizing a preacher and scholar named Zayed al-Daghari al-Awlaki (AKA Abu al-Bara'a), who was killed in a raid in Yemen's Shabwa province on July 24, 2010.

Friday, 25 April 2014
Zawahiri Advises Kidnapping Westerners for Prisoner Exchanges

In the second part of his recent interview with as-Sahab, al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri advised Muslims to kidnap Westerners and Americans in particular to exchange for jihadi prisoners, and commented on events in the Central African Republic (CAR), Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.

Friday, 25 April 2014
AQAP Threatens Popular Committees, Warns Yemeni Tribes Against Joining

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) warned Yemeni tribesmen against joining the Popular Committees, likening them to the Awakenings in Iraq and threatening to carry out attacks on members of these militias.

Monday, 21 April 2014
Al-Qaeda No. 2 Wuhayshi Threatens U.S. in AQAP Video

The latest news media reports of a new video from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) featuring the group's leader, Abu Baseer al-Wuhayshi, amidst a large, open gathering of fighters, was released over two weeks ago by the SITE Intelligence Group, on March 29, 2014.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
AQAP Gives Brief Biography of Slain Saudi Preacher

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) presented a brief biography of a Saudi preacher it identified as Hakim al-Najdi, who was killed in Yemen's Abyan province.

Monday, 14 April 2014
AQAP Releases English Chant Promoting Jihad Against America

Al-Basha'ir Audio Foundation, a media unit of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), released an English chant promoting jihad against America. Al-Basha'ir posted the 3 minute, 46 second audio on its Twitter account on March 2, 2014.

Friday, 11 April 2014
AQAP Opens New Twitter Account, Gives Biography of Slain Media Member

Continuing to grow on platforms outside the jihadi forums, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) opened a Twitter account dedicated to publishing biographies of slain fighters.

Thursday, 10 April 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Mukalla Prison Escapee, Former ISI Fighter

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Abdullah Abu Bakr Bawazir (AKA Abu Khalid), a fighter who escaped from al-Mukalla prison in Yemen in June 2011 and had fought under the Islamic State in Iraq (ISI).

Wednesday, 09 April 2014
AQAP Official Promotes Brotherhood in Islam, Overcoming Sedition

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio lecture from Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, one of its religious officials, seemingly aimed at the infighting in Syria, promoting faith-based brotherhood and the need to overcome sedition.

Monday, 07 April 2014
AQAP Claims Credit for Suicide Raid at Yemeni Army Base in Aden

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for the suicide raid at the Yemeni army base in Aden, reporting that a team of ten fighters struck the base and killed nearly 50 soldiers.

Wednesday, 02 April 2014
Fifth Issue of “Azan” Urges Attacks in West as “Counter-Drone Strategy”

The "Taliban in Khurasan" published the fifth issue of their English-language jihadi magazine, "Azan," and in the cover story, urged Muslims living in the West to carry out attacks at home as a "counter-drone strategy".

Thursday, 27 March 2014
AQAP Releases First Part of Video Biography of Slain Deputy Leader

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the first part of a video biography of Abu Sufyan al-Azdi (AKA Saeed al-Shahri), the group's former deputy leader who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in 2013.

Friday, 21 March 2014
AQAP Official Accuses Yemeni Government of Betraying Muslims

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from one of its commanders, Jalal al-Marqishi, accusing the Yemeni government of betraying Muslims, citing events in Yemeni prisons and actions by the Shi'ite Houthis against Sunnis.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014
AQAP Releases 12th Issue of “Inspire” Magazine

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the 12th issue of its English e-magazine "Inspire," featuring questions submitted to Anwar al-Awlaki and answered before his death, and articles promoting arson and car bombs to strike the enemy.

Monday, 17 March 2014
AQAP Establishes Media Unit Dedicated to Chants, Qur'anic Recitations

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced its establishing a new media unit called "al-Basha'ir Foundation for Audio Production," which is dedicated to Qur'anic recitations, and chants inciting for jihad.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Video Shows Confession of Spy Before Execution by AQAP

A video was released showing the accused spy Amin Abdullah Muhammad al-Mu'alimi confessing about his working for the American intelligence and placing tracking chips for drones to kill three members of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

Saturday, 08 March 2014
Spy Executed by AQAP Reportedly Gave Confession in Video

Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamali, who earlier reported that al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) executed a spy in Yemen's Hadramawt province and crucified him, provided information about the identity of the spy and his recruitment by the CIA.

Thursday, 06 March 2014
AQAP Reportedly Executes, Crucifies Spy in Hadramawt

Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal reported that "Ansar al-Shariah," the local named used by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in Yemen, executed a spy and crucified him on a goal post in Hadramawt province.

Thursday, 06 March 2014
Yemeni Jihadist Condemns Killing of Mujahid al-Shabwani in Drone Strike

A Yemeni jihadist claiming to be a member of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) condemned the U.S. drone strike that killed Mujahid Jabir al-Shabwani in Yemen's Shabwa province on March 3, 2014, and discussed the danger AQAP poses to America.

Wednesday, 05 March 2014
AQAP Urges Warring Jihadi Factions in Syria to End Hostilities

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) urged warring jihadi factions in Syria to end the hostilities between themselves and not allow the enemy to capitalize.

Saturday, 01 March 2014
AQAP Video Shows Attacks on Yemeni Military Targets in Four Provinces

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video on four separate operations it carried out on Yemeni military targets in Abyan, Aden, Hadramawt, and Sana'a.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014
AQAP Denies Statements Attributed to It about Houthis in Radda', Kitaf

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) denied having a connection to a statement attributed to "Ansar al-Shariah in Radda'" about Houthis, and a statement about fighting between Sunnis and the Shi'ite group in Kitaf.

Wednesday, 05 February 2014
AQAP Official Urges Fighters to be Pious, Reject Discord

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio lecture from one of its religious officials, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, urging fighters to be pious and to reject any discord that arises among them.

Monday, 20 January 2014
Al-Qaeda-Affiliates Expand Online Platform to Twitter

Al-Qaeda-Affiliates Expand Online Platform to TwitterBy Rita Katz and Adam Raisman

On December 5, 2013, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) joined the long list of al-Qaeda affiliates with a presence on Twitter.

Friday, 03 January 2014
AQAP Condoles Victims in Ad Dali Incident, Threatens Attacks Against Yemeni Army

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) threatened to carry out more attacks against the Yemeni army, holding it responsible for the recent killing of Muslims in a funeral tent in Ad Dali', and being complicit in the U.S. drone strike on a wedding convoy in al-Bayda'.

Thursday, 02 January 2014
Jihadists Praise AQAP Official for Acknowledging Mistake in Hospital Attack

Jihadists praised al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and said its military commander, Qasm al-Rimi, showed courage in acknowledging a mistake by one of its fighters in attacking a hospital in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a.

Thursday, 26 December 2013
AQAP Says Disobedient Fighter Responsible for Hospital Attack in Sana'a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video speech from its military commander, Qasm al-Rimi (AKA Abu Hureira al-Sana'ani), acknowledging the attack at a military hospital in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a', but said a disobedient fighter is responsible.

Saturday, 21 December 2013
AQAP Releases Video on Freeing 21 Soldiers Taken Captive in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) illustrated its alleged compassion towards Muslim soldiers, and the Yemeni government's disregard for them, in a video focusing on the release of 21 soldiers taken captive in Shabwa in September 2013.

Monday, 16 December 2013
ISIL Video Features Posthumous Clip of Awlaki Promoting Islamic State

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released a video featuring a posthumous speech by Anwar al-Awlaki promoting the group's predecessor, the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI).

Tuesday, 10 December 2013
AQAP Reportedly Joins Twitter, Claims Raid at Yemen's Defense Ministry

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has reportedly joined Twitter, and in its first set of posts, claimed responsibility for the deadly raid on Yemen's Defense Ministry in Sana'a on December 5, 2013.

Friday, 06 December 2013
Yemeni Journalist Interviews AQAP Official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi

Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal interviewed Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, an official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), discussing with him the National Dialogue Conference in Yemen and the U.S. role in the country, and his opinions on the American debt ceiling debacle and the September 2013 Washington Navy Yard Shooting.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013
AQAP Official Pledges Revenge Against Houthis for Violence in Dammaj

Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, a religious official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), pledged revenge against Houthis for recent acts of violence in Dammaj, a town in Yemen's Sa'ada governorate.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013
AQAP Religious Official Starts Qur'an Lecture Video Series

A religious official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, started a Qur'an lecture video series and spoke in the first episode about worshipping God and seeking help in him alone.

Monday, 04 November 2013
AQAP Official Threatens Yemeni Government if Prisoners are Harmed

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) official Jalal al-Marqishi threatened the Yemeni government that the group will deliverer a "painful" response if inmates who rioted in the Political Security prison in Sana'a are harmed.

Thursday, 24 October 2013
AQAP Releases Video on 9/20 Coordinated Strikes in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video focusing on the September 20, 2013, coordinated attacks on Yemeni military sites in Shabwa province, and showing captive soldiers receiving a lecture about their role in the war.

Thursday, 17 October 2013
AQAP Claims Raid on Military Headquarters in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed the September 30, 2013, raid on the Second Military District headquarters in Yemen's Hadramawt governorate and threatened to strike any military site used by the U.S. in its war.

Sunday, 06 October 2013
Alleged AQAP Fighter Gives Eulogy for Slain Colleague Abu Sajad al-Maribi

A jihadist who claims to be a member of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a eulogy for a colleague, Abu Sajad al-Maribi, who accidently killed himself with an explosive device intended for an enemy tribal official in Yemen's Marib governorate.

Monday, 30 September 2013
AQAP Denies Role in Explosions in Yemeni Capital, Sana'a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) denied having a role in the two blasts on Al-Rabat Street in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, on September 26, 2013, and charged that such explosions in "this style" are used by the U.S. to tarnish the image of jihad.

Sunday, 29 September 2013
AQAP Gives Eulogy for Slain Official Qa'id al-Dhahab

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a eulogy for Qa'id al-Dhahab, a group official who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen's al-Baydha' governorate on August 30, 2013.

Saturday, 14 September 2013
Zawahiri Speaks on 12th Anniversary of 9/11, Calls for Attack on U.S.

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri released an audio speech for the occasion of the twelfth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., calling for attacks on the U.S. and an economic boycott of it and its allies.

Thursday, 12 September 2013
AQAP Releases Fourth Video Appeal from Captured Saudi Diplomat

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a fourth video appeal from Abdullah al-Khalidi, a Saudi diplomat it kidnapped in Aden, Yemen, on March 28, 2012, asking Saudis to take to street to pressure the government to answer his captors’ demands.

Sunday, 08 September 2013
Yemeni Journalist Reports Killing of AQAP Official in Drone Strike

Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal reported the killing of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) official Qa'id al-Dhahab and five others in a U.S. drone strike in al-Bayda governorate.

Friday, 30 August 2013
AQAP Incites for Overthrow of Yemeni President, Remarks on Speech

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) officially released on jihadi forums on August 29, 2013, its statement regarding Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi's speech to police cadets on August 22.

Thursday, 29 August 2013
AQAP Incites for Overthrow of Yemeni President, Remarks on Speech

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) incited for the overthrow of Yemen President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and criticized his speech to police cadets on August 22, 2013, saying that his leading the country to "absolute subordination" to the U.S. makes him no different than his predecessor.

Tuesday, 27 August 2013
AQAP Official Mocks U.S. Evacuating Staff from Yemen, Slams Airstrikes

In a message addressing Muslims in general, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) official Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari (AKA Muhammad al-Murshidi) called the United States and Israel the "first and direct enemy of the Muslim nations" and mocked America for evacuating its personnel from Yemen in fear of attacks.

Sunday, 25 August 2013
Alleged AQAP Fighter Describes Operation Against Yemeni Security Official

A jihadist claiming to be a member of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) described an operation in which he and a fellow fighter tried to kill a Yemeni security official in Marib province with an explosive, highlighting the difficulty of their work and the steps they take.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013
Brigades of Abdullah Azzam Scholar Gives Eulogy for AQAP Deputy Leader

The Brigades of Abdullah Azzam released a speech from one of its scholars, Sirajuddin Zurayqat, giving a eulogy for the former deputy leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

Monday, 19 August 2013
AQAP Leader Abu Baseer al-Wuhayshi Addresses Message to Prisoners

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) leader Abu Baseer al-Wuhayshi addressed a message to imprisoned fighters, praising their steadfastness and asking they be patient as their brethren work to free them.

Monday, 12 August 2013
U.S. Travel Alert Comes Amidst Recent Threats from al-Qaeda and its Affiliates

Three days after al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri called for attacks on U.S. interests in response to its military engagements in the Muslim world and its drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen in particular, the U.S. State Department issued a travel alert about the terror group potentially launching operations in the Middle East and North Africa.

Friday, 02 August 2013
ISIL Offers Condolences for AQAP Deputy Leader's Death

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the al-Qaeda-affiliate formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), offered its condolences to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) for the death of its deputy leader, Abu Sufyan al-Azdi.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Jihadists React to Death of AQAP Deputy Leader; Threaten US, Saudi Arabia

After al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced the death of its deputy leader, Abu Sufyan al-Azdi (AKA Saeed al-Shahri), as a result of a US drone strike in Yemen, jihadists expressed their grief as well as their anger towards America and Saudi Arabia, and threatened both countries.

Friday, 19 July 2013
MSC in Jerusalem Offers Condolences for AQAP Deputy Leader's Death

The Mujahideen Shura Council (MSC) in the Environs of Jerusalem offered its condolences to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) for the death of its deputy leader, Abu Sufyan al-Azdi.

Thursday, 18 July 2013

Pro-IS Channels Warn of Migrant Fighters Being Killed in Idlib, Claim Fleeing to IS “Best Option”

Aug 07, 2017
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Pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channels warned of dangers posted to migrant fighters…

Pro-IS Telegram Channel Calls Western Muslims to Kashmir, Characterizing Westerners as Having Intense “Love for Jihad”

Jul 31, 2017
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A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel called for Westerners to migrate to Kashmir,…

American Suicide Bomber Active On Social Networking Site

Jun 01, 2014
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Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, named as the American suicide bomber "Abu Hurayra al-Amriki"…

British Jihadis in Syria Use Kik Messenger For Recruitment, Transport of Foreign Fighters

Jan 09, 2014
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Purported English-speaking jihadi recruiters and foreign fighters in Syria have adopted…

Bomber in Embassy Attack in Beirut Discussed Martyrdom, Promoted al-Qaeda Propaganda on Facebook

Nov 22, 2013
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Mouin Adnan Abu Dahir, one of the two suspects in the November 19, 2013, double suicide…

Syrian Faction Uses Facebook, Skype to Recruit Fighters

Nov 15, 2013
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The Jund al-Haq (Soldiers of Truth) Brigades, a Syrian militant faction, advertised for…

Facebook Page Reports on Death of Alleged Bulgarian Jihadist In Pakistan

Oct 02, 2013
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A Facebook page dedicated to jihadist fighting uploaded a September 29, 2013 image of a…

Social Network Jihad: Madad News Agency on Facebook

Apr 20, 2012
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Madad News Agency, a jihadist media group that reports from Yemen and acts as an…