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AQAP Official Lectures on Historical Involvement of Scholars in Jihad

Ibrahim al-Rubeish, a senior official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), lectured on the historical involvement of scholars in jihad and argued that a Muslim can fight without possessing great amounts of knowledge.

Wednesday, 29 May 2013
AQAP Calls for Support to Detainees on Hunger Strike in Yemen

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) called upon Yemeni Muslims to actively support their brethren imprisoned by Yemen's Political Security Bureau and especially those on hunger strike in the capital, Sana'a.

Wednesday, 15 May 2013
AQAP Releases Booklet with English Transcript of "Jihad of the Ummah" Video

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a booklet with an edited English transcript of its "Jihad of the Ummah" video from December 2012, and for the first time acknowledged the issue with the video's initial distribution.

Friday, 26 April 2013
AQAP Video Shows Confessions of Spy and Child for Roles in Killing Official

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video showing the confessions of a spy and his young son for their roles in the killing of a group commander near the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, 'Adnan al-Qadhi.

Friday, 19 April 2013
AQAP Releases First Part of Interview with Kidnapped Saudi Deputy Consul

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the first episode in a series of interviews with Abdullah al-Khalidi, a Saudi diplomat it kidnapped in Aden, Yemen, on March 28, 2012.

Tuesday, 16 April 2013
Ninth Issue of AQAP's "Inspire" Highlighted Mass-Casualty Attacks, Listed Annual Social, Sporting Events Among Targets

In light of the twin bombings in the American city of Boston during the marathon race on April 15, 2013, while it is still early to identify the attacks as jihadi terrorism, such an operation was recommended by al-Qaeda strategist Abu Musab al-Suri, and his remarks about hitting sporting events were translated and published in the ninth issue of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) English-language magazine, "Inspire".

Monday, 15 April 2013
AQAP Official Discusses Failure in Negotiations with Yemeni Government

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a speech from one of its senior officials, Ibrahim al-Rubeish, discussing the reasons for the failure of its negotiations with the Yemeni government, and inciting Yemeni Muslims to do jihad.

Monday, 15 April 2013
AQAP Gives Eulogy for Deceased Radical Yemeni Cleric

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a eulogy for radical Yemeni cleric Awad bin Muhammad Ba Nijar, who passed away on April 7, 2013, and praised him for supporting the fighters and inciting for jihad.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013
AQAP Deputy Leader Incites for Ouster of Saudi Regime

Abu Sufyan al-Azdi (AKA Saeed al-Shahri), the deputy leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), released a speech inciting Saudi Muslims to oust their leaders for allegedly corrupting the minds of the people, and allowing America to establish bases on its land from which Yemeni Muslims are attacked.

Tuesday, 09 April 2013
AQIM Gives Condolences for Death of Yemeni Cleric, Denies Statement

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) gave condolences to Yemeni Muslims and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in particular for the death of radical Yemeni cleric Awad Ba Nijar, and denied a statement attributed to it about the "true face" of the "Crusader conspiracy" against Muslims.

Monday, 08 April 2013
AQAP Releases Full Version of "Jihad of the Ummah" Video Offering Bounty

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the full version of its "Jihad of the Ummah" video, whereas its initial release was incomplete, missing segments in which it offered bounties for US Ambassador to Yemen Gerald Feierstein and American soldiers in Yemen.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013
AQAP Video Focuses on Slain Official Muwahhid al-Maribi

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video focusing on Ali bin Saeed bin Jamil (AKA Muwahhid al-Maribi), a commander who served in Abyan, al-Baydha' and Marib provinces of Yemen and was killed in a US airstrike.

Thursday, 21 March 2013
AQAP Releases Biography of Slain Official, Jihadi Coordinator

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a biography of a slain official, Abu Hafs al-Hadhrami (AKA Saeed Salim al-'Akbari), who, before joining the group, served as a coordinator for sending Saudi and Yemeni fighters to Iraq.

Monday, 18 March 2013
AQAP Releases Biography of Slain Fighter Furqan al-Sana'ani

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a biography of one of its slain fighters, Furqan al-Sana'ani (AKA Salim Ahmed Muhammad al-Hibah al-Sharfi), a Yemeni who served more than five years in prison for seeking to participate in jihad in Iraq, and was ultimately killed in Abyan province.

Friday, 15 March 2013
Jihadists Claim AQAP Deputy Leader is Still Alive, Suffered Injuries

Jihadists claimed that Abu Sufyan al-Azdi (AKA Saeed al-Shahri), the deputy leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), survived the drone strike that was earlier believed to have killed him.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Jihadi Media Group Interviews AQAP Fighter, Chanter

The jihadi media group "Masami' al-Kheir Lil'inshaad" (Earshots of Goodness for Chanting) interviewed an al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) fighter and vocalist whose chants it releases on jihadist forums.

Tuesday, 12 March 2013
Jihadist Gives Biographies of Slain AQAP Fighter, Official

A jihadist gave biographies for two al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) fighters from Saudi Arabia, Abu Ali Abdullah al-Suweed and Abu al-Zubeir al-Qassimi (AKA Walid al-Harbi), both of whom were killed in US airstrikes in Marib governorate of Yemen.

Wednesday, 06 March 2013
AQAP Confirms Working with Yemeni Scholars for Truce with State

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) confirmed that it worked with Yemeni scholars and a mediation committee to broker a truce with the Yemeni government, and criticized the government for failing to sign the agreement.

Monday, 04 March 2013
AQAP Releases Tenth Issue of “Inspire” Magazine

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the tenth issue of its English-language e-magazine, “Inspire,” featuring in it ideas for individual acts of jihad and an excerpt from an interview with al-Qaeda’s American spokesman, Adam Gadahn AKA Azzam the American.

Thursday, 28 February 2013
AQAP Official Criticizes Saudi Scholar's Remarks on TV Show

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) senior official Ibrahim al-Rubeish criticized Saudi scholar Abdul Aziz al-Fawzan for his harsh remarks towards Ansaruddin in Mali and his defense of the "disbelievers" and their alleged crimes against Muslims.

Thursday, 28 February 2013
AQAP Releases Video Interview with Ibrahim al-Rubeish

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video interview with one of its senior officials, former Guantanamo detainee Ibrahim bin Suleiman al-Rubeish.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013
AQAP Denies Issuing Statement on Shi’ite Expansion in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) denied a statement attributed to it regarding the alleged Shi'ite expansion in Hadramawt province of Yemen.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Austrian Hostage Held by Yemeni Tribe Appears in Video

Dominik Neubauer, an Austrian citizen kidnapped in Yemen on December 21, 2012, appeared in a video with a gun to his head and pled for the European Union and Austrian and Yemeni governments to pay ransom money to his captives.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013
AQAP Official Urges Muslims to Fight for Shariah-Based Governance

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) official Ibrahim al-Rubeish released a speech urging Muslims to fight for Shariah-based governance and resist the West's alleged attempts to halt its achievement.

Monday, 25 February 2013
Prominent Jihadist Discusses Saudi Plot to Isolate and Weaken AQAP

A prominent jihadist discussed an alleged plot by Saudi Interior Minister Muhammad bin Nayef to isolate al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) from Saudi Arabia to make it solely a Yemeni organization and weaken it.

Friday, 22 February 2013
AQAP Judge Thanks Jihadists, Incites for More Jihadi Productions

Abu Bishr Nasseruddin bin Abdullah, a judge in the al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) front called "Ansar al-Shariah," thanked jihadists who produce multimedia promoting jihad and incited them to increase their output.

Thursday, 21 February 2013
Yemeni Journalist Previews Forthcoming AQAP Video on Slain Official

Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal gave a synopsis of a forthcoming video from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) about Abu Zubeir 'Adil al-'Abab, the group's Shariah official who was killed in a drone strike in Shabwa, Yemen, on October 4, 2012.

Monday, 18 February 2013
AQAP’s Shariah Committee Declares Obligation of Jihad in Mali

The Shariah Committee of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) condemned the French-led military intervention in Mali as a declaration of war on Islam, and gave a fatwa that jihad in Mali is a necessity.

Monday, 11 February 2013
AQAP Official Asks Radical Saudi Cleric to Speaks in its Support

Ibrahim al-Rubeish, an official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), addressed a message to radical Saudi cleric Suleiman bin Nasser al-'Alwan, asking him to raise the issue of supporting prisoners and to defend the group's image from harm.

Friday, 08 February 2013
AQAP Judge Urges Active Participation in Defending Faith, Fighters

Abu Bishr Nasseruddin bin Abdullah, a judge in the al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) front called "Ansar al-Shariah," urged jihadists to actively participate in defending their faith and supporting the fighters.

Friday, 01 February 2013
AQAP Gives Details of Clashes in Rada', Warns Yemeni Soldiers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave details of its recent clashes with the Yemeni army in the city of Rada' in al-Baydha' province of Yemen, and warned soldiers of receiving only losses in the "futile war" in which they engaged.

Thursday, 31 January 2013
AQAP Denies Forming Political Party, Calls Oil Deals "Non-Binding"

A prominent jihadist distributed three audio statements attributed to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in which the group denied news of its forming a political army and the Yemeni army taking control over a small area in Abyan province of Yemen, and criticized "suspicious" oil and gas deals by the Yemeni government.

Monday, 28 January 2013
AQAP Deputy Leader Reported Slain

Through his Twitter account, prominent jihadist Abdullah bin Muhammad reportedthat Abu Sufyan al-Azdi (AKA Saeed al-Shahri), the deputy leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) had been killed.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Al-Furqan Foundation Eulogizes AQAP Fighter Killed in Drone Attack

The Islamic State of Iraq's media arm, al-Furqan Foundation, issued a pictorial biography for Abdullah Bawazir, an al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) fighter who died on December 24, 2012 as a result of a drone strike in Hadramawt, Yemen.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013
Jihadist Identifies Five AQAP Fighters Killed in Drone Strike

In a follow up to a report about five al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) fighters dying as a result of a drone strike in Hadramawt, Yemen, on December 25, 2012, a jihadist identified each of the men and noted that three of them had escaped from al-Mukalla prison in June 2011.

Friday, 28 December 2012
Jihadist Gives Missing Segment from AQAP Video Putting Bounty on US Ambassador to Yemen and American Soldiers

According to a jihadist, the copy of the al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) video “Jihad of the Ummah” that was released on forums on December 23, 2012, is incomplete, missing the group’s offer of a bounty for the murder of US Ambassador to Yemen Gerald Feierstein and American soldiers in Yemen.

Thursday, 27 December 2012
Jihadist Identifies Slain AQAP Fighters as al-Mukalla Prison Escapees

A jihadist identified two men killed in a drone strike in Hadramawt, Yemen, as al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) fighters who had escaped from al-Mukalla prison in June 2011.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012
AQAP Video Incites for Jihad Against Alleged US Occupation of Yemen

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video vilifying the United States for aggressive political and social policies against Islam, and inciting Yemeni Muslims to participate in jihad against the alleged American occupation of their country.

Monday, 24 December 2012
Madad Reports on US Strategy in Yemen, AQAP's Strength

In the 26th issue of its news report, Madad News Agency focused on the alleged US strategy in Yemen regarding the protection of American interests and fighting al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

Monday, 17 December 2012
Shabaab Leader Praises Ansar al-Shariah in Yemen, Vows to Fight On

Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir praised Ansar al-Shariah in Yemen as a "noble example," and vowed to Muslims and jihadist leaders to remain steadfast until victory.

Monday, 10 December 2012
Boko Haram Leader Expresses Solidarity with Al-Qaeda-Affiliates, Fighters

The Nigeria-based Boko Haram released a video speech from its leader, Abu Bakr Shekau, expressing his group's solidarity with al-Qaeda-affiliates in Afghanistan, Iraq, North Africa, Somalia and Yemen, and threatening Nigerian security forces with death.

Thursday, 29 November 2012
AQAP Official Asks Scholar to Reconsider Fatwa Denouncing Group

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a message addressed from one of its officials, Ibrahim al-Rubeish, to a scholar who issued a fatwa denouncing the group for spilling Muslim blood and violating Islamic Shariah.

Monday, 22 October 2012
AQAP Deputy Leader Remarks on Reports of His Death, Recent Events

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from its deputy leader, Abu Sufyan al-Azdi AKA Saeed al-Shahri, remarking on recent events in Yemen and the region, including reports that he was killed in a drone strike.

Sunday, 21 October 2012
Yemeni Journalist Reports Death of AQAP's Shariah Official, al-'Abab

Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal reported that Abu Zubeir 'Adil al'Abab, the Shariah official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), was killed in drone strike on October 4, 2012.

Friday, 19 October 2012
AQAP Releases Third Video Appeal from Captured Saudi Diplomat

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a third video appeal from Abdullah al-Khalidi, a Saudi diplomat it kidnapped in Aden, Yemen, on March 28, 2012, asking the Saudi government to meet the group's demands for his release.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
AQAP Releases Biography of Aden Suicide Bomber, Turki al-Shahrani

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a biography of Turki bin Sa'ad bin Qulais al-Shahrani AKA al-Battar al-Janubi, the Saudi fighter who carried out the July 25, 2011, suicide bombing against Yemeni soldiers in Aden.

Thursday, 11 October 2012
Yemeni Journalist Interviews Anwar al-Awlaki's Father about Pending Case

Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal interviewed Dr. Nasser al-Awlaki about his wrongful death lawsuit against the United States for the killing of his son, radical Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, and grandson, Abdul Rahman, and Samir Khan.

Friday, 05 October 2012
Madad Reports on Protests in Defense of Prophet, Media Reactions

Madad News Agency dedicated the 25th issue of its news report to Muslims' protests against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims," presenting its own timeline of the events and covering the reactions from US and Arab officials, media agencies, and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

Wednesday, 03 October 2012
AQAP Releases 2008 Embassy Bomber's Will in Support of Uprisings

In support of the "uprising" by Muslims for the honor of the Prophet Muhammad, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the video will of Lutfi Bahr, one of seven fighters who participated in the raid on the US embassy in Sana'a, Yemen, on September 17, 2008.

Tuesday, 02 October 2012
Al-Nusra Front Releases Video of Five Captive Yemeni Officers

The al-Nusra Front released a video showing its interrogation of five Yemeni officers it captured in northern Syria. The 4 minute, 6 second video is produced by the group's media arm, al-Manara al-Baydha' Foundation, and was posted on jihadist forums on September 30, 2012.

Monday, 01 October 2012
Jihadist Media Group Urges Yemenis to Oppose US Drone Strikes

A jihadist media group calling itself "al-Farooq Media Pulpit" released a video urging Yemenis to oppose US drone strikes and declare war on the Yemeni government for allowing the strikes to happen.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Madad Reports on Abyan and Shabwa After Ansar al-Shariah's Withdrawal

Madad News Agency reported on civilians in Abyan and Shabwa provinces of Yemen longing for the return of Ansar al-Shariah following its withdrawal in June 2012, and the group's launching a telephone service for notifications about enemy aggression in the 24th issue of its news report.

Monday, 10 September 2012
Jihadist Reports Death of Tunisian Fighter in Yemen

A jihadist reported that a Tunisian fighter named Muhammad bin Muhammad, AKA Abu Hafs al-Tunisi, was killed in Yemen.

Thursday, 16 August 2012
Jihadist Reports Death of Fighter in US Airstrike in Yemen

A jihadist reported that a Yemeni fighter, Abu al-Bara'a al-Saya'ari, was killed in a US drone strike in Hadamawt province of Yemen on August 4, 2012.

Tuesday, 07 August 2012
AQAP Representative Calls Lone-Wolves to Strike

An al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) representative calling itself "Battalion of Horrors" urged lone-wolf jihadists to strike and to take Toulouse shooter Mohammed Merah as an example.

Friday, 03 August 2012
"Vanguards of Khorasan" Editor Calls Yemenis to Stop Supporting Regime

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).

Wednesday, 01 August 2012
AQAP Scholar Gives Advice to Fighters, Lone-Wolves

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from one of its scholars, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari AKA Muhammad al-Murshidi, giving advice to both fighters and lone-wolf jihadists.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Madad Video Shows Release of French Aid Worker in Yemen

Madad News Agency issued a video of Ansar al-Shariah releasing a French air worker who was kidnapped by gunmen in Yemen in April 2012.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012
Madad Reports on AQAP Helping Release Kidnapped French Aid Worker

Madad News Agency reported that al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) helped release a French aid worker who was kidnapped by gunmen in Yemen in April 2012.

Monday, 16 July 2012
AQAP Releases Second Video Appeal from Captured Saudi Diplomat

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a second video-recorded appeal from Abdullah al-Khalidi, a Saudi diplomat it kidnapped in Aden, Yemen, on March 28, 2012.

Monday, 02 July 2012
Madad Reports US Strategy Against Jihad Media, Tribal Sympathy for AQAP

Madad News Agency reported on the US State Department establishing a center to counter the propaganda efforts of al-Qaeda and its supporters, and American drone strikes in Yemen causing tribal sympathies to shift to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in the 23rd issue of its news report.

Thursday, 28 June 2012
Jordanian Cleric Speaks at Funeral for Fighter Killed in Yemen

The Sinam al-Islam jihadist forum released a video showing Jordanian cleric Omar Mahdi Zeidan giving a speech justifying jihad during a funeral held in honor of Abu Thabit al-Muhajir AKA Abdul Rahman al-Urduni, a Jordanian fighter who was killed in Yemen.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
Madad Reports on American War in Yemen, Saba'een Square Operation

Madad News Agency continued to inform about the American war in Yemen, charging that the US is the driving force behind Yemeni forces attacking al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), in the 22nd issue of its news report.

Friday, 22 June 2012
Jihadist Gives Biography of Zarqawi's Nephew Killed in Yemen

A jihadist gave a biography of former al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's nephew Muhammad Fazi al-Harasheh AKA Abu Hammam, who had joined al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and was killed in Yemen.

Thursday, 21 June 2012
AQAP Claims Suicide Bombing Killing Yemeni General in Aden

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing in Aden, Yemen, that killed Chief General Salem Qoton, who was leading the joint American-Yemeni military campaign in Abyan and Shabwa provinces.

Thursday, 21 June 2012
Yemeni Cleric Lectures on Obligation of Jihad in Yemen

Awad Muhammad Ba Nijar, a Yemeni cleric who has appeared in videos from Madad News Agency defending al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), lectured on the obligation of jihad in Yemen in a video released by Fursan al-Balagh.

Monday, 18 June 2012
Jordanian Fighter Killed in Yemen Gives Will in Posthumous Video

Abdul Rahman al-Urduni AKA Abu Thabit al-Muhajir, a Jordanian fighter who was reported by a jihadist to have been killed in Yemen, gave his will in a posthumous video.

Friday, 15 June 2012
Yemeni Journalist Interviews AQAP Military Commander

Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal, a Yemeni journalist who had previously interviewed al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) officials including Fahd al-Quso and Jalal al-Marqishi, published a recent dialogue he held with AQAP military commander Abu Hureira al-Sana'ai AKA Qasm al-Rimi.

Friday, 15 June 2012
Ansar al-Shariah Denies the Killing of 30 Fighters in 'Azan Airstrikes

Madad News Agency reported a source in Ansar al-Shariah's "Medical Committee" denying the killing of 30 fighters in US airstrikes over the city of 'Azan in Shabwa province of Yemen on June 13, 2012.

Thursday, 14 June 2012
Jihadist Reports Death of Jordanian Fighter in Yemen

A jihadist announced that a Jordanian fighter from the Ma'soum neighborhood of Zarqa', the birthplace of former al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was killed in Yemen.

Thursday, 14 June 2012
AQAP Shariah Official Explains Truth of War to Yemeni Soldiers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from one of its Shariah officials, Abu Zubeir 'Adil al-'Abab, lecturing Yemeni soldiers about their role in the war and why the fighters are obligated to target them.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Ansar al-Shariah Threatens to Spread War Throughout Yemen

A jihadist distributed a copy of an alleged statement from Ansar al-Shariah threatening to spread war throughout Yemen after withdrawing from Ja'ar, a city it formerly controlled in Abyan province.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Madad Reports on Media Releases, AQAP Activities

Madad News Agency reported on recent video releases from al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), as well as AQAP activities in Hadramawt province of Yemen in the 21st issue of its news report.

Tuesday, 12 June 2012
Ansar al-Shariah Disputes Yemeni Forces Controlling Town in Madad Video

An Ansar al-Shariah fighter disputed reports that Yemeni forces took control of the town of Hisn al-Shaddad in Abyan province of Yemen in a video released by Madad News Agency.

Monday, 11 June 2012
AQAP Scholar Alerts to American War in Yemen

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from one of its scholars, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari AKA Muhammad al-Murshidi, alerting Muslims about an American war in Yemen.

Monday, 11 June 2012
Ansar al-Shariah Destroys Tombs in Abyan in Madad Video

Madad News Agency released a video of Ansar al-Shariah members and civilians destroying tombs in al-Tareyyah, al-Darjaj, and Sayhan villages in the outskirts of the city of Ja'ar in Abyan province of Yemen.

Thursday, 07 June 2012
Prominent Jihadist Analyzes Sana'a Suicide Bombing

A prominent jihadist offered his analysis of the May 21, 2012, suicide bombing in Saba'een Square in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, and what the operation indicates from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) strategy.

Thursday, 07 June 2012
Ansar al-Shariah Judge Remarks on Spoils of War in Madad Video

Abu Bishr, an Ansar al-Shariah judge, spoke in a video released by Madad News Agency about the spoils of war from recent battles in the city of Ja'ar in Abyan province of Yemen.

Wednesday, 06 June 2012
Ansar al-Shariah Official Disputes Yemeni Reports of Controlling Camp

Jalal al-Marqishi AKA Hamza al-Zinjibari, Ansar al-Shariah's leader in Abyan province of Yemen, disputed reports that enemy forces took control over the 7th October camp on the outskirts of Ja'ar.

Tuesday, 05 June 2012
Madad Video Focuses on Airstrikes on Ja'ar

Madad News Agency focused on airstrikes on Ja'ar, a city in Abyan province of Yemen that Ansar al-Shariah renamed "Waqar," in the 13th episode of its "Eye on the Event" series.

Monday, 04 June 2012
Jihadists Discuss AQAP's Offer to Provide Guidance to Lone-Wolves

In the ninth issue of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) English-language magazine, "Inspire," the group offered to provide guidance to lone-wolves who seek to carry out operations in their home countries.

Monday, 04 June 2012
AQAP Claims Suicide Bombings Against Houthis in al-Jawf, Sa'ada

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed responsibility for two suicide bombings against Houthi targets in al-Jawf and Sa'ada provinces of Yemen.

Friday, 01 June 2012
Madad Reports on Fighting in Lawdar, Ansar al-Shariah's Activities

Madad News Agency reported on the clashes in Lawdar, a town in Abyan province of Yemen, between Ansar al-Shariah, the Yemeni military, and popular committees in the 20th issue of its news report. The report was posted on jihadist forums on May 22, 2012.

Thursday, 31 May 2012
Jihadist Gives Ways to Turn al-Qaeda Sympathizers into Supporters

A jihadist recommended ways to turn al-Qaeda sympathizers into supporters, explaining that sympathizers are the "most important" segment to be targeted by jihadist propaganda.

Wednesday, 30 May 2012
Madad Previews Forthcoming AQAP Audio on US Presence in Yemen

Madad News Agency reported that al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) will soon release online an audio speech from one of its scholars, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari AKA Muhammad al-Murshidi, about the American military presence in Yemen.

Wednesday, 30 May 2012
Prominent Jihadist Remarks on Thwarted AQAP Bomb Plot

A prominent jihadist remarked on the CIA's thwarting of a plot by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to detonate an explosive on a US-bound plane, and its procuring of the device, saying that AQAP has several more ready to go.

Tuesday, 29 May 2012
AQAP Refutes Statement about Sana'a Suicide Bomber

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) refuted a statement issued in its name and circulated in the Yemeni media that the perpetrator of the May 21, 2012, suicide bombing in Sana'a was a victim of a "network of Crusader agents" that had infiltrated the group.

Tuesday, 29 May 2012
AQAP Releases Video Appeal from Captured Saudi Diplomat

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video-recorded appeal from Abdullah al-Khalidi, a Saudi diplomat it kidnapped in Aden, Yemen, on March 28, 2012.

Friday, 25 May 2012
Madad Dedicates News Report to American War in Yemen

Madad News Agency charged that the American war on Yemen is currently underway, and dedicated the 19th issue of its news report to what has transpired in it thus far.

Friday, 25 May 2012
AQAP Claims Suicide Bombing in Sana'a, Striking American Trainers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed responsibility for the May 20, 2012, suicide bombing during a military parade rehearsal in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, and also claimed striking American military trainers in the coastal city of Hudaida.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012
AQAP Deputy Leader Praises AQIM, Shabaab Leaders

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from its deputy leader, Abu Sufyan al-Azdi AKA Saeed al-Shahri, praising the leaders of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Madad News Reports on AQAP Suicide Bombing in Sana'a

Madad News Agency reported on al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claiming responsibility for the May 20, 2012, suicide bombing during a military parade rehearsal in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a.

Monday, 21 May 2012
Jihadist Reports Death of Somali Fighter in Drone Strike in Yemen

A jihadist reported that a Somali fighter was killed in a US drone strike in Yemen.

Friday, 18 May 2012
Madad Reports on Events During Mediation for Captives' Release

In the 18th issue of its news report on the activities of Ansar al-Shariah in Yemen, Madad News Agency focused on events during the mediation between Ansar al-Shariah and a delegation that included scholars and tribal officials for the release of 73 soldiers the group held .

Thursday, 17 May 2012
AQAP Releases English Chant Inciting Revenge for Muhammad

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an English-language Islamic-oriented chant titled, "The Dust Will Never Settle Down," which is also the title of a lecture by the now-deceased Anwar al-Awlaki.

Thursday, 17 May 2012
Nokhba Jihadi Media Releases Video of Cleric's Sermon on Yemen

Nokhba Jihadi Media, a jihadist media group, released a video of a Friday sermon given by Awad Muhammad Ba Nijar, a Yemeni cleric, regarding the current state of Yemen and calling to support al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Jihadist Gives Picture of Marib Suicide Bomber

A jihadist gave an "exclusive" picture of Abu Naseer al-Saya'ari, an Ansar al-Shariah member who carried out a suicide bombing against a Yemeni military site in Marib on February 15, 2012.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Zawahiri Calls for Continued Revolution in Yemen

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.

Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Madad Reports Ansar al-Shariah Revenge Attack, Reaction to Drone Strike

Madad News Agency reported on a revenge attack carried out by Ansar al-Shariah in Lahaj province of Yemen, and the group's visit to child victims of a US drone strike in Shabwa.

Monday, 14 May 2012
AQAP Releases Posthumous Jihadi Guide from Samir Khan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a posthumous guide authored by Samir Khan for what Muslims should expect in the jihadi battlefields.

Sunday, 13 May 2012

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…