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Zawahiri Urges Revenge for Sentencing of Aafia Siddique

Ayman al-Zawahiri, the second in command of al-Qaeda, urged Muslims to avenge the sentencing of Aafia Siddique in an audio speech released on jihadist forums on November 4, 2010. The speech, entitled, “Who Will Come to the Aid of Scientist Aafia Siddique,” came in a 4 minute, 32 second video produced by al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab.

Thursday, 04 November 2010
Examples from AQAP Propaganda of Concealed Explosives

Using an ordinary item to conceal an explosive, such as a printer cartridge in the most recent case, is a tactic that al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has employed in the past.

Tuesday, 02 November 2010
Jihadist Points to al-Qaeda Urging Support for Egyptian Women

At the conclusion of recent videos from al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, a message is displayed urging support for two Egyptian women who are allegedly imprisoned by the Coptic Christian Church of Egypt, Camellia Shehata Zakher and Wafa Constantine.

Monday, 01 November 2010
"In Fight" Magazine Documenting Afghan Taliban Activity, Issue 22

The 22nd issue of “In Fight,” an English-language magazine documenting the military activity of the Afghan Taliban and developments in the war in Afghanistan, was posted on the English-language division of the Ansar al-Mujahideen jihadist forum on October 31, 2010.

Monday, 01 November 2010
ISI Threatens Coptic Christian Church of Egypt

The Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the al-Qaeda-front in Iraq, released an audio message from a fighter in its suicide battalion addressing Christians in Egypt and reiterating a threat from the ISI to the Coptic Christian Church of Egypt. 

Sunday, 31 October 2010
Brief on Recent AQAP Threats to the US and its Interests

In light of the discovery of packages originating from Yemen containing explosive materials, and those packages being attributed to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, SITE Intelligence Group has prepared a brief on examples of AQAP’s recent threats to the US and its interests. Since its establishment, AQAP has demonstrated its determination to launch strikes abroad, specifically in its deployment of Umar al-Farouk Abdulmuttalab to carry out a suicide bombing on a US-bound passenger plane, and to use innovative methods.

Friday, 29 October 2010
Jihadists Give Will of Forum Member, Announce Death

A jihadist on the Shumukh al-Islam forum provided an update about a forum member who departed for jihad in Somalia, writing in a post on October 29, 2010, that he spoke to the member and is delivering his will.

Friday, 29 October 2010
Usama bin Laden Justifies Threats to France

Al-Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden justified threats to France and the capturing of its nationals in North Africa in an audio speech broadcast by al-Jazeera Arabic Television on October 27, 2010. Al-Jazeera provided a clip from the as-Sahab-produced video that contained the audio, and also published the Arabic transcript.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Portion of Anwar al-Awlaki Video Posted Online

A one and a half minute portion of an Anwar al-Awlaki lecture that was advertised as forthcoming was posted by a member of a jihadist forum on October 23, 2010.

Sunday, 24 October 2010
Al-Qaeda's Adam Gadahn Urges Individual Jihad

Al-Qaeda’s American spokesman Adam Gadahn (AKA Azzam the American) urged Muslims to take initiative and carry out acts of individual jihad in states of the “Zio-Crusader coalition” in a video released on jihadist forums on October 23, 2010. Gadahn appeared in the video and spoke entirely in Arabic.

Saturday, 23 October 2010
Jihadist Submits Course for Sticky Bomb Manufacture

After a jihadist’s posting of a detailed manual for manufacturing a sticky bomb and its mobile phone detonator on October 15, 2010, other jihadists on the Shumukh al-Islam forum asked questions about the device and its placement on enemy vehicles. The author of the manual, an individual claiming to be a member of the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), also posted pictures of other forms of explosives, including explosives rigged with water jugs, door locks and bags.

Thursday, 21 October 2010
Jihadists Discuss Ways to Repeat 9/11 Events

Jihadists suggested ways to conduct an operation similar to that of 9/11, using airplanes and explosives, in a discussion on the Shumukh al-Islam forum. The discussion began on October 18, 2010, when a jihadist asked forum users to think of the “easiest ways” to carry out operations similar to 9/11, and offered his own idea of hijacking a plane without using weapons.

Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Condemns UN Extension of Afghan Mission

The Afghan Taliban condemned the United Nations Security Council’s resolution to extend the authorization of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, saying that it is adding “fuel to the flames of war.”

Monday, 18 October 2010
Fourth Episode in al-Fajr’s “Manufacturing Terrorism” Series

Al-Fajr Media Center released the fourth episode in its “Manufacturing Terrorism” series on jihadist forums on August 5, 2010. The episode is a 50 minute, 41 second audio spoken by Abu Obeida Abdullah al-‘Adam, in which he concludes his talk on the general principles of security, and discusses national security and methods by which the enemy tries to spy on an penetrate a jihadist cell.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Jihadists Discuss Cordtex Detonating Cords, Explosive Belts

Jihadists discussed explosive belts and Cordtex, a detonating cord, in a series of posts on the Shumukh al-Islam forum. The discussion began on September 30, 2010, when a jihadist posted pictures of an explosive belt removed from a suicide bomber before he was able to detonate it, and commented that the belt contained Cordtex and is capable of killing a very large number of people.

Monday, 18 October 2010
AQAP Shariah Official Criticizes Yemeni President’s Shariah Pledge

Abu al-Zubeir ‘Adil al-‘Abab, a Shariah official for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), criticized Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Salih’s pledge to implement Shariah in an audio speech released on October 8, 2010.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Website Interviews Laghman Military Commander

The website of the Afghan Taliban interviewed the group’s military commander for Laghman province in eastern Afghanistan, Najibullah Haqqani, and posted the interview in English- and Pashto-languages on October 10, 2010. Haqqani spoke on the military situation in Laghman, claiming that enemy forces are limited to district centers and that his fighters have not encountered any “serious problems.”

Monday, 18 October 2010
AQAP Military Commander Warns Yemeni President

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from its military commander, Abu Hureira al-Sana’ani (AKA Qasm al-Rimi), warning Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Salih against continuing to serve his “American masters.”

Monday, 18 October 2010
Al-Yaqeen Urges Ansar al-Islam Merge with the ISI

Al-Yaqeen Media Center urged the leader of Ansar al-Islam to merge his group with the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the al-Qaeda-front in Iraq, in a message posted on jihadist forums on October 4, 2010.

Monday, 18 October 2010
AQAP Member Gives Eulogy for Zayed al-Daghari

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from Ibrahim al-Rubeish giving a eulogy for Zayed al-Daghari al-Awlaki, an AQAP fighter who was killed in a raid in Shabwa province of Yemen on July 24, 2010.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Explosives Expert Reminisces About Fallen Contemporaries

Abdullah Dhu al-Bajadin, a recognized explosives expert within the jihadist internet community, reminisced about his fallen contemporaries in a post by his representative on the Shumukh al-Islam forum on October 2, 2010.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Website Interviews Kandahar Military Commander

The website of the Afghan Taliban interviewed the group’s military commander for Kandahar province of southern Afghanistan, Mullah Muhammad Issa Akhund, and posted the interview in English- and Pashto-languages on October 3, 2010.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Bin Laden Speaks on Relief Work

Al-Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden addressed the issue of relief work in a new audio speech released on jihadist forums on October 1, 2010. The speech, entitled, “Pauses with the Method of Relief Work,” came in an 11 minute, 39 second video produced by al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Rejects High Peace Council

The Afghan Taliban rejected the High Peace Council announced by Afghan President Hamid Karzai that aims to negotiate peace with its officials. In an Arabic- and Pashto-language statement posted on its website and jihadist forums on September 30, 2010, the Afghan Taliban argued that the peace council is an American initiative to delay the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Claims Suicide Bombings, Downing Aircraft

The Afghan Taliban claimed two suicide bombings and two helicopter downings in three communiqués posted on its website and jihadist forums between October 13 and October 14, 2010.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Iraqi Insurgent Faction, Jihadist Offer Ideas to Deal with Spy Planes

The Army of the Conquerors, an Iraqi insurgent faction, released a document advising fighters, particularly those in Afghanistan and Pakistan, how to deal with spy planes.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Denies Reports of Negotiations; Conducts Study

The Afghan Taliban denied claims published in the Washington Post and spoken by Hamid Karzai on CNN that the Afghan government has held talks with Afghan Taliban officials.

Monday, 18 October 2010
ISI Video Urges Muslims Travel and Participate in Jihad

The Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the al-Qaeda-front in Iraq, released a video aimed at motivating foreign Muslims to travel for and participate in jihad.

Monday, 18 October 2010
AQAP Releases Second Issue of “Inspire”

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the second issue of its English-language magazine “Inspire” on jihadist forums on October 11, 2010. The 74-page issue features two articles by radical American-Yemen cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, and an article by Samir Khan, an American from North Carolina who was an active online jihadist and traveled to Yemen to join AQAP. Khan’s article, entitled, “I Am Proud to be a Traitor to America,” follows his travel to Sana’a, Yemen, and his experiences with the fighters.

Monday, 18 October 2010
IMU German Member Urges Fighters’ Mothers be Proud

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) released a video featuring one of its German members, Abu Ibrahim the German, addressing the mothers of fighters in the field and urging them to not be sad but proud.

Monday, 18 October 2010
AQAP Video on Assassination Attempts on Saudi Officials

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video focusing on three fighters involved in two assassination attempts on Saudi officials. The 64 minute, 7 second video is the second episode in AQAP’s video series, “I Won, by the Lord of the Ka’aba,” and was posted on jihadist forums on October 4, 2010.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Jihadist Distributes Chemistry Textbooks

A jihadist on the Shumukh al-Islam forum distributed a collection of chemistry textbooks from a Saudi university, and prefaced his offering by urging other jihadists to learn from the books for the benefit of jihad.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Second Bin Laden Speech Urges Support for Pakistani Flood Relief

Al-Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden urged support to Pakistanis afflicted by flooding in an audio speech released on jihadist forums on October 2, 2010. The speech, entitled, “Help Your Pakistani Brothers,” came in a 13 minute, 9 second video produced by al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab.

Monday, 18 October 2010
“In Fight” Magazine Documenting Afghan Taliban Activity, Issue 21

The 21st issue of “In Fight,” an English-language magazine documenting the military activity of the Afghan Taliban and developments in the war in Afghanistan, was posted on the English-language division of the Ansar al-Mujahideen jihadist forum on September 30, 2010.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Al-Qaeda’s Adam Gadahn Speaks on Pakistan Floods

Adam Gadahn (AKA Azzam the American), al-Qaeda’s American spokesman, appeared in a video released by the group’s media arm, as-Sahab, speaking on the Pakistan floods.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Criticizes Obama Over BBC Persian TV Interview

The Afghan Taliban criticized US President Barack Obama for comments he made during an interview with BBC Persian TV on September 24, 2010, regarding troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Monday, 18 October 2010
AQIM Issues Communiqué Claiming Kidnapping of 5 French Nationals

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a communiqué on jihadist forums on September 22, 2010, claiming the kidnapping of five French nationals in Niger. Al-Jazeera Television had broadcast on September 21 an audio clip from AQIM’s media official Salah Abu Muhammad announcing the group’s kidnapping of the individuals.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Threatens Afghan Parliamentary Elections

The Afghan Taliban threatened the upcoming Afghan parliamentary elections in a statement released in English and Pashto on its website and jihadist forums on September 16, 2010.

Monday, 18 October 2010
Al-Fajr Publishes Book Justifying Suicide Bombings

Al-Fajr Media Center published and released a 101-page book by a former Shariah official of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu al-Hassan al-Filistini, providing religious justification for suicide bombings.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Zawahiri Gives Eulogy for Mustafa Abu al-Yazid

Ayman al-Zawahiri, the second in command of al-Qaeda, eulogized Mustafa Abu al-Yazid in an audio speech released on jihadist forums on July 26, 2010. His speech came in a 47-minute video produced by al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Commemorates One-Year of US Soldier's Capture

The Afghan Taliban commemorated the passing of one year since the capture of Bowe Bergdahl, and boasted of its capturing other armed American soldiers in a Pashto-language statement posted on its website on July 26, 2010.

Friday, 15 October 2010
AQIM Leader Declares Execution of French Hostage

Al-Jazeera Television broadcast on July 25, 2010 an audio message from Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), in which he declared the execution of his group’s French hostage, Michel Germaneau. In a communiqué released on jihadist forums on July 11, AQIM gave France a period of 15 days, starting on July 12, to respond to its demands for Germaneau’s release, else the hostage would be killed.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Taliban Claims Kidnapping of American Soldier

The Afghan Taliban claimed the kidnapping of an American soldier in Logar province in a message posted in English and Arabic on their website on July 25, 2010. The group implied that a second missing U.S. soldier was killed in a shootout.· The Taliban included what appears to be a dropped U.S. military leaflet of one of the soldiers used to assist in locating them.

Friday, 15 October 2010
50th Issue of Afghan Taliban Magazine, "al-Samoud"

The Media Center of the Afghan Taliban released the 50th issue of its monthly electronic magazine, “al-Samoud,” on its website and jihadist forums on July 19, 2010. This issue, 56 pages long and containing 14 articles, opens with a piece examining the recent changing of officials in American intelligence and military posts, and what this portends for the war in Afghanistan and the US’ chance of success.

Friday, 15 October 2010
IMU Spokesman Speaks on Kyrgyzstan Ethnic Riots

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) released an Uzbek-language audio message from its spokesman, Abdul Fatah Ahmadi, speaking on the June 2010 ethnic riots in south Kyrgyzstan and calling it “another bloody conspiracy by global infidelity.”

Friday, 15 October 2010
Zawahiri Lauds Success of Afghan Taliban, Speaks on Jerusalem

Ayman al-Zawahiri, the second in command of al-Qaeda, lauded the success of the Afghan Taliban and gave news of their “imminent conquest” in Afghanistan in an audio speech released on jihadist forums on July 19, 2010. His praise for the Afghan Taliban and commentary on current developments in the war in Afghanistan come in the introduction to a speech focusing on Jerusalem and inciting Muslims to fight and support Palestinians.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Al-Maqreze Center Reports on Arrest of Danish-Moroccan Radical

Hani al-Sibai, a jihadist ideologue and the director of al-Maqreze Center for Historical Studies, posted two messages he received concerning a Danish-Moroccan radical who is allegedly being held in Kuwait. The messages were posted on his site and jihadist forums on July 10 and July 14, 2010.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Jundallah Claims Suicide Bombings in Zahedan, Iran

Jundallah, the People’s Resistance Movement in Iran, claimed two suicide bombings targeting Iranian Revolutionary Guards in Zahedan in Arabic- and Persian-language communiqués posted on its website on July 15, 2010.

Friday, 15 October 2010
As-Sahab Releases Second Interview AQ Pakistan Media Head

Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released on jihadist forums on July 13, 2010, the second interview it conducted with Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda’s head of preaching and media in Pakistan. The interview, dated March/April 2010, was released as a 69 minute, 45 second Urdu-language video with corresponding Arabic and Urdu transcripts.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Attiya Allah Responds to Questions on Jihad, Knowledge

Nokhba Jihadi Media released a 7-page document consisting of Attiya Allah’s responses to three questions on pursuing Islamic knowledge and jihad, and accusing Muslims of infidelity. The document was posted on jihadist forums on July 9, 2010. Attiya Allah is an al-Qaeda ideologue who has appeared in video productions by al-Qaeda’s media arm as-Sahab, and has written published texts espousing al-Qaeda’s ideology.

Friday, 15 October 2010
AQIM Gives Final Deadline for Captive French Engineer

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) threatened to murder its captive French national Michel Germaneu, if the French government does not respond to its final deadline. In a communiqué released on jihadist forums on July 11, 2010, AQIM gave France a period of 15 days, starting on July 12, to respond to its demands for Germaneau’s release.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Sixth Issue of TIP Magazine, "Islamic Turkistan"

The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) released the sixth issue of its Arabic-language e-magazine, “Islamic Turkistan,” on jihadist forums on July 13, 2010.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Afghan Soldier Attacks British Troops, Goes to Afghan Taliban

The Afghan Taliban reported that an Afghan soldier opened fire on British troops at a base in Gerishk (Nahr-e-Sarraj) district of Helmand province, and then surrendered to the mujahideen.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Shabaab Claims Bombings in Kampala, Uganda

On July 15, 2010, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement issued an English-language formal statement claiming responsibility for the bombings in Kampala, Uganda, on an affiliated website.

Friday, 15 October 2010
AQAP Issues English-Language Magazine Featuring Anwar al-Awlaki

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released what the group billed as “the first magazine issued by the al-Qaida Organization in the English language” to jihadist forums on June 30, 2010. However, the distribution of the magazine was marred by technical errors and only the first three pages of the magazine are legible, including the cover, the table of contents, and a letter from the editor of the magazine.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Shabaab Calls Upon Uganda and Burundi to Cease Sending Troops to Somalia

In an English-language video released by Al-Kataib, the media arm of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen movement, on June 27, 2010, a battle is shown between Shabaab soldiers and Ugandan peace-keeping forces from the African Union’s Mission in Somalia.

Friday, 15 October 2010
As-Sahab Video of Suicide Bombing in Margha, Paktika

Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released a video of a suicide bombing carried out by a Kuwaiti fighter in the area of Margha in Paktika province of Afghanistan. The 11 minute, 32 second video is titled, “The Knights of Khorasan,” and was posted in separate Arabic- and Urdu-language versions on jihadist forums on October 15, 2010.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Afghan Taliban Video Criticizes Loyalty of Afghan Soldiers

Al-Emarah Jihadi Studio, a media division of the Afghan Taliban, released a video criticizing the loyalty of Afghan soldiers to foreign forces. The 56 minute, 30 second Pashto-language video was posted on the Afghan Taliban’s website and on jihadist forums on October 8, 2010. It is titled, “Who are Your Beloved Ones”.

Friday, 15 October 2010
Umar Studio Video Shows Captured Pakistani Soldier

Umar Studio, the media arm of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), produced a video of a captured Pakistani soldier named Juma Khan, showing an interview with the soldier about his faith and activity of foreign forces in Pakistan. An English-subtitled version of the undated video was distributed on jihadist forums on October 14, 20010.

Thursday, 14 October 2010
Bin Laden Releases Two Messages Following Pakistan Floods

Al-Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden addressed the issue of relief work in two new audio speeches released on jihadist forums on October 1, 2010. and October 2, 2010  The first speech, entitled, “Pauses with the Method of Relief Work,” came in an 11 minute, 39 second video produced by al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab.

Saturday, 02 October 2010
Jihadist Suggests Strikes on Willis Tower, Empire State Building

Addressing Usama bin Laden, a jihadist on the Tahaddi forum posted a message on September 13, 2010, urging that the al-Qaeda leader avenge the burning of the Qur’an by launching strikes on the Willis Tower (formerly named Sears Tower) and the Empire State Building.

Monday, 13 September 2010
Taifetul Mansura Remarks on Police Activity in Turkey

Taifetul Mansura posted three Turkish-language messages on its website between September 11 and September 12, 2010, remarking on recent police activity in Turkey that targeted suspected members of its group.

Sunday, 12 September 2010
Afghan Taliban Comments on Ninth Anniversary of 9/11

The Afghan Taliban issued a statement on the occasion of the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack, once again urging that US officials unconditionally withdrawal their troops from Afghanistan.

Saturday, 11 September 2010
Shi’ite Insurgent Faction Warns Against Qur’an Burning Day

The League of the Righteous, a Shi’ite insurgent faction in Iraq, threatened retaliation against US soldiers in Iraq if “International Burn a Qur’an Day” comes to fruition.

Friday, 10 September 2010
AQAP Threatens Yemeni Security Officers by Name

A jihadist on the Tahaddi forum posted copies of two statements attributed to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) which he said were distributed in Zinjibar, the provincial capital of Abyan in Yemen. The statements were posted on September 10, 2010.

Friday, 10 September 2010
Jihadist Suggests Targeting Spanish Nuclear Power Plants

Anticipating a future battle to reclaim Andalusia, a jihadist on the Shumukh al-Islam forum posted two messages on September 6, 2010, in which he suggested fighters from al-Qaeda target Spanish nuclear power plants.

Tuesday, 07 September 2010
Taifetul Mansura Reports Punjabi, Uzbek Fighters Slain

Taifetul Mansura reported that six individuals among Punjabi and Uzbek fighters in Waziristan were killed in a missile strike. In a Turkish-language message posted on its website on September 3, 2010, Taifetul Mansura spokesman Suraka Turki said that the six men were killed in a house as they prepared for break the daily Ramadan fast.

Tuesday, 07 September 2010
ISI Claims Five-Man Suicide Raid in Baghdad

The Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the al-Qaeda-front in Iraq, claimed responsibility for a five-man suicide raid that targeted an Iraqi military headquarters in Baghdad. In a communiqué issued on jihadist forums on September 7, 2010, the ISI said that the attack, which was carried out on September 5, came in revenge for insults against the honor of the Prophet Muhammad.

Tuesday, 07 September 2010
AQIM Claims Suicide Bombing in Zemmouri, Algeria

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed a suicide bombing in Zemmouri, a town in Boumerdes province of Algeria, targeting an Algerian military convoy. In a communiqué issued on jihadist forums on September 2, 2010, AQIM reported that after its fighters monitored the target for the “right opportunity” to strike, the bomber drove off in his explosives-laden vehicle and detonated it amidst the military convoy.

Friday, 03 September 2010
Afghan Taliban Website Interviews IED Unit Head

The website of the Afghan Taliban interviewed the group’s commander for improvised explosive device (IED) units in Dand district of Kandahar province, Khairullah Muneeb, and posted an English translation of the text on September 2, 2010.

Thursday, 02 September 2010
AQIM Claims Suicide Bombing in Nema, Mauritania

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released on jihadist forums on September 2, 2010, its communiqué claiming the August 25th suicide bombing at a military barracks in Nema, Mauritania.

Thursday, 02 September 2010
“In Fight” Magazine Documenting Afghan Taliban Activity, Issue 20

The 20th issue of “In Fight,” an English-language magazine the military activity of the Afghan Taliban and developments in the war in Afghanistan, was posted on the English-language division of the Ansar al-Mujahideen jihadist forum on August 31, 2010.

Wednesday, 01 September 2010
Jihadists Remark on Proposed Islamic Center, Mosque in Manhattan

A jihadist remarked on the proposed Islamic community center and mosque in Manhattan, near Ground Zero, in a message posted on jihadist forums on August 15, 2010. His discussion does not touch upon the controversy over the center’s construction, but rather, focuses on what he believes is US President Barack Obama falsely championing freedom of religion and promoting moderate Islam.

Friday, 27 August 2010
Fatah al-Islam Announces the Deaths of its Leaders

Fatah al-Islam announced that its leader, Abu Muhammad Awad, and its commander, Abu Bakr Mubarak, were killed by Lebanese troops as they headed towards Iraq to join the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI).

Wednesday, 18 August 2010
Afghan Taliban Urges Solidarity, Commemorates Anniversary

The Afghan Taliban urged Afghans to demonstrate solidarity and unity amidst recent Kuchi-Hazara clashes in Kabul. In an English-language statement posted on its website on August 18, 2010, the group blamed the US for creating the “chaotic upheaval” between the Kuchis and Hazarah, which they said may rapidly spread across Afghanistan if it is not stopped.

Wednesday, 18 August 2010
AQIM Member Incites to Avenge Slain Fighters

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a second message inciting Muslims in North Africa to seek revenge for six fighters slain in a French-backed raid near the Mali-Mauritania border on July 22, 2010.

Tuesday, 17 August 2010
Afghan Taliban Proposes Committee to Investigate Civilian Casualties

The Afghan Taliban made additional comments on a UN report on civilian casualties in Afghanistan, and proposed in a message posted on its website on August 15, 2010, that a committee be formed to investigate such casualties.

Monday, 16 August 2010
AQIM Shura Council Member Incites Against Mauritanian Army

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a message from a Mauritanian member of its Shura Council, Abdul Rahman Abu Anas al-Shanqiti, inciting for violence against the Mauritanian army and eulogizing six fighters. The message was posted on jihadist forums on August 15, 2010.

Monday, 16 August 2010
Fifth Episode in al-Fajr’s “Manufacturing Terrorism” Series

Al-Fajr Media Center released the fifth episode in its “Manufacturing Terrorism” series on jihadist forums on August 14, 2010.  The episode is a 60 minute, 55 second audio spoken by Abu Obeida Abdullah al-‘Adam, in which he discussed the recruitment of individuals and what it entails of security procedures, and how group members are divided into public and secret categories.

Saturday, 14 August 2010
GIMF Publishes Message on Jihad in Indonesia, Bashir’s Arrest

The Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) published a message in Arabic- and Indonesian-languages from a group called “Voice of Jihad in Nusantara,” commenting on the arrest of radical cleric Abu Bakr Bashir and declaring the continuation of jihad in Indonesia. The message was posted on jihadist forums on August 14, 2010.

Saturday, 14 August 2010
Nokhba Jihadi Media Launches Donation Drive

Nokhba Jihadi Media, a jihadist media organization, launched a donation drive to provide money to fighters and released a video as part of its propaganda.

Friday, 13 August 2010
IMU German Member Lectures New Recruits in Video

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) released a German-language video on its website showing one of its German members, Mounir C. (AKA Abu Adam the German), lecturing new recruits on the legitimacy and necessity of jihad.

Thursday, 12 August 2010
Afghan Taliban Taunts Alleged US Failure in Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban continued to taunt the US for its alleged military and political failures in Afghanistan in an English-language statement posted on its website on August 11, 2010. Recent propaganda from the group has focused on the US losing support from its allies in the war, particularly the Netherlands.

Wednesday, 11 August 2010
Fighters in Afghanistan Praise Maqdisi

The Ansar al-Mujahideen Network published an alleged message from fighters in Afghanistan to Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi praising the jihadist ideologue and asking that he remain firm.

Tuesday, 10 August 2010
As-Sahab Releases Second Video of Mortar Strike in Wata Pur

Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released a video showing a mortar strike on an unidentified base in Wata Pur district in Kunar province of Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 10 August 2010
AQIM Claims 22 Attacks Killing and Injuring 164

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed 22 operations in Algeria between May 22 and July 28, 2010, in a communiqué issued on jihadist forums on July 30.

Tuesday, 10 August 2010
Afghan Taliban Claims Suicide Raid in Kabul, Helicopter Downing

The Afghan Taliban claimed a suicide raid in the Afghan capital Kabul and the downing of a US helicopter in Helmand province in two communiqués posted on its website and jihadist forums on August 10, 2010.

Tuesday, 10 August 2010
As-Sahab Releases Videos of Attacks in Khyber, Landi Kotal

Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released two videos showing BM rocket attacks on Pakistani military locations in the Khyber and Landi Kotal tribal regions of Pakistan.

Tuesday, 10 August 2010
Afghan Taliban Criticizes Time Magazine for Cover Story

Afghan Taliban spokesman Muhammad Yusuf criticized Time Magazine for its cover photo and description of an Afghan woman who was sentenced by a Taliban commander to have her ears and nose cut off.

Monday, 09 August 2010
AQIM Leader Refuses Surrender, Declares Continuation of Jihad

Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), condemned Algeria’s calls to its fighters to surrender, declaring in an audio speech that jihad will continue.

Monday, 09 August 2010
Jihadist Examines RAND Study on Post-Iraq Withdrawal (Part 1)

A prominent jihadist writer on the al-Fallujah forum began a series examining a RAND Corporation study on US foreign and military policy vis-à-vis post-Iraq withdrawal.

Friday, 06 August 2010
Jihadist Network Publishes Biography of Slain Jund Ansar Allah Leader

The Ansar al-Mujahideen Network published a biography of Abu Abdullah al-Muhajir, the slain leader of the Palestinian jihadist group, Jund Ansar Allah, and posted the document on its forum on August 5, 2010.

Friday, 06 August 2010
Jihadists Offer Suggestions to Strike Enemy Ships

Addressing fighters active in the battlefield, a jihadist on the al-Fallujah forum posted a message on August 5, 2010, suggesting ways to attack enemy ships. Other jihadists followed suit with their own thoughts.

Thursday, 05 August 2010
Tawhid and Jihad Group Releases Anti-Hamas Video

Tawhid and Jihad Group, Beit al-Maqdis (Jerusalem), released a video condemning Hamas for its actions in Sabra and Ibn Taymiyya Mosque in Gaza, and its repudiation of Shariah-based governance.

Thursday, 05 August 2010
Afghan Taliban Claims Suicide Bombing Killing 65 in Kunduz

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing a total of 65 enemy soldiers as a result of a suicide bombing in Kunduz province of northern Afghanistan, and also claimed killing as many as 30 American soldiers in Kandahar province in the south of the country.

Thursday, 05 August 2010
Afghan Taliban Suggests NATO Countries Follow Dutch Example

The Afghan Taliban remarked on the Netherland’s beginning to withdrawal its troops from Afghanistan, saying that other NATO countries involved in the war should follow suit.

Wednesday, 04 August 2010
As-Sahab Releases Third Video of Strike in Wata Pur

Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released a third video showing a strike on an unidentified base in Wata Pur district in Kunar province of Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 04 August 2010
Brigades of Abdullah Azzam Claims Strike on Japanese Tanker

The Brigades of Abdullah Azzam claimed responsibility for the July 28th bombing of the M Star Japanese oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz between the United Arab Emirate and Oman.

Tuesday, 03 August 2010
Jihadist Urges al-Qaeda to Target Europe

A jihadist on the al-Fallujah forum addressed al-Qaeda leaders in a message on August 2, 2010, urging that they focus on launching attacks on enemy soil, particularly that of Europe.

Tuesday, 03 August 2010
“In Fight” Magazine Documenting Afghan Taliban Activity, Issue 19

The 19th issue of “In Fight,” an English-language magazine the military activity of the Afghan Taliban and developments in the war in Afghanistan, was posted on the English-language division of the Ansar al-Mujahideen jihadist forum on July 31, 2010.

Monday, 02 August 2010

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