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AQAP Eulogizes Nabil al-Dhahab and Khawlan al-Sana’ani, Claims Their Killing Reveals U.S.-Houthi Plot

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issued a statement eulogizing two slain officials, Nabil al-Dhahab and Shawqi al-Ba'dani (AKA Khawlan al-Sana'ani), and claimed that their killed in a drone strikes reveals a U.S.-Houthi plot.

Wednesday, 05 November 2014
AQAP Releases Part 1 in Interview with Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, Provides Bio

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the first installment of a visual interview with a group official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, and in the introduction, provided his biography, covering his jihadi travels from Yemen to Bosnia, Kashmir, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Philippines, Syria, and Turkey.

Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Jihadists Report Killing of AQAP Officials Nabil al-Dhahab, Khawlan al-Sana’ani in U.S. Drone Strike

Jihadists have reported that Nabil al-Dhahab and Khawlan al-Sana'ani, two officials in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), were killed together with a third man, Abu Usama al-Sana'ani, in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.

Wednesday, 05 November 2014
AQAP Claims Sniping Soldier, Firing Mortars at 39th Armored Brigade in Abyan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed sniping a Yemeni soldiers in the 39th Armored Brigade in Abyan governorate and firing mortars at the same brigade.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Saudi Fighter Involved in July 2014 Raid at Saudi-Yemeni Border

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Musa bin Abdullah Zahmi al-Shahri (AKA Abu al-Bara'a al-'Adnani), one of the six fighters involved in the July 2014 raid at the al-Wadia border post between Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

Thursday, 30 October 2014
AQAP Claims Shelling Yemeni Army Barracks in Shabwa, Bombing Truck in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed firing mortars at Yemeni military barracks in Shabwa governorate, and detonating an improvised explosive device (IED) on a military truck in Hadramawt.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014
AQAP Claims Attacks on Houthis in Abyan, al-Bayda’, and Sana’a, Withdraws from Area Amidst Yemeni-American Bombardment

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed several attacks against Houthis and Yemeni soldiers in Abyan, al-Bayda', and Sana'a, and reported that its fighters and those from Sunni tribes withdrew from an area in Rada' under pressure from Yemeni bombardment and American drones.

Monday, 27 October 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Egyptian Fighter-Media Department Member

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Mustafa Ali (AKA Humam al-Masri), an Egyptian fighter and member of its al-Malahem Media Foundation who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Hadramawt in October-November 2013.

Friday, 24 October 2014
AQAP Reports on Anti-Houthi Preaching Campaigns in Marib, al-Jawf

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a report on its anti-Houthi preaching campaigns in Yemen's Marib and al-Jawf governorates, and provided copies of the propaganda.

Friday, 24 October 2014
AQAP Claims Killing at Least 49 Houthis, Announces Alliance with Sunni Tribes

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing a total of at least 49 Shi'ite Houthis in four separate attacks in al-Bayda' and the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, and announced its alliance with Sunni tribes in two districts in 'Ibb governorate.

Thursday, 23 October 2014
AQAP Official Ibrahim al-Rubeish Calls Muslims to Fight U.S.-led Coalition

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a visual speech from one of its officials, former Guantanamo detainee Ibrahim al-Rubeish, calling upon Muslims to fight the U.S.-led military coalition in Iraq and Syria, and predicting that the coalition cannot win the battle with airstrikes.

Sunday, 19 October 2014
AQAP Claims Suicide Bombing in al-Bayda’, Attacks in Abyan, Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing and wounding dozens of Shi’ite Houthis in a suicide bombing in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate, and also claimed bombing and shooting Yemeni soldiers in Abyan and Shabwa.

Friday, 17 October 2014
AQAP Expresses Support for Fighters in Coalition Strikes, Calls to Strike America

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) expressed support for fighters in Iraq and Syria amidst strikes by the U.S.-led coalition, and called for attacks on America economically, militarily, and media-wise, pointing out that the U.S. is the “foundation” of the enemy campaign.

Friday, 17 October 2014
AQAP Video Shows Raid in Shabwa, Suicide Bombing in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video showing a raid on a patrol of Special Security forces in 'Ataq, the capital of Yemen's Shabwa governorate, and a suicide bombing followed by an attack on a military checkpoint in Wadi Sur of Hadramawt.

Thursday, 16 October 2014
AQAP Claims Waging Nine Hour Raid in Ibb, Killing Houthi Colonel in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed waging a near-nine hour raid in the city of al-'Adeen in Yemen's Ibb governorate in order to thwart an alleged Houthi scheme to control it, and killing a Houthi colonel in the capital, Sana'a.

Thursday, 16 October 2014
AQAP Gives Detailed Report on Large-Scale Raid in al-Bayda’, War Spoils

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a detailed report on its large-scale, multi-target raid in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate on October 7, 2014, including a description of the many war spoils it took from the site.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
AQAP Claims Attacks on Soldiers, Houthi Official, People’s Committees Commander in Abyan, Hadramawt, Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed attacks on Yemeni soldiers, a commander in the People's Committees, and a Houthi official in Abyan, Hadramawt, and Shabwa governorates of Yemen.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Saudi Fighter Muhammad Salem bin Ghazi

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a biography of a slain Saudi fighter it identified as Muhammad Salem bin Ghazi (AKA Mahmoud al-Hadhrami).

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
AQAP Claims Bomb Blast on Yemeni Military Patrol in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed wounding ten Yemeni soldiers in a bomb blast on their patrol in Yemen's Hadramawt governorate.

Monday, 13 October 2014
AQAP Claims Killing, Wounding 43 Yemeni Soldiers and an Officer in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing and injuring a total of 43 soldiers and a colonel in the Yemeni Political Security service in three attacks in Yemen's Hadramawt governorate.

Monday, 13 October 2014
AQAP Claims Suicide Bombing, Sticky Explosive Detonation in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing more than 50 Shi'ite Houthis and wounding dozens more in a suicide bombing in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, and also claimed detonating a sticky explosive that was planted in the vehicle of a Houthi official in the capital.

Friday, 10 October 2014
AQAP Claims Multi-Target Raid in al-Bayda’, Attacks in Amran, Sana’a, Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed a large-scale raid in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate targeting military and security buildings, and claimed additional attacks on Shi'ite Houthis and Yemeni soldiers in Amran, Shabwa, and the Yemeni capital, Sana'a.

Thursday, 09 October 2014
AQAP Video Shows Strikes on Yemeni Military Locations in Mayfa’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of its simultaneous attacks on August 31, 2014, on several military sites in the city of Mayfa'a in Yemen's Shabwa governorate.

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
AQAP Gives Greetings, Advice to Fighters for Eid al-Adha 2014

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) greeted Muslims and fighters for the occasion of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice), declaring their continued waging of jihad, and advising fighters on all battlefronts to be kind to Muslims and harsh on the enemy.

Saturday, 04 October 2014
AQAP Claims Ambushing, Bombing Houthis and Soldiers in Sana’a, Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed ambushing Yemeni soldiers with gunfire and bombing a foot patrol in Shabwa, and throwing a hand grenade at a Shi'ite Houthi patrol in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a.

Thursday, 02 October 2014
Brigades of Abdullah Azzam Calls for Attacks on Hezbollah in Lebanon, Urges Sunnis in Lebanese Army to Desert

The Lebanon-based Brigades of Abdullah Azzam incited Sunnis to attack Hezbollah and its supporters, challenging them to be more "ardent" against Shi'ites than al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) against the Shi'ite Houthis.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014
AQAP Official Incites Against Houthis, Calls Fighters to Attack the U.S.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a visual speech by group official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi inciting Yemeni Sunnis to confront Shi'ite Houthis, and calling upon fighters everywhere to strike the U.S. and American interests in response to military intervention in Iraq and Syria.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014
AQAP Claims Killing Houthis in Marib, al-Bayda’; Yemeni Soldiers in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claiming killing and wounding dozens of Shi'ite Houthis in a suicide bombing in Yemen's Marib province, and killing an additional number in two ambushes in al-Bayda'.

Monday, 29 September 2014
AQAP Urges Sunnis to Support its War with Houthis, Take Up Arms

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) urged Sunnis in Yemen to support its war against the Shi'ite Houthis and to take up arms to fight them. In a statement published by the group's "Ansar al-Shariah News" account on Twitter on September 23, 2014,

Monday, 29 September 2014
AQAP Claims Rocket Strike on U.S. Embassy in Yemen

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed firing a rocket at the U.S. embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, in revenge for a drone strike in al-Jawf.

Saturday, 27 September 2014
AQAP Targets Houthis in Suicide Bombing in Sa’ada, Blast in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed a suicide bombing on a gathering of Shi'a Houthis in Yemen's Sa'ada province, and a bombing of a Houthi military truck in the capital, Sana'a.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014
AQAP Reports on Clashes with Houthis in Ad Dali’, Capture of Eight

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reported on clashes with Shi'a Houthis in Yemen's Ad Dali' province after fighters captured and later killed a Houthi businessmen, and claimed to continue to hold eight Houthis prisoner.

Monday, 22 September 2014
AQAP and AQIM Release Joint Statement Condemning U.S.-led Alliance in Iraq and Syria, Urge Warring Factions to Unite

In an unprecedented move, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a joint statement, condemning the U.S.-led military alliance in Iraq and Syria, and urging warring factions to unite in the face of a common enemy.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014
AQAP Publishes Pictures from Raids on Yemeni Military Sites in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a set of twenty pictures documenting two simultaneous raids on Yemeni military sites in the areas of Mayfa'a and Azzan in Shabwa province on August 31, 2014.

Monday, 15 September 2014
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 Calls for Car Bombs in the US and the West, Lists Specific Targets

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a new English-language publication inciting for car bombs and provided a list of Western targets for jihadists to attack.

Sunday, 17 August 2014
AQAP Commander Gives Visual Brief on Operations in Yemen, Saudi Arabia

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a visual speech from one of its military commanders Jalal al-Marqishi (AKA Hamza al-Zinjibari), giving a brief on recent operations in Yemen and Saudi Arabia, and claiming that the Shi’ite Houthis have infiltrated the Yemeni army.

Friday, 15 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 Claims Credit for Suicide Bombing in al-Mukalla

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), using the local name “Ansar al-Shariah,” claimed inflicting deaths and injuries among Yemeni police in a suicide bombing in the city of al-Mukalla in Yemen’s Hadramawt province.

Thursday, 14 August 2014
AQAP Claims its Attacks in Abyan Expose False Victories of Yemeni Army

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), using the local name “Ansar al-Shariah,” claimed that its suicide bombings and raids in Yemen’s Abyan province exposed the false victories of the Yemeni army.

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 Official Speaks on Israeli Campaign in Gaza, Demands Jihad

Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, a religious official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), spoke on the recent Israeli military campaign in Gaza, declaring that there is no way to deter it but with jihad.

Friday, 18 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
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 Gives Condolences for Death of Former IEC Leader Doku Umarov

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) offered its condolences to Muslims in the Caucasus for the death of Doku Umarov, the former leader of the Islamic Emirate of the Caucasus (IEC).

Monday, 23 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 Slain Egyptian Fighter, Chanter

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a biography of Ahmed Sayyid Ibrahim Sayyid (AKA Abu Musab al-Masri), an Egyptian fighter and vocalist of jihadi chants who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Shabwa, Yemen, on April 16, 2012.

Tuesday, 20 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
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
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

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…