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AQAP Condoles Victims in Ad Dali Incident, Threatens Attacks Against Yemeni Army

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, 16 December 2013
AQAP Reportedly Joins Twitter, Claims Raid at Yemen's Defense Ministry

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, 12 November 2013
AQAP Gives Condolences for Death of Hakimullah Mehsud

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave condolences to Muslims for the death of former Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Hakimullah Mehsud, and called upon Pakistani Muslims to rise against the "blatant American transgression" upon their country's sovereignty.

Monday, 11 November 2013
AQAP Religious Official Starts Qur'an Lecture Video Series

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, 29 September 2013
Jihadists Discuss Zawahiri's Guidelines for Jihad, Targeting of Americans

Jihadists discussed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's "general guidelines for jihad" as it relates to refraining from targeting non-combatants, and found that Americans and Alawites, for example, can still be hit.

Friday, 27 September 2013
AQAP Gives Eulogy for Slain Official Qa'id al-Dhahab

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

Saturday, 14 September 2013
AQAP Releases Fourth Video Appeal from Captured Saudi Diplomat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, 27 August 2013
AQAP Ideologue Criticizes Latest Speech by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) ideologue Ibrahim al-Rubeish issued a video message condemning the Saudi King and the Saudi government for recent transgressions against Islam and Muslims.

Monday, 26 August 2013
AQAP Official Condemns Crackdown on Morsi Supporters

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) official Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari (AKA Muhammad al-Murshidi) condemned the Egyptian government's crackdown on Mohamed Morsi supporters and its deploying army and police to clear sit-in camps on August 14, 2013.

Sunday, 25 August 2013
AQAP Official Mocks U.S. Evacuating Staff from Yemen, Slams Airstrikes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, 12 August 2013
Shabaab Gives Eulogy for Slain AQAP Deputy Leader

The General Command of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement gave a eulogy for the deputy leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Abu Sufyan al-Azdi, and vowed that fighters will take revenge for his death and the death of other fighters and leaders.

Thursday, 01 August 2013
ISIL Offers Condolences for AQAP Deputy Leader's Death

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

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

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

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

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

Thursday, 18 July 2013
AQAP Announces Death of Deputy Leader Abu Sufyan al-Azdi

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced the death of its deputy leader, Abu Sufyan al-Azdi (AKA Saeed al-Shahri), in a eulogy delivered by senior official Ibrahim al-Rubeish.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013
AQAP Releases Second Episode in "Convoy of Martyrs" Series

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the second episode in its "Convoy of Martyrs" video series, featuring a brief look at eleven Egyptian, Saudi, Tunisian and Yemeni fighters who were killed in Yemen.

Friday, 05 July 2013
Marathon Bombing: Why Target The Boston Marathon?

On June 1, 2013, the eleventh issue of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s (AQAP’s) English-language magazine, Inspire, was released to jihadist forums...

Friday, 21 June 2013
Jihadist Gives Biography of AQAP Suicide Bomber in al-Jawf Attack

A jihadist gave a biography of Khalid al-'Adeni (AKA Abu al-Bara'a, Abu Bakr al-'Adeni), an al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) fighter who killed 14 people in a suicide bombing in Yemen's al-Jawf province on May 25, 2012.

Tuesday, 04 June 2013
AQAP Releases Second Part of Interview with Kidnapped Saudi Deputy Consul

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the second part of its interview with Abdullah al-Khalidi, a Saudi diplomat it kidnapped in Aden, Yemen, on March 28, 2012, focusing in this installment on Saudi Arabia's fight against jihadist groups.

Monday, 03 June 2013
AQAP Military Commander Addresses Americans in Audio, Article

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from its military commander Abu Hureira al-Sana’ani (AKA Qasm al-Rimi) telling the American people that their security is dependent on the US government’s actions in Muslim countries and elsewhere.

Saturday, 01 June 2013
AQAP Official Urges Yemeni Scholars Declare Jihad on Government, US

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an article from one of its senior officials, former Guantanamo detainee Ibrahim al-Rubeish, calling upon Yemeni scholars to declare jihad against the Yemeni government and US troops in Yemen, after the government turned down a truce in February 2013.

Friday, 31 May 2013
AQAP Video Focuses on Slain Official Abu Khalid al-'Asiri

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video focusing on Abu Khalid al-'Asiri (AKA Walid bin Mushafi al-'Alkami), a slain commander and military trainer who was killed as a result of a US drone strike in July 2011.

Friday, 31 May 2013
Yemeni Journalist Posts 11th Issue of AQAP's Inspire Magazine

After previewing the 11th issue of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) English e-magazine, "Inspire," Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal posted the issue in its entirety in both Arabic and English. Jamal, who has interviewed AQAP officials and written extensively on the group's activities, posted the issue on his Facebook page on May 30, 2013.

Thursday, 30 May 2013
Jihadist Redistributes Arabic and English Copies of AQAP's Inspire

As a "gift" to supporters of jihad, a jihadist redistributed copies of the first ten issues of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) English e-magazine, "Inspire," as well as Arabic translations of the first nine.

Thursday, 30 May 2013
Yemeni Journalist Previews 11th Issue of AQAP’s Inspire Magazine

Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal gave a preview of the forthcoming eleventh issue of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s (AQAP) English e-magazine, “Inspire,” which he said focuses on the Boston bombings and features a message to the American people by AQAP military commander Abu Hureira al-Sana’ani (AKA Qasm al-Rimi).

Thursday, 30 May 2013
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
London Attack Echoes al-Qaeda Incitement to Target Soldiers in West

Aftermath of attack in Woolwich, London / Credit: ITV

Although it is not yet clear what motivated the beheading of a man believed to be a soldier outside of the Woolwich barracks in London, the incident, which is being treated as an apparent terrorist attack, is reflective of al-Qaeda's incitement for lone-wolf strikes against soldiers in Western countries.

Wednesday, 22 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, Jihadists Previously Distributed Manuals for Explosives Using Pressure Cookers

Explosives manuals involving pressure cookers such as those reportedly used in the bombings in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 15, 2013, have been distributed on jihadist forums in the past years and most recently appeared in an al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)-produced compilation called the "Lone Mujahid Pocketbook".

Tuesday, 16 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 Representative Announces End of “Convoy of Martyrs” Project

An al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) representative calling itself “Battalion of Horrors” announced that the group’s military committee has now ceased its communication with individuals seeking advice for lone-wolf operations.

Sunday, 03 March 2013
AQAP Compiles “Inspire” Manuals into “Lone Mujahid Pocketbook”

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a 64-page booklet it called the “Lone Mujahid Pocketbook,” featuring a compilation of the “Open Source Jihad” manuals from issues 1-10 of its English-language e-magazine, “Inspire”.

Friday, 01 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
Fursan al-Balagh Releases Arabic Translation of US Military Handbook

The jihadist media group Fursan al-Balagh released an Arabic translation of a US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) handbook on terrorist groups and their tactics.

Wednesday, 27 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
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
Jihadist Gives Tutorial for Posting Written Statements on YouTube

A jihadist gave a video tutorial for turning written statements from jihadi groups into videos so that they may be posted on YouTube and other social networking websites.

Wednesday, 13 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
Jihadist Suggests AQAP Raise Issue of Drone Base in Saudi Arabia

After news surfaced that the US military operates a secret drone base in Saudi Arabia, a jihadist called upon al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and its media arm, al-Malahem Foundation, to raise the issue among Muslims and take a "serious position".

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
Video Focuses on June 2010 Escape from Kobar Prison in Sudan (Part 2)

Al-Hijratain Foundation released the second part of its video documenting the June 2010 escape from Kobar central prison in Khartoum, Sudan, of four men convicted for the murder of American diplomat John Michael Granville.

Monday, 04 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
Jihadist Asks AQAP to Strike UAE for Supporting France in Mali

A jihadist appealed to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to first advise, then threaten, and eventually launch strikes in the United Arab Emirates in revenge for supporting the French-led military intervention in Mali.

Wednesday, 30 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 Counsels France to Cease Military Operations in Mali

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) commented on the French military invention in Mali, advising France to cease "aggression" and instead focus on their own domestic issues.

Thursday, 24 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
AQAP Official Says Muslims to Blame for American Criminality

Ibrahim al-Rubeish, an official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), released an audio speech in which argued that Muslims have invited American criminality upon themselves due to their remaining silent to abuse and attacking al-Qaeda and its ilk as renegades.

Tuesday, 04 December 2012
AQAP Gives Condolences for Slain Militant Leaders in Gaza

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) offered its condolences to Muslims in general and Palestinians in particular for the killing of Hisham al-Su'aydani and Ashraf Sabah, two militant leaders in Gaza.

Wednesday, 24 October 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
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
AQAP Scholar Urges Revenge for Prophet in Audio Speech

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, urging Muslims to rise against America and to take revenge against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims."

Friday, 21 September 2012
AQAP Gives Eulogy for Abu Yahya al-Libi

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a eulogy for al-Qaeda official Abu Yahya al-Libi AKA Hasan Qa'id, and in it, remarked that his death was a factor in protestors in Benghazi, Libya, storming the American consulate and killing US Ambassador John Christopher Stevens.

Saturday, 15 September 2012

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

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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…