Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released statement addressing Indian Muslims, calling on them and Indian Islamic scholars to follow the path of Mullah Omar, stop talking and start fighting (the Jihad).
Islamic State Province in Yemen (Wilaya al Yemen) released a video condemning al Qaeda and its branches’ apostasy following the Arab Springs.
Al Qaeda in the Maghreb in the Islamic Maghreb leader, Abu Musab Abdal Wadud, has released a new audio-message, urging Sahel’s governments, Mali in particular, to remove French troops from their countries.
Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin, al Qaeda’s branch in the Sahel, released a statement declaring the withdrawal of the French army from Mali is the first step in order to sit down for peace talks with the government. Statement’s English translation: Statement’s French translation: Statement’s Turkish translation:
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s new leader , Khalid bin Umar Batarfi, praised his predecessor Qasim al Raymi, sweared his loyalty to al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri and congratulated the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan for the latest deal with US.
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb leader, Abu Musab Abdal Wadud (Abdelmalek Droukdel), eulogized the deceased lieutenants of Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) Yahya Abu al Hammam and Abu Iyadh al Tunis, respectively the leader of the AQIM’s Sub-Saharan branch and the founder of Ansar al Sharia Tunisia group.
Through an audio-message recorded by its leader, Qasim al Raymi, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula takes credit for the attack carried out in the US Naval Air Station Pensacola, in Florida.
Amadou Koufa, Katiba Macina leader and deputy leader of Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin, invites supporters to carry out Jihad in the Sahel and reaffirms the prominent role of al Qaeda in the region, despite the growing influence of the Islamic State’s local branch.
Al Qaeda Central Leadership praised the operations carried out by the group Harakat al Shabaab al Mujahidin in Kenya and Somalia during the recent campaign “Jerusalem Shall Not be Judaized”.
Al Qaeda central leadership praised its branch in the Sahel, Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin, calling for major attacks on contractors, economic interests and US forces in Mali.