The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released the second episode in a video series documenting the assassinations and bombings executed by its "Muhammad bin Maslama Battalion," including a blast on an American vehicle in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region.


Again dismissing the results of the Arab Spring, al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri portrayed true "salvation" as Muslims rallying around fighters and uniting together in echoing their demand for Shariah-based governance.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: Egypt,Israel,Libya,Tunisia,Yemen
Media Groups: Sahab (AQ)
Groups: Al-Qaeda,Islamic State (ISIS-ISIL)
Individuals: Zawahiri, Ayman


Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the second episode in its "Demolishing of the Espionage" series, exploring in it the recruitment of spies through blackmail and intimidation, and featuring an alleged audio conversation between a U.S. intelligence agent and a recruit.


Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released an audio speech from a group official, Abu Obeida Yusuf al-’Annabi, discussing Algeria from the perspective of it having an ongoing "identity crisis" since the War of Independence with France and through and beyond the Civil War in the 1990s, and inciting the people to revolt and demand Shariah-based governance.