site-intel-group---12-14-07---sahab-zawahiri-audio-annapolis-treason

Dr. Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the second in command of Al-Qaeda, speaks in regard to the Annapolis peace conference, in a 20:02 minute audio speech issued by As-Sahab, the multimedia arm of Al-Qaeda, to jihadist forums today, Friday, December 14, 2007.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: Egypt,United States
Media Groups: Sahab (AQ)
Groups: Al-Qaeda
Individuals: Zawahiri, Ayman

site-intel-group---12-14-07---ymms-defend-arafat,-ghotab,-harvest-of-operations

The Young Mujahideen Movement, an insurgent group in Somalia, claims the defense of two towns, Arafat and Ghobta, against Ethiopian soldiers, and declares four operations in a harvest of military operations in two communiqués issued to jihadist forums between today, Friday, December 14, 2007, and yesterday.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Somalia
Groups: Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement

site-intel-group---12-17-07---commander-muhannad-video-eid-al-adha

Commander Muhannad AKA Abu Anas, the Commander of the Eastern Front in Chechnya and Deputy Emir of military forces in the Caucasus Emirate, speaks in a 2:16 minute video congratulating Muslins on the coming occasion of Eid Al-Adha.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: Chechnya
Individuals: Muhannad

Informing of the depraved condition of the Palestinians in Gaza Strip, a result from an “American Zionist scheme” to alienate the area from the remainder of Palestinian territories, a member of the password-protected Al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, Al-Ekhlaas, recently posted a message encouraging jihadists to provide them support.

Tags: Jihadist News: Chatter
Countries: Palestinian Territories

site-intel-group---12-18-07---al-sawarem-encyclopedia-of-explosives-kano3-dung

A compilation of explosive manuals totaling 347-pages and culled from the writings of a prominent member of the jihadist Internet community, Abdullah Thow Al-Baja Dein, was published by Al-Sawarem Media Foundation, a group operating within the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF).

Arguing that Iraq and Afghanistan are hotbeds of jihadist activity for the strategic purpose of Al-Qaeda to spread its influence to neighboring countries, a jihadist forum member finds that the recent establishment of the Islamic Caucacus Emirate and Taliban extension in Pakistan are examples of this objective.

Tags: Jihadist News: Chatter

site-intel-group---12-18-07---taliban-mullah-omar-eid-al-adha-statement 

The Taliban published a statement from its leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, speaking of the pleasure of Eid Al-Adha and making pronouncements on the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, to its website today, Tuesday, December 18, 2007, in the English and Pashto languages.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Afghanistan,Iraq
Groups: Afghan Taliban
Individuals: Omar, Mullah Muhammad

site-intel-group---12-19-07---aj-interview-malwawi-faqir-muhammad

Credit: Al-Jazeera

Two video clips totaling 26:50 minutes of an interview conducted between Ahmed Zidan of Al-Jazeera channel and Mawlawi Faqir Muhammad, the deputy leader of the Movement for the Enforcement of Islamic Shari’a in Pakistan, were recently posted to jihadist forums.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: Pakistan

site-intel-group---12-19-07---sahab-ayl-video-al-nafir

Abu Yahya Al-libi, a Shari’a Committee official and commander in Afghanistan, is featured in a 41:30 minute video issued by As-Sahab, the multimedia arm of Al-Qaeda, yesterday, December 18, 2007, speaking on the importance of Islam, migration, and Jihad.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: Afghanistan
Media Groups: Sahab (AQ)
Groups: Al-Qaeda
Individuals: Libi, Abu Yahya (Hassan Qa'id)

site-intel-group---12-20-07---al-sawarem-encyclopedia-of-explosives-actnprxd2

A compilation of explosive manuals totaling 347-pages and culled from the writings of a prominent member of the jihadist Internet community, Abdullah Thow Al-Baja Dein, was published by Al-Sawarem Media Foundation, a group operating within the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF).

site-intel-group---12-20-07---isi-furqan-video-american-humvee-ramadi

A 2:17 minute video of the detonation of an improvised explosive device (IED) on what is indicated to be an American Hummer in Al-Anbar province, Al-Ramadi in Eastern Hasiba, was issued to jihadist forums today, Thursday, December 20, 2007, by Al-Furqan Foundation for Media Production of the Islamic State of Iraq.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: Iraq
Media Groups: Furqan Foundation (ISI)
Groups: Islamic State of Iraq

Arguments why Al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia has failed from four perspectives: ideological spread, politics, military targeting, and propaganda, were recently posted by a member of the password-protected Al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, Al-Hesbah, who claims these arguments came from an anonymous individual after he “swallowed the bait”.

Tags: Jihadist News: Chatter
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Groups: Al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia

site-intel-group---12-20-07---jfm-sampling-questions-zawahiri

At the close of As-Sahab’s production of the fourth interview with Dr. Ayman Al-Zawahiri, titled, “A Review of Events”, and issued to jihadist forums on December 16, 2007, an initiative was announced for members of the jihadist Internet community and media organizations to submit questions, “friendly or hostile”, to Zawahiri.

Tags: Jihadist News: Chatter
Media Groups: Fajr Media Center,Sahab (AQ)
Groups: Al-Qaeda
Individuals: Zawahiri, Ayman