Farooq, Ahmad
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Anti-IS Jihadi Media Group Publishes Refutation of Allegations Raised by al-Qaeda Defector in al-Naba Newspaper

Al-Hidaya Media Foundation, a Yemeni jihadi media group opposed to the Islamic State (IS), published an article refuting the allegations made in the IS' al-Naba weekly newspaper by an individual portrayed as a defected al-Qaeda official.

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Tuesday, 01 March 2016
Alleged al-Qaeda Defector Claims "al-Qaeda in Khorasan" is Finished in Interview in IS' al-Naba Newspaper

An alleged former al-Qaeda official who defected to the Islamic State (IS) claimed in an interview with the IS' weekly newspaper, "al-Naba," that "al-Qaeda in Khorasan" is finished, and discussed al-Qaeda's aspirations in Syria, its relationship with Iran, and its working with Pakistani intelligence.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016
AQIS Releases Video on September 2014 Karachi Naval Yard Attack

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a video on the September 2014 attack at a naval yard in Karachi, Pakistan, where it intended to seize control over the PNS Zulfiqar and fire rockets at American and Indian ships.

Thursday, 03 December 2015
AQIS Former Deputy Leader Incites for Jihad in Pakistan, Sahab Allegedly Acquires Footage from Fighters in Pakistan Army

As-Sahab Media for al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a video containing a posthumous audio speech from Ahmed Farouq, the group’s former deputy leader, inciting for jihad in Pakistan, and featuring “exclusive” footage allegedly obtained from fighters within the Pakistan Army.

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Thursday, 02 July 2015
Al-Qaeda Official Denies Fighters' Role in Sher Garh Suicide Bombing

Al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching in Pakistan, Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, denied that fighters had any role in the June 18, 2013, suicide bombing in the Pakistani town of Sher Garh, and charged "secret agencies" and enemy forces with responsibility.

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Friday, 05 July 2013
Al-Qaeda Official Slams Democracy, Acknowledges Wali ur-Rahman's Death

Al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching in Pakistan, Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, gave condolences for the death of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) official Wali ur-Rahman in a drone strike, and criticized democracy while promoting Shariah-based governance.

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Tuesday, 02 July 2013
Al-Qaeda's Pakistan Media Head Calls for Rallying Around Scholars, Shariah

Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a video speech from Ustadh Ahmad Farooq urging people to rally around Islamic scholars and Shariah-based governance as the solution to what he believes are Pakistan's problems.

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Thursday, 25 April 2013
Al-Qaeda’s Pakistan Media Head Calls Bangladeshi Muslims to Revolt

Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda’s head of media and preaching in Pakistan, urged Bangladeshi Muslims to revolt against their government and kill everyone who insults the Prophet Muhammad, reacting to recent incidents involving bloggers.

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Monday, 01 April 2013
Al-Qaeda's Pakistan Media Head Lectures on Truthfulness in Audio

Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching in Pakistan, released an audio lecture about truthfulness as it relates to a Muslim's sincerity in his deeds and worship.

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Thursday, 14 March 2013
Al-Qaeda's Pakistan Media Head Speaks on Death of Kashmiri Jihadi Leader

Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching in Pakistan, released a video eulogizing Kashmiri jihadi leader Ahsan Aziz, who was killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan on August 18, 2012.

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Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Al-Qaeda's Pakistan Media Head Questions Sympathy for Malala Yousafzai

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Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching in Pakistan, questioned why everyone from international journalists to Pakistani leaders are showing more concern for Malala Yousafzai than other afflicted women.

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Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Al-Qaeda’s Pakistan Media Head Threatens Burma, India

Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching in Pakistan, spoke on what he called the “genocide” of Muslims in South Asia, particularly in Arakan, Burma, and Assam, India, and threatened both countries with consequences if the violence continues.

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Sunday, 30 September 2012
As-Sahab Video Focuses on Current State of Conflict (Part One)

Al-Qaeda's media arm, as-Sahab, released a two-part documentary-style video focusing on the current state of what it sees as the global war on Islam, featuring comments from senior al-Qaeda officials.

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Thursday, 13 September 2012
Al-Qaeda's Pakistan Media Head Condemns New Pakistani PM, System

Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching in Pakistan, condemned the election of Raja Pervaiz Ashraf as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, and urged Pakistanis to support jihad to end the "current political crisis."

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Friday, 10 August 2012
Al-Qaeda's Pakistan Media Head Calls Fighters to Strike NATO Supply Lines

Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching, called upon fighters to "pay special attention" to striking American and NATO supply lines in Pakistan and targeting the owners of supply contracting companies.

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Thursday, 09 August 2012
Al-Qaeda’s Pakistan Media Head Eulogizes Two Murdered Pakistani Clerics

Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda’s head of media and preaching in Pakistan, gave a eulogy for two Pakistani clerics who were murdered by unknown persons in May 2012, and held the Pakistani government responsible.

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Saturday, 09 June 2012
Al-Qaeda’s Pakistan Media Head Gives Eulogy for Deceased Taliban Official

Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda’s head of media and preaching in Pakistan, gave a eulogy for Mullah Obaidullah Akhund, a deceased former deputy of the Afghan Taliban, and argued that the circumstances of his death in a Pakistani prison show that the enemy does not differentiate between Afghan and Pakistani Taliban.

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Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Al-Qaeda’s Pakistan Media Head Gives Eulogy for Badr Mansoor

Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda’s head of media and preaching in Pakistan, gave a eulogy for a fellow official, Badr Mansoor, who was killed in a US airstrike in Miranshah, North Waziristan, on February 9, 2012.

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Thursday, 08 March 2012
Al-Qaeda's Pakistan Media Head Lectures on Muhammad as Example

Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching, urged Muslims imbued with love for the Prophet Muhammad to apply his teachings and traditions and transform that love into jihad in order to implement Shariah-based governance in Pakistan.

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Friday, 07 October 2011
Al-Qaeda's Pakistan Media Head Gives Eulogy for Bin Laden

Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al-Qaeda's head of media and preaching in Pakistan, gave a eulogy for former al-Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden in an Urdu-language audio released on jihadist forums on August 2, 2011. 

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Tuesday, 02 August 2011