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.
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.
Al-Qaeda released a “special” issue of its English-language magazine, Resurgence, confirming in it the death of Adam Gadahn (AKA Azzam the American) and featuring an interview with him on his life and his experiences in and thoughts on jihad.
Seven months after advertising its coming release, al-Qaeda’s as-Sahab Media Foundation published the first issue of its new English magazine, “Resurgence,” featuring articles exploring ways to harm Western economies.
Al-Qaeda’s American spokesman, Adam Yahiye Gadahn (AKA Azzam al-Amriki), urged Muslims to target American, Western, and Jewish interests in Pakistan and abroad as the “fastest” way to achieve regime change in Pakistan.
Al-Qaeda’s American spokesman, Adam Gadahn (AKA Azzam al-Amriki), declared that it is “essential” for Muslims to fight America, arguing that only by restraining its power and influence can they be free to elect governments of their choosing.
Al-Qaeda’s American spokesman Adam Gadahn (AKA Azzam al-Amriki) spoke on the killing of Abu Khalid al-Suri, Ayman al-Zawahiri’s representative in Syria, and demanded that an investigation be launched to find the people responsible.
Al-Qaeda's as-Sahab Media Foundation released an English-dubbed version of its video from June 2011 calling for acts of individual jihad in the West, which was updated to include the April 2013 Boston bombings and the May 2013 Woolwich attack.
Al-Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Gadahn (AKA Azzam al-Amriki), called upon Muslims in Libya and elsewhere to take revenge for the capture of Abu Anas al-Libi by U.S. Special Forces, by attacking American interests and demanding his release.
Al-Qaeda's American spokesman Adam Gadahn (AKA Azzam the American) defended the murder of former U.S. Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens and called on jihadis in Libya to kill his successor, and jihadis in the Arab world in general to kill all U.S. and "Crusader" ambassadors.
Al-Qaeda's American spokesman Adam Yahiye Gadahn (AKA Azzam al-Amriki) urged Syrian rebels to reject Western support and realize that the goal is greater than the ouster of Bashar al-Assad, and includes ultimately rebuilding the Islamic Caliphate.
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.
In the fifth and final episode of his series about the Arab Spring, al-Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Yahiye Gadahn, urged Muslims to bear arms and to beware individuals and governments, particularly those from the West, that wish to ruin the gains of their revolutions.
Al-Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Yahiye Gadahn, focused on Libya in the fourth episode of his series about the Arab Spring, asking questions of Libyans in the post-revolution period and observing "glad tidings" for the country.
In the third episode of his series about the Arab Spring, al-Qaeda's American spokesman Adam Yahiye Gadahn discussed "facts and warnings" and emphasized that Muslims, especially those in Egypt, must "complete" the revolutions by choosing governments that implement Shariah.
In the second part of as-Sahab's two-part documentary-style video on the current state of what it sees as the global war on Islam, it continued to contrast Western armies with Muslim fighters, and argued that the fighters' faith and the purity of their cause ensure their victory.
In the second episode of his series about the Arab Spring, al-Qaeda's American spokesman Adam Yahiye Gadahn discussed "challenges and good omens" and remarked that the revolutions have not brought about the desired radical change.
Al-Qaeda’s American spokesman Adam Yahiye Gadahn AKA Azzam the American, discussed the factors and circumstances behind revolutions in the first episode in a new video series produced by as-Sahab.
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.
Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released a two-part video totaling 100-minutes in which al-Qaeda officials including Ayman al-Zawahiri, Abu Yahya al-Libi, Attiya Allah, and Adam Gadahn (AKA Azzam the American) incite for individual jihad.