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"How Europe’s Most Notorious Jihadi Still Wasn’t Extreme Enough for ISIS," by Rita Katz

On Wednesday, November 28, Austrian Islamic State (IS/ISIS) fighter Mohamed Mahmoud, known by the alias “Abu Usama al-Gharib,” was announced dead, ending the dark saga of a lifelong ladder-climb to the top of the global jihadi community—and ultimate fall.

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Monday, 03 December 2018
Austrian IS Fighter-turned Prisoner Mohamed Mahmoud Reportedly Killed in Coalition Airstrike while in IS Detention

Mohamed Mahmoud (AKA Abu Usama al-Ghareeb), an Islamic State (IS) fighter imprisoned by the group for allegedly breaking ranks and sowing sedition, was reportedly killed in a coalition airstrike while in IS detention.

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
HYPO Bank, Dept. of Finance, & BIG Attacked by Extremists in Salzburg, Austria

Extremists claimed three acts of sabotage against the “Hypobank,” State Department of Finances, and the Bundesimmobiliengesellschaft (BIG) in Salzburg, Austria.

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Monday, 24 September 2018
Worldwide AQ-Linked Finance Ring Funneling Millions, Dismantled in Italy

 

An international network suspected of financing over $2.4 million to al-Qaeda’s (AQ) former Syrian affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra was reportedly dismantled by Italian authorities.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018
German Charity Group Solicits PayPal Donations, Calls to Free Convicted IS, AQ Western Recruiters

A purported German charity organization, which publicly endorses prominent Western Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaeda (AQ) recruiters convicted on terrorism charges, is soliciting PayPal donations for “Muslim prisoners.”

Thursday, 04 January 2018
Pro-IS Jihadist Threatens Holiday Attack in Austrian Capital, Another Warns of IS in Manhattan

A pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadist published a poster threatening a holiday attack in the Austrian capital, Vienna, while another IS supporter warned of the group in Manhattan, New York.

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Austrian IS Fighter Advises Lone Wolves on Killing Enemies, Taking Hostages

Mohamed Mahmoud (AKA Abu Usama al-Gharib), an Austrian fighter in the Islamic State (IS) who recently shot to death a Syrian soldier in a video released by the IS’ Homs Province, advised lone wolves on killing enemies and taking them hostage.

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Monday, 24 August 2015
Austrian Fighter Mohamed Mahmoud Calls for Lone-Wolf Attacks in Austria, Germany in IS Video

Austrian fighter Mohamed Mahmoud (AKA Abu Usama al-Gharib) appeared with a German colleague in an Islamic State (IS) video from Tadmur, shooting to death two captive soldiers and calling on Muslims in Austria and Germany to come to IS-held territories or wage lone-wolf attacks at home.

Wednesday, 05 August 2015
Deep Web: Multiple Austrian Websites Defaced by “Al-Qaeda Electronic”

Five websites for various Austria-based businesses have been defaced by the pro-al-Qaeda hacking group “Al-Qaeda Electronic”.

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Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Millatu Ibrahim Leader Recalls Incident in Germany, Says Saudi Arabia is a Disbelieving State

The Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) published a document by imprisoned Millatu-Ibrahim leader Mohamed Mahmoud (AKA Abu Usama al-Gharib) regarding Saudi Arabia as a country of "disbelief" and an incident with a German preacher he tried to dispute about the issue.

Friday, 14 June 2013
Imprisoned Millatu-Ibrahim Leader Denies Turning Back on Jihadi Ideology

In a statement attributed to Mohamed Mahmoud (AKA Abu Usama al-Gharib), the Millatu-Ibrahim leader denied a report in an Austrian newspaper that his experience in prison has made him turn his back on jihadi ideology and beg to be extradited to Austria.

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Saturday, 27 April 2013
Millatu-Ibrahim Member in Austria Speaks on Leader's Arrest, Urges Support

A Millatu-Ibrahim member in Austria spoke on the arrest of the group's leader, Mohamed Mahmoud (AKA Abu Usama al-Gharib), asking Muslims not to abandon him and other imprisoned jihadists.

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Friday, 29 March 2013
Millatu-Ibrahim Member Calls to Support Arrested Leader

Following the arrest in Turkey of Millatu-Ibrahim leader Mohamed Mahmoud (AKA Abu Usama al-Gharib), a member of the group called upon Muslims to support him and respect his principles.

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Friday, 22 March 2013
Millatu Ibrahim Leader Burns Austrian Passport, Renounces Citizenship

Millatu-Ibrahim leader Abu Usama al-Gharib (AKA Mohamed Mahmoud) renounced his Austrian citizenship and burned his passport in a video, declaring that he is a mujahid and not a member of such "toxic societies".

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Friday, 15 March 2013
Austrian Hostage Held by Yemeni Tribe Appears in Video

Dominik Neubauer, an Austrian citizen kidnapped in Yemen on December 21, 2012, appeared in a video with a gun to his head and pled for the European Union and Austrian and Yemeni governments to pay ransom money to his captives.

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Austrian Jihadist Criticizes Killing of Anwar al-Awlaki

Mohamed Mahmoud AKA Abu Usama al-Gharib, an Austrian jihadist, criticized the killing of radical Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in a German-language video lecture posted on YouTube on November 12, 2011. 

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Wednesday, 16 November 2011
Imprisoned Austrian GIMF Member Criticizes Hamas

The Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) released an Arabic-language message attributed to Abu Usama al-Gharib AKA Mohammed Mahmoud, criticizing Hamas for actions it has taken against Salafist Jihadist groups in Gaza.

Tuesday, 02 August 2011
Imprisoned Austrian GIMF Member Gives Advice

A German-language jihadist blog posted a message attributed to Abu Usama al-Gharib AKA Mohammed Mahmoud, giving advice to jihadists about settling disputes and focusing on support for jihad.

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Friday, 15 July 2011
Army of Islam Defends Prisoner in Austria

The Army of Islam [Jeish al-Islam], a jihadist group operating in Gaza, defends a prisoner in Austria against charges of his complicity in the abduction of BBC journalist, Alan Johnston, in a message issued on jihadist forums on January 29, 2009. 

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Thursday, 29 January 2009
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Demands Release of Muslim Prisoners in Austria, Absolves Itself of Fate of Captured Austrians

Following the expiration of its final deadline regarding captured Austrians, Wolfgang Ebner and Andrea Kloiber, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement to jihadist forums today, April 7, 2008, absolving itself of the fate of the captured.

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Monday, 07 April 2008
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Advised to be Cautious of Gaddafi’s Son in Role as Mediator, Extend Deadline for Austrian Captives

A member of Al-Hesbah, a password-protected Al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, posted a message on March 23, 2008 addressing Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and advising caution towards Saif Al-Islam, the son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, in his role as mediator between the group and the Austrian government. 

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Monday, 24 March 2008