Dialogue between the publication, Al-Liwaa, and the official spokesman of Asbat Al-Ansar, Sheikh Abu Sharif Aql, was recently posted to the password-protected Al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, Al-Ekhlaas.
Sheikh Abu al-Sharif Aql, one of the sheikhs of Asbat al-Ansar and its official spokesman, speaks in a forty-two minute audio speech which was distributed to jihadist forums, including the password-protected al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Hesbah network, today, Monday, June 11, 2007.
Two jihadist groups in southern Lebanon operating out of the Ein al-Hilwah Palestinian refugee camp, the Mujahideen in Ein al-Hilwah Camp and Asbat al-Ansar, issued statements announcing actions in defense of the Muslims in Nahr al-Bared camp in northern Lebanon.
A lengthy document containing the belief, curriculum, and reasons for the founding of Asbat al-Ansar was recently published by the group to jihadist forums, including the password-protected al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Hesbah Network.
A collection of 170 websites and forums which contain information about guns, ammunition, and explosives, and manufacture of these materials and distribution, was posted by a member of the al-Nusra, a password-protected forum affiliated with Asbat al-Ansar in southern Lebanon.
In a posting today, Tuesday, October 24, 2006, to the al-Nusra forum, which is a password-protected jihadist website affiliated with Asbat al-Ansar in southern Lebanon, a member suggested using remote-controlled cars and airplanes in insurgent attacks in Iraq.
The martyr Abu Ja’afar al-Maqdasi, a member of Asbat al-Ansar from Ayn al-Hilwah camp in southern Lebanon and commander of Mujahideen in Iraq, was presented in a 13:37 minute video distributed to jihadist forums in which he reads his will.
Asbat al-Ansar, a Lebanon-based group, recently issued a 22:42 minute video titled: “Troop of Islamic Martyrs Who Fell Confronting the Crusading Forces in the Land of Two Rivers,” describing four member of the group who died as participants in the Iraqi jihad.
Ahmad Yasin Abu Haroun al-Maqdasi
Two recent statements from Asbat al-Ansar announce that three of the group’s members become “martyrs” in Iraq. Abu Mahmoud al-Kurdy and Nidal Mustafa Abu Hathifa are stated to have traveled to Iraq to “participate in jihad” with al-Qaeda in Iraq, and the Ahmad Yasin Abu Haroun al-Maqdasi is indicated to have been killed in al-Qaim.
Haj Saleh Deeb al-Shayeb (AKA Abu Qateiba al-Maqdessi)
A recent statement from Asbat al-Ansar in Lebanon announced that one of its members, Abu Qateiba al-Maqdessi, became a “martyr” in Iraq on Saturday after facing the “crusaders’ force.”