Marqishi, Jalal Muhsin Saleh Bal'idi (Abu Hamza)
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AQAP Releases Video on "Special Forces Battalion" Training Camp Named in Honor of Slain Commander

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video on a training camp for its "special forces battalion" named in honor of slain military commander Hamza al-Zinjibari (AKA Jalal al-Marqishi).

Wednesday, 13 July 2016
AQAP Leader Gives Eulogy for Military Commander Killed in Drone Strike

AQAP leader Qasim al-Rimi

Qasim al-Rimi (AKA Abu Huraira al-Sana'ani), the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), issued an audio speech eulogizing military commander Jalal Bal’idi al-Marqishi (AKA Hamza al-Zinjibari).

Wednesday, 17 February 2016
AQAP Interviews Commander about War with Houthis, American Support

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an interview conducted by a representative its al-Malahem Media Foundation with a commander, Jalal al-Marqishi (AKA Hamza al-Zinjibari), regarding the group’s war with Houthis in Yemen and American support to the local enemy.

Thursday, 13 November 2014
AQAP Releases Video on Early-August 2014 Raid in Qatn, Promoting Group Among Civilians

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video on its August 7, 2014, raid in the city of Qatn in Yemen’s Hadramawt province, and group officials Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari and Hamza al-Zinjibari seeking to win the hearts and minds of the people.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014
AQAP Commander Claims Tribesmen are Helping Fighters “Significantly”

Jalal al-Marqishi, a commander for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), claimed that Yemeni tribesmen in Abyan and Shabwa provinces are helping fighters “significantly” in their battles with the military.

Monday, 05 May 2014
AQAP Official Denies Killing of Leader in Recent U.S.-Yemeni Raids

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from one of its commanders, Jalal al-Marqishi, regarding the recent large-scale joint U.S.-Yemeni raids in Yemen, denying the killing of a leader and expressing defiance.

Wednesday, 30 April 2014
AQAP Official Accuses Yemeni Government of Betraying Muslims

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from one of its commanders, Jalal al-Marqishi, accusing the Yemeni government of betraying Muslims, citing events in Yemeni prisons and actions by the Shi’ite Houthis against Sunnis.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014
AQAP Official Gives Update on Recent Military Operations in Yemen

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a speech from one of its military officials, Jalal al-Marqishi (AKA Abu Hamza al-Zinjibari), giving updates on recent attacks by the group in Yemen and accusing Yemeni army and security forces of being "tools in the hands of America".

Sunday, 27 October 2013
Madad Reports on Abyan and Shabwa After Ansar al-Shariah's Withdrawal

Madad News Agency reported on civilians in Abyan and Shabwa provinces of Yemen longing for the return of Ansar al-Shariah following its withdrawal in June 2012, and the group's launching a telephone service for notifications about enemy aggression in the 24th issue of its news report.

Monday, 10 September 2012
Madad Video of Yemeni Journalist's Interview with AQAP's Abyan Official

Madad News Agency released a video of Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal interviewing Ansar al-Shariah's leader for Abyan province, Jalal al-Marqishi AKA Hamza al-Zinjibari, in the ruins of the provincial building in Zinjibar.

Friday, 15 June 2012
Madad Video of Yemeni Journalist's Interview with AQAP's Abyan Official

Madad News Agency released a video of Yemeni journalist Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal interviewing Ansar al-Shariah's leader for Abyan province, Jalal al-Marqishi AKA Hamza al-Zinjibari, in the ruins of the provincial building in Zinjibar.

Friday, 15 June 2012
Madad Video Focuses on Celebration of Captives' Release

Madad News Agency focused on the celebration held in Ja'ar for the release of 73 soldiers held by Ansar al-Shariah in the 14th episode of its "Eye on the Event" series.

Wednesday, 06 June 2012
Ansar al-Shariah Official Disputes Yemeni Reports of Controlling Camp

Jalal al-Marqishi AKA Hamza al-Zinjibari, Ansar al-Shariah's leader in Abyan province of Yemen, disputed reports that enemy forces took control over the 7th October camp on the outskirts of Ja'ar.

Tuesday, 05 June 2012
Yemeni Journalist Interviews Ansar al-Shariah Official Regarding Lawdar

{Image: Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal (right) with Jalal al-Marqishi (left)}

Abdul Razzaq al-Jamal, a Yemeni journalist who has toured areas of Ansar al-Shariah's control and interviewed group officials including Fahd al-Quso, interviewed Ansar al-Shariah official Jalal al-Marqishi about the fighting in Lawdar district of Abyan province.

Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Madad News Gives Details of Zinjibar Clash, Provides Marqishi Video

Madad News Agency provided details of the March 4, 2012, clash in Zinjibar in which fighters from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) captured 73 Yemeni soldiers, and released a video of Jalal al-Marqishi speaking to the captives.

Monday, 12 March 2012
Ansar al-Shariah Official Speaks on Results of Raid

A user on YouTube uploaded a video showing Jalal al-Marqishi AKA Abu Hamza, Ansar al-Shariah's leader in Zinjibar district in Abyan province of Yemen, speaking about the results of a raid. The 33-second video was uploaded on March 8, 2012, and the link was distributed on jihadist forums. In the video, an individual approaches a vehicle driven by Marqishi and asks what happened. Marqishi responds that the fighters stormed an enemy brigade and took control over the targeted site, and after, took 12 pieces of weaponry and 4 tanks, and also took more than 50 captives. The user did not indicate the date of the video's recording.

The video is available here:

Following is a translation of the video:

{Title} "A Meeting with the Emir of Ansar al-Shariah After Gaining the Spoils of War"

Cameraman: Allah is Great. Peace be upon you. How are you, Sheikh Hamza?

Marqishi: And peace be upon you. Praise be to Allah.

Cameraman: What happened today?

Marqishi: Today, praise be to Allah, the brothers stormed a brigade of artillery and Katyusha, and with grace from Allah, the brothers controlled the site completely and seized 6 canons, 6 Katyushas, 4 tanks, and the rest we destroyed. Praise be to Allah, everything is well and we have more than 50 captives, with grace from Allah the Almighty, not to mention the casualties and injuries amongst them.

Cameraman: Allah is Great.

Friday, 09 March 2012
Madad News Agency Releases Issue 12 of Report on AQAP's Activities

Madad News Agency reported on a threat from Jalal al-Marqishi AKA Abu Hamza, Ansar al-Shariah's leader in Zinjibar, to the Yemeni government, demanding that it withdraw its forces from Abyan province or face attacks.

Thursday, 08 March 2012
Ansar al-Shariah Leader in Zinjibar Addresses Abyan Residents

Jalal Muhsin Saleh Bal'idi al-Marqishi AKA Abu Hamza, Ansar al-Shariah's leader in Zinjibar district in Abyan province of Yemen, addressed the residents of Abyan in a video, urging that they protest the presence of Yemeni forces in the district's outskirts. 

Friday, 27 January 2012
Yemeni News Agency Interviews Ansar al-Shariah Leader in Zinjibar

Hayat Aden (Aden Life), a Yemeni news agency, published an interview with Ansar al-Shariah's leader in Zinjibar district of Abyan province, Jalal Muhsin Saleh Bal'idi al-Marqishi AKA Abu Hamza. 

Thursday, 26 January 2012