Rahman, Omar Abdul
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AQ Leader Zawahiri Demands Revenge Against U.S. for Death of “Blind Sheikh,” Urges Unity of Fighters

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri demanded that Muslims take revenge against the U.S. for the death in prison of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, and reiterated his call to fighters in general and those in Syria in particular to unite against the enemy alliance.

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Saturday, 18 November 2017
AQIS Promotes “Blind Sheikh” as Role Model in Eulogy for His Death

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) issued a eulogy for the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, promoting him as a “great role model”.

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Monday, 13 March 2017
AQAP Leader Reveals “Blind Sheikh” was Sought for Prisoner Swap with American Hostage, Calls for Revenge

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from its leader, Qassim al-Rimi (AKA Abu Huraira al-Sana’ani), offering a eulogy for the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, and revealing that the group had sought his release in a prison swap for American hostage Luke Somers.

Monday, 06 March 2017
Al-Qaeda Continues to Promote “Blind Sheikh” in Death

In the tenth issue of its “al-Nafeer” (Call to Mobilize) bulletin, Al-Qaeda (AQ) offered another eulogy for “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, praising him as “engraved in history.”

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Friday, 24 February 2017
Shabaab Gives Eulogy for “Blind Sheikh,” Remarks on Qifa Raid by U.S. Special Forces

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, issued a eulogy for the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, wherein it urged Islamic scholars to follow his example and incite for jihad, and also remarked on the U.S. military operation in Qifa, Yemen.

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Thursday, 23 February 2017
Al-Qaeda Central Calls Muslims to Take Revenge Against Americans for Death of Blind Sheikh in Prison

The General Command of al-Qaeda (AQ) called on Muslims to act upon the will of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman and avenge his death by killing Americans and attacking American interests.

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017
AQAP and AQIM Eulogize the Blind Sheikh, Call Fighters to Avenge His Death in American Prison

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a joint statement regarding the death of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman in an American prison, eulogizing him and urging fighters to take revenge.

Sunday, 19 February 2017
Jihadist Telegram Channels Circulate Material about 1993 WTC Bomber, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Following His Death

A previously-released letter from Omar Abdel-Rahman AKA “The Blind Sheikh,” an Egyptian cleric involved in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, was circulated on Telegram following his death in the U.S. prison where he was being held on February 18, 2017.

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Saturday, 18 February 2017
Zawahiri Calls to Act Against US and its Allies, Pledges to Free Detainees

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called Muslims everywhere to act against the United States and its allies in order to stop their "crimes," and pledged to free Muslim detainees in Guantanamo and other prisons.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Jihadist Network Publishes Thoughts from "Blind Sheikh's" Slain Son

{Image: Ahmed "Saif" Omar Abdul Rahman}

The Ansar al-Mujahideen Network published a posthumous collection of thoughts attributed to Ahmed "Saif" Omar Abdul Rahman, a son of "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdul Rahman who was killed in an American drone strike in Afghanistan in October 2011. 

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Tuesday, 22 November 2011
"Blind Sheikh's" Family Gives Statement on Son's Death in US Drone Strike

{Image: Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman}

The family of the "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdul Rahman issued a statement regarding the death of Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman in a US drone strike in Afghanistan.

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Monday, 17 October 2011
Son of the "Blind Sheikh" Killed in US Drone Strike in Afghanistan

{Image: "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdul Rahman}

The website of the Egyptian Islamic Group (al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya) reported that Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman, the son of the "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdul Rahman, was killed in an American drone strike in Afghanistan.

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Friday, 14 October 2011
Jihadist Says Yemeni Killed in Afghanistan in Airstrike (Update)

A picture of Abu Abdul Rahman al-Qahtani al-Yemeni, a fighter who was reportedly killed in an airstrike on the Afghan border, was posted on jihadist forums on December 19, 2010.

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Monday, 20 December 2010
AQIM Official Claims Kidnapping of Six Foreigners

{Image: Salah Abu Muhammad, AQIM, from video released on September 3, 2008}

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), through its media official, Salah Abu Muhammad, announced the kidnapping of six individuals including two Canadian diplomats in an audio message broadcast by al-Jazeera Television on February 17, 2009. 

Wednesday, 18 February 2009
Al-Yaqeen Interviews Former Guantanamo Detainee, Part 2 (Final)

In the second and final part of al-Yaqeen’s interview with a former Guantanamo detainee, Mahdi Ghazali (AKA Abu Suhaib al-Jaza’iri), discussion branches into what Muslims may provide prisoners to benefit them and hasten their release. 

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Wednesday, 03 September 2008
An Open Letter from a Wife of Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, the “Blind Sheikh,” to Her Husband

A letter attributed to Faten Shoaib, an alleged wife of Omar Abdel Rahman, the “Blind Sheikh,” was recently distributed to a jihadist forum. 

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Friday, 05 January 2007
Jihadist Messageboards Rally Behind Omar Abdel Rahman

The recent press coverage of the deteriorating health of the imprisoned blind cleric, Omar Abdel Rahman, has resulted in several calls for his support on jihadist messageboards.

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Tuesday, 26 December 2006
Jihadist Messageboards Rally Behind Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman

The recent press coverage of the deteriorating health of the imprisoned blind cleric, Omar Abdel Rahman, has resulted in several calls for his support on jihadist messageboards.

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Tuesday, 26 December 2006
Statement from al-Hesbah Network Reminding of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman’s Will and Wishing Him Recovery

Al-Hesbah Network, a primary password-protected al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, issued a statement today, Wednesday, December 20, 2006, addressing the recent news of the “Blind Sheikh,” Omar Abdul Rahman’s health complications.

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Wednesday, 20 December 2006
Reactions from the Egyptian Islamic Group and the Family of Sheikh Omar Abdul Rahman to the “Blind Sheikh’s” Health Crisis

The Egyptian Islamic Group [al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya] published on its official website today, Friday, December 15, 2006, two messages regarding the news of the health crisis of its leader, the “Blind Sheikh,” Omar Abdul Rahman.

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Friday, 15 December 2006
Jihadist Messageboards Rally Behind Sheikh Omar Abdel

The recent press coverage of the deteriorating health of the imprisoned blind cleric, Omar Abdel Rahman, has resulted in several calls for his support on jihadist messageboards.

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Friday, 01 December 2006