Umar, Asim
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AQIS Leader Lectures in Eid al-Fitr Speech on Islam versus Religion Cultivated by RAND

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) leader 'Asim Umar lectured in an Eid al-Fitr speech on Islam versus a religion cultivated and promoted by the RAND Corporation.

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Friday, 15 June 2018
AQIS Head Eulogizes as-Sahab Media Official, Bengali and Indian Fighters in Audio Speech Promoting Perseverance and Jihad

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released an audio speech from its leader, ‘Asim Umar, eulogizing the head of the Urdu division of as-Sahab Media Foundation and several Bengali fighters, and promoting perseverance and jihad.

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Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Jihadi Telegram Channel Calls for Attacks on Administrative and Police Officers in India

An India-focused jihadi Telegram channel incited Muslims to attack police and administrative forces in the country, quoting ‘Asim Umar, leader of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), and forwarding the 15th issue of “Inspire” containing “new recipes” for homemade explosives.

Friday, 08 July 2016
AQIS Leader Incites Indian Muslims to Rise Up, Carry Out Lone-Wolf Attacks on Administrative and Police Officers

'Asim Umar, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), incited Indian Muslims to rise up and to follow the example of lone wolves in Europe and kill administrative and police officers in India.

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Sunday, 03 July 2016
AQIS Leader Cautions Fighters Against Harming Innocent Muslims, "Severing" Their Connection to the People

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released an audio speech from its leader, 'Asim Umar, cautioning fighters against harming innocent Muslims and potentially "severing" their connection to the people.

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Wednesday, 01 June 2016
AQIS Introduces "al-Hadeed News Report," Releases First Episode in Series

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) introduced a new project called "al-Hadeed," through which it intends to reports on its operations in the region and promote its propaganda, and released the first episode.

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Tuesday, 08 March 2016
Anti-IS Jihadi Media Group Publishes Refutation of Allegations Raised by al-Qaeda Defector in al-Naba Newspaper

Al-Hidaya Media Foundation, a Yemeni jihadi media group opposed to the Islamic State (IS), published an article refuting the allegations made in the IS' al-Naba weekly newspaper by an individual portrayed as a defected al-Qaeda official.

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Tuesday, 01 March 2016
Alleged al-Qaeda Defector Claims "al-Qaeda in Khorasan" is Finished in Interview in IS' al-Naba Newspaper

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.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016
India-Focused Telegram Channel Calls for Attacks, Provides Manuals

A jihadist Telegram Channel has provided regular calls for lone wolf attacks in recent months, while also providing manuals pertaining to poisons, explosives, and other related matters.

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Monday, 30 November 2015
Al-Qaeda Video Uses Slain Bengali Fighter to Promote Jihad, Martyrdom

Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released a video using the story of a slain Bengali fighter to promote jihad and martyrdom.

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Monday, 05 October 2015
Hamza bin Laden, Son of Usama, Calls for Lone-Wolf Attacks in the West

Hamza bin Laden began by sending greetings to al-Qaeda-affiliates and their leaders, as well as the Afghan Taliban and Mullah Muhammad Omar.

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Friday, 14 August 2015
AQIS Issues Statement on Murder of Avijit Roy and Other “Blasphemers” in Bangladesh and Pakistan

Usama Mahmoud, the spokesman for al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), released a statement from the group dated February 2015 regarding the murder of Avijit Roy and other “blasphemers” in Bangladesh and Pakistan.

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Saturday, 09 May 2015
AQIS Leader Gives Eulogy for Slain Officials Ahmed Farouq and Qari Imran

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released an audio speech from its leader, ’Asim Umar, giving a eulogy for two slain officials, Ahmed Farouq and Qari ‘Imran.

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Saturday, 02 May 2015
AQIS Claims Murder of Avijit Roy and Other “Blasphemers” in Bangladesh, Pakistan

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) leader ’Asim Umar claimed credit for the murder of American citizen Avijit Roy in Bangladesh as well as other “blasphemers” there and in Pakistan.

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Saturday, 02 May 2015
AQIS Leader Mourns Killing of Shura Council Member in U.S. Drone Strike

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released an audio speech from its leader, ‘Asum Umar, eulogizing a member of the group’s Shura Council who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Tirah Valley, Khyber Agency of Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

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Monday, 10 November 2014
AQIS Gives Eulogy for Former Shabaab Leader, Reminds that U.S. Must be Fought

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) offered condolences for the killing of Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir (AKA Ahmed Abdi Godane), the former leader of al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, and reminded Somali fighters that the U.S. it its primary enemy and must be fought.

Wednesday, 05 November 2014
“Ansar ut-Tawhid wal Jihad in Kashmir” Expresses Support for AQIS

A group calling itself “Ansar ut-Tawhid wal Jihad in Kashmir” expressed support for the newly-created al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), and offered to provide shelter to foreign fighters to come and wage jihad with it.

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Friday, 10 October 2014
AQAP Gives Eulogy for Former Shabaab Leader Godane

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a eulogy for former Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir (AKA Ahmed Abdi Godane), who was killed in a U.S. drone strike.

Monday, 08 September 2014
AQAP Endorses AQIS, Considers it “Vanguard” of Muslims in the East

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave its endorsement to the newly-created al-Qaeda branch, al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), and considered it the “vanguard of those who defend our Muslim people in that bleeding battlefield in the east of the lands of Islam”.

Monday, 08 September 2014
AQIS Leader Incites for Jihad, Expresses Determination to Extend Fighting from Pakistan to Bangladesh, Burma, and India

‘Asim Umar, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), incited Muslims to participate in jihad, and expressed his group’s determination to extend fighting from Pakistan to Bangladesh, Burma, and India.

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Friday, 05 September 2014
AQIS Spokesman Identifies Jihad Against America Among Primary Goals

Usama Mahmoud, the spokesman of the newly-created al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), identified that among the goals of the group is waging jihad against America and the “system of global disbelief,” and uprooting it, in order to establish Shariah-based governance.

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Thursday, 04 September 2014