Two jihadi media groups – al-Bayareq Media Foundation of Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisa, and al-Raya Media Foundation of Ansar al-Shariah in Libya – and the top-tier jihadi forum Shumukh al-Islam, announced a caption contest whose winners will have their awarded weapons donated to fighters.
The leader of Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisia, Abu Ayyad al-Tunisi, addressed a message to Muslim youths, rallying them to be faithful solely to God and Islamic principles.
Radical cleric Abu Qatada al-Filistini addressed an "urgent" message to Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisia advising it on multiple matters, including jihad in Syria, defying the ruling Ennahda government in Tunisia, and communicating with the "brothers" in Libya, perhaps referring to Ansar al-Shariah.
The leader of Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisia, Abu Ayyad al-Tunisi, announced his support for both the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and the al-Nusra Front and called upon observers to refrain from passing judgment on those fighting in Syria.
Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisia's spiritual leader Abu Ayyad al-Tunisi urged the group not to abandon its mission due to the government crackdown on its activities, and mockingly thanked the government for free advertising.
Al-Bayariq Media Foundation, an affiliate of the Salafist group Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisia, released pictures and footage of a house in a suburb of the capital, Tunis, where a firefight had broken out between Tunisian police and militants.
Al-Bayariq Media Foundation, an affiliate of the Salafist group Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisia, released pictures of three men it says are FBI agents who investigated a Tunisian suspect in the September 11, 2012, attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.