Shabaab regains ground in southern Somalia
Hezbollah tries to shift attention to the West Bank
Senior AQAP commander reportedly killed in US drone strike in Yemen
AQAP provides social services, implements sharia while advancing in southern Yemen

Hezbollah tries to shift attention to the West Bank

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Israeli security forces announced last week their dismantling of a five-man terror cell from the West Bank city of Tulkarem, jihadists who were recruited by Hezbollah’s secretive Unit 133. The men were instructed to gather intelligence information on Israel Defense Forces (IDF) training facilities for attacks and prepare a bomb for... Read more →

Senior AQAP commander reportedly killed in US drone strike in Yemen

15-08-14 Abu Hamza al Zinjibari

According to jihadists on social media and press reports, a prominent AQAP commander named Jalal Bala’idi was killed in a US drone strike launched last night. Bala’idi's death has not been confirmed. He has led AQAP's forces in a number of key battles and once claimed that his group has trained "thousands" of Sunnis. In December, Bala’idi was seen congratulating his fighters after they overran the town of Jaar. Read more →

AQAP provides social services, implements sharia while advancing in southern Yemen

16-02-01 Ansar al Sharia stoning in Hadramout 2

AQAP has taken control of Azzan, a town in Yemen's southeastern Shabwa province. The jihadists have captured significant territory in southern Yemen since early 2015. AQAP's front group, Ansar al Sharia, has launched a new social media campaign to promote its governance efforts, implementation of sharia law and provision of services in the areas under the jihadists' control. Read more →