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Adam Yahiye Gadahn, a.k.a. "Azzam the American" will be indicted for treason and material support to al Qaeda. The Counterterrorism Blog has a copy of the indictment. This is the first case of treason in over 50 years. Gadahn, along with Ayman al-Zawahiri, recently appeared on an al Qaeda video calling for jihad and denouncing the United States.
"Five Years after 9/11, al Qaeda Remains the Vanguard of the Jihadist Movement', according to an analysis by the SITE Institute. al Qaeda appears to be operating in Ghana. Mullah Omar has convened a new Majlis Shura.
Whose Prison? al Qaeda activities in Guantanamo Bay and the U.S. Federal prison system "illustrates asymmetrical warfare at its finest." "By exploiting the vulnerabilities of the American system its enemies not only escape its strength, they are actually able to go onto the offense against it."
A videotape of 9-11 commander Mohammed Atta and pilot Ziad Jarrah has emerged. The tape was recorded in Afghanistan in January of 2000, and Atta is seen recording his will. Osama bin Laden addresses a group of al Qaeda and 9-11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh is in the crowd. Video available here.
Global Crisis Watch has the video, a translation, images and analysis of the Ayman al-Zawahiri's latest videotape, titled "Bush, the Catholic Pope, and Darfur: The Crusader's Wars."
As Sahab Productions has released Ayman al-Zawahiri's latest videotape, which addresses President Bush, "the Pope of the Vatican, Darfur, and the Crusader Wars." The capture of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the planner of 9-11, also plays a prominent role in Zawahiri's message.
A videotape from Ayman al-Zawahiri will be released shortly. The banner indicates he will discuss "President Bush, the Pope and Vatican, Darfur, and the Crusader War."
Another Osama rumor. The Frontier Times reports Osama bin Laden has transferred command to Ayman al-Zawahiri due to a "severe spinal-chord ailment." The prior typhood fever rumor was the product of chatter at a diplomatic party.
A French intelligence report that Osama bin Laden died of Typhoid in Pakistan on September 4 is unconfirmed. The information came from Saudi intelligence.
Mohammed Sayed Tantawi, the grand sheikh of al-Azhar University in Egypt, said Islam as a religion was not compatible with the word terrorism, and directed his sharp criticism to al Qaeda as a terrorist group that has seriously damaged the image of Islam.
al Qaeda's senior leadership is still directing terrorist operations around the world, and camps for prospective jihadists are flourishing in and around Afghanistan, according to Scotland Yard's deputy assistant commissioner Peter Clarke. al Qaeda in Iraq's Mujahideen Shura releases a statement condemning the Pope's recent statements.
As-Sahab has released a new video, "Jihad Poems of Sheikh Abu Yahya al-Libi." Al-Libi is pictured speaking to a group ot terrorists in the open. Global Crisis Watch has an analysis and a copy of the video.
As Sahab will release a videotape from Afghanistan, possibly by Abu Yahya al-Libi, who escaped from Bagram prison in 2005. The Islamic Media Front has created a shoot-em-up videogame called "Night of Bush Capturing."
GSPC (the Algerian based Salafist Group for Call and Combat) has pledged allegiance to al Qaeda. Global Crisis Watch has the video and an analysis. A GSPC cell recently was disrupted while plotting to destroy the main synagogue and other targets in Oslo, Norway.
The full version of the as-Sahab 9/11 anniversary video, "The Manhattan Raid," was released this afternoon. Global Crisis Watch has copies of the video (in two parts) and an analysis. "As-Sahab Media has now begun to promote... a new video of al Qaeda operations chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, according to Global Crisis Watch.
al Qaeda releases 2 tapes, one a 9-11 "anniversary tape", the other a statement from AQIZ commnander al-Muhajir. Adam Gadahn, a.k.a. Azzam the American, who recently issued an al Qaeda propaganda tape, "has been charged in a sealed indictment with providing material support to terrorism." Kuwaiti Sheikh Hamed bin Abdullah al-Ali has issued a fatwa stating "Arab countries that support the Western 'imperialistic project' have ignored Islamic law and are 'rotten and corrupted.'"
A jihadi website has announced the pending release of a video from Ayman al-Zawahiri and "Azzam al-Ameriki (Adam Gadahn). The GSPC has also released a propaganda video of "Mujahideen operations tracking training, preparation, attack, and celebration." The Global Islamic Media Front is launching a professional-quality German language website aimed at sympathizers and disaffected Westerns. New English, French, Spanish websites are anticipated. al Qaeda's media arm is well organized and on message.