Wednesday, November 23, 2011

IN PICTURES, PART 3: Al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)

The late Anwar al-'Awlaqi (Anwar al-Awlaki, Anwar al-Aulaqi), who was killed on September 30 in a U.S. airstrike in Yemen.

This is the latest post in the series of "In Pictures" posts dedicated to Al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

American Samir Khan, creator and editor of several jihadi-takfiri web sites and Internet magazines including Jihad Recollections and AQAP's English-language Inspire

AQAP's military commander, Qasim al-Raymi, also known as Abu Hurayrah al-San'ani

Ibrahim al-Rubaysh (Ibrahim al-Rubaish), a major Saudi AQAP ideologue and leader who was once imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay before he was released.

See past posts:

Anwar al-'Awlaqi

Illustrating an Attempted Assassination (of Prince Muhammad bin Nayyif in August 2009)

In Pictures: Part 1

In Pictures: Inspire magazine #6

AQAP members hold up the black-and-white flag used by many jihadi-takfiri groups around the world in Abyan, Yemen

AQAP members plan an attack on Yemeni Army forces in Abyan, Yemen

AQAP members ambush Yemeni Army forces in Abyan, Yemen

'Abdullah Hasan al-'Asiri leads other AQAP members, including Qasim al-Raymi, in prayer before traveling to Saudi Arabia where he would later attempt to assassinate the kingdom's deputy interior minister, Prince Muhammad bin Nayyif, in August 2009

'Abdullah al-'Asiri and Qasim al-Raymi

'Abdullah al-'Asiri

AQAP's media arm, the Al-Malahem (Epics, Epic Battles) Media Foundation

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