Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, AQAP official, December 2014

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Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi

Regarding the American hostage Luke Somers: “We give the American government a timeframe of three days from the issuance of this statement to meet our demands about which they are aware; otherwise, the American hostage held by us will meet his inevitable fate.”“U.S. Discloses Failed Attempt to Rescue American in Yemen,” Reuters, December 4, 2014,

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On July 23, 2016, two suicide bombers targeted members of Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic minority who were demonstrating in Kabul. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 97 people and injured 260 others. 

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