AQIM Statement, May 2018

“This statement calls to boycott all Western companies and foundations ... that operate in the Islamic Maghreb ... and the countries of the Sahel, and gives a warning to them that they are legitimate target for the mujahideen.”“Al Qaeda branch threatens attacks on Western companies in Africa,” Reuters, May 8, 2018,

Ayman al-Zawahiri, Al-Qaeda Leader, Sep. 9, 2016

We mark in these days the passage of nearly 15 years since the blessed invasions in Washington, New York and Pennsylvania.

Ayman al-Zawahiri, Al-Qaeda emir, September 3, 2014

In a video release announcing the formation of AQIS:
“It is an entity that was formed to promulgate the call of the reviving imam Sheikh Usama bin Laden, may Allah have mercy on him, to call the Ummah to unite round the word of Tawhid [monotheism], to wage jihad against its enemies, to liberate its land, to restore its sovereignty, and to revive its Caliphate.”Bill Roggio, “Al Qaeda Opens Branch in the ‘Indian Subcontinent,’” Long War Journal, September 3, 2014,

Rawdah Abdisalaam, September 30, 2015

“7.) Stay with the Jihad and continue to kill and fight every enemy of Allah. The caravan is moving and the dogs are barking.” (Tweet)Umm Waqqas, Twitter post, September 30, 2015, 5:43 a.m.

Abu Samir Almaghrebi, July 28, 2015

“I don t want to be one of the people that will be questioned
by Allah on Jugdement Day. When He will ask: Why did you
not go forth(jihad)” (Tweet)Abu Samir Almaghrebi, Twitter post, July 28, 2015, 12:47 p.m.,

Mad Mullah, Tweet, June 19, 2015

“Bro: I wanna make hijrah/jihad lets go
Wife: no, choose between me & jihad
Bro: I choose jihad
Left his wife & his 1yr old baby
#sacrifice” (Tweet)Mad Mullah, Twitter post, June 19, 2015, 9:55 a.m.,

Raphael Hostey a.k.a. Abu Qaqa al-Britani Afro, Post on, June 4, 2015

“Brothers & sister are coming everyday in numbers. Once you’re ready then contact official links within the State and we will do the best way can to bring you in securely.”Neil Doyle, “EXCLUSIVE: Senior British ISIS recruiter 'is a sex pest who steals girls from fellow fighters and only helps the prettiest would-be jihadi brides who contact him on Skype to go to Syria,” Daily Mail (London), June 23, 2015,

Ghareeba, Tweet, May 21, 2015

“If the enemy attacks a Muslim land, then jihad becomes an individual obligation for every man and woman. [Maliki, al-Sharh al-Sagheer 2/274]”Ghareeba, Twitter post, May 21, 2015, 4:08 a.m.,

Adnan Abu Waleed al-Sahrawi, May 18, 2015

Pledging al-Mourabitoun’s allegiance to ISIS and its self-appointed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: “We call upon all the jihadi groups to pledge allegiance to the Caliph, to unify the word of the Muslims and align the ranks in front of the enemies of religion.”Associated Press, “Sahara Extremists Pledge Allegiance to Islamic State Group,” New York Times, May 14, 2015,

Ghareeba, Tweet, May 14, 2015

“Indeed, your Lord has made jihād for the cause of Allah obligatory upon you and has commanded you to fight His enemies.”Ghareeba, Twitter post, May 14, 2015, 2:21 p.m.,