“I always know in my heart that this is my jihad for now working with media and channels etc. and not letting any kuffar get in way or back me down.”United States of America v. Zachary Clark, Criminal Complaint, (S.D.N.Y. 2019), 24, https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/1221386/download.
“If you can’t make a bomb because family, friends or spies are watching or suspecting you, take a knife, molotov, sound bomb or a car at night and attack the tourists (crusaders), police, and soldiers… of Western Embassies in every country you are in this planet.”United States of America v. Zachary Clark, Criminal Complaint, (S.D.N.Y. 2019), 21, https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/1221386/download.
“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, https://www.reuters.com/article/us-africa-al-qaeda/al-qaeda-branch-threatens-attacks-on-western-companies-in-africa-idUSKBN1I93ES.
“Israel is weaker than a spider web. Islamic resistance is capable of confronting the axis of evil and annihilating the occupying Zionist regime.”Ahmad Majidyar “Qom-Based Cleric Lashes out at U.S. for Blacklisting Harakat al-Nujaba,” Middle East Institute, November 28, 2017, https://www.mei.edu/publications/qom-based-cleric-lashes-out-us-blacklisting-harakat-al-nujaba.
“Trump’s foolish decision to make Jerusalem the Zionist capital will spark a major uprising to excise this entity (Israel) from the body of the Islamic nation, and is a legitimate justification to target American troops.”“الشيخ اكرم الكعبي : قرار ترامب بشأن القدس مبرراً شرعياً لأستهداف القوات الامريكية في العراق” Al-Nujaba, December 8, 2017, https://bit.ly/38CtvRq.
Ayman al-Zawahiri, Al-Qaeda Leader
We mark in these days the passage of nearly 15 years since the blessed invasions in Washington, New York and Pennsylvania.
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, http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2014/09/al_qaeda_opens_branc.php.
“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., https://twitter.com/F1ollow_the_Haq/status/626071544108871680.
“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., https://twitter.com/majertenyy/status/611910182533242881.
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On September 30, 2017, there was a small explosion at Myanmar’s embassy in Cairo, Egypt, though there were no casualties. Hasm later claimed responsibility for the attack, the militant group’s first on a civilian target, saying it was a warning in response to the Myanmar’s military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
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