Archive for the ‘Arabic Media’ category

January 17, 2010

Confirmed by multiple sources: Qasem al-Remy, the military commander of the Yemeni AQ branch was killed in a Yemeni army strike in northern Yemen on Friday along with at least five other high value members of the network.

Al-Quds al-Arabi edition of 16/17 January: “Military leader of AQ on the Arab Peninsula and five of colleagues killed… Al-Zindani renews his calls for jihad”.

The Saudi newspaper Arriyadh announces the death of al-Remy as well, among “three other elements have been captured of the organization.” This was “confirmed by Yemeni governmental sources on Saturday.”

Among al-Remy, Ammar al-Wa’ely, who reportedly killed on Saturday in the air strike, among four other members of AQ, one an Egyptian citizen. Saleh al-Tees, Ayed al-Shabwani and the Egyptian Muhammad Ibrahem Muhammad Saleh al-Banna were killed in the strike.

Father sure to identify son in video

January 9, 2010

According to the al-Quds news magazine, that states Reuters as a source, the father of the CIA Forward Operations Base bomber Abu Dujana al-Khorasani, known by his real name Humam Khalil Malal al-Balawi, is convinced that it is indeed his son in the video. The video was disseminated earlier and shows Abu Dujana next to Hakimullah Mehsud in a video eulogizing and calling out to avenge the killed Taliban leader Baytullah Mehsud.

“The father Khalil al-Balawi said that he was deeply hurt when he saw his son in the video earlier today, assuming that the US repression against the Islamic world and injustice turns any person into such a behavior mode that the Americans are killing innocents and children.