UN delinks Al-Qaeda and the Taliban

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The separate resolutions would symbolically delink al-Qaida and the Taliban and recognize their different agendas. While Al-Qaida is focused on worldwide jihad against the West and establishment of a religious state in the Muslim world, Taliban militants have focused on their own country and have shown little interest in attacking targets abroad.

Germany’s U.N. Ambassador Peter Wittig, who chairs the Security Council committee that currently monitors sanctions against the two groups, told reporters in Kabul earlier this month that separating the sanctions regimes would futher highlight “the significance of the political efforts that are ongoing in¬†Afghanistan.”

Of course, none of us knew this. We have been waiting for the UN to reveal such a huge discovery… ūüôĄ

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Spanish naturalized citizen taught Jihadist strategies to Al-Qaeda terrorists

Al Qaida has posted¬†(again) on the page from which it intends to lead the global “jihad” (struggle), videos in which “Abu Musad Al Suri,” aka Syrian Mustafa Setmarian Nasar, a Spanish citizen, taught various techniques for carrying out attacks against civilian targets such as stadiums, trains, ships, airports and large buildings.

Those were already known recordings that recommended the use of kamikaze aircraft, as in the Sept/11 attacks and, in general, any explosive or weapon which would produce the most damage. But now, the videos have now been updated by the criminal group headed by Osama bin Laden, killed recently in Pakistan in a U.S. military action, and they have appeared after the new leaders, including Egyptian Ayman Al Zawahiri, have sworn revenge.

Spanish anti-terrorism experts consulted by La Raz√≥n¬†emphasize that this does not increase the threat exists against the West after the death of Ben Laden, but “surely must be taken into account.” Setmarian was, until his arrest, one of the great theorists of the ‘military’ Al Qaida. This is a very dangerous terrorist, as evidenced by the recordings that have been broadcasted again.

Mustafa Setmarian Nasar has held Spanish nationaly since his marriage to a Spanish woman in the late 1980s.

Al-Qaeda chooses Al-Zawahiri as the new leader

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Fox News is reporting that an Al Qaeda-affiliated website says Egypt-born Ayman al-Zawahri has succeeded Osama bin laden as head of the terror network. Bin Laden was killed in a U.S. commando raid in Pakistan last month.  Al-Zawahri, who will turn 60 next week, had been bin Laden’s second in command.

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Al-Qaeda: “The Pope and Berlusconi are easy targets”

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Al Qaeda said in a video that western leaders are easy targets citing as examples Berlusconi and Pope Benedict XVI. In a 100-minute long video circulated on June 2 by the Al Qaeda media arm “As Sahab”, western leaders are described as easy targets, as they are less difficult to hit. The video message cites, as examples, Pope Benedict XVI, who was knocked down by a Swiss woman during the 2009 Christmas mass and Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi who suffered face injuries when attacked by Massimo Tartaglia in Milan on December 13 2009

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Terrorism: Al-Zawahiri speaks about Bin Laden’s death

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The number two of Al Qaeda, Ayman al Zawahiri, had not spoken on the death of Osama bin Laden so far. This week, he has broken his silence to threaten U.S. with a Muslim rebellion through a video recording posted on the YouTube website and monitoredWednesday by the U.S. central site monitoring Islamist SITE.

The Egyptian terrorist spends much of the 28 minutes of the recording to honor the leader of AlQaeda, killed last May 1 in an operation by U.S. special forces in Pakistan, after 10years of searching.

“Today, thank God,¬†(United¬†States) of America¬†does not¬†face¬†an¬†individual¬†or¬†a group…¬†but¬†a¬†rebellious nation¬†that¬†has¬†awakened from its sleep¬†and¬†gets up¬†in¬†the¬†jihadist revival that challenge is wherever¬†you are, “said¬†Al¬†Zawahiri.

Interpol believes that Al-Qaeda remains the most important global threat.

Adam Gadahn to US Muslims: “Get automatic weapons and begin shooting Americans”

Hey, another peaceful guy:

American-born al Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn calls on Muslims living in America to carry out deadly one-man terrorist acts using fully automatic weapons purchased at gun shows, and to target major institutions and public figures.

‚ÄúWhat are you waiting for?‚ÄĚ asks Gadahn in English, and then adds that jihadis shouldn‚Äôt worry about getting caught, since so many have been released. ‚ÄúOver these past few years, I‚Äôve seen the release of many, many Mujahideen whom I had never even dreamed would regain their freedom.‚ÄĚ

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As if some of them needed any incitement, after the Sudden Jihad Syndrome that have affected some of them…

Operation Cupcake

MI6 hacked into Al-Qaeda magazine and replaced bomb-making instructions with a recipe to make cupcakes, including one made with rum.

ūüėÜ Imagine the expression of the guy who wanted the bomb-making instructions when he downloaded the magazine…

What do I want some cupcakes' recipes for? Diabetes is not a very exciting way to kill...