ATbar Periodical Review January 2010 – No. 2

Periodical Review January 2010 – No. 2

20/01/2010 | by JMG Desk  

This report summarizes the most prominent events posted on the Jihadi online forums in the first half of January 2010. Among the central topics appearing in this issue are:

• The suicide bombing of Abu Dajana Al-Khorasani (Hummam Khalil Al-Balawi) at the CIA base in Afghanistan
• A third issue of the Jihadi magazine "Al-Mushtaqun Ila Al-Jannah" (Those yearning for Heaven)
• The leader of the Taliban movement in Pakistan, HakimAllah Mahsud, survived an aerial assault
• AQAP's military leader, Qasem Al-Rimi, was killed in an aerial attack
• Yemen has reinforced security alongside its coast, around Aden Bay, the Arab Sea and the Red Sea
• Jihad activists declaring the North Africa region, Algeria, Mauritania, Mali and Morocco as the "Islamic Emirate of the Sahara"
• "Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen" movement threatens to send fighters to Yemen via the sea to help in the battle against "the enemies of Allah"

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