ATbar Periodical Review: Summary from the Jihadi Forums - The First Half of June 2012
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Periodical Review: Summary from the Jihadi Forums - The First Half of June 2012

12/07/2012 | by JWMG Desk  

This report summarizes notable events discussed on Jihadi Web forums during the first half of June 2012. Following are the main points covered in the report:


• Ayman Al-Zawahiri urges the Tunisian people to thwart the new Tunisian government’s intention to impose secular, rather than Islamic, law.
• Ayman Al-Zawahiri reminisces about his time with Osama bin Laden.
• In a video clip published only days after American reports of Abu Yahya Al-Libi’s demise in a drone strike, Al-Libi is seen calling on Muslims and mujahideen in Jordan, Iraq and Syria to help the Syrian people fight the regime of Bashar Al-Assad.
• The wife of Ayman Al-Zawahiri exhorts Muslim women to continue supporting the Arab revolutions, and to educate their children to love jihad and die a martyr’s death.
• Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issues a call to Muslims wishing to make a “lone wolf attack” against a Western target, offering guidelines and assistance.
• Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) appeals to the Yemeni Army to cease fighting the mujahideen and collaborating with the US.
• Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) blames the German government for the death of a German hostage in Nigeria in a failed rescue attempt.
• A new jihadist Web forum, Hisad Al-Jihad, is up and running.

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