ATbar Periodical Review: Summary from the Jihadi Forums - The Second Half of August 2012
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Periodical Review: Summary from the Jihadi Forums - The Second Half of August 2012

09/10/2012 | by JWMG Desk  

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

• Mullah Omar, emir of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, praises the activity of the mujahideen there and expresses immense satisfaction with their successes against the enemy.
• The Islamic State of Iraq threatens to harm Shiites in Iraq and members of the Iraqi government if the latter fulfills its intention to execute Sunni prisoners.
• Abu Musab Abd Al-Wudud, emir of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), urges Muslims to aid the rebels fighting Bashar Al-Assad’s regime in Syria.
• In light of the struggle in Syria against the Lebanese group Hezbollah, the Abdallah Azzam Brigades and other Salafi-jihadist groups step up propaganda against Hezbollah.
• Somalia’s Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen and its affiliate, the Kenyan Muslim Youth Center, accused Kenya of assassinating Kenyan cleric Aboud Rogo Mohammed in Mombasa on August 25, 2012.
• A new issue of the jihadist magazine Talai Khurasan [Pioneers of Khurasan] was issued by Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan.

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