Dismantled terrorist cell adopted the name “Supporters of the Islamic State in Morocco,” Menara (Morocco), 29 September 2014”

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Ongoing research into a dismantled terrorist cell revealed that its members had named themselves ‘Anṣār ad-Dawla al-Islāmiyya fīl-Maghrib al-Aqṣa’ (Supporters of the Islamic State in Morocco). Research into the dismantled group, which it was active in Nador and Melilla to attract and recruit Moroccan militants with the intent…

Yemen

Breaking: Six Houthi apostates killed in Ansar al-Sharia ambush in al-Bayda, Akhbar Ansar al-Sharia (Yemen), 28 September 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Six Houthi apostates* lost their lives after being subjected to an ambush carried out by Ansar al-Sharia mujahideen in the province of al-Bayda Sunday night. Our correspondent in al-Bayda explained that the mujahideen launched the ambush on a red Suzuki Grand Vitara in which Houthi apostates were traveling…

Yemen

Breaking: Dozens of Houthi apostates killed and injured in Ansar al-Sharia suicide attack using a car bomb, Akhbar Ansar al-Sharia (Yemen), 28 September 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Dozens of Houthi apostates* were killed and injured this evening after an Ansar al-Sharia suicide bomber targeted a gathering of them at the al-Jafra hospital in the Majzar region of the Ma’rib province with a car bomb. Akhbar Ansar al-Sharia’s correspondent in Ma’rib explained that the suicide bomber,…

Yemen

Breaking: Ansar al-Shari’a targets US embassy in Sana’a with LAW rocket, Akhbar Ansar al-Shari’a (Yemen), 27 September 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Ansar al-Shari’a targeted the American embassy in the capital Sana’a this evening with a LAW1 rocket. Akhbar Ansar al-Shari’a’s correspondent in Sana’a explained that initial reports indicated that the attack led to injuries among the embassy guards and damaged an armoured vehicle. He explained that the attack came…

Emir of Qatar: “Don’t make the people choose between terrorism and tyranny”, Al Jazeera (Qatar), 24 September 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thanni called for not forcing the people to choose between “terrorism” and “tyranny,” and demanded that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to distance itself from “selective policy” and to pass a decision under Article 7 of the UN Charter…

Algeria

French citizen kidnapped in a mountainous region of Tizi Ouzou in eastern Algeria, France24 Arabic, 22 September 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The French Foreign Ministry confirmed the kidnapping of a French citizen in the mountainous Tikjda region where he was on vacation in an area near Tizi Ouzou in eastern Algeria. The Foreign Ministry did not mention that the kidnappers were from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, which operates…