As per al Qaeda linked Twitter accounts, Abu Basir al Hindi was killed fighting Syrian regime forces in western Syria’s Latakia, which borders Turkey.
In a video called ‘Memories of Jihad’, produced by al Qaeda’s media arm As-Sahab, the AQIS has shown Dar reciting Jihadi poetry and claimed he was killed in a drone attack in north Waziristan on January 23 this year.
The main attack was staged at the western entrance to Shibam, which is known as the “Manhattan of the Desert” and listed as a UNESCO world heritage site for its high-rise mud-brick buildings.
The two Indians have been identified as Yahya Farooq Mohammad, 37, and his brother Ibrahim Zubair Mohammad, 36, while the other two are Asif Ahmed Salim, 35, and his brother Sultane Room Salim, 40.
Produced by al-Kataib Media, the propaganda wing of Somalia’s al-Qaeda wing, the video seems intended to draw the kind of adventure-seeking youth who have swelled the Islamic State’s ranks in recent years.
Al-Shabab, the Islamic extremist rebels waging an insurgency against Somalia’s weak UN- backed government, claimed responsibility for the attack on a website associated with the group
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Abdul Mohsen Abdallah Ibrahim al-Charekh, a Saudi better known as Sanafi al-Nasr, was killed Thursday in an airstrike near the northern Syrian town of Dana.
The rebels surrendered six pick-up trucks and some ammunition, or about one-quarter of their issued equipment, to a suspected Nusra intermediary on September 21-22.
Al-Nusra is a leading member of an alliance of jihadist and Islamist forces called the “Army of Conquest” that overran the Abu Duhur military airport on September 9.
Zawahiri pledged to Mullah Akhtar Mansour to ‘implement sharia law’ and to continue ‘jihad until every part of occupied Muslim land is free.’
The 40-year-old blogger was attacked by suspected al-Qaeda linked Islamists at their apartment here just after the Friday prayers.
Omar Abdul Latif, the al-Qaeda chief for Balochistan and South Punjab, was killed in a gun battle with security forces in the Chaghi district near the Afghan border, said provincial home minister.
A statement issued in the name of the U.S.-backed group, known as Division 30, said its fighters prevented Nusra Front gunmen from storming their head office.
Most of the 54 fighters who have so far completed a U.S.-led train and equip programmed in neighbouring Turkey were from Division 30.
The southern Philippines has long been wracked by violence carried out by Muslim separatist guerrillas, Al-Qaeda-linked extremists and extortion gangs.