Anwar al-Awlaqi – shooting star of AQAP and the online AQ spheres

Notorious Anwar al-Awlaqi, the US-born Yemeni ideologue that has in the last year or so been pushed and used by AQAP’s Yemen wing, has a new video, released online today. The video, the “filmed speech” is entitled “to make it known and clear to mankind, and not to hide it” and is a short part taken from the Quran 3:187. The full part, according to the translation of Yusuf Ali is as follows:

“And remember Allah took a covenant from the People of the Book, to make it known and clear to mankind, and not to hide it; but they threw it away behind their backs, and purchased with it some miserable gain! And vile was the bargain they made!”

 

As usual, the video is available for download in various sizes, with 1.1 gb being the maximum. While I frequently promised to publish more on my blog, I yet issue another promise and will blog something in the coming days when I have had the time to consume al-Awlaqi’s speech/sermon.

The video is in Arabic with the call “to spread this video everywhere and to translate it into English.”

 

Explore posts in the same categories: AQ Arab Peninsula (Yemen), online jihad

2 Comments on “Anwar al-Awlaqi – shooting star of AQAP and the online AQ spheres”

  1. TruthSeeker Says:

    How do we know this news is really true about al-Awlaqi? Basic final cut studio editing I can make anyone believe anyone said anything?


  2. […] The above title is in reference to the Qur’ānic verse 3:187 (HT Online Jihad): “And remember Allah took a covenant from the People of the Book, to make it known and clear to […]


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