28 Jan '14, 10pm

Ansar Jerusalem claims Cairo assassination and Sinai pipeline attack

In two statements released to jihadist forums today, the Sinai-based jihadist group Ansar Jerusalem (Ansar Bayt al Maqdis) claimed responsibility for an overnight gas pipeline attack in the Sinai as well as the assassination of an aide to Egypt's Interior Minister in Cairo. General Mohamed Saeed, who worked in the country's Interior Ministry, was killed outside his home early today by gunmen on a motorcycle, Reuters reported . In its statement claiming the assassination, Ansar Jerusalem called Saeed an "apostate criminal." The attack was reminiscent of the group's November killing of Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Mabrouk, a senior national security officer, in Cairo. In its latest communique, the group further warned that a similar fate may be forthcoming for army chief Abdel Fattah el Sisi and Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim, as well as their aides. In September, Ansar J...

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