10 Apr '15, 9pm

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb leader congratulates jihadists on Idlib victory

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb leader congratulates jihadists on Idlib victory

The emir of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Abdelmalek Droukdel, has released an audio message praising the jihadist coalition that took control of the city of Idlib late last month. The audio statement is nearly four minutes long and it is read while a picture of Droukdel is displayed on screen. The background of the image shows a jihadist standing triumphantly on top of a building in Idlib. A screen shot can be seen above. Addressing the “mujahideen brothers in the Levant,” Droukdel says their “victories were truly grand, and will continue to be grand.” But they will be even “grander” if they remain unified and “refrain from looting.” The latter is most likely a reference to the guidelines the jihadists put in place after they forced Bashar al Assad’s forces out of the city. Jaysh al Fateh, the coalition that beat Assad’s fighters and their allies, forbade its me...

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