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Two years ago, Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST) established itself as the premiere Salafi-Jihadi organization operating in the post-revolution environment. AST has become a key player not necessarily because of
Jamestown's Aaron Zelin was interviewed by International Business Times in an article titled "Divided, We Fight: A Primer on Syrian Opposition Groups."
Muhammad al-Zawahiri was released from prison in March 2012. He has since become a spokesman for the Salafi-Jihadist trend in Egypt. He is a revered leader due to his past
Jamestown's Aaron Zelin was quoted by The National in an article entitled "Syria's Al Qaeda-linked militants win hearts by providing food."
Jamestown's Aaron Zelin was featured on a CNN broadcast focused on Mokhtar Belmokhtar.
Abu Yahya al-Libi might not have lived long enough to become the next Osama Bin Ladin, but over al-Libi’s seven-year career with al-Qaeda he had an indelible impact. Al-Libi evolved
A month ago, thousands of Salafis from various organizations demonstrated in downtown Tunis in support of the Qur‘an. Tens of individuals among them also brazenly climbed the famous clock tower