Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has called on Muslims to kidnap Westerners, join Syria's rebellion and ensure Egypt implements sharia, SITE Monitoring reported, citing a two-part film posted on Islamist websites.
Osama bin Laden's long-time lieutenant Ayman Al-Zawahri has taken command of Al Qaeda after the killing of the group's founder and leader, an Islamist website said on Thursday.
Egyptian-born Zawahri had vowed earlier this month to press ah
Al Qaeda's number two Ayman Al-Zawahri appeared on Wednesday in a new video attacking Arab leaders and US President Barack Obama for their policies on Israel.
The video, which was posted on an Islamist website used by Al Qaeda supporters,
Al Qaeda's second-in-command accused the United States of leading a crusade to turn Pakistan from a Muslim nuclear power into a divided nation and urged Pakistanis to join jihad to resist.
Militants were in a tug-of-war with the US-allied
Al Qaeda's second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahri has urged Palestinians to step up suicide and rocket attacks, saying in an Internet recording they were the only way to end Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip.
"Step up your martyrdom-seeking
Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was well and reports speculating about his sickness were false, his deputy Ayman al-Zawahri said in a recording.
'Sheikh Osama bin Laden is in good health,' Zawahri, who is also a doctor, said in response to
Al Qaeda second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahri said a Libyan Islamist group had joined the militant organisation and he urged mujahideen in North Africa to topple the leaders of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
'Today, with grace fr