Skip to comments.As Al-Qaeda Falls, Ansar Al-Sharia Rises (Abu Hamza's inspired jihadists)
Posted on 10/12/2012 2:50:00 PM PDT by Milagros
allAfrica.com: North Africa: As Al-Qaeda Falls, Ansar Al-Sharia Rises By Mawassi Lahcen Oct 5, 2012 [...] However, we should also note that the name itself is not new, given that Abu Hamza al-Masri, who is currently detained in Britain and is wanted in Yemen and America in connection with terrorist crimes, has already given the name to his group which he founded in London after he returned from Afghanistan in 1994. Abu Hamza was aspiring to make Ansar al-Sharia a global organisation with branches in many countries. Magharebia: Is this just a rebranding ...
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What is Ansar al-Sharia? - The Daily Beast
Sep 12, 2012 In the exclusive video footage, al-Qaeda militant Abu Hamza is shown lecturing to Yemeni troops captured by Ansar al-Sharia.