Al-Qaeda's Search for New Fronts: Instructions for Jihadi Activity in Egypt and Sinai

(Project for the Research of Islamist Movements/GLORIA) Reuven Paz - On September 25, 2005, a known al-Qaeda supporter, nicknamed Abu Muhammad al-Hilali, published a unique analysis on the Internet, combining it with instructions for jihadi terrorist activity in Egypt, mainly the Sinai Peninsula. The analysis is based upon the two series of terrorist attacks at the Taba Hilton hotel and two resorts in Sinai in October 2004, and the attack at the Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh in July 2005. We might face a new phase in al-Qaeda's or, more accurately, the global jihad movement's attempts to identify new fronts in the Arab world - beside Iraq - in which to conduct the struggle.

2005-11-10 00:00:00

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