Syria

Ayman al-Zawahiri, leader of Al-Qaeda, urges jihadist forces fighting the Assad regime in Syria to unite in a common struggle to establish an Islamic Caliphate.

On October 11, 2013, Sheikh Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of Al-Qaeda, issued a new audio message disseminated by the Islamist websites.
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The Al-Nusra Front (Jabhat al-Nusra) is an Al-Qaeda Salafist-jihadi network, prominent in the rebel organizations in Syria.

The Al-Nusra Front (Jabhat al-Nusra) is an Al-Qaeda Salafist-jihadi network, prominent in the rebel organizations in Syria. It seeks to overthrow the Assad regime and establish an Islamic Caliphate in Greater Syria, a center for regional and international terrorism and subversion.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 28 – September 2, 2013)

This week two incidents took place in which IEDs were used against IDF forces on patrol near the security fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip. In August 2013 an attempted terrorist attack in Jerusalem’s Mamilla Mall was thwarted. Hamas and the other terrorist organizations working in the Gaza Strip are preparing for the possibility
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Rockets fired by the Abdullah Azzam Brigades into the western Galilee – update *

On August 27, 2013, Sheikh Siraj al-Din Zariqat’s Twitter account gave the full text of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades/Ziyad Al-Jarrah Battalions’ claim of responsibility for firing four 122-mm Grad rockets with a range of 40 km, or about 25 miles, at Nahariya and Acre.
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Spotlight on Iran – Support for Syria comes to Facebook: supporters of Iran’s military involvement in Syria increase their social network presence

In the past several months, elements affiliated with the Iranian regime have considerably stepped up their Facebook activity in a public relations move to spread a message of support for the Iranian military involvement in Syria.
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Hezbollah Operatives Killed in Syria (Updated to the end of July 2013) *

To date, Hezbollah’s involvement in the Syrian civil war has led to more than 200 of its operatives’ being killed and several hundred of them wounded, most of them during the campaign for Al-Qusayr.
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