Zawahiri elevated outreach to al-Qaida supporters with video and audio messages: UN report

UNITED NATIONS: A current UN report had stated that the core al-Qaida management beneath Ayman al-Zawahiri was reported to stay in Afghanistan, and the fear group’s chief had elevated outreach to al-Qaida supporters with various video and audio messages.
US President Joe Biden introduced on Monday that al-Zawahiri, who took over the reins of al-Qaida, after the killing of Osama bin Laden 11 years in the past, was killed in an American drone strike carried out Saturday night (New York time) at a home in Kabul.
The thirtieth report of the Analytical Help and Sanctions Monitoring Group submitted pursuant to decision 2610 (2021) regarding ISIL (Da’esh), al-Qaida and related people and entities, launched final month had stated that the fear group’s management reportedly performs an advisory function with the Taliban, and the teams stay shut.
It stated al-Zawahiri had elevated outreach to al-Qaida supporters with various video and audio messages, “together with his personal assertion promising that al-Qaida was geared up to compete with ISIL, in a bid to be acknowledged once more because the chief of a worldwide motion. ”
The thirteenth report of the Analytical Help and Sanctions Monitoring Group submitted pursuant to decision 2611 (2021) in regards to the Taliban and different related people and entities constituting a menace to the peace stability and safety of Afghanistan, launched in Might had famous that the core al- Qaida management beneath al-Zawahiri is reported to stay in Afghanistan, extra particularly, the jap area from Zabul Province north in direction of Kunar and alongside the border with Pakistan.
It stated since August 2021, al-Zawahiri had appeared in eight movies.
Alluding to the hijab row in India, the report had stated that in the latest such video of al-Zawahiri, launched on April 5, by al-Qaida’s As-Sahab Media Basis, al-Zawahiri “references the defiance of an Indian Muslim feminine in entrance of males protesting the hijab, an occasion that went viral in early February 2022. ”
“The video supplied the primary conclusive present proof of life for al-Zawahiri lately. The tempo of current communications means that he could possibly lead extra successfully than was potential earlier than the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, ”it stated.
The ‘Twelfth report of the Analytical Help and Sanctions Monitoring Group submitted pursuant to decision 2557 (2020) in regards to the Taliban and different related people and entities constituting a menace to the peace, stability and safety of Afghanistan’, launched final yr in June had stated that “a major a part of the al-Qaida management resided within the Afghanistan and Pakistan border area, together with the group’s chief al-Zawahiri, who might be alive however too frail to be featured in propaganda.”
The report had stated that the al-Qaida chief “is believed to be positioned someplace within the border area of Afghanistan and Pakistan. Earlier reviews of his demise attributable to unwell well being haven’t been confirmed. One Member State reviews that he’s most likely alive however too frail to be featured in propaganda. ”

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