6 articles tagged "Saif Al-Adal"
NYC, NJ bombing suspect taken in shootout
DEBKAfile Special Report September 19, 2016

The same cell phone-activated mechanisms were found in the explosive device that injured 29 people in the Chelsea district of New York, Sunday, Sept. 18, the unexploded pressure cooker found on 27th Street and the pipe bomb, the only one of three which exploded harmlessly before a Marines charity run in New Jersey. Also discovered in the preliminary inquiry: The same man carrying a piece of luggage showed up on video at both Manhattan bomb scenes.

Al Qaeda’s Operational Command Suddenly Lands in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 4, 2016

The notorious master terrorist Saif al-Adel arrives to take command of Syrian Nusra Front.

Smashed aircraft at PNS Mehran base in Karachi
Al Qaeda's Saif al-Adal masterminded Pakistani base assault
DEBKAfile Special Report May 23, 2011

The fingerprints of Al Qaeda's operations commander Saif al Adal were all over the assault on the important Pakistani Mehran naval air base in Karachi, which began Sunday night, May 22 and ended only after 17 hours of fierce combat, debkafile's counter-terror sources report. The attack  hit a shared strategic Pakistani-US-Chinese installation, destroying US surveillance aircraft. It also impaired Pakistani reconnaissance capabilities against al Qaeda's strongholds in North Waziristan and its watch over the Arabian Sea dividing Pakistan from India. 

Saif al-Adal
More al Qaeda appointments after Saif al-Adal named command and revenge chief
DEBKAfile Special Report May 18, 2011

More al Qaeda appointees were named Wednesday, May 18 after its Shura council at its meeting on May 10 made Egyptian Saif al Adal interim operations chief. The appointment of Osama bin Laden's top terror whiz underlined the council's focus on revenge, say debkafile's sources. His team mates are Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri and Adnan G. El Shukrijumah. Other new appointees are Adnan al-Khairi al-Masry as Head of General Command and Muhammed Adam Khan al-Afghani as Head of the Afghanistan/Pakistan arena.

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Hunt on for Osama bin Laden's 10 Would-be Lone Avengers
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 13, 2011

Osama bin Laden's shoes are likely to stay empty for some time. Al Qaeda is not structured for a large-scale terror attack as an organization to avenge his death. Some ten top-notch operatives listed here have the will or ability - or both - for a lone wolf operation.

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Tehran Transfers Al Qaeda Chief-of-Staff Saif Al Adel to North Waziristan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 5, 2010

Gen. David Petraeus reports substantial battlefield damage since Tehran consigned Al Qaeda's most talented tactician Saif Al-Adal to command terrorist forces in Afghanistan against the US army. His mission includes the reorganization of Al Qaeda, Taliban and the Haqqani network forces under a joint command.

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