Al-Qaeda in Yemen threatens France with new attacks: SITE

An image grab from a video released on March 29, 2014 by Al-Malahem Media, the media arm of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, allegedly shows AQAP jihadists arriving at a meeting at an undisclosed location in YemenA top sharia official from Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) threatened France with fresh attacks following those at the Charlie Hebdo magazine and at a Jewish supermarket, SITE monitoring group said Friday. He stopped short of claiming responsibility for the three days of Islamist bloodshed in France that left 17 people dead. “Some of the sons of France were disrespectful to the prophets of Allah, so a group from among the believing soldiers of Allah marched unto them, then they taught them respect and the limit of the freedom of expression,” the AQAP official says.

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