Jaysh al-Ummah fi Aknaf Bayt al-Maqdis

Mujahadi Bayt al-Maqdis Brigades (Sinai)(JAMB)

10 years ago

Jamaat Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis is based in Gaza, and many of their members are former fighters in Palestinian resistance groups as well as Egyptian salafists using the Sinai as base. They have cells on both sides of the border and can launch attacks from multipe locations. According to Long War Journal, although jihadists have announced al-Qaeda's presence in the Sinai on multiple occasions, the group is more involved than previously thought. Ramzi Mawafi, Osama bin Laden's physician, has been identified as the head of AQ in the Sinai. In August 2011, CNN reported that Mawafi had established operations in the…

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