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Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari
Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari
(died 31 January 2015) was a senior Shariah
Shariah
official of the Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
(AQAP) based in Yemen.[1] al-Nadhari has featured in many of AQAP's propaganda videos such as rebuking the Islamic State announcement of expanding their caliphate into Yemen
Yemen
and renewing loyalties to al-Qaeda Emir Ayman al-Zawahiri. In his address, al-Nadhari stated "The announcement of the caliphate for all Muslims by our brothers in the Islamic State did not meet the required conditions. The policy of our brothers in the Islamic State split the ranks of the mujahideen, and scattered them, in this sensitive phase in the history of the mujahid ummah [community]. This is one of the absolutely forbidden matters in the religion of Allah.".[2] On 9 January, a speech of Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari
Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari
claimed AQAP's responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo shooting
Charlie Hebdo shooting
in Paris, citing the motive as "revenge for the honor" of Muhammad.[1] On 31 January 2015 al-Nadhari and three other AQAP militants were killed by a US drone strike.[3] References[edit]

^ a b " Al-Qaeda
Al-Qaeda
Group Claims Responsibility for Paris
Paris
Terror Attack". 9 January 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2015.  ^ " Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
Rejects Isis 'Caliphate', Ending Fears of Deadly Terror Alliance". November 2014. Retrieved February 2015.  Check date values in: access-date= (help) ^ Yemen
Yemen
al-Qaeda militant al-Nadhari

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