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Is this brazen meeting of hundreds of al-Qaeda leaders a sign they are planning a new round of terrorist attacks?
- Video filmed hundreds of Al-Qaeda members meeting in Yemen in March
- ‘Crown prince’ of AQAP seen speaking of ‘removing America’
- Shot during celebration of mass breakout from Yemeni prison
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
PUBLISHED: 13:45 GMT, 16 April 2014 | UPDATED: 14:53 GMT, 16 April 2014
A Yemeni faction of al-Qaeda may be planning on attacking western targets, including the United States, a recent video indicates.
The video allegedly shows a gathering of hundreds of al-Qaeda members, filmed during a celebration of a mass jailbreak of fighters in Sana’a, Yemen.
During the 15-minute clip, which was reportedly shot last month and just emerged, the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) speaks of ‘removing America’.
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Threat: The 15 minute video was filmed as Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula celebrated a mass breakout from a prison in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen, and surfaced on several YouTube channels
The video was posted on several YouTube channels, including terrorism and political violence watchdog TRAC – Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium – and is dated March 2014.
It shows masked men waving al Qaeda’s black flag and celebrating the arrival of members who were freed from the main prison in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen.
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