Al-Qaeda Media Wing Al-Sahab Active On Telegram

August 31, 2016

Al-Qaeda media wing Al-Sahab is active on Telegram. Its channel was created on July 3, 2016 and as of August 29, 2016, has 3,139 members, and has made 65 posts. While most of the posts are in Arabic, there are some in English, mostly “Al-Nafir” news bulletins translated from Arabic.

Some of the posts link to videos featuring Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. The most recent post features a video of Zawahiri, along with English-language links to content on JustPaste.it and the Internet Archive.

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Source: As-Sahab Telegram Channel, August 29, 2016.