Al-Qaeda in Yemen Confirms Muslim Brotherhood Ties

Al-Qaeda in Yemen Confirms Muslim Brotherhood Ties

The leader of Al-Qaeda’s branch in Yemen said in a statement aired on the branch’s propaganda outlet that his group has formed alliances with other Sunni jihadists in the country, including the Muslim Brotherhood. From the Associated Press report: “‘We fight along all Muslims in Yemen, together with different Islamic groups,’ he said, adding that his followers have teamed up with an array of factions — including the ultraconservative Salafis, ‘the Muslim Brotherhood and also our brothers among the sons of (Sunni) tribes’ — against Yemen’s Shiite rebels known as Houthis.” Al-Qaeda’s links to the Yemeni branch in the Muslim…
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