A four minute audio message issued to the Internet today, May 31, 2005, allegedly voiced by the Emir (Prince) of the Martydom Division of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Dajana al-Ansari, acknowledges the establishment of the al-Baraa Ibn Malek Martyr?s Brigade and reports their assault on the ?infidels? buildings? Sunday, May 29 in Baghdad.
Al-Ansari praises al-Baraa Ibn Malek, ?the head of the ?suiciders? and the Imam of the martyrs,? who executed a suicide operation on that opened ?the gate of the barbican (fortress) and that led up to the victory of our loyal Prophet?s companions over the converted soldiers of Musailama.? For this operation, according to the message, a ?martyr?s brigade? within al-Qaeda in Iraq was established in his name. Al-Ansari acknowledges that Usama bin Laden ?ensured the need to terrorize the crusaders and their tails, by pounding their stronghold, and destroying their morale through the suicide operations and the destruction of their fortresses of disbelief in Allah,? as justification for the creation of the sub-group.
Further, the message brings ?good news to our two Sheikhs Usama bin Laden and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi,? that al-Baraa Ibn Malek brigade executed ?several suicide operations and repeated attacks on the infidels? buildings? this past Sunday in Baghad ?at the crusaders? point of control.?
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