On Wednesday, the United States offered a financial reward of seven million dollars for any information that leads to the location of the leader of Al-Qaeda Organization in the Maghreb, Abu Obeida Youssef Al-Anabi.
The US State Department said in a statement that the wanted The Algerian, also known as Yazid Mubarak, became in November 2020 the leader of the organization, succeeding his compatriot Abdelmalek Droukdel, who was killed in June 2020 in northern Mali by French forces.
She added, “We encourage anyone He has information about Abu Obeida Youssef al-Anabi to send a text message to (Rewards for Justice) via Signal, Telegram or WhatsApp (…), knowing that all communications and information will be kept strictly confidential.”
(Who is al-Annabi?
The ministry pointed out in its statement that al-Annabi was “a leader of the Senate in Al-Qaeda in the Maghreb, and served in the organization’s Shura Council, and also served as the first media official for Al-Qaeda in The country of the Maghreb.”
The statement clarified that Annabi has been included since September 2015 on the US list of global terrorists and since February 2016 according to the statement.
Al-Qaeda in the Maghreb has secured the loyalty of many terrorist groups active in the Sahel region, which have joined since 2017 under the banner of the “Support for Islam and Muslims” group.