United States administration used a $7 million benefit for info on the leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (terrorist group, prohibited in Russia Abu Ubaydah Yusuf al-Anabi, the State Department stated in a declaration on Wednesday.
“The US Department of State’s Rewards for Justice program, which is administered by the Diplomatic Security Service, is offering a reward of up to $7 million for information leading to the location or identification of Abu Ubaydah Yusuf al-Anabi,” the declaration stated.
Al-Anabi, an Algerian person likewise referred to as Yazid Mubarak, ended up being the brand-new AQIM leader last November after his predecessor Abdelmalek Droukdel was eliminated in June 2020, the State Department kept in mind.
“Al-Anabi has pledged allegiance to al-Qa’ida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on AQIM’s behalf and is expected to play a role in al-Qa’ida’s global management as Droukdel had done,” the declaration included.
The State Department designated al-Anabi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT in 2015. In February 2016, he was put on the United Nations (UNSCR 1267 sanctions list.