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An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the ...
country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven. (July 26)
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SHOTLIST:MILITANT VIDEO - AP CLIENTS ONLY++VIDEO AND AUDIO CONTENT CHECKED AGAINST KNOWN LOCATIONS AND EVENTS BY REGIONAL EXPERTS++VIDEO IS CONSISTENT WITH INDEPENDENT AP REPORTING ++THE AP HAS MADE EVERY EFFORT TO IDENTIFY AND ACCESS THE VIDEO FROM THE CONTENT CREATOR, HOWEVER THE AP CANNOT ROUTINELY COMMUNICATE WITH MILITANT SOURCESEDITORS PLEASE NOTE:++THIS MILITANT VIDEO WAS UPLOADED TO A PERSONAL SOCIAL NETWORK ACCOUNT - IT WAS NOT ACCESSED FROM A RECOGNISED MILITANT CHANNEL TYPICALLY USED FOR "OFFICIAL" COMMUNICATIONS++Idlib Province - May 2014 ++Exact date and Location unknown++1. Various of Abu-Salha in what appears to be a suicide vest, talking to another militantAP PHOTOS - AP CLIENTS ONLY++UNDATED PHOTO; PROVIDED BY SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA ON MAY 31, 2014; AP PROVIDES ACCESS TO THIS HANDOUT PHOTO TO BE USED SOLELY TO ILLUSTRATE NEWS REPORTING OR COMMENTARY ON THE FACTS OR EVENTS DEPICTED IN THIS IMAGE++2. STILL of Moner Mohammed Abu-SalhaSYRIAN TV - AP CLIENTS ONLYDamascus, Syria - 16 July, 20143. Various of Assad taking oath of officeMILITANT VIDEO - AP CLIENTS ONLYIdlib Province - May 2014 ++Exact date and Location unknown++4. Various of Abu-Salha in what appears to be a suicide vest, talking to another militantVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:AN AL-QUAIDA LINKED GROUP FIGHTING IN SYRIA HAS RELEASED VIDEO OF THE FIRST AMERICAN TO CARRY OUT A SUICIDE ATTACK IN THAT COUNTRY'S CIVIL WAR.THE VIDEO SHOWS U-S CITIZEN MONER MOHAMMAD ABU-SALAH WITH OTHER FIGHTERS BEFORE A MAY 25TH ATTACK THAT TARGETED SEVERAL ARMY POSITIONS.IT'S UNKNOWN HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN THE BOMBING.THE 22-YEAR-OLD APPEARS SMILING IN THE VIDEO AND SPEAKS IN BROKEN ARABIC... SAYING 'I WANT TO REST IN THE AFTERLIFE, IN HEAVEN.'THE VIDEO WAS RELEASED BY NUSRA FRONT'S MEDIA ARM AND POSTED ON JIHADI WEBSITES. ABU-SALHA GREW UP IN FLORIDA AND ATTENDED SEVERAL COLLEGES BEFORE DROPPING OUT AND MOVING ABROAD.THOUSANDS OF FOREIGN FIGHTERS HAVE GONE TO SYRIA TO FIGHT AGAINST PRESIDENT BASHAR ASSAD'S FORCES AFTER THE UPRISING AGAINST HIS GOVERNMENT BEGAN THREE YEARS AGO.A STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL SAYS THE U-S DOES NOT TRACK THE ACTIVITIES OF U.S. CITIZENS ABROAD, BUT 'IS' CONCERNED ABOUT THE FLOW OF FOREIGN FIGHTERS INTO AND OUT OF SYRIA, AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR BROADER STABLITY IN THE REGION.HANNAH BUCHDAHL, ASSOCIATED PRESS