The Yemeni branch of the extremist network affirmed that the attack against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, in eastern Libya, 'revenge' death of 2 Al Qaeda, Abu Yahya al-Libi, reports, Saturday, September 15, the U.S. central monitoring Islamist websites site. 'The death of Sheikh Abu Yahya Al-Libi (...) has stimulated the enthusiasm and determination of the son of Omar Al-Mokhtar (Libya) to take revenge on those who have mocked and attacked our prophet' wrote Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).
AQAP does not claim directly on behalf of al-Qaida attack, which coincided with the anniversary of the September 11 attacks in the United States, and who had killed four Americans including Ambassador John Stevens. However, he stressed that "the uprising of our people in Libya, Egypt and Yemen against America and its embassies is a sign to signify the United States that their war is not directed against groups and organizations (. ..), but against the Islamic nation, which is raised against injustice ... '.
The leader of Al Qaeda, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, released Monday, the eve of the anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a video confirming the death of her right arm, Abu Yahya al-Libi, was killed in June in Pakistan a U.S. drone.
Attack 'planned', according to the president of the Libyan National Assembly
Earlier Saturday, the president of the Libyan National Assembly said that the attack against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi in eastern Libya, was 'planned'. 'I do not want to talk about what has happened in other countries, but regarding the Libyan case, there is meticulous in the execution of the operation. There planning. This is not a peaceful demonstration degenerated into armed attack or aggression, 'said