An Al-Qaeda logo is seen on a street in the town of Jaar in southern Abyan province, Yemen.
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The leader of al Qaeda's wing in Yemen has vowed to attack the United States, in a video apparently showing a gathering of the group celebrating a mass jailbreak of fighters.The 15-minute video, dated March 2014 and posted on a website used by Islamists, shows masked men waving al Qaeda's black flag and celebrating the arrival of the freed prisoners.Abdulrazzaq al-Jamal, a journalist who has interviewed members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), said it was the largest known gathering of al Qaeda in Yemen.Harf said it was interesting that Wuhaishi was not only head of AQAP, but was now number two of core al Qaeda, showing that the main body had decentralized as a result of U.S. successes against it in Afghanistan and Pakistan.The video showed men arriving in white pickup trucks and others greeting Wuhaishi.
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