"Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb" announced "primary role" of Osama bin Laden in organizing the unrest in the Arab countries of North Africa and the Middle East.In fact, a terrorist organization takes over responsibility for the revolution in Tunisia and Egypt, for the violence in Yemen, Syria, Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, Oman and Bahrain, as well as the civil war in Libya, reports NEWSru Israel according to the American ServiceSITE, tracking the Islamist sites.
How justified such assertions, published on the websites of "al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb" is unclear.Expert estimates the possible role of "Al Qaeda" in the creation of revolutionary situations in the Arab countries of North Africa and the Middle East apart.Many experts believe that "Al-Qaeda" was not a sufficient means nor the necessary influence to organize the "political tsunami".In any case, the position of the Islamists in the regions covered by the unrest intensified, and it is advantageous to "al-Qaeda".
"Sheikh" Osama bin Laden
In recent months, the mass popular protests spread to many countries of Middle East and North Africa, the chronicle of events reminds RIA "Novosti".Begun in Tunisia in late December riots culminated in a coup d'etat.Managed by Tunisia since 1987 President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in January, he fled the country to Saudi Arabia.
Next February 11 at the background of popular protests, which lasted nearly three weeks across the country, resigned from his position as President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak.
Currently riots continue, particularly in Yemen and Syria.Anti-government protests also took place previously in Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, Oman.In Libya, the unrest escalated into armed clashes with the rebel army, which intervened in the international forces.
UN Security Council March 17 adopted a resolution calling for the introduction of no-fly zone over Libya and opens the possibility of foreign military intervention in the situation in this North African country.To launch the operation "Unified Protector" March 19 is to ensure that the arms embargo, no-fly zone and action to protect the civilian population.