Abdullah Azzam Brigades is an Islamist militant group affiliated with Al-Qaeda and the global jihad movement. ((( The organization, which began operating in 2009, has an active network in Lebanon which fired rockets on Israel. Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center ))) The group, which began operating in 2009, has local networks in various countries. It is named after the late Sheikh Abdullah Azzam, a Palestinian from Jordan who was among the first Arabs to volunteer to join the Afghan jihad against the forces of the then Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s.
Jewish teen sustains moderate wounds in stabbing in Jerusalem; assailant shot by police (Haaretz)