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A New Kunya for Abu Yahya al-Libi: “Abd al-Hafiz”

“‘Abd al-Hafiz” is another kunya for Shaykh Abu Yahya al-Libi. 

Found it in  SOCOM-2012-0000011-HT.  To me, that’s a really find from the docs and I haven’t seen it published anywhere else in open source reporting before right now.

Here are some verbatim excerpts from SOCOM-2012-0000011-HT, which according to CTC, should be dated 28 March 2007, is addressed to a legal scholar by the name of Hafiz Sultan, and it is authored by someone who is of Egyptian origin:

Dear brother, write [to them] yourself, since al-Karrumi knows you and always asks me  about you, calling you “(maternal) Uncle so-and-so.” Have ‘Abd-al-Hafiz (TN: AKA ((Abu-Yahya)) al-Libi, senior LIFG religious scholar and member of al-Qa’ida’s Shari’ah Committee) write to the brothers, and he should never tire of writing and pressuring them;

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The Dynamic Duo

Bin Laden to Atiyatallah:

it would be advisable for you and for Shaykh Abu Yahya to write some articles and provide advice to those working in the Jihad media in general to include the author partisans to the Mujahidin on the internet.  (SOCOM-2012-0000019-HT)

But he didnt say anything about needing to wear matching outfits, did he??