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May 20, 2015

Declassified : Letter of Binladin to Mujahidin in Somalia - Dec 2006

(Medeshi)- On May 20, 2015 , US Office of the Director of National Intelligence  released the following letter written by Osama Binladin to the Mujahidin fighters in Somalia.

(Fully Translated)
In the name of Allah, the most merciful, the most graceful The Magnification of Hope in the Somali Jihad (They have lied, the fight has come).
Praise be to God, Who denied his followers humiliation, magnified their small numbers, and supported the oppressed, though it comes later, the Almighty who says, “That (is so). And if one has retaliated to no greater extent than the injury he received and is again set upon inordinately, God will help him: for God is One that blots out (sins) and forgives (again and again)” [Partial Qur’anic verse –Surat Al-Hajj 22:60], peace and prayers be upon him, our prophet Muhammad, the chosen, the prophet of the epic and the mercy, the Imam of the Mujahidin, the commander of the unique, and on all his family, companions, and those who followed his path.
To you, the Mujahidin brothers in Somalia, steadfast and patient, God is with those who patiently preserve the pious, for God is with those who restrain themselves, and those who do well. He is your Protector, and the nonbelievers have no one to protect them.
God Almighty says, “God is the Protector of those who have faith: from the depths of darkness He will lead them forth into light. Of those who reject faith, the patrons are the evil ones: from light they will lead them forth into the depths of darkness. They will be companions of the fire, to dwell therein (forever)." [Partial Qur’anic verse –◌ٍ Surat Al-Baqara 2:257]
There is no harm that you are distorted or siding with a certain side or group, as God willing, will make you the ones on the attack and not the ones who run away. You are the people of resolve. We heard your wisdom and that you are geared up for a long war. We ask God to strengthen you, to be present with you, and to provide you His reinforcements, God Almighty says, “It is He Who sent down tranquility into the hearts of the Believers, that they may add faith to their faith, for to God belongs the  forces of the heavens and the earth, and God is full of knowledge and wisdom "[Partial Qur’anic verse – Surat Al-Fatah
Read the complete text here