The caption reads: “al-aan mu’assasat al-malahim lil-intaj al-i‘lami tuqaddim: ahfad Muhammad b. maslama, radiya Allah ‘anhu” (“Al-Malahim now presents: descendants of Muhammad bin Maslama, may Allah be pleased with him”). The name Muhammad bin Maslama is a historical reference to one of the companions of the Prophet. According to prophetic tradition (hadith), in 624 A.D., Muhammad ibn Maslama volunteered, at the request of the Prophet, to kill Ka’b bin al-Ashraf, a chief of a Jewish tribe in al-Madina, the Banu Nadir, who had written poetry the Muslim community found offensive.
The image is from a video which targets members of the Saudi royal family, in particular, Prince Muhammad bin Nayif, the Minister of Interior, whose face appears in the background of the image, behind the central figure. The three dominant figures in the image are al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula leaders–Abu Sufyan al-Azdi, Abu Basir al-Wuhayshi and ‘Abdallah Hasan ‘Asiri–who attempted to assassinate Prince Nayif.