Following the Islamic State’s (IS) February 3, 2015 release of a video showing Jordanian pilot Mu’adh al-Kasasibah being burned alive, a massive conversation ensued among jihadist accounts on Twitter.


An essay circulating on forums and social media accounts that support the al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, castigated the Islamic State for declaring a Caliphate and urged al-Qaeda branches to avoid reconciling with the group.

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The Syria-based jihadi faction Army of the Companions in the Levant (Jeish al-Sahaba) announced its pledging to the Islamic State and dissolving to fully operate under its banner.


The Islamic State released a video promoting its destruction of a border crossing between al-Hasakah in Syria and Ninawa in Iraq, and its mission to destroy all borders erected by the enemy.


The Islamic State announced its launching of a local radio station in Syria's ar-Raqqah governorate, through which it will broadcast recitations of the Qur'an, readings of Hadith, anasheed (chants), and other material.