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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.

army of companions

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.

ischilean

The newly-branded “Islamic State” released a video of a Chilean fighter discussing the spoils taken by fighters at a border crossing between Iraq and Syria, and the aftermath of battle, and challenging the U.S. to intervene.

isisflag

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.

borders

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.

promise

Abu Muhammad al-‘Adnani, the official spokesman of the Islamic State in Iraq and Sham (ISIS), announced the group’s rebranding as the “Islamic State,” declaring itself a Caliphate and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Caliph Ibrahim.

arraqqah

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.

raqqah

The Islamic State published a set of pictures showing a parade it held in Syria’s ar-Raqqah governorate for its declaration of an Islamic Caliphate and the naming of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as the Caliph Ibrahim.

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The Islamic State in Iraq and Sham (ISIS) released a picture set of scenes from a ceremony in which members of Ansar al-Islam pledged to the group.