AQAP Claims Raids on Security Camps in Hadramawt, Ambush in Shabwa

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Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), operating under the name "Ansar al-Shariah," claimed concurrent raids on camps of Yemeni security forces in the cities of Qatn and Sayun in Hadramawt province, and claimed the ambush of soldiers in Shabwa.

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Resisting the Caliphate

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Earlier, I posted on the declaration by the Islamic State (IS)—formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS)—of a Caliphate that included territory in both Iraq and Syria.  The post made several points about this momentous event, including the real potential for resistance from both ordinary Iraqis and other militant groups.  As I noted then, everywhere that IS has attempted to implement their extremist version of shari’a on ordinary Muslims who do not support or affirm IS’s vision for the future of Islam, have fought against the militants.

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Hamas’ Military Wing Threatens to Target All Israeli Cities if Strikes Continue on Civilian Homes and Shelters

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The Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, threatened to target all Israeli cities if Israel continues the alleged policy of striking civilian homes and shelters to cover its “military failure”.

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Palestinian Jihadi Group Turns to Facebook to Fundraise for Military Equipment to Kill Israelis

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The Palestinian jihadi group the Army of the Ummah (Jeish al-Ummah) is using a Facebook account to ask for financial donations for weapons.

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Girl Talk: Calling Western Women to Syria

Umm-Layth.pngThey say that “behind every great man, there is a great woman.” This is also true in the Islamic State. 
 
Long an aggressive recruiter of Western men to fill their ranks, women claiming to be with the Islamic State have gradually developed an expanded recruitment platform targeting foreign women. Prominent among this outreach are English-language social media accounts allegedly maintained by Western women who are married to jihadi fighters and who live in territories controlled by the Islamic State.
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