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IS Photo Report Shows Training Camp for Children in its Damascus Province

The Islamic State (IS) in Syria released a photo report showing a military training camp for children in its Damascus Province.

Saturday, 28 January 2017
JFS and Allied Groups Announce Dissolving to Form “Tahrir al-Sham Assembly”

Jihadist and Islamist opposition factions in Syria announced the formation of the “Tahrir al-Sham Assembly” (“Liberation of Syria Assembly”) amid escalating infighting amongst opposition factions.

Saturday, 28 January 2017
Five Opposition Factions in Northern Syria Announce Merger into Ahrar al-Sham

Five opposition factions in northern Syria announced their merger into the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, which one jihadi media group spun as a positive outcome of the Ahrar al-Sham - Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) dispute.

Friday, 27 January 2017
IS Video Shows Bodies of Briton, Unidentified Westerner Killed Amidst Clashes with Kurdish Fighters in Raqqah

Ar-Raqqah Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria released a video showing the bodies of Ryan Lock, a Briton fighting alongside the YPG, and an unidentified Westerner killed amidst clashes with Kurdish fighters.

Friday, 27 January 2017
JFS Condemns SIC Fatwa Urging Rebels to Attack JFS

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a statement condemning the Syrian Islamic Council (SIC) for the double standard shown to the group and for being branded as “Renegades of Islam,” and the fatwa issued by the council which called upon the Syrian opposition factions to attack JFS until the group announces its disbanding.

Thursday, 26 January 2017
Jaish al-Fateh Security Forces Declare Its Territories Safe from Internal Conflicts

The Security Forces of Jaish al-Fateh declared its territories will be closed to any internal conflicts in an undated statement released following numerous announcements regarding recent incidents, clashes, and disagreements amongst rebel factions and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017
JFS Issues Clarification Regarding Conflicts and Attacks by Rebel Factions

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed it was targeted by Suqoor al-Sham and Jaish al-Islam in separate attacks which it denounced, and expressed disbelief in being called “renegades of Islam” [term used for Islamic State fighters] by Suqoor al-Sham leader.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017
JFS Elaborates on Recent Conflicts, Urges Cooperation Among Factions, Rejection of International Conventions

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a statement elaborating on the recent conflicts among rebel factions and JFS, as well as the truce talks and international conventions and their impact on the battlefield, and calling upon all rebel factions to reevaluate the circumstances and stand by and cooperate with JFS.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Syrian Islamic Council Demands Opposition Factions in North Attack Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS)

The Syrian Islamic Council (SIC) demanded that Syrian opposition factions in the north attack Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), arguing that it has adopted extremism towards fellow fighters and unjustifiably attacked their military positions.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Ahrar al-Sham Rejects Isolating JFS, Urges JFS to Sharia Court

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement declared it “rejects the scheme to alienate Jabhat Fateh al-Sham [JFS] and its being targeted by the international coalition and others,” while also warning it is essential that JFS cease transgression upon other rebel factions and submit to an independent Sharia court to settle all differences.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017
JFS Announces Disavowal of Jund al-Aqsa, Due to Its Continued Conflict with Ahrar al-Sham

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) announced disowning Jund al-Aqsa due to the group’s continued infighting with Ahrar al-Sham, after explaining the reasons behind the initial acceptance of Jund al-Aqsa’s pledge for allegiance and what led to its disavowal.

Monday, 23 January 2017
Shura Council of Scholars in Syria Urges JFS to Stop Support for Jund al-Aqsa

The Shura Council of Scholars in Sham [Syria] demanded that Jabhat Fateh al-Sham [JFS] release an official statement declaring disavowal of Jund al-Aqsa and urging that JFS cease support and protection for the faction.

Monday, 23 January 2017
JFS Rejects Astana Meeting, Calls on Allies to Beware Such “Conspiracies”

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) rejected the meeting to be held in the Kazakh capital, Astana, regarding a political settlement with the Bashar al-Assad regime and a nationwide ceasefire, and called on its militant allies to beware such “conspiracies”.

Sunday, 22 January 2017
JFS Condemns American Airstrike on Training Camp in Aleppo, Declares U.S. Chose Assad Regime Over Syrian People

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) condemned the American airstrike on a training camp in western Aleppo in which over 100 fighters were reportedly killed, and declared that with this action the U.S. has shown it has chosen the Bashar al-Assad regime over the Syrian people.

Friday, 20 January 2017
Jihadists Comment on Trump’s Inauguration, Predict Continued “Crusade” against Islam

Jihadists across Deep Web and social media spaces have reacted to Donald Trump’s January 20, 2017 inauguration as president of the United States.

Friday, 20 January 2017
IS Boasts “Large Military Gains” in Deir al-Zour in Naba 64, Claims 6500 Killed in 3 Months in Mosul Battle

The Islamic State (IS) boasted that its fighters achieved “large military gains” in Deir al-Zour, Syria, in the 64th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, and claimed in an infographic to have killed 6,500 people since the start of the Mosul battle in October 2016.

Thursday, 19 January 2017
Ahrar al-Sham's Shura Council Announced Group Will Not Partake in Asetana Convention

The Shura Council of Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement announced the group will not participate in the negotiations in Asetana for several reasons, including the failure in fulfilment of the ceasefire and internal disagreements amongst the opposition factions.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Alleged Female IS Member Details Radicalization, Credits Prominent Recruiter for Migration Success

An alleged female resident living under the Islamic State (IS) detailed her migration, crediting much of its success to a killed female IS recruiter whom she called her “best and only friend.”

Wednesday, 18 January 2017
JFS Claims Killing 16 Russian Military Consultants in Double Suicide Bombing in Damascus

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed killing 16 Russian military consultants, and “tens” of other enemy forces in a double suicide bombing carried out with explosive belts on January 12, 2017 in Kafr Sousah, Damascus after two months of observation of the enemy forces.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Ansar al-Deen Front Outlines Group’s Beliefs and Methods as Organization

Ansar al-Deen Front, a Syrian faction operating in Aleppo, released a statement defining the group’s stance and beliefs as an organization, and the prerequisites for new recruits.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters Killing More Than 100 PKK Elements in Raqqah

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the killing of more than 100 PKK elements in attacks and clashes that took place north of Tabaqah city in the Raqqah countryside on January 15, 2016.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Ahrar al-Sham Video Shows Military Training, Threatens Defeat for Syrian Regime

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a video featuring group fighters who explained the significant improvement in their military skills as a result of joining a training camp, and declared the Syrian regime and the pro-regime militias will soon be defeated.

Monday, 16 January 2017
Zawahiri Eulogizes Slain AQIM and NF Officials, Continues to Attack IS

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri gave a eulogy for two slain officials from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and the Nusra Front (NF), and continued to attack the Islamic State (IS).

Monday, 16 January 2017
IS Continues to Advance on Deir al-Zour Military Airbase with Control Over “Important Points,” Cutting Off Supply Route

Al-Khayr Province, the Islamic State (IS) division for Deir al-Zour, Syria, is continuing its advance on the military airbase, reporting that fighters took control over “important points” and cut off the sole supply route on the ground to it.

Monday, 16 January 2017
Alleged IS Resident Details Her Migration from England to Syria

An alleged jihadi migrant, self-implied as living under the Islamic State (IS), has described her and her husband’s journey from England to Syria in an ongoing series of entries on Telegram.

Monday, 16 January 2017
IS Reports Fighters Advancing on Deir al-Zour Airbase, Capturing Nearby Positions

Through communiques from its al-Khayr Province and reports from its ’Amaq News Agency, the Islamic State (IS) is advancing on Deir al-Zour military base in Syria.

Sunday, 15 January 2017
Fursan al-Sham Interviews Alleged British Fighter in Syria on His Immigration

Fursan al-Sham, a jihadi media outlet operated by foreign fighters in Syria, interviewed an alleged British fighter in Syria regarding his immigration to the country and his motivation.

Sunday, 15 January 2017
Jaish al-Islam Infographic Outlines Outcome of Battles in Eastern Ghouta in the Past 7 Months

The General Forces Committee of Jaish al-Islam released an infographic reporting on the outcome of the battles involving the group in Eastern Ghouta during the second half of 2016.

Thursday, 12 January 2017
JFS Suggests Methods of Protection from Airstrikes and Drones

The Security Division of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a list of suggested methods to help fighters avoid drones and aerial attacks, following numerous recent casualties in the group’s ranks resulting from coalition airstrikes.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017
JFS Video Shows Suicide Bombing Killing 15 in Beit Jenn, Western Ghouta

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a video featuring the suicide bombing which killed 15 soldiers of the regime forces at Beit Jenn intersection, near Sa’sa’ city in Western Ghouta.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Issue Four of “Al Risalah” Praises Mevlut Mert Altintas, Comments on Jihad in Nigeria

Pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) fighters in Syria released the fourth issue of “Al Risalah,” an English-language magazine, focusing on various groups and components of the global jihadist movement.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017
In Helping the “Caliphate,” Jihadist Makes Weather Forecast Video for IS Provinces

A jihadist produced a weather forecast video for “provinces” of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, Libya, Sinai, and Syria, to help serve the group’s self-proclaimed Caliphate.

Monday, 09 January 2017
JFS Claims Killing 15 in Suicide Bombing in West Ghouta, More in Attacks in Homs

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed killing more than 15 soldiers in Western Ghouta in a suicide operation, and tens of enemy forces in attacks in Homs.

Monday, 09 January 2017
Small Children Behead, Shoot to Death PKK “Agents” in Grisly IS Video from Deir al-Zour

Small children were showcased beheading and shooting to death PKK “agents” in a former playground, in a grisly video released by al-Khayr Province, the Islamic State (IS) division for Deir al-Zour, Syria.

Monday, 09 January 2017
The Levantine Front Outlines Rehabilitation Activities in Its Prisons

The Levantine Front released a video showing the rehabilitation activities within its prison facilities.

Thursday, 05 January 2017
Jaish al-Islam Releases Video Biography of Commander Abu Hammam Essam al-Buwaydhani

Jaish al-Islam released a video biography highlighting Abu Hammam Essam al-Buwaydhani, its military commander who was appointed following the death of Zahran Alloush.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017
IS Video Shows Several Suicide Bombings in Ninawa Recorded by Drones, Execution of Spy by Drowning

Ninawa Province of the Islamic State (IS) released a video showing footage of several suicide bombings recorded by drones, and also the beheading of one spy and the drowning of another.

Tuesday, 03 January 2017
Twelve Syrian Opposition Factions Criticize Regime for Breaking Terms of Ceasefire

Twelve Syrian opposition factions jointly signed a statement criticizing the Syrian regime for breaking the terms of the ceasefire and threatening that the agreement will soon become "null and void".

Tuesday, 03 January 2017
Charity Group Calls for Donations to Rebel Fighters in Syria

A charity group which calls itself “Your Sons at Your Service” solicited financial donations to support fighters in Syria and their families, and to “participate in the fight by feeding the front lines that protect the civilian population.”

Tuesday, 03 January 2017
Fatwa for Merger Raises Criticism Among Rebel Factions in Syria

Rebel groups operating in Syria criticized the fatwa issued by prominent Islamic scholars calling for a merger among the Syrian rebel groups which was allegedly signed by Ahrar al-Sham, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), Ajnad al-Sham, Noor al-Dine al-Zanki, Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) and others.

Tuesday, 03 January 2017
IS' 'Amaq Reports Twin Suicide Bombing on Syrian Checkpoint in Tartus

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that two IS suicide bombers attacked a checkpoint of Syrian forces in the coastal city of Tartus.

Sunday, 01 January 2017
Joint Defense Alliance in Damascus Promise Action Against “Criminal” Syrian Regime

The Joint Defense in Damascus, formed recently in order to combat any forced displacement of the Syrian people and any potential breaches of truce agreements on the part of the Syrian regime, vowed action against it, likening it to a “criminal” gang.

Saturday, 31 December 2016
IS Video Shows Military Training of Children of Slain Foreign Fighters, Executions of “Apostates”

Ar-Raqqah Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria released a video focusing on children of slain foreign fighters, showing their military training and religious education, and their executing “apostates” in cold blood.

Thursday, 29 December 2016
FSA Groups Announce Initiative to Merge in One Strong Coalition

The Levantine Front, Faylaq al-Sham, Jaish al-Islam (North), Suqoor al-Sham, and other rebel factions of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) announced an initiative to merge in one “strong coalition” against the Syrian regime.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016
Unified Military Command in Damascus Formed Against Starvation and Forced Displacement Politics in the Area

Towns and cities in the countryside of Damascus announced forming a “unified military command” against forced displacement of the people and any potential breaches of truce agreements by the Syrian regime.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016
JFS Officials Inspire Steadfastness Among Rebels In Video

A Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) video focused on significance of patience, unity, and resilience during jihad, and compared past and current battles to inspire and encourage steadfastness among the rebel fighters to achieve victory.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016
Jaish al-Islam Claims Killing over 300 Regime Forces During Nov. 2016

Jaish al-Islam claimed killing over 300 regime and pro-regime militia forces in Eastern Ghouta in operations that took place during the month of November, 2016.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016
IS Claims Killing Two “Western Soldiers” in Western Countryside of Raqqah

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing two “Western soldiers” during clashes with Kurdish forces in the western countryside of Raqqah.

Thursday, 22 December 2016
IS' Aleppo Province Releases Video of Burning to Death Two Soldiers in Turkish Army

Aleppo Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria released a disturbing video evoking the memory of the immolation of Jordanian pilot Mu’adh al-Kasasibah, showing the burning alive of two soldiers in the Turkish army.

Thursday, 22 December 2016
IS' Aleppo Province Releases Video of Burning to Death Two Soldiers in Turkish Army

Aleppo Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria released a disturbing video evoking the memory of the immolation of Jordanian pilot Mu’adh al-Kasasibah, showing the burning alive of two soldiers in the Turkish army.

Thursday, 22 December 2016
JFS Spokesman Denies Rumors JFS Seeks Leadership of Large-Scale Merger

Following the fall of Aleppo, which brought leaders of opposition groups together in an attempt to initiate a large scale merger, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) spokesman Husam al-Shafi'ee denied rumors that JFS will "swallow" the merger and assume control, and stated that such rumors are damaging to the goal of unification.

Thursday, 22 December 2016
Syrian Rebel Groups Claim Attacking Regime in Hama, Report Activity in Homs, Latakkia, Aleppo, Qalamoun

Syrian rebel groups including Jaish al-Nasr, Ahrar al-Sham, Jaish al-Ezzah [Army of Glory], and Abna al-Sham [Sons of Sham] claimed clashes against the regime forces in Hama, and shared videos and photos from battlefields in Homs, Aleppo, Latakkia, and Qalamoun.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016
JFS and Jaish al-Fateh Deny Involvement in Russian Ambassador’s Killing, Dismiss “Forged” Announcement

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) and the Jaish al-Fateh coalition of Syrian opposition groups denied involvement in the killing of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, calling a disseminated announcement of their responsibility “forged.”

Wednesday, 21 December 2016
JFS Field Commander in Aleppo Discusses the Role of Kurdish Militia Forces in Syria

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a video discussing the role of the Kurdish militia forces, their tactics, and “treachery” in the battle of the rebels against the Syrian regime and its allies.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Ansar al-Deen Front Eulogizes Slain Spanish Fighter in Video

Ansar al-Deen Front, a Syrian faction operating in Aleppo, released a video of a slain fighter from Spain who was killed in clashes against the regime forces.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016
The Southern Front Declares IS-Controlled Areas in Yarmouk Basin Military Zone, Instructs Civilians to Evacuate

The Southern Front, a rebel group of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), prompted the civilians in the Yarmouk Basin to evacuate the Islamic State (IS)-controlled areas, declaring them a “complete military action zone,” until their liberation.

Monday, 19 December 2016
Pro-JFS Groups Laud Assassin of Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Distribute List of Russian Embassies

Groups in support of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) and other Syrian rebel factions lauded the assassin who killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey, and one group distributed a list of Russian embassies around the world and incited for violence against them.

Monday, 19 December 2016
'Amaq Video Shows Suicide Bomber that Hit NSyA Fighters on Syria-Jordan Border

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a posthumous video of the suicide bomber that hit a gathering of New Syrian Army (NSyA) fighters near the Rukban camp on the Syria-Jordan border.

Monday, 19 December 2016
IS Claims Killing, Wounding Dozens of New Syrian Army Forces in Suicide Bombing on Syria-Jordan Border

Damascus Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding dozens of New Syrian Army forces in a suicide operation near the Rukban camp on the Syria-Jordan border.

Sunday, 18 December 2016
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Killing of American Soldier in Northern Raqqah

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that an American soldier was killing following an attack by IS in northern Raqqah, Syria.

Sunday, 18 December 2016
Fursan al-Sham Gives Story Tracing Journey of Fighters from China to Syria

Fursan al-Sham, a jihadi media outlet operated by foreign fighters in Syria, published a story tracing the journey of Uyghur fighters from China to Syria.

Friday, 16 December 2016
TTP Spokesman Addresses Aleppo Crisis, Urges Muslims Embrace Jihad

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Muhammad Khurasani addressed the crisis in the Syrian city of Aleppo, attributing blame partly on Muslims for having abandoned religious principles and jihad and accepted "infidel and enslaved system of law".

Thursday, 15 December 2016
Fighter in IS' Damascus Province Collects Pledge to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in al-Hajar al-Aswad City

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a video of a fighter from the group's Damascus Province collecting a pledge of allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi from men and children in the city of al-Hajar al-Aswad.

Thursday, 15 December 2016
Pro-IS Group Portrays IS as Savior for People of Aleppo, Urges Muslims to Fight

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir Media Foundation portrayed the IS as the only savior for the people of Aleppo after God, and urged Muslims to fight in their defense.

Thursday, 15 December 2016
Ansar al-Sham Announces Joining Jaish al-Islam

Ansar al-Sham Brigade, a Syrian rebel group that operates in Latakkia, announced a merger with Jaish al-Islam to fight the common enemies as one, and called upon all Syrian rebel factions to “take urgent and practical steps to unite the rank and unify the word.”

Thursday, 15 December 2016
IS Promotes Tadmur Takeover in Naba 59, Gives Infographic on Enemy Losses During Operation Euphrates Shield

The Islamic State (IS) promoted in the 59th issue of al-Naba newspaper its recent takeover of the Syrian city of Tadmur (Palmyra) after losing it to Syrian forces nine months prior, and claimed killing and wounding 717 Turkish soldiers and rebel faction elements since the inception of Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield.

Thursday, 15 December 2016
Pro-IS Group Increases Bounty on Pro-JFS Cleric Abdullah al-Muhaysini

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir Media Foundation increased its bounty to kill prominent Saudi cleric and supporter of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), Abdullah al-Muhaysini, stating it is due to his “pivotal role” in the devastation facing Aleppo, Syria.

Thursday, 15 December 2016
Jihadists Demand Donations, Migration to Syrian Battlefronts amid Aleppo Siege

Jihadist fighters, clerics, and supporters on social media demanded that Muslims around the world wage jihad amid the ongoing siege on Aleppo by the Assad regime and allied forces.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016
FSA Faction Calls for General Mobilization to Defend Aleppo

The Mujahdeen Army, a faction of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), issued a general call for mobilization to “defend” Aleppo and promised to supply with weapons those willing to answer the call.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Syrian Rebel Factions to Unite Following the Fall of Aleppo

Syrian rebel groups released announcements of mergers in an attempt to unite forces against the Syrian regime and its allies amidst severe airstrikes which presented nearly complete control to the regime in Aleppo.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Afghan Taliban Expresses Sympathy for Muslims in Aleppo, Calls Warring Parties to Avoid Endangering Civilians

The Afghan Taliban addressed the “ongoing catastrophe” in Aleppo, Syria, expressing sympathy for civilians and calling on warring parties to avoid endangering their lives.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016
British Captive John Cantlie Reports from Ground in Video from IS' Ninawa Province

British captive John Cantlie reported from the battlefield of Mosul in a video released by the Islamic State's (IS) Ninawa Province, discussing the group's capabilities against armored vehicles and surveying the destruction caused around Salam Hospital.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Australian Cleric, Former JFS Official Calls for Jihad to Support Aleppo Civilians, Cautions Against Support for IS

Mostafa Mahamed (AKA Abu Sulayman al-Muhajir), an Australian cleric and former Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) official, urged Muslims to participate in jihad to help civilians in Aleppo, and cautioned against support for the Islamic State (IS).

Monday, 12 December 2016
Scholar Calls Upon Muslims to Immigrate to Syria and Wage Jihad in Al Muhajirun Video

Al Muhajirun, a group promoting itself as the “representative face” of foreign fighters from various jihadi factions in Syria, released a video from Sheikh Abu Yahya al-Shami calling upon Muslims around the world to immigrate to Syria and wage jihad.

Monday, 12 December 2016
'Amaq Video Shows Celebrations in Raqqah for IS Takeover of Tadmur, Fighter Threatens Group Will Return to Formerly-Held Areas

'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) released two videos on the group's capture of Tadmur (Palmyra), one showing celebrations in the city streets of ar-Raqqah, and the other featuring a fighter threatening that the IS will return to other formerly-held areas.

Monday, 12 December 2016
IS Claims Capturing Additional Areas in Homs Following Tadmur Conquest

After its conquest of the Syrian city of Tadmur (Palmyra), the Islamic State (IS) claimed that its fighters captured additional areas in Homs governorate as they advance near the T4 (Tiyas) military airbase.

Monday, 12 December 2016
Pro-IS Group Offers Bounty to Kill Pro-JFS Cleric Abdullah al-Muhaysini

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir Media Foundation offered a bounty to kill Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric and supporter of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) in Syria.

Monday, 12 December 2016
IS' 'Amaq Alleges Russian Strike with Sarin Gas in Hama Killed 20 People

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency alleged that 20 people, most of them children, were killed in a Russian strike with sarin gas in Hama, Syria.

Monday, 12 December 2016
IS Announces Retaking City of Tadmur (Palmyra) and Advancing on Surrounding Areas

The Islamic State (IS) announced that its fighters have retaken control over the Syrian city of Tadmur (Palmyra) after losing it in March 2016, and are advancing on surrounding areas.

Sunday, 11 December 2016
IS Claims Killing 260 Syrian Army Soldiers in Advances on Tadmur

The Homs provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed killing 260 from the Syrian army during a “broad offensive” attack in the outskirts of Tadmur (Palmyra), which the IS lost control of in March 2016.

Saturday, 10 December 2016
JFS Video Shows Educational Center in Aleppo Teaching English and Arabic

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a video featuring a teaching facility in Aleppo which provides education in both English and Arabic languages.

Thursday, 08 December 2016
Syrian Rebel Groups Announce Formation of New Coalition Against Regime and ISIS

Syrian rebel factions announced establishing the Jaish al-Thawra coalition to fight against the Syrian regime and the Islamic State (IS).

Tuesday, 06 December 2016
Jaish al-Fath Groups Claim Recapturing Areas Lost to Regime in Aleppo

Groups within the Jaish al-Fath coalition reported capturing various areas previously lost to the regime forces in Aleppo, while killing “dozens” during clashes.

Monday, 05 December 2016
Ahrar al-Sham General Commander Calls For Unity Among Rebel Groups and Civilians, Pledges to Defeat Enemies and Free Syria

Ali al-Omar, the newly appointed General Commander of Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, released a video speech in which he stressed the significance of resisting and fighting against the common enemy, and called upon all rebel factions and civilians to unite for the success of the Syrian revolution.

Thursday, 01 December 2016
Jihadi Telegram Channel Offers Contact Info, Insists “This is Your Last Chance” to Migrate from Europe to Syria

A German-language Telegram channel run by an alleged jihadi migrant in Syria urged for migration of European Muslims, stating “this is your last chance to get out of there,” and offered an email address to contact for further “details.”

Thursday, 01 December 2016
Rebel Groups Claim Recapturing Points in Aleppo, Clashes Against Regime in Hama

Rebel groups claimed recapturing points in al-Shaikh S’aeed, Aleppo, and killing and injuring many regime forces in clashes in Hama.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016
JFS Video States Severe Hardships Signify “Victory is Near”

The Aleppo Reporter of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a video asserting that the extreme hardship and sufferings experienced on the ground are a sign that “victory of Allah is near.”

Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Levantine Front Shares Infographic of November 2016 Activities in Syria

Jabhat al-Shamiyya (The Levantine Front) released an infographic showing what the group called its most significant activities for the month of November, 2016.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Jihadist Media Groups Comment on AQ’s Presence in Syria, Desires for “a New Group”

Jihadist media groups commented on al-Qaeda’s (AQ) influence in Syria, with one implying the need for a new AQ affiliate and another insisting that the organization “never left” Syria.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Ahrar al-Sham’s Shura Council Appoints New General Commander

The Shura Council of Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement announced the appointment of the group’s new general commander, Abu Ammar al-Omar.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
JFS Member Calls “Rumours” of Split within Group “Baseless and Untrue”

A Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) member disputed “rumours” of a split within the group between “progressives” and al-Qaeda (AQ) supporters.

Monday, 28 November 2016
“Khurasani” Fighters in Syria Offer Migration Assistance, Solicit Donations on Telegram Channel

A Telegram channel run by fighters in Syria from the Afghanistan-Pakistan region has offered private migration advice and solicited financial donations.

Monday, 28 November 2016
Jihadist Telegram Channels Solicit Donations for Families of Fighters in Syria

Jihadist Telegram channels solicited financial donations for families of fighters in Syria, offering private communication channels for willing donors.

Friday, 25 November 2016
Jaish al-Islam Claims Killing Over 135 Regime Soldiers in 6 Days in Eastern Ghouta

Jaish al-Islam claimed killing more than 135 Syrian regime soldiers in the course of 6 days in operations in Eastern Ghouta.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Announces Death of Its Military Commander in Aleppo City

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement announced the death of Abu Harith, the group’s military commander of Aleppo City, in battles against the pro-regime militia forces in al-Shaikh S’aeed Front.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Jaish al-Islam Claims Repelling Regime’s Attempted Advances in Eastern Ghouta

Jaish al-Islam claimed repelling attempted advances of the regime forces in Eastern Ghouta in violent clashes, during which the group announced killing at least 40 enemy forces, and destroying three tanks.

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Monday, 21 November 2016
Jihadi Ideologue Gives Biography for Slain Official in Syria Abu Abdullah al-Muhajir

Jihadi ideologue Hani al-Siba'i gave a biography for Abu Abdullah al-Muhajir (AKA Abu al-Afghan al-Masri), a veteran of the Afghan Jihad who was reportedly killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria's Idlib governorate.

Monday, 21 November 2016
Noor al-Dine al-Zanki Accepts Merger of Jaish al-Shamal in Northern Aleppo

Noor al-Dine al-Zanki Movement welcomed Jaish al-Shamal to its ranks in the northern countryside of Aleppo.

Thursday, 17 November 2016
Female Teachers Call for Funding and Support from Scholars in Al Muhajirun Video

Al Muhajirun, a group promoting itself as the “representative face” of foreign fighters from various jihadi factions in Syria, released a video of female teachers in refugee camps calling for funding and support from scholars and Muslims to educate the children about their religion.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for November 16, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the November 16, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of attacks in Syria, Iraq, Egypt, and Tunisia.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Pro-IS Channels Warn of Migrant Fighters Being Killed in Idlib, Claim Fleeing to IS “Best Option”

Aug 07, 2017
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Pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channels warned of dangers posted to migrant fighters…

Pro-IS Telegram Channel Calls Western Muslims to Kashmir, Characterizing Westerners as Having Intense “Love for Jihad”

Jul 31, 2017
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A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel called for Westerners to migrate to Kashmir,…

American Suicide Bomber Active On Social Networking Site

Jun 01, 2014
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Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, named as the American suicide bomber "Abu Hurayra al-Amriki"…

British Jihadis in Syria Use Kik Messenger For Recruitment, Transport of Foreign Fighters

Jan 09, 2014
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Purported English-speaking jihadi recruiters and foreign fighters in Syria have adopted…

Bomber in Embassy Attack in Beirut Discussed Martyrdom, Promoted al-Qaeda Propaganda on Facebook

Nov 22, 2013
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Mouin Adnan Abu Dahir, one of the two suspects in the November 19, 2013, double suicide…

Syrian Faction Uses Facebook, Skype to Recruit Fighters

Nov 15, 2013
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The Jund al-Haq (Soldiers of Truth) Brigades, a Syrian militant faction, advertised for…

Facebook Page Reports on Death of Alleged Bulgarian Jihadist In Pakistan

Oct 02, 2013
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A Facebook page dedicated to jihadist fighting uploaded a September 29, 2013 image of a…

Social Network Jihad: Madad News Agency on Facebook

Apr 20, 2012
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Madad News Agency, a jihadist media group that reports from Yemen and acts as an…