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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
Rebel Groups Announce Merger in the Countryside of Aleppo

Rebel groups operating in the northern countryside of Aleppo announced a merger with Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement and Noor al-Dine al-Zanki in an attempt to fight the regime, its allies, and the Islamic State (IS) as a unified force, and to help lift the siege of Aleppo.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Ahrar al-Sham and Levantine Front Announce Forming Conflict Resolution Committee in Joint Statement

Ahrar al-Sham and Levantine Front announced the formation of a committee appointed to resolve the disparities between the two parties in Azaz, in Northern Aleppo.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Muhaysini Condemns U.S. Treasury Designation, Organizes Civilians to Defend Him in Video

Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric and jihadist figure in Syria, condemned the designation of him as terrorist by the U.S. Treasury Department, and organized civilians to defend him and echo his denunciation in a video.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Following Trump’s Announcement for a Muslim Registry in U.S., a German Jihadist in Syria Calls for Migration to Muslim Lands

Following U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement that he intends to have all Muslims in the country on a registry, a German-speaking jihadist in Syria called for migration to Muslim lands, stating, “you should not wait until the worst occurs.”

Monday, 14 November 2016
Prominent Jihadi Cleric Calls Trump’s Election “First Step toward Victory” for Sunnis

Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric and jihadist figure in Syria, commented on Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, claiming it would be the “first step toward victory” for Sunni Muslims.

Thursday, 10 November 2016
JFS Claims Control of Points in Western Ghouta, Confrontations with Regime and Allied Forces in Aleppo, Qalamoun

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed seizing various points in Khan al-Sheeh Farms, in Western Ghouta, and confrontations with the regime and pro-regime forces in Aleppo and Qalamoun.

Thursday, 10 November 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Releases Training Footage from Fateh al-Ghouta Camp, Infantry in Homs

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released training footage from its military camp of Fateh al-Ghouta and its infantry units in Homs.

Monday, 07 November 2016
IS Releases Photos and Video of Destroyed Russian Helicopter in Homs

After the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that fighters struck and destroyed a Russian attack helicopter with a guided missile in the Huwaysis area of Homs, Syria, the group released photos and a video of the incident.

Friday, 04 November 2016
'Amaq Reports IS Destroying Russian Attack Helicopter with Guided Missile in Homs

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that fighters destroyed a Russian attack helicopter in Homs governorate of Syria.

Thursday, 03 November 2016
Alleged North African Fighters Publish First Issue of "Al-Huda Magazine"

A group purporting to consist of "some of the most distinguished of the mujahideen of the Islamic Maghreb" published the first issue of a magazine called "Al-Huda" (Guidance), concerning global jihad and that in North Africa in particular.

Thursday, 03 November 2016
"Jund al-Shariah" in Idlib Joins Jabhat Fateh al-Sham

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) announced that a group called "Jund al-Shariah" has joined it and merged into its ranks.

Wednesday, 02 November 2016
IS Video Claims Identifying NSyA Soldiers, Shows Execution of Spies, One by Heavy Machinegun

Furat Province of the Islamic State (IS) in western Iraq released a video regarding the New Syrian Army (NSyA) and claiming to have a list of its soldiers, and showing the brutal execution of three men who provided information to the NSYA, one by a heavy machinegun.

Tuesday, 01 November 2016
JFS Claims Capturing Villages in Aleppo, Start of New Battle near Daraa

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed gaining control of multiple villages in Aleppo, attacking the regime forces on Itheria-Khanasir road, and the start of a new battle in the western countryside of Daraa.

Monday, 31 October 2016
JFS Claims Two Suicide Operations at Start of New Battle for Aleppo

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed two suicide operations on Syrian regime and allied forces amid opposition forces’ unfolding battle for Aleppo.

Friday, 28 October 2016
AQAP Official Batarfi Portrays Battles in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen as "Crusader-Safavid" Plot Against Sunnis

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from a group official, Khalid bin Umar Batarfi, portraying the battles in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, and Mosul in particular, as a "Crusader-Safavid" plot against Sunnis.

Thursday, 27 October 2016
Syrian Rebel Groups Give Eulogy for Suqoor al-Shimal Commander

Syrian rebel factions, including Faylaq al-Sham, Jaish al-Nasr, and the Levantine Front, released statements eulogizing Suqoor al-Shimal military commander Ahmad Khayriyah, who was killed in the northern countryside of Aleppo in battles against the Islamic State (IS).

Wednesday, 26 October 2016
JFS Claims Clashes with Regime in Aleppo, with IS in Qalamoun

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed causing many casualties in clashes with the pro-regime militia forces in Aleppo, and with the Islamic State (IS) in Qalamoun.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Video by IS Media Affiliate Focuses on Local-Migrant Relations in Iraq and Syria

The Islamic State (IS)-affiliated Furat Media released a video on local populations’ embrace of migrant IS fighters and families in Iraq and Syria.

Friday, 21 October 2016
IS Claims Immersive Suicide Operation on YPG Forces Southwest of Manbij

The Islamic State’s (IS) Aleppo Province claimed killing approximately 20 from People’s Protection Units (YPG) forces in an immersive suicide operation in two villages southwest of Manbij.

Friday, 21 October 2016
JFS Releases Sniping Video from Aleppo, Reports from Various Provinces

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) reported from fronts in Latakkia, Damascus, Aleppo, and Homs, and released a video showing the group’s sniping operations against the Syrian regime and pro-regime militia forces in the countryside of Aleppo.

Friday, 21 October 2016
IS Claims Downing U.S. Warplane in Southern Hasakah

‘Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported the downing of an American A-10 warplane west of Markadah in southern Hasakah, Syria.

Thursday, 20 October 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Video Shows Training Footage from its Fateh al-Ghouta Camp

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a video showing the training of its graduates from the “Lions of War” course at the group’s Fateh al-Ghouta Camp.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Spokesman for Jihadi Media Group Explains its Aims, Calls Muslims to Syria

The “Fighting Journalists” jihadi media group released a statement by its spokesman, describing the group’s aims and calling Muslims to Syria.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016
British Jihadi Fighter Calls War in Syria “Five-Star Jihad,” Urges Patience Despite Hardships

A jihadi media group disseminated an article by a British fighter in Syria urging migrants to be patient despite hardships, asserting “victory will take time.”

Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Australian JFS Official Mostafa Mahamed Announces Resignation from Group

Mostafa Mahamed (AKA Abu Sulayman al-Muhajir), an Australian cleric and prominent Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) member in Syria, announced his resignation from the group.

Monday, 17 October 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Releases Photo Report of Graduates from Training Camp in Homs

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a photo report showing the first graduates of its “Reserve Power” camp in Homs.

Monday, 17 October 2016
Groups in Jama’at al-Murabiteen Announce Pledge to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham

The four groups that compromise Jama’at al-Murabiteen announced their “total integration and pledge of allegiance to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.”

Sunday, 16 October 2016
Faylaq al-Sham Claims Killing 6 Russian Officers in Hama, Threatens Greater Violence

Faylaq al-Sham claimed killing six Russian officers and several Iranian and Syrian officers in Hama, Syria after having “tracked and monitored” them for more than three months.

Friday, 14 October 2016
IS Kills 45, Destroys Three Tanks While Repelling Regime Forces in Homs

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing nearly 45 while repelling an attempted advance from regime forces and allied militias in the Huwaysis area of Homs, located northwest of Tadmur (Palmyra).

Thursday, 13 October 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Commander Reflects upon Dismantling of Jund al-Aqsa in Video Speech

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a video of the group’s leader Muhannad al-Masri giving a speech on the dissolution of Jund al-Aqsa.

Thursday, 13 October 2016
‘Amaq Video Shows JFS Defector Describing Group’s “Apostasy”

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video showing an alleged Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) defector who turned himself into IS in Damascus.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016
JFS Official Calls Jund al-Aqsa Dissolve “Well Overdue”

Mostafa Mahamed (AKA Abu Sulayman al-Muhajir), an Australian cleric and prominent Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) member in Syria, called the recent dissolve of Syrian jihadi group Jund al-Aqsa “overdue.”

Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Rebels Launch Ashoura Battles Against Shiite Militia, Advance on al-Akrad Mountains

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, Faylaq al-Sham, Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP), and other Syrian rebel factions announced the launch of operation al-Ashoura in Mount al-Akrad in the countryside of Latakkia, and claimed “liberating” various villages from the Syrian regime.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Pro-IS German Channel Labels Harry Sarfo an “Apostate” and “Traitor," Calls for His Death

A pro-Islamic State (IS) German-language Telegram channel called for the death of former IS militant, Harry Sarfo, for making “a deal with the crusaders,” labeling him an “apostate” and “traitor.”

Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Jihadist Telegram Channels Request Translators for French, Chinese, and Other Languages

Jihadist Telegram channels announced available translator roles for French, Chinese, Russian, Bengali, and other languages.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Jihadists Celebrate Jund al-Aqsa’s Pledge to JFS, Discuss Discord of Syrian Rebel Groups

Following the announcement that Jund al-Aqsa would dissolve and join Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), jihadists and Syrian opposition supporters on social media expressed differing opinions on the development.

Monday, 10 October 2016
IS Announces Death of Central Media Department Leader

The Islamic State (IS) announced the death of Abu Muhammad al-Furqan, the leader of its Central Media Department, and expressed defiance, declaring that their work will continue.

Monday, 10 October 2016
Jund al-Aqsa Dissolves, Pledges to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham

Following the ongoing tension between Jund al-Aqsa and Ahrar al-Sham, Jund al-Aqsa announced dissolving its ranks and joining Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) in order to “help those who are allied to it in continuing jihad” in Syria.

Sunday, 09 October 2016
Rebel Groups in Syria Stand with Ahrar al-Sham Against Jund al-Aqsa

Faylaq al-Sham, Jaish al-Islam, the Nuruddin al-Zinki Movement, and thirteen other rebel groups in Syria declared standing in support of the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement “militarily, security-wise, and morally” following the group’s accusation that Jund al-Aqsa has ties to the Islamic State (IS).

Saturday, 08 October 2016
JFS Official Mourns Shura Council Leader Killed in U.S. Airstrike, Threatens Revenge

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) official Abu Abdullah al-Shami mourned Abu Faraj al-Masri, an Egyptian veteran of jihad and member of its Shura Council, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Idlib, and threatened revenge.

Friday, 07 October 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Accuses Jund al-Aqsa of Ties to IS and Jund al-Aqsa Rebuts, Both Groups Escalate Conflict

As the conflict between the two Syrian militant factions escalate, the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement accused Jund al-Aqsa of ties to the Islamic State (IS), among other charges, and Jund al-Aqsa rejected the claim and threatened action.

Friday, 07 October 2016
Prominent Jihadi Cleric Demands Medical, Financial Assistance from Muslims of Various Professions

Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric and jihadist figure in Syria, called for financial, medical, and other forms of aid to fighters in the country.

Thursday, 06 October 2016
Pro-AQ Media Group: Fighters Leave JFS Because of Salary Issues, Lack of AQ Figures in Leadership

 A pro-jihadist Telegram channel listed “reasons why many Mujahideen” leave Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), claiming issues with salaries and a lack of al-Qaeda (AQ) figures within its leadership.

Thursday, 06 October 2016
IS Claims Killing 35 in Idlib Suicide Bombing Including Ahrar al-Sham Field Commander

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 35 people including an Ahrar al-Sham field commander in a suicide bombing in Syria's Idlib governorate.

Thursday, 06 October 2016
JFS Video Shows Military Training of Youth in Aleppo

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a video of a training camp in Aleppo which was established following the regime’s siege of the city.

Wednesday, 05 October 2016
‘Amaq Video Shows Fuel Drums Mistakenly Dropped by Russian Aircraft in IS-Held Territory

‘Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) released a video showing fuel drums that it said were meant for the Syrian army, but Russian aircraft mistakenly dropped them in IS-held territory in Deir al-Zour, Syria.

Tuesday, 04 October 2016
Message Attributed to Purported British IS Member Claims Group is Keeping its Members “Captive”

A purported British Islamic State (IS) “member” in Raqqah described extreme security and spying measures by the group, claiming it is “keeping brothers and sisters captive when they have decided to leave.”

Tuesday, 04 October 2016
IS Claims Single Suicide Attacker Killed 40, Wounded 100 PKK in al-Hasakah

Al-Barakah Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) for al-Hasakah, Syria, claimed that a single suicide attacker killed 40 PKK fighters and wounded nearly 100 others.

Monday, 03 October 2016
IS Claims Triple Suicide Operation in Two Locations within Hama City

The Islamic State (IS) claimed a triple suicide operation in two different locations within Hama, Syria, resulting in “tens” killed and wounded.

Monday, 03 October 2016
IS Supporters Claim Group’s Currency in Circulation for “Months Already,” Now Used for Monthly Stipends

Pro-Islamic State (IS) social media accounts circulated updates on the group’s self-minted “Dirham” and “Dinar” coins, claiming that they have been in circulation for “months” and are now being used to pay stipends.

Monday, 03 October 2016
JFS Confirms Death of Abu Faraj al-Masri in Coalition Airstrike in Idlib Countryside

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) confirmed the death of Abu Faraj al-Masri, an Egyptian member of the Shura Council, claiming that he was killed in a drone attack by the U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in the western countryside of Idlib.

Monday, 03 October 2016
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Names "Apostates" to be Killed in “Germany and All Over the World”

A pro-Islamic State (IS) German-language Telegram channel posted and forwarded several incitements to kill specific “apostates,” naming journalists, “spies,” and Muslim preachers, including German Islamic preacher, Pierre Vogel.

Friday, 30 September 2016
Chechen Commander in Al Muhajirun Video Stresses Importance of Scholars in Battlefield for Uniting Ranks

Al Muhajirun, a group promoting itself as the “representative face” of foreign fighters from various jihadi factions in Syria, released a video from Muslim al-Shishani, commander of the Junud al-Sham Battalion in Syria, stressing the importance of scholars in the jihadi battlefield for uniting ranks.

Friday, 30 September 2016
JFS, Ahrar al-Sham, Other Rebel Groups Claim Control of Various Points in Northern Countryside of Hama

Syrian rebel groups claimed capturing several villages and checkpoints in the northern countryside of Hama following clashes with the regime forces as part of Marwan Haded Battles.

Thursday, 29 September 2016
Burial Footage of NF Sniper Trainer Abu Yusuf Turki Released on 2nd Anniversary of His Death

The burial footage of the Turkish Nusra Front (NF) sniper and trainer Abu Yusuf Turki was released on the second anniversary of his death in Syria, a result of U.S. and coalition airstrikes.

Thursday, 29 September 2016
JFS Claims Freeing German Journalist and Her Baby from Captors

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed that it freed German journalist Janina Findeisen and her baby from her captors in Syria.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016
JFS Claims Capturing 4 Villages in Northern Countryside of Hama

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed capturing four villages in the northern countryside of Hama after clashes with the Syrian regime and the pro-regime militia forces.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Syrian Rebel Group Officially Joins Jaish al-Fateh

The Syrian rebel group, Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki, announced its official merger with the Jaish al-Fateh rebel coalition.

Monday, 26 September 2016
Jihadi Media Group Narrates Syrian Fighter’s Return to Country from Holland

A jihadi media group provided a brief narration of an alleged Syrian fighter’s migration from Syria to Holland, and then back to Syria to “join the ranks of the Mujahideen.”

Monday, 26 September 2016
‘Amaq Video Shows Alleged American UAV Downed in Hasakah

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video showing what it claimed to be a U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) downed in Syria.

Saturday, 24 September 2016
‘Amaq Infographic Details IS Suicide Operation on “Major Syrian Opposition Leaders” in Daraa

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released an English infographic detailing a recent suicide operation on “major Syrian opposition leaders” in the Daraa village of Inkhil.

Saturday, 24 September 2016
‘Amaq Video Shows IS Graduate Fighters Parading in Streets of Albu Kamal

'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) released a video showing a large group of graduates from an IS training camp parading in the streets of Albu Kamal.

Friday, 23 September 2016
Woman under IS Describes Days Leading up to Her Husband’s Suicide Operation

A prominent migrant IS resident and recruiter in Syria detailed months spent with her husband, an IS fighter and recruiter by the alias “Abu Layth Tamimi,” leading up to his alleged suicide operation.

Friday, 23 September 2016
IS Claims Killing “Top” Rebel Leaders Suicide Operation in Daraa

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing “top leaders” with rebel forces in a suicide operation in Syria’s Darra governorate.

Thursday, 22 September 2016
Three Syrian Rebel Groups Announce Formation of “Free Idlib Army”

The Syrian rebel groups Division 13, Northern Division and Suqoor al-Jabal [Mountain Hawks] Brigade announced merger and formation of the Free Idlib Army which will operate in Idlib, Hama, Latakkia, and Aleppo.

Thursday, 22 September 2016
Jund al-Aqsa Claim Recapturing al-Iskandariyah, Killing Dozens of Regime Forces in Northern Hama

Jund al-Aqsa claimed recapturing al-Iskandariyah in the northern countryside of Hama as part of Marwad Haded battles, and killing “dozens” of regime soldiers.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016
JFS Video Criticizes Ceasefire, Calls U.S. Stance against Assad “Lies and Deception”

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a video detailing tenants of the U.S.-Russia-brokered ceasefire deal for Syria, calling Russia “the cause of all hostilities” and characterizing America’s stated opposition to Assad as hollow.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Jihadi in Syria Offers Alternative Methods for Non-Migrants to Assist Fighters

A jihadi fighter Syria solicited private conversations to discuss “different ways” non-migrants can help jihadi efforts in the country.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Migrant Fighters in Syria Establish “Fursan al-Sham Media” on Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram

Migrant fighters in Syria established a media group to provide news updates and publish content pertaining to other fighters’ migrations and daily lives.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Jund al-Aqsa Condemn Ceasefire, Promise Destruction of Syrian Regime

Jund al-Aqsa released a video from the northern countryside of Hama to denounce the U.S.-Russia-led ceasefire, and promised to defeat and “destroy” the Syrian regime. The one-minute, 55-second video was shared via Telegram channels on September 20, 2016.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016
IS Executes Captive U.S.- and Turkey-Backed Rebel Faction Element with Faction’s American Machine Gun

Aleppo Province of the Islamic State (IS) released a video of executing a captive element from a U.S.- and Turkey-backed rebel faction with an American machine gun.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Leader Discusses Ceasefire Deal in al-Jazeera Interview

Abu Muhammad al-Julani, the leader of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly the Nusra Front, discussed the recent U.S.-Russian led ceasefire deal, previously proposed truces, the role of all involved parties, and the stance of the other Syrian rebel factions and people towards such proposals in an interview held by al-Jazeera.

Monday, 19 September 2016
Scholar in Al Muhajirun Video Calls on Factions to Unite or Collaborate, Urges Colleagues Come to Syria Rather than Tweet from Afar

Al Muhajirun, a group promoting itself as the “representative face” of foreign fighters from various jihadi factions in Syria, released a video from scholar calling on rebel factions to unite or at least collaborate, and urging his colleagues to come to Syria rather than tweet their messages from afar.

Monday, 19 September 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-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…