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German-Speaking Jihadi in Syria Forwards Contact Info for Migration Advice

A German-language Telegram account pertaining to an alleged jihadist in Syria shared a personal email address, offering advice for jihad and migration.

Friday, 18 March 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Video Shows Members Preparing for “Human Resources” Roles

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released its second video showing members of the group learning computer programs in order to fill administrative roles.

Friday, 18 March 2016
IS’ Homs Province Reports on Russian Soldiers Killed near Tadmur

The Homs provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed the killing of five Russian soldiers among others near Tadmur (Palmyra), adding to related reports by the IS-linked ‘Amaq News Agency.

Friday, 18 March 2016
NF Leader Congratulates Syrians on Fifth Anniversary of Revolution

A message attributed to Nusra Front (NF) leader Abu Mohammad al-Joulani congratulated Syrians for the fifth anniversary of the Syrian Civil War, and asserted, “we are from the people of al-Sham and al-Sham is from us.”

Friday, 18 March 2016
‘Amaq News Reports Five Russians Killed Near Tadmur, Releases Photos Taken from Killed Fighter

The Islamic State (IS)-linked ‘Amaq News Agency claimed that IS killed five Russian soldiers near Tadmur (Palmyra) in Syria’s Homs province, and provided photos obtained from one of the killed individuals.

Thursday, 17 March 2016
IS Boasts of Attacks on Regime Forces and PKK in Syria, Comments on Russian Withdrawal in al-Naba Newspaper

The Islamic State (IS) boasted about its attacks in the past week on Syrian regime forces and Kurdish PKK in Syria, and commented on the Russian withdrawal from Syria in its al-Naba weekly newspaper.

Thursday, 17 March 2016
The Association of Scholars in Sham Demands End of Conflict Between NF and Division 13, Announces Independent Court to Resolve Case

Rabitat Ahl al 'Ilm Fi al-Sham (the Association of Scholars in Sham) released a statement demanding the cessation of hostilities between Nusra Front (NF) and Division 13, and demanded the release of captives from both parties.

Thursday, 17 March 2016
IS-Linked 'Amaq Agency Releases Video of Russian Military Advisor Killed Near Tadmur (Palmyra)

The Islamic State (IS)-linked 'Amaq News Agency released a video showing the corpse and equipment of a man it identified as a "Russian military advisory" killed in fighting near Tadmur in Syria's Homs governorate.

Thursday, 17 March 2016
Video Released of Japanese Journalist Kidnapped in Jisr al-Shughur, Syria

A video was released of a Japanese journalist who was kidnapped in Jisr al-Shughour, a city in Syria's Idlib governorate, giving a message in English to his family and fellow countrymen.

Thursday, 17 March 2016
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Refers Prospective Migrants, Donors to American Recruiter

A pro-IS Telegram Channel referred prospective migrants and donors to an alleged American recruiter living in Syria, stating “he will help you out.”

Wednesday, 16 March 2016
Jihad Callers Center Video Publicizes Work of Child Preacher

The Jihad Callers Center, a Syria-based group led by pro-Nusra Front Saudi cleric Abdullah al-Muhaysini, released a video publicizing the work of a child preacher, showing, for example, his lecturing children and adults.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016
Ahrar al-Sham, Jaish al-Islam, and Opposition Factions Launch Campaign on Regime in Northern Hama

Ahrar al-Sham, Jaish al-Islam, Jaish al-Nasr, and other Syrian opposition factions claimed launching a large campaign on the Syrian forces in northern Hama, in response to the attacks by the regime and pro-regime militia on the villages in Lattakia and al-Sahel [the Coast] area.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016
IS Claims Two Suicide Bombings, One by German Fighter, on Kurdish Units in Shaddadi (Al-Hasakah)

Al-Barakah Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) for al-Hasakah, Syria, claimed two suicide bombings, one of them executed by a German fighter, on Kurdish military units in the city of Shaddadi.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016
NF Releases Video of Ambush on Hezbollah Forces in Arsal Hills, Qalamoun

The Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, released a video showing their discovery of Hezbollah fighters positioned to attack the group’s supply route in Arsal Hills located on the border of Qalamoun.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016
TIP Video Promotes Victories in Syria, Calls Muslims to “Join the Jihad”

The Syria division of the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) released a video promoting successes in Syria and calling on Muslims to “join the jihad.”

Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Jaish al-Islam Claims Capturing IS-Held Tunnel in South Damascus

Jaish al-Islam claimed seizing a tunnel dug by Islamic State (IS) fighters who were preparing to attack the group in Zayn neighborhood, south of Damascus.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Field Commander Discusses Developments in Lattakia

In a video release by Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, a field commander discussed the latest developments in the countryside of Lattakia, and asserted the group will continue to its battles.

Monday, 14 March 2016
NF Demands Independent Trial for Incident Between Group and Division 13

Following the Nusra Front claim that “Division 13” stormed its headquarters and the houses of its fighters in Idlib, a new statement from NF demanded that the responsible parties from both sides be trialed in an independent Sharia court under the supervision of three prominent scholars.

Monday, 14 March 2016
NF Video Shows Locally-Made Mortar Weapons, Mortar Training

The Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, released a video on locally manufactured mortar weapons, their use in battle tactics, and mortar group training.

Monday, 14 March 2016
IS Claims Two Suicide Bombings, Five-Man Suicide Raid on Opposition Fighters in Aleppo

Aleppo Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed two suicide bombings and a suicide raid involving five fighters on positions of "Awakenings of apostasy" in the northern countryside.

Sunday, 13 March 2016
Nusra Front Issues Statement on Actions by FSA Faction Division 13 in Idlib

The Idlib correspondent of the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, issued a statement on actions against its fighters in Idlib by the FSA faction Division 13.

Saturday, 12 March 2016
IS Claims Killing 10 from "Iranian Militias" in Clash West of Tadmur (Palmyra)

Homs Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed killing 10 and wounding 15 elements from "Iranian militias" west of the city of Tadmur (Palmyra).

Saturday, 12 March 2016
IS Claims Killing 10 from "Iranian Militias" in Clash West of Tadmur (Palmyra)

Homs Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed killing 10 and wounding 15 elements from "Iranian militias" west of the city of Tadmur (Palmyra).

Saturday, 12 March 2016
Jaish al-Islam Claims Killing 50 in al-Murj, Eastern Ghoutah

Jaish al-Islam claimed killing over 50 Syrian regime forces in eastern Ghouta during a two-day-long battle which followed the regime’s attempt to seize a strategic road to seven villages in the southern sector.

Friday, 11 March 2016
HNC Confirms Participation in 3rd Round of Geneva Talks

The High Negotiations Committee (HNC), representing Syrian opposition factions, confirmed its participation in the third round of Geneva talks scheduled to take place on March 14. The statement was distributed through Twitter, in both English and Arabic, on March 11, 2016.

Friday, 11 March 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for March 10, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the March 10, 2016 Russian edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of an immersive-suicide operation in Anbar, Iraq, a suicide operation in IS’ Jazirah Province, and an assault in Kirkuk, Iraq. 

Friday, 11 March 2016
Saudi Jihadi Cleric Claims Donation from “Group of Preachers”

Saudi cleric and Nusra Front (NF)-affiliated fighter Abdullah al-Muhaysini claimed to have received a donation from “a group of preachers.”

An Arabic tweet made from Muhaysini’s Twitter account on March 10, 2016 read:

We received through a group of preachers to Allah the sum of 5160. I ask Allah the Ever-Living, the Self-Subsisting, that it will be a shield for them from Hell.

Muhaysini did not specify which group of preachers had given the alleged donation or what currency the stated amount pertained to. 

Friday, 11 March 2016
Jihad Callers Center Releases Video Chant Promoting Training, Islamic Education

The Jihad Callers Center, a Syria-based group led by pro-Nusra Front Saudi cleric Abdullah al-Muhaysini, released a video chant promoting fighter training and Islamic education under jihadi territories.

Friday, 11 March 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Video Shows Training for Its Administrative Cadre

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a video showing the training of its members for the group’s “administrative cadre” intended to help better understand the needs of the group.

Friday, 11 March 2016
IS' Aleppo Province Claims Two Suicide Bombings on Kurdish Positions West of al-Farouq Dam

Aleppo Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed two suicide bombings on Kurdish positions west of the al-Farouq Dam.

Friday, 11 March 2016
Caucasus Emirate Subgroup Announces Plans to Fight Alongside NF and Jund al-Aqsa in Syria

Guraba Battalion, a faction of the Caucasus Emirate, appeared in a video declaring its preparations to join the Syrian opposition, including Nusra Front and Jund al-Aqsa, in the southern countryside of Aleppo.

Thursday, 10 March 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Claims Seizing Buildings in Aleppo as Retaliation for Regime’s Attacks on Castillo Road

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a “promo” video in which the group claimed seizing a youth residence in al-Ashrafiya neighborhood in Aleppo as retaliation for the regime’s violations on Castillo road, a main supply route.

Thursday, 10 March 2016
Faylaq al-Sham Claims Seizing Qara Kobri from IS in Aleppo

Faylaq al-Sham released a video in which the group claimed capturing Qara Kobri village located in the northern countryside of Aleppo from the Islamic State (IS).

Thursday, 10 March 2016
Faylaq al-Sham Directs Members Not to Disrupt Peaceful Protest Against the Regime

Faylaq al-Sham released a statement instructing its members not to disrupt any peaceful demonstrations made against the “Syrian regime and its associates.”

Thursday, 10 March 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Releases Video on al-Za’eer Training Camp

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a video on its “al-Za’eer [lion’s roar] Camp in the South,” featuring Ahrar al-Sham fighters participating in physical and military training.

Tuesday, 08 March 2016
Jaish al-Islam Creates Intensive Sharia School for Fighters in Southern Damascus

Jaish al-Islam released a video of its new Sharia school in southern Damascus created to “strengthen the concept of the call to Allah.”

Tuesday, 08 March 2016
Fighter Continues Posting Pictures of Weapons, Prices in “North Syrian Market”

An alleged opposition fighter in Syria’s Lattakia governorate continued posting pictures of weapons and tactical gear for sale, and claimed that multiple factors had made such items “dirt cheap.”

Tuesday, 08 March 2016
IS Challenges Coalition to Continue Expenditures on War, Executes Spies by Blowing Up Prison in Which They Were Bound

Al-Khayr Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) for Deir al-Zour, Syria, released a video showing the execution of two spies by blowing up the prison in which they were bound, and challenging the coalition to continue financial expenditures on war.

Tuesday, 08 March 2016
NF Claims Seizing al-Eis in the Southern Countryside of Aleppo

The Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Syria, claimed capturing al-Eis from the Syrian regime in the southern countryside of Aleppo.

Tuesday, 08 March 2016
IS’ al-Hayat Media Video Incites Fighters, Lone Wolves in Caucasus to Attack Russians to Preoccupy from Syrian Airstrikes

Russian-speaking Islamic State (IS) fighters incited their counterparts in the group's Caucasus Province, as well as lone wolves to launch attacks in Russia in order to preoccupy the Russians from mounting airstrikes in Syria.

Tuesday, 08 March 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for March 8, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the March 8, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of an assault on Egyptian military forces in IS’ Sinai Province, a suicide operation in Syria, and targeting Christians in IS’ Hasakah Province.

Tuesday, 08 March 2016
IS' Aleppo Province Gives Photo Report on Qur'an Memorization Boarding School for Children

Aleppo Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria published a photo report on a Qur'an memorization boarding school for children called the "Dar al-Arqam Institute".

Monday, 07 March 2016
Faylaq al-Sham Video Shows Alleged IS Defectors from Aleppo and Deir al-Zour

Faylaq al-Sham claimed that a large number of Islamic State (IS) fighters have defected to the group from the areas of Deir al-Zour and the countryside of Aleppo.

Monday, 07 March 2016
NF Video Shows Protection Provided to Public Institutions in Aleppo

The Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Syria, released a video featuring the group providing protection to the “humanitarian employees” of Aleppo who supply water and electricity to the area.

Monday, 07 March 2016
NF Fighters Criticize Ceasefire Deal in Concurrence with Jolani

The Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Syria, released a video of NF fighters’ testimonies regarding the truce agreement with the Syrian regime.

Monday, 07 March 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for March 6-7, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the March 6-7, 2016 English editions of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of positions captured in Syria, three suicide operations in IS’ Salah al-Din Province, and two suicide operations in IS’ Hasakah Province.

Monday, 07 March 2016
Al Muhajirun Answers Questions Regarding Immigration to Syria, Jihad, and "Non-Muslim Volunteers"

Al Muhajirun, a group promoting itself as the “representative face” of foreign fighters from various jihadi factions in Syria, answered questions it received regarding immigrating to Syria, waging jihad, and various issues such as acceptance of "non-Muslim volunteers".

Monday, 07 March 2016
Message Attributed to Fighters in Syria Calls on Afghan Taliban to Attack Hazaras

A message attributed to fighters in Syria called on the Afghan Taliban to attack Hazaras, a Shi'ite people in Afghanistan, and claimed capturing an Afghan Shi'ite in Aleppo.

Friday, 04 March 2016
Jaish al-Islam Denies Signing Ceasefire Agreement in East Qalamoun

Jaish al-Islam denied news disseminated by Russian media suggesting that members of the group in east Qalamoun agreed to a ceasefire.

Friday, 04 March 2016
NF Video Releases Video of Bombing on Syrian Military Vehicle in Hama

The Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Syria, released a video claiming three regime soldiers were killed in a bombing on a Syrian military vehicle on the Athrea – Khanaser road in Hama.

Friday, 04 March 2016
IS Claims Suicide Bombing, Attack with Nearly 300 Mortars on Peshmerga Barracks in Ninawa

Ninawa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed an attack on Peshmerga barracks involving a suicide bomber, fighters using medium and heavy weapons, and a barrage of nearly 300 mortar shells.

Friday, 04 March 2016
High-Ranking IS Official Amr al-Absi Reported Dead

High-ranking Islamic State (IS) official Amr al-Absi (AKA Abu al-Athir) was announced dead by users on social media.

Friday, 04 March 2016
IS-Linked 'Amaq Reports 803 Syrian Regime Forces Killed in February 2016

According to an infographic published by the Islamic State (IS)-linked 'Amaq News Agency, 803 Syrian regime forces were killed in February 2016, most of them in battles with IS fighters in Aleppo.

Friday, 04 March 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for March 3, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the March 3, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of nine suicide operations in IS’ Salah al-Din Province, a suicide operation in Raqqa, Syria, and Egyptian forces targeted in IS’ Sinai Province.

Thursday, 03 March 2016
NF Fighter's Death Shown During Clashes in Aleppo via Head-Mounted Camera

The Nusra Front (NF), the al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate group, released a video of an NF fighter dying in battle while wearing a head-mounted camera.

Thursday, 03 March 2016
TIP Division in Syria Releases Video of Rocket Strikes, Attacks in Lattakia

The Syria division of the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) released the third episode in its video series, “And There is No Victory Except From Allah the Almighty,” featuring operations by the group in the area of Jeb al-Ahmar in Lattakia.

Tuesday, 01 March 2016
IS Claims Cutting off Road between Tal Abyad and Ras al-Ayn

The Islamic State (IS) claimed to cut off the road between the Turkey-bordering towns of Tal Abyad and Ras al-Ayn in northern Syria.

Monday, 29 February 2016
IS-Linked ‘Amaq News Reports New Locations Taken Near Khanasir

Islamic State (IS) forces took multiple areas near the strategic town of Khanasir in Aleppo, according to reports from the IS-linked ‘Amaq News Agency.

Saturday, 27 February 2016
Jaish al-Sunnah and Ahrar al-Sham Merge to Form Iman Brigade in Hama

The Hama sector of Jaish al-Sunnah (Sunnah Army) announced merging into Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement to form the Iman Brigade in Hama.

Friday, 26 February 2016
Opposition Fighters in Syria Slam U.S.-Russia Ceasefire Plan

Ahead of the U.S.-Russia-announced ceasefire in Syria scheduled for midnight on February 27, 2016, Twitter accounts of opposition fighters in the country expressed skepticism and condemnation of the plan.

Friday, 26 February 2016
NF Polls Convey Civilian Rejection of Ceasefire Plan

The Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate group, released an infographic and three videos of a poll held among civilians in Aleppo, Hama, and al-Bayda, which expressed a general objection to the ceasefire plan.

Friday, 26 February 2016
97 Opposition Factions Agree to Temporary Ceasefire with Regime Forces

97 opposition factions have agreed to a temporary ceasefire with regime forces starting February 27, 2016.

Friday, 26 February 2016
Man Identified as Saudi Soldier Executed in Video by IS Pledges in KSA

Jihadists distributed a video showing the execution of a man identified as a Saudi emergency soldier, by individuals who pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Friday, 26 February 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Poll Reveals General Disapproval for Ceasefire Agreement

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement produced a video taking a poll of Syrian civilians’ positions concerning the recent ceasefire with regime forces brokered by the United States and Russia.

Friday, 26 February 2016
Nusra Front Leader Declares Battlefield is Negotiating Table, Calls on Muslims to Support Syrian Jihad

Ahead of the looming ceasefire between Syrian regime forces and Western- and Saudi-backed rebel factions, Nusra Front leader Abu Muhammad al-Julani declared in an audio speech that negotiations with the enemy are worthless and the only talking is that waged on the battlefield.

Friday, 26 February 2016
Alleged FSA Defector Turned IS Fighter Speaks in IS Video on American Proxy War in Syria

An alleged defector from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) who joined the Islamic State (IS) is featured in a video claiming that the U.S. is operating a proxy war in Syria.

Thursday, 25 February 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for February 25, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the February 25, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of more than 200 regime forces killed in Syria, an assault on Shi’ite barracks in Iraq, and clashes with Nusra fighters in IS’ Damascus Province.

Thursday, 25 February 2016
AQAP Official Slams Conferences on Syria, Urges Syrians and Foreign Fighters to Work Together in Jihad

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from group official Khalid Batarfi slamming the recent conferences on the war in Syria and urging Syrians and foreign fighters to work together in jihad.

Thursday, 25 February 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Claims Killing High-Ranking Russian Generals in Car Bombing near Lattakia

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement claimed killing high-ranking Russian generals in a car bomb attack carried out in Snobar Jableh near Lattakia.

Thursday, 25 February 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for February 24, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the February 24, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of positions captured in Syria, a suicide operation in Iraq, and two suicide operations in IS’ Hasakah Province.

Wednesday, 24 February 2016
IS Claims Killing 16+ PKK Fighters in Two Suicide Bombings in Shaddadi

Al-Barakah Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) in al-Hasakah, Syria, claimed killing at least 16 PKK fighters in two suicide bombings in the countryside of Shaddadi.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016
IS Claims Two Suicide Bombings on Regime Forces in Hama

After seizing control over the strategic town of Khanasir and its surrounding area, Hama Province of the Islamic State (IS) repelled Syrian regime forces' attempt to retake a town with two suicide operations.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016
IS Claims Seizing Control Over Entirety of Strategic Syrian Town of Khanasir

Hama Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed seizing control over the entirety of the strategic town of Khanasir following a broad offensive on Syrian regime forces.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Ansar al-Sharia and al-Muntasser Billah Brigades Pledge to NF in Damascus

Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, distributed a video of Ansar al-Sharia and al-Muntasser Billah brigades announcing integration with NF in Damascus, and pledging allegiance to NF leader Abu Mohammad al-Joulani.

Monday, 22 February 2016
IS Claims Cutting Off Sole Supply Route to Syrian Regime in Aleppo, Capturing Towns and Villages

Hama Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed cutting off the sole supply route to the Syrian regime in the city of Aleppo and its countryside, and seizing control over several towns and villages.

Monday, 22 February 2016
IS Claims Second Suicide Bombing on PKK in al-Hasakah Town of Shaddadi

After claiming to have killed over 50 PKK fighters in a suicide bombing in Shaddadi, al-Barakah Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) in al-Hasakah, Syria, took credit for a second suicide bombing in the same town.

Sunday, 21 February 2016
IS Claims Killing Over 50 in Suicide Bombing on PKK in al-Shaddadi

Al-Barakah Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) in al-Hasakah, Syria, claimed killing over 50 PKK fighters in a suicide bombing carried in the eastern countryside of al-Shaddadi.

Sunday, 21 February 2016
IS' Damascus Province Claims Killing 90, Wounding Over 160 in Two Suicide Bombings in Sayyida Zaynab

In the second mass casualty event to be claimed by an Islamic State (IS) division in Syria on the same day, the group's Damascus Province reported that two suicide bombings killed 90 and wounded more than 160 in Sayyida Zaynab district.

Sunday, 21 February 2016
IS' Homs Province Claims Killing 90, Wounding 150+ Syrian Regime Forces in Two Suicide Bombings

Homs Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed killing nearly 90 Syrian regime forces and wounding over 150 others in two suicide bombings in al-Zahra'.

Sunday, 21 February 2016
IS' Damascus Province Claims Killing 14 Syrian Opposition Fighters, Shows Body Covered with Jaish al-Islam Flag

Damascus Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed killing more than 14 Syrian opposition fighters in a clash in the eastern Qalamoun, and published photos of the aftermath, one of which shows a dead body covered with the Jaish al-Islam flag.

Saturday, 20 February 2016
IS Claims Killing Nearly 70 Syrian Regime Forces in Hama, Says Russian Airstrikes Mistakenly Hit Enemy

Hama Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed killing nearly 70 Syrian regime forces and Shi'ite militia elements amidst a two-day clash on the Athriya – ar-Raqqah road, and reported that Russian warplanes mistakenly bombed regime positions, killing an additional number.

Friday, 19 February 2016
IS' Aleppo Province Video Presents Story of 15-Year-Old Suicide Bomber

A 15-year-old suicide bomber is the focus of a video from Aleppo Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, featuring an interview with him about his motivations and the encouragement of his father.

Friday, 19 February 2016
Nusra Front Video Shows Arrival of Reinforcement from Hama to Aleppo

Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, released a video featuring the arrival of reinforcements from Hama to Aleppo and its countryside.

Thursday, 18 February 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for February 16-17, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the February 16-17, 2016 English editions of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of two suicide operations in Iraq, 25 regime forces killed in Syria, and an ambush in Egypt.

Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Top Jund al-Aqsa Leaders Announce Joining NF

Twelve top commanders announced leaving Jund al-Aqsa to join the Nusra Front (NF) in response to the general call for unity, and urged all factions to unite against common enemies.

Wednesday, 17 February 2016
IS-Linked 'Amaq News Reports Opposition Fighters Surrendering to IS in Aleppo

A number of fighters from Syrian opposition factions surrendered to the Islamic State (IS) in Aleppo, according to a report from the IS-linked 'Amaq News Agency.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Claims Seizing Eight Military Points from Jaish al-Thouwar and PKK in Aleppo City

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement claimed seizing eight military points from Jaish al-Thouwar [Army of the Rebels] and the PKK in the city of Aleppo.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
IS Challenges Ground Forces from Arab States in al-Naba Weekly Newspaper

The Islamic State (IS) challenged ground forces from Arab states, declaring that it will fight them like its fights all “polytheists and apostates,” in its al-Naba weekly newspaper.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Jaish al-Islam Claims Cutting off Supply Routes of IS in Qalamoun

Jaish al-Islam (Army of Islam) claimed killing over 16 Islamic State (IS) fighters in a raid on the IS which cut off the group’s supply routes in al-Dhab’ah, eastern Qalamoun.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for February 14-15, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the February 14-15, 2016 English editions of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of a repelled advance in Syria, a brigadier general assassinated in Saudi Arabia, and a suicide operation in Syria.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Jaish al-Islam Video Focuses on Military Success in Eastern Ghouta

Jaish al-Islam released a video documenting their military success against the Syrian regime in the “Abu Ghalib” battle in Eastern Ghouta.

Monday, 15 February 2016
IS’ Hama Province Claims Suicide Bombing, Raid on Syrian Regime Forces in Salamiyah

Hama Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed a suicide bombing and raid on regime forces in eastern Salamiyah, killing and wounding a “large number”.

Monday, 15 February 2016
IS-Linked ‘Amaq News Releases Video of Iranian-Made UAV Downed in Ninawa

The Islamic State (IS)-linked ‘Amaq News Agency released a video of what it described as an Iranian-made reconnaissance plane that was shot down in Ninawa.

Monday, 15 February 2016
NF Photo Report Shows Training Camp in Idlib

The Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, published a photo report on a weapons training camp in Idlib.

Monday, 15 February 2016
IS Claims Killing 20+ Syrian Regime Forces in Hama Countryside

Hama Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed killing more than 20 regime soldiers while repelling their advance in the eastern countryside of Hama.

Sunday, 14 February 2016
IS-Linked ‘Amaq News Publishes Video Showing Aftermath of Russian Airstrikes in Aleppo Countryside

The Islamic State (IS)-linked ‘Amaq News Agency released a video showing the destruction following airstrikes from Russian war planes in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.

Sunday, 14 February 2016
IS-Linked ‘Amaq Publishes Interactive Infographic on Suicide Attacks in Iraq, Syria in Jan. 2016

Within a week of the release of its first interactive infographic, the Islamic State (IS)-linked ‘Amaq News Agency published a second such presentation, displaying maps and charts for IS “martyrdom-seeking operations” in Iraq and Syria in January 2016.

Friday, 12 February 2016
IS Claims Killing Over 30 Syrian Regime Forces in Clashes, Two Suicide Bombings Near Kuwayris Airbase

Amidst its ongoing operations around Kuwayris Airbase, Aleppo Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing over 30 Syrian regime forces in clashes and two suicide bombings.

Friday, 12 February 2016
Women in Northern Aleppo Form “Free Women Brigade” to Fight Regime, IS, and PKK

A group of women living in the northern countryside of Aleppo released a video announcing the formation of a new brigade to battle the Syrian regime, the Islamic State (IS), and PKK forces in the area.

Friday, 12 February 2016
Nusra Front Photos Show Manufacture of Shells and Cannons in Aleppo

The Aleppo correspondent of Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, published a photo report on locally manufactured shells and cannons.

Thursday, 11 February 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…