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Islamic State: Abu Ibrahim al Hashimi al Qurashi Appointed as the New Emir of the Group

The Islamic State leadership media agency al Furqan released an audio recording of the group’s new spokesman Abu Hamza al Qurashi entitled “And he who fulfills that which he has promised Allah, He will give him a great reward”. In the message, approximately 7-minutes long, the new Islamic State spokesman confirmed the death of his […]

Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent: Ustadh Usama Mahmood – Kashmir The Lion Shall Wise Up Now

Alleged leader of al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent – AQIS, Ustadh Usama Mahmood, urged jihadi fighters to support Muslims in Kashmir in carrying out more attacks against India, following the example of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in pursuing Jihad.

JNIM: operations claimed in Burkina Faso and Mali

Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin – JNIM, al Qaeda branch in Sahel, claims responsibility for raiding a Burkinabe army HQ in Tongomayel, near Djibo city in Burkina Faso. The group has also showed the spoils of the last raid. JNIM has also claimed responsibility for killing the “French agent” Ahbi Ag Ahmidah with his […]