Tunisian Ansar Sharia aligned with ISIS has sent more than 2,000 fighters to Syria

Katiba al-Bittar al-Libi Logo of Katiba al-Bittar al-Libi This group, which has existed at least since the summer of last year, is the Libyan division of the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS), despite false rumours that the battalion had defected to Jabhat al-Nusra. Libya itself has been a big source of muhajireen in both Iraq and Syria over the past decade, so the fact that there is a battalion devoted to recruiting Libyan fighters should come as no surprise. The existence of Katiba al-Bittar al-Libi as a front group for ISIS perhaps reflects a wider pro-ISIS trend across … Continue reading Tunisian Ansar Sharia aligned with ISIS has sent more than 2,000 fighters to Syria

State of the Ummah – Anwar Al Awlaki: Caliphate for global Ummah by 2024

State of the Ummah – Anwar Al Awlaki: Caliphate for global Ummah by 2024 What is behind this Islamic State movement? It is the belief by millions of Muslims that Allah has promised that the global Ummah, or Muslim community, will never go more than 100 years with out a Caliphate or global Islamic empire. The goal is nothing short of the destruction of all governments in the former Caliphate(s) and the unification of those lands into one Sunni Islamic Sharia state under the rule of an Islamic Caliph. The last Caliphate was ended in 1924. The movement of the … Continue reading State of the Ummah – Anwar Al Awlaki: Caliphate for global Ummah by 2024

Islamic State’s propaganda video indicates global ambition of the “new caliphate”

This Islamic State propaganda video has a brief but interesting segment at around 3 minutes 30 seconds or so….where we are shown black African, far east Asian, white European Caucasian, and Middle Eastern ISIS fighters…demonstrating the IS’s interest in re-branding itself as an international, multi-ethnic representative of the global Ummah. Continue reading Islamic State’s propaganda video indicates global ambition of the “new caliphate”

Report: Gazan ISIS preparing to wage war on Israel and Palestine

    Saraya ash-Sham statement in January of this year supporting the Ummah Initiative. ISIS- Gaza contingent Just as ISIS has a special contingent for Libyan fighters- namely, the Katiba al-Bittar al-Libi, which previously played a pivotal role in the defence of ISIS’ southern Hasakah stronghold of al-Markadah from the attacks of Jabhat al-Nusra and other rebels and is now pushing deep into Deir az-Zor province,losing a number of fighters in the process- so ISIS also has a special contingent dedicated to fighters from Gaza. This should come as no surprise. After all, images of support from Gaza for ISIS have … Continue reading Report: Gazan ISIS preparing to wage war on Israel and Palestine

ISIS changes name to simply “Islamic State” and declares new Caliphate with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as Caliph

http://myreader.toile-libre.org/uploads/My_53b039f00cb03.pdf http://rt.com/news/169256-isis-create-islamic-state/ “ISIS jihadists have declared the captured territories from Iraq’s Diyala province to Syria’s Aleppo a new Islamic State – a ‘caliphate.’ They removed ‘Iraq and the Levant’ from their name and urged other radical Sunni groups to pledge their allegiance. ISIS announced that it should now be called ‘The Islamic State’ and declared its chief, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as “the caliph” of the new state and “leader for Muslims everywhere,” the radical Sunni militant group said in an audio recording distributed online on Sunday. This is the first time since the fall of the Ottoman Empire in 1923 that a Caliph – … Continue reading ISIS changes name to simply “Islamic State” and declares new Caliphate with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as Caliph