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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 … Continue reading

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading