New Video: Sayfullah’s Jamaat On “Fitna In Syria”

New Video: Sayfullah Shishani’s Jamaat On “Fitna In Syria”

Khalid Shishani of Sayfullah Shishani’s jamaat has published a video address talking about the “fitna” between IS and other groups in Syria. Continue reading


A Cautionary Tale: “I Was Brainwashed Syria War Victim,” Claims Kazakh Jihadi

A Kazakh news outlet reports that a student from Kazakstan who went to Syria to wage jihad returned home claiming he had been “brainwashed”. Continue reading


Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar Capture Claimed “Assad Spies” In Aleppo

Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar, fighting as part of the coalition Jabhat Ansar a-Din, claim to have captured a group of pro-Assad spies in Sayfat in the northern Aleppo countryside. Continue reading


Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar Says 14-year-old Syrian Fighting In Its Ranks

A social media account run by a female jihadi working with Chechen-led faction Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar in Syria has published details of a 14-year-old Syrian boy allegedly working with the group. Continue reading

IS Chechens Claim Caucasus Emirate Has “Active Campaign of  Beardless Jihad” In Ukraine

IS Chechens Claim Caucasus Emirate Has “Active Campaign of Beardless Jihad” In Ukraine

A claimed audio recording by a former Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar military emir alleges that the Caucasus Emirate is sending Chechen fighters, including those from outside Chechnya, to Ukraine to fight against Russian forces. Continue reading

New Video: Sayfullah’s Jamaat Near Aleppo Central Prison

New Video: Sayfullah’s Jamaat Near Aleppo Central Prison

The new Emir of Sayfullah Shishani’s jamaat, Abu Ubayda al-Madani, has published a new video of the faction in what he describes as “Operation Bridge” near the Aleppo Central Prison. Continue reading

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New Video: Muslim Shishani Has “Same Values In Syria As Khattab Had In Chechnya”

Muslim Shishani’s media wing has published a new video, which shows images of Muslim in Chechnya with Saudi foreign fighter Emir Khattab and Shamil Basayev. Continue reading

Video: Syrians Swear Oath to Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar

Islamic State Chechens Dub Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar A “Collective Farm”

ShamToday, a VK account linked to Chechen and North Caucasian fighters in the Islamic State’s Al Aqsa Jamaat, close to Umar Shishani, have slammed the Caucasian Emirate aligned faction Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar (JMA), accusing it of failing to establish Sharia Law in Syria. Continue reading

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IS Jihadi Threatens Putin, Russian & Ukrainian Media Reacts

Russian and Ukrainian media have widely published a video of a fighter in the Islamic State threatening Russian President Vladimir Putin. Continue reading

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Video Evidence Shows IS Chechen Jihadis In Mass Killing Of Captured Syrian Troops

Footage has emerged of Russian-speaking jihadis from the Islamic State (IS) taking part in the mass murder of Syrian Arab Army soldiers in Raqqa last week. Continue reading

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