The sister of Elvira Karayeva, the Karachay woman executed by IS in Syria in 2016, desperately seeking information on the whereabouts of Elvira’s 2 children.
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Сестра Эльвиры Караевой — карачаевка, которую казнили по приговору ИГ в Сирии в феврале 2016г — отчаянно ищет информацию о судьбах двух детей Эльвиры. Альбина Караева даже не знает, живы ли дети или нет. Continue reading Сестра Эльвиры Караевой, карачаевка которую казнили ИГ в Сирии — ищет информацию о судьбах двух детей Эльвиры
Umar Shishani’s confidante Abu Jihad has appeared in a new video from the Russian-language Furat Media, which shows a group of Russian-speaking militants being “trained” (or hyped up) to become an elite “death squad” in Iraq’s Anbar province. A few notes about the video, which is entitled “Iraq: Yearning For Paradise.” Continue reading Abu Jihad Appears In IS “Iraq Death Squad” Video
Islamic State’s media wing, Al Hayat, has released another video in Russian (with English subtitles), entitled Визит в город Мосул (“A Visit To Mosul”). Continue reading IS Makes Another Russian-Language Video: A Visit To Mosul
ISIS military emir Umar Shishani appears in this video, showing the breaching of the border between Syria and Iraq.
The release of the video preceded an announcement by ISIS that they had declared the restoration of the Caliphate, with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as its Emir, and that the new name of the group was simply “Islamic State”.
Russian-language social media accounts following the Islamic State of Iraq and as-Sham have published images of a foreign fighter from Kazakhstan in ar-Ramadi, Iraq. Continue reading Iraq: Claimed Images Of Kazakhstan ISIS Fighter In Ramadi