Category Archives: Chechens In Syria

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Muslim Shishani Interview Pt. 3 – Conversation With The FSB

This is the third part of the video interview with Muslim Shishani,the Emir of Junud ash-Sham. Here, he recalls a meeting with an FSB officer when he was in custody in Ingushetia. Continue reading

Muslim Shishani Interview On The Caucasus: Part 2

Muslim Shishani Interview On The Caucasus: Part 2

Part 2 of Muslim Shishani’s interview on the North Caucasus (from roughly 9:00 through 16:00 in the video). Continue reading

Video: Muslim Shishani Answers Questions On The Caucasus (Part 1)

Video: Muslim Shishani Answers Questions On The Caucasus (Part 1)

Muslim Shishani, the Emir of the Latakia-based Junud a-Sham faction, has given a long-awaited video interview about his opinions of and relationship with the jihad in the Caucasus. Continue reading

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

Chechen vs. Chechen? Sayfullah’s Jamaat on Ribat Against IS

Chechen vs. Chechen? Sayfullah’s Jamaat on Ribat Against IS

Sayfullah Shishani’s jamaat have published a video explaining why they are on the front line against the Islamic State. Continue reading

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22 Year Old Chechen Man Charged With Fighting In Syria

A 22-year-old Chechen man is facing charges of fighting with an illegal armed group in Syria, Russian news sources are reporting. Continue reading

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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

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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