Category Archives: Tarkhan’s jamaat

Tarkhan’s Jamaat (Katiba İbad ar-Rahman) Fighting In Hama Alongside Muslim Shishani

Tarkhan’s Jamaat (aka Katiba Abd Ar-Rahman) are fighting in Hama alongside Muslim Shishani.

A photo of the group’s de facto leader (Tarkhan Gaziev’s deputy/military amir) Umar Shishani with Muslim in Hama  was included in a statement published by Muhammad Jazira on 25 January in which Muslim clarified that he was not fighting in Afrin alongside Turkey (as a rather silly internet rumor, started by a bizarre story in a Turkish media website had claimed). Continue reading Tarkhan’s Jamaat (Katiba İbad ar-Rahman) Fighting In Hama Alongside Muslim Shishani

Tarkhan’s Jamaat Renames Itself Katibat Ibad Ar-Rahman

The Chechen-led group Tarkhan’s Jamaat (Джамаат Тархана) — which is, of course, the Jamaat of Chechen amir Tarkhan Gaziyev — has renamed itself this week to Katibat Ibad ar-Rahman. Continue reading Tarkhan’s Jamaat Renames Itself Katibat Ibad Ar-Rahman

Ajnad Kavkaz Tell How Their Jamaat Helped ‘Liberate’ Idlib

The Chechen-led faction Ajnad al-Kavkaz (formerly the Khalifat Battalion) have published a “chronology of the battles of the jamaat Ajnadul Kavkaz [sometimes the group writes its name as Ajnadul Kavkaz, sometimes as Junud Kavkaz and sometimes as Alnad al-Kavkaz] for the town of Idlib” on the group’s site, Khliafa.org. Continue reading Ajnad Kavkaz Tell How Their Jamaat Helped ‘Liberate’ Idlib

GUEST POST: The 4 Chechen Brigades In Jamaat Ahadun Ahad

(UPDATED) Hasan Mustafa has written a follow-up to his previous post on the Chechen-led faction Ahadun Ahad, following interviews with a member of the faction. Continue reading GUEST POST: The 4 Chechen Brigades In Jamaat Ahadun Ahad