Tag Archives: Chechens

Salakhuddin Shishani Swears Bay’ah to New CE Emir

Salakhuddin Shishani and a group of North Caucasian fighters loyal to the Caucasus Emirate (CE) have sworn bay’ah to the new CE emir Abu Usman Gimrinsky (Magomed Alievich Suleimanov). Continue reading Salakhuddin Shishani Swears Bay’ah to New CE Emir

IS Furat Media Publishes Video Of Caucasus Emirate Bay’ah To Baghdadi

IS’s North Caucasian contingent, via the Russian-language Furat media wing, have released a video entitled “the oaths of allegiance of the Emirs of Chechnya and Ingushetia.” The video is important, because it is in effect an “official” IS reaction to the bay’ah of Emir Khamzat (Aslan Byutukayev), the leader of the Caucasus Emirate’s Vilayat Nokhchicho). Continue reading IS Furat Media Publishes Video Of Caucasus Emirate Bay’ah To Baghdadi

Video Of Emir Khamzat Of Vilayat Nokhchicho Talking About IS Emerges

The Russian jihadosphere is awash with a new video of Amir Khamzat of the Caucasus Emirate’s Vilayat Nokhchicho (Chechnya) and Mukhammad of the Vilayat Galgaycho (Ingushetia) in which the former addresses the now-dead Emir of the Caucasus Emirate regarding IS. Continue reading Video Of Emir Khamzat Of Vilayat Nokhchicho Talking About IS Emerges

JMA Split After Losing Its North Caucasian Majority & Amid Weak Caucasus Emirate

Abu Abdullah, a JMA militant, has written an explanation of the situation surrounding deposed JMA emir Salakhuddin Shishani and military emir Abdul Karim Krymsky.

The explanation sheds a lot of light onto the dramatic events of the past few weeks and days regarding the leadership of JMA; it also provides some more information about the state of the group following the departure of its former Amir, Umar Shishani and his entourage in November-December 2013 for IS. Continue reading JMA Split After Losing Its North Caucasian Majority & Amid Weak Caucasus Emirate

Translation Of Judicial Decision Banishing Salakhuddin & Abdul Karim Krymsky

Below is a translation of the Sharia court judicial panel review (at least that is what I am calling it, there may be a better term) on JMA emir Salakhuddin Shishani and military emir Abdul Karim Krymsky. Continue reading Translation Of Judicial Decision Banishing Salakhuddin & Abdul Karim Krymsky

What Does Salakhuddin’s Ouster From JMA Mean For Caucasus Emirate In Syria?

A Facebook post on June 10 has confirmed that JMA emir Salakhuddin Shishani and military emir Abdul Karim Krymsky have been removed from their posts. Continue reading What Does Salakhuddin’s Ouster From JMA Mean For Caucasus Emirate In Syria?

Has Salakhuddin Shishani Been Replaced As JMA Emir?

There are rumors that Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar (JMA) emir Salakhuddin Shishani and military emir Abdul Karim Krymsky have been replaced following a ruling by the Sharia Court. I’m waiting for confirmation from JMA sources, though, because rumors have been flying around for weeks about this case. Continue reading Has Salakhuddin Shishani Been Replaced As JMA Emir?

JMA To Maqdisi: Do Mujahideen Have To Keep Bay’ah To IK Now Emir Is Dead?

Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar, which considers itself to be an affiliate of the Caucasus Emirate (IK) in Syria, has published a question and answer with Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, asking whether those who have bay’ah to IK should keep it now that the Emir of IK, Ali Abu Mukhammad, has been killed.

Continue reading JMA To Maqdisi: Do Mujahideen Have To Keep Bay’ah To IK Now Emir Is Dead?

Ajnad Al-Kavkaz Don’t Have Bay’ah To Caucasus Emirate

Chechen Islamist battalion Ajnad al-Kavkaz have said they don’t have a bay’ah (oath of allegiance) to the Caucasus Emirate, or to anyone. Continue reading Ajnad Al-Kavkaz Don’t Have Bay’ah To Caucasus Emirate