Tag Archives: Sayfullakh Shishani

Khalid Shishani On Why Sayfullakh Shishani & Umar Fell Out

Someone on Twitter asked me why Sayfullakh Shishani left Umar Shishani’s jamaat back in 2013.

I realized that I had translated part of a letter written by Khalid Shishani, who used to be part of Sayfullakh’s jamaat, who gave his account of what had happened. Umar is not portrayed in a good light here — Khalid did not admire Umar. However, it seems as if I did not post my translation anywhere (if I did, I cannot find it here — the search has been terribly slow lately. Anyway it can’t do any harm to post it twice.) Continue reading Khalid Shishani On Why Sayfullakh Shishani & Umar Fell Out

In Handarat, Seyfullakh Shishani’s Jamaat Report Using Donkeys To Transport Supplies

The Emir (Commander) of Seyfullakh Shishani’s Jamaat, an Uzbek-led foreign fighter faction that is part of Jabhat al-Nusra (JAN) has reported on the current situation in al-Madafa Hill in Handarat, Aleppo province, saying that the group is has purchased several donkeys to transport food, water and supplies to the fighters there, amid continuing fire and shelling from pro-Assad forces. Continue reading In Handarat, Seyfullakh Shishani’s Jamaat Report Using Donkeys To Transport Supplies

Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar Emir Visited IS In Raqqa To Ask For Truce

Last week, a social media account linked to the Chechen-led Aleppo-based faction Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar posted something rather intriguing: a photograph of JMA emir Salakhuddin Shishani (Feyzulla Margoshvili) in a car, with a note to say that he was going to visit the emir of Ahrar as-Sham. Continue reading Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar Emir Visited IS In Raqqa To Ask For Truce

Jaish Al-Muhajireen Wal-Ansar Claim Hilltop Capture At Handarat

Chechen-led faction Jaish Al-Muhajireen Wal-Ansar (JMA) claimed on Sunday to have captured a strategic hilltop near the village of Handcart in Aleppo Province. Continue reading Jaish Al-Muhajireen Wal-Ansar Claim Hilltop Capture At Handarat

Turkish Site Publishes 2nd Video of Sayfullah’s Jamaat In Layramoun

A Turkish reporter for pro-jihad site Ummet-i Islam has filmed Sayfullakh Shishani’s jamaat in Layramoun, Aleppo. This is the second video in the series. Continue reading Turkish Site Publishes 2nd Video of Sayfullah’s Jamaat In Layramoun

Propaganda Battle Between ISIS & Sayfullakh Shishani’s Jamaat Heats Up

The propaganda battle between North Caucasian fighters in the Islamic State of Iraq and as-Sham and other factions continues, with a new video claiming to show a group from Sayfullakh Shishani’s jamaat defecting to ISIS. Continue reading Propaganda Battle Between ISIS & Sayfullakh Shishani’s Jamaat Heats Up

Sayfullakh Shishani’s Jamaat “Helping Syrians”, Says Turkish Website

A reporter from the Turkish pro-jihadi website, Ummat-i Islam, has visited Sayfullakh Shishani’s jamaat in Syria and written about the group’s philanthropic activities. Continue reading Sayfullakh Shishani’s Jamaat “Helping Syrians”, Says Turkish Website

Syria: Sayfullakh Shishani’s Jamaat Denies Rumors It Joined ISIS

Chechens and Russian-speaking fighters in Sayfullakh Shishani’s jamaat– part of Jabhat al Nusra– denied rumors Tuesday that they had joined the Islamic State of Iraq and as-Sham. Continue reading Syria: Sayfullakh Shishani’s Jamaat Denies Rumors It Joined ISIS