The Mujahideen in Ein al-Hilwah camp in southern Lebanon issued a statement through the Global Islamic Media Front to jihadist forums today, Wednesday, May 23, 2007, declaring the formation of a jihadi group as a response to the Lebanese army’s strikes against Nahr al-Bared camp in northern Lebanon.

Tags: Jihadist News: Chatter

A study in ambushes for urban warfare, part of a “Series in Preparation and Combat”, written and initially distributed some time ago by the Islamic Media Center, was recently redistributed to the military sub-forum of the password-protected jihadist al-Firdaws Network. 

Tags: Military Manuals and Training: Military Manuals and Training, Conventional

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Sheikh Hamed al-Ali

Kuwaiti Sheikh Hamed bin Abdullah al-Ali, a contemporary jihadi Salafist scholar and ideologue who was designated as a terrorist by the U.S. Department of Treasury, issued to his website a  yesterday, Wednesday, May 23, 2007, that was also distributed to jihadist forums, giving his commentary on the “hot events” in Nahr al-Bared camp in northern Lebanon. 

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Lebanon
Individuals: Ali, Hamid bin Abdullah

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The Army of Islam [Jeish al-Islam], a Palestinian militant organization, calls for support from Muslims to Fatah al-Islam in Lebanon, in a statement issued through the Global Islamic Media Front to jihadist forums today, Thursday, May 24, 2007.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Lebanon
Media Groups: Global Islamic Media Front
Groups: Army of Islam (Jaish al-Islam)

A study in ambushes for urban warfare, part of a “Series in Preparation and Combat”, written and initially distributed some time ago by the Islamic Media Center, was recently redistributed to the military sub-forum of the password-protected jihadist al-Firdaws Network.

Tags: Military Manuals and Training: Military Manuals and Training

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The military official of al-Qaeda in al-Sham (the Levant region comprised of Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan) presents a speech titled: “Return of the Crusader War”, in a 7:18 minute issued by the group through al-Fajr Information Center to jihadist forums today, Friday, May 25, 2007.

Tags: Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: Lebanon
Media Groups: Fajr Media Center

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The leadership of the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) issued a statement to jihadist forums today, Friday, May 25, 2007, concerning the ongoing clashes between the Lebanese army and Fatah al-Islam in Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp and Tripoli in northern Lebanon.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Lebanon
Media Groups: Global Islamic Media Front

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The Islamic State of Iraq issued a statement to jihadist forums today, Friday, May 25, 2007, responding to a speech given by U.S. President George W. Bush yesterday in which he stated that the coming months in Iraq will be difficult for troops in terms of casualties and fighting.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Iraq
Media Groups: Fajr Media Center
Groups: Islamic State of Iraq

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As-Sahab, the multimedia wing of al-Qaeda, produced a 42:24 minute video interview with Sheikh Mustafa Abu al-Yazid AKA Sheikh Saeed, the Emir of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan, and one of the founders of al-Qaeda in addition to being a member of its Shura Council.

Tags: Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: Afghanistan
Media Groups: Sahab (AQ)
Groups: Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
Individuals: Yazid, Mustafa Abu (Sheikh Saeed)

A message posted to paldf.net, a popular Hamas-affiliated forum, and given “sticky” status, whereas the webmaster set it atop other postings and not to be removed, announces that Hamas has begin a relief campaign for Palestinian refugees who were displaced and those who remain inside Nahr al-Bared camp in northern Lebanon.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Lebanon
Groups: Hamas

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Diyala, Anas ibn al-Nazar Section

Diyala, Omar al-Farouq Section

Diyala, Abu Thar al-Ghafari Section

Recently, al-Furqan Foundation for Media Production, the official producer and distributor of media for the Islamic State of Iraq, issued three videos within its series, “Hell for the Romans and Apostates in the Land of Two Rivers [Mesopotamia/Iraq],” each depicting attacks on coalition forces in the governorate of Diyala.

Tags: Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: Iraq
Media Groups: Furqan Foundation (ISI)
Groups: Islamic State of Iraq

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The Islamic State of Iraq issued two statements to jihadist forums today, Tuesday, May 29, 2007, one denying the bombing of Sheikh Abdul Qadir al-Kilani mosque in Baghdad and holding al-Mahdi Army culpable, and the other remarking on the meeting between American and Iranian ambassadors, calling it an exercise in pragmatism “so that the enemies of yesterday became overnight the allies of today.” 

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Iraq
Groups: Islamic State of Iraq

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A website affiliated with Muqtada al-Sadr published the Shi’ite cleric’s response to four questions on Iraqi politics, the last of which asked his opinion of “the Iranian side accepting the meeting with the American occupying side” a reference to American and Iranian diplomats meeting in the Green Zone Sunday, May 27, 2007.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Iraq
Individuals: Sadr, Muqtada