Foreign Fighters
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IS Claims Killing and Wounding Nearly 50 SDF in Suicide Bombing by German Fighter in Hasakah

A German Islamic State (IS) fighter allegedly killed and wounded nearly 50 Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in a suicide bombing in Hasakah, according to the IS.

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Sunday, 31 December 2017
Western Fighters in Syria Claim Bitcoin Fundraising Successful, Intensify Campaign on Social Media

A Bitcoin fundraising campaign by Western fighters in Syria, to finance military bases and equipment, proved to be successful, as claimed by the “independent organization” soliciting donations.

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Tuesday, 19 December 2017
IS Identifies Russian Boy Among Two Suicide Bombers who Hit Iraqi Military Post in Anbar

The Islamic State (IS) identified a Russian boy among two suicide bombers who hit an Iraqi military post in the city of 'Anah in Iraq's Anbar governorate.

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Monday, 23 October 2017
Pro-IS Channels Promote Demands for Attacks, Stealing to Finance Jihad

Pro-Islamic State (IS) channels circulated an incitement for lone-wolf attacks and stealing as means of financing jihad.

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Tuesday, 17 October 2017
IS Video Focusing on Snipers in Deir al-Zour Highlights Foreign Fighters, Claims 2500 Sniped in 3 Years

Khayr Province, the Islamic State (IS) division for Deir al-Zour, Syria, released a video focusing on snipers, highlighting the foreign fighters among them, and claiming to have sniped 2500 people in nearly three years.

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Thursday, 12 October 2017
IS Video Features Uyghur Members of Anti-Aircraft Units in Western Iraq

Furat Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in western Iraq near the Syrian border, released a video featuring Uyghur members of its anti-aircraft units, and a Uyghur fighter asking his brethren in Iraq and Syria to leave opposition factions and embrace the group.

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Tuesday, 03 October 2017
IS Video Celebrates Hurricane Disasters in U.S., Fighter Says "Insane Trump" will Call on Arab Rulers for Support

The Islamic State (IS) released a video celebrating the disasters from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey in the United States, and featuring an English-speaking fighter commenting that the "insane Trump" is expected to call on Arab rulers for support.

Friday, 22 September 2017
English-Speaking IS Fighter in Khorasan Province Video Notes Presence of Indians and Russians in its Ranks

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province, which spans Afghanistan and Pakistan, released a video showing Eid al-Adha festivities, featuring an English-speaking fighter noting the presence of Indians, Russians, and Tajiks in their ranks.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017
10-Year-Old American Boy Featured in IS Video from Raqqah, Tells Trump Battle Will End in West

The Islamic State’s (IS) Raqqah Province in Syria released a video featuring a 10-year-old American boy, who gave a message to U.S. President Donald Trump that the battle will not end in Raqqah or Mosul but in “your lands”.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Jihadi Media Group Gives Bio of Slain French AQ Explosives Expert David Drugeon

The jihadi media group al-Fursan published a biography of David Drugeon (AKA Abu Hamza al-Jaza’iri, Salman al-Faransi), a French al-Qaeda (AQ) explosives expert killed in an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, in July 2015.

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Tuesday, 22 August 2017
IS Claims Suicide Attack Involving Indian Fighter in Raqqah

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding a “number” of what it described as “PKK apostates” in a suicide attack involving an Indian fighter in Raqqah.

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Monday, 21 August 2017
IS Video Shows Over 15 Foreign Fighters, Including English-Speaking Somali, Engaged in Battles in Raqqah

The Islamic State’s (IS) Raqqah Province released a video featuring over 15 foreign fighters, including an English-speaking Somali who addressed U.S. President Donald Trump, engaged in battles against Kurdish fighters.

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Sunday, 30 July 2017
IS Claims Suicide Bombing by Swedish Fighter on “PKK Apostates” South of Raqqah

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 11 “PKK apostates” in a suicide bombing by a Swedish fighter south of Raqqah.

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Wednesday, 26 July 2017
IS Claims Credit for Ramadan Attacks in Paris and Brussels, Calls to Strike Western Economies and Kidnap Children in Rumiyah 11

In the 11th issue of its Rumiyah magazine, the Islamic State (IS) for the first time claimed credit for the June 19, 2017, attack in Paris, France, and the bombing in Brussels, Belgium, the following day, and called to strike Western economies, to kidnap children, and to kill a German national.

Thursday, 13 July 2017
IS Claims Suicide Bombing by Alleged Canadian Fighter in Mosul

The Islamic State (IS) claimed a suicide bombing by an alleged Canadian fighter in Mosul.

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Friday, 03 March 2017
Essay Narrates Killed Somali NF Fighter’s Journey from U.S. to Syria

A jihadi media group published a biographical eulogy of “Abu Zubayr Somali,” a Somali Nusra Front (NF) fighter killed in Syria after living in the U.S. for “a number of years.”

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Fursan al-Sham Gives Story Tracing Journey of Fighters from China to Syria

Fursan al-Sham, a jihadi media outlet operated by foreign fighters in Syria, published a story tracing the journey of Uyghur fighters from China to Syria.

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Friday, 16 December 2016
Jihadist Telegram Channels Solicit Donations for Families of Fighters in Syria

Jihadist Telegram channels solicited financial donations for families of fighters in Syria, offering private communication channels for willing donors.

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Friday, 25 November 2016
IS Eulogizes Slain Migrant Fighter in German Version of Rumiyah 2

In the German version of the second issue of Islamic State’s (IS) multi-language Rumiyah magazine, the group included the story of slain IS fighter, Abu Bilal al-Maghribi, who migrated from Germany to join IS.

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Tuesday, 04 October 2016
Chechen Commander in Al Muhajirun Video Stresses Importance of Scholars in Battlefield for Uniting Ranks

Al Muhajirun, a group promoting itself as the “representative face” of foreign fighters from various jihadi factions in Syria, released a video from Muslim al-Shishani, commander of the Junud al-Sham Battalion in Syria, stressing the importance of scholars in the jihadi battlefield for uniting ranks.

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Friday, 30 September 2016

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