Four Iraqi insurgent factions, one of which contains ten groups, issued a joint statement on jihadist forums on June 1, 2009, authorizing Sheikh Harith al-Dhari, Secretary General of the Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq, to represent them in all matters.
Several nationalist Iraqi insurgent factions responded to the recent Israeli offensive in Gaza by demonstrating solidarity with Palestinians through attacks and denunciations.
Two umbrella groups for Iraqi insurgents praised Muntazer al-Zaidi, a journalist from al-Baghdadia television network, for throwing his shoes at US President George W. Bush during a press conference on December 14, 2008.
Iraqi Insurgent Faction Challenges US Military Claim
Al-Rashideen Army, an insurgent faction in Iraq part of the nationalist Jihad and Change Front, challenges the US military over a claim that a female US Marine died as a result of a traffic accident
Iraqi Insurgent Factions Decry US Action in Syria
Four Iraqi insurgent factions denounced a US operation in Syria in statements issued to jihadist forums between October 27 and October 28, 2008.
Iraqi Insurgents Decry Actions Against Christians
Five nationalist insurgent factions in Iraq issued statements denouncing violence against Christians in Mosul, Ninawa province in Northern Iraq.
“Asad al-Jihad 2,” a prominent member of the jihadist Internet community, stimulated discussion on al-Ekhlaas and al-Hesbah, two password-protected al-Qaeda-affiliated forums, with a post on August 23, 2008 evaluating al-Qaeda’s significance in government turnover.
Two insurgent groups in Iraq, Hamas of Iraq and the Jihad and Change Front, separately deny relationships to individuals accused of belonging to the Diyala Awakening Council, in statements issued to jihadist forums between December 25, 2007, and today, December 26.