Foreign Fighters
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English- and French-Speaking Fighters Appear in Promo Video from Syria-based TIP on Emigrating from West

The Syria-based division of the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) released a video promo for a forthcoming production featuring English- and French-speaking fighters speaking on emigrating from the West to Islamic lands.

ISIS Fighter’s Husband Arrested in Spain for Terror Financing

Spanish authorities arrested a Moroccan resident in Malaga for financing his wife’s travel across Europe to join the Islamic State (IS/ISIS) in Syria.

Crowdfunding Campaign for Suspected AQ Recruiter Endorsed by Australian “Charity”

A crowdfunding campaign for imprisoned al-Qaeda (AQ) recruiter Samiun Rahman is being endorsed by a purported Australian charity organization and pro-AQ channels.

Bitcoin, Western Union, PayPal, & Amazon Donations Urged by Pro-AQ, Western Jihadist-Focused Charity in Syria

A charity for fighters and aid in Syria--requesting donations through Western Union, PayPal, Bitcoin, and Amazon--launched a fundraising campaign on Facebook and leading pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) groups geared toward Western fighters on Telegram.

IS Video Promotes Afghanistan as Option for Immigration, Features Foreign Children and Adults

The Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province released a video promoting Jowzjan and Nangarhar in Afghanistan as options for Muslim immigrants, and featuring foreign children and adults echoing that portrayal.

Jihadist Reports Deaths of French IS Fighter, Executor of Purported Mossad Spy in March 2015 IS Video

A jihadist reported the death of French Islamic State (IS) fighter and his young relative who had executed a purported Palestinian Mossad spy in a March 2015 IS video.

Despite Social Media Takedowns, Western Jihadist "Charity" Offers Proof of Successful Cryptocurrency Fundraising

Despite suspension of multiple social media accounts, a Western jihadist “charity” financing fighters in Syria, continues an aggressive campaign for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency donations, and published videos as “proof” of ongoing construction of military posts.

British Jihadist Lucas Kinney Calls on Former Fighters from Syrian Jihad to Resume Action, Muslims to Join

British jihadist Lucas Kinney (AKA Abu Basir al-Britani) appeared a video calling on former fighters to resume their role in the Syrian Jihad, and urging Muslims in the region to come and fight.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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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