Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), took credit for affecting voter turnout in the March 7 Iraqi elections and clarified his group’s goals in its anti-election campaign in an audio speech released on jihadist forums on March 23, 2010.
Since insurgent activity began in Iraq in 2003, communiqués, videos, and other forms of propaganda have appeared on jihadist forums from representatives of some insurgent groups, numbers of which have increased in each subsequent year.
Six insurgent groups in Iraq issued a collective statement today, Thursday, October 11, 2007, announcing the establishment of the “Political Council for the Iraqi Resistance”, which will serve as a unified organization aimed at the liberation of Iraq.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement today, Monday, March 5, 2007, claiming responsibility for detonating a “powerful bomb” on Russian employees of the Stroitransgaz Company on Saturday, March 3, in Medea, Algeria.
An image of a document that is indicated to be from the General Assembly of the Islamic Revolution in Iraq was recently published to jihadist forums, including the password-protected al-Qaeda-affiliated network, al-Hesbah.