Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC)
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Jihadist in Somalia Laments al-Qaeda Disavowing ISIL But Not Shabaab

The Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) published a message from a jihadist in Somalia lamenting that al-Qaeda disavowed itself of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) but not the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement.

Monday, 17 February 2014
IWISC Says Shabaab Faction Opposed to Zubeir Carried out Westgate Siege

The Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) claimed that a faction within the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement opposed to the group's leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, is responsible for the siege at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Tuesday, 24 September 2013
IWISC Mourns Death of Omar Hammami, Usama al-Britani in Somalia

The Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) mourned the death of American jihadist Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki), British jihadist Usama al-Britani, and a Somali fighter, who were killed by the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement.

Friday, 13 September 2013
IWISC Says Shabaab Fighters Kidnapped Hammami's Wives, Killed Muslims

The Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) alleged that fighters from the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement kidnapped the wives of Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) and killed two Muslims in Dinsoor.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013
IWISC Releases Answers to Open Interview with Omar Hammami (Part 3)

Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) continued to focus on his issues with the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement and its leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, in the questions he chose to answer first in his open interview, and for questions 2-10, he discussed his reasons for using YouTube to expose the conflict to the public, and commented on whether other foreign fighters have the same problems as he.

Friday, 14 June 2013
IWISC Releases Answers to Open Interview with Omar Hammami (Part 2)

In response to the first question he chose to answer in his open interview, Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) discussed the issues between foreign fighters and Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, and Zubeir's alleged violations of Shariah.

Friday, 07 June 2013
Shabaab Official Calls for Leader to be Judged by Independent Court

Zubeir al-Muhajir, who identified himself as the head of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement's Arbitration Court, called upon the group's leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, to stand trial before an independent court for his alleged actions against Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) and four of Hammami's colleagues.

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Shabaab Official Aweys Speaks on Group's Internal Issues, Losing Ground

The Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released an audio speech it said was recorded by Hassan Tahir Aweys, a senior official in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, speaking about the group's internal conflict around its leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, and the war in Somalia and the region.

Friday, 17 May 2013
IWISC Releases Answers to Open Interview with Omar Hammami (Part 1)

The Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released the answers to the open interview it held between jihadist forum members and Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki).

Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Jihadist in Somalia Gives "Urgent Call" to Save Hammami's Life

An alleged jihadist in Somalia identified as "Abu Yusuf al-Gharib" called on fighters and jihadi leaders all over the world to intervene to save the life of Omar Hammami (AKA Abu Mansour al-Amriki) and those with him who are reportedly pursued for death by the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement.

Friday, 10 May 2013
Second Shabaab Official Publicly Criticizes Leader Over Fighter Grievances

The Somalia-based Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released a message attributed to another prominent figure in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement publicly criticizing the group's leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, over grievances among foreign fighters.

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Wednesday, 24 April 2013
IWISC Gives Biography of Prominent Jihadi Figure Abu Bakr al-Zayla'i

The Somalia-based Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released a biography of Abu Bakr al-Zayla'i (AKA Ibrahim al-Afghani), a prominent jihadi figure and a founder of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, whose name is attributed to a document speaking out against the Shabaab's leader, Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir.

Thursday, 11 April 2013
Shabaab Official Speaks Out Against Leader, Appeals to Zawahiri for Help (Document)

The Somalia-based Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released a message attributed to a prominent figure in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement and the jihadist movement in general, speaking out against Shabaab leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir and appealing to al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri for intervention.

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Wednesday, 10 April 2013
Shabaab Official Speaks Out Against Leader, Appeals to Zawahiri for Help (Introduction)

The Somalia-based Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released a message attributed to a prominent figure in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement and the jihadist movement in general, speaking out against Shabaab leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir and appealing to al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri for intervention.

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Saturday, 06 April 2013
IWISC Releases Text on Hitting Civilian, Corporate and Government Sites

The Somalia-based Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released a booklet that calls upon lone-wolves and small cells to target civilian sites and corporate and government interests.

Friday, 13 July 2012
Somalia-Based Group Releases Video on US Involvement in the Country

The Somalia-based "Islamic World Issues Study Center" (IWISC) released a video highlighting what it sees as American participation in the massacres taking place in the country.

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Thursday, 24 May 2012