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EXCLUSIVE: Pro-ISIS Media Outlets: The ISIS Flag Will Fly At The White House And At The Presidential Palace In The Philippines Recent ISIS media campaigns are shining their spotlight on the East-Asian front, where an ISIS affiliate in Marawi, Philippines has succeeded in a partial takeover of the city of Marawi and has held its ground there over three months of battle against the Philippine Army, which is supported by a U.S.-led mission.
EXCLUSIVE: Pro-ISIS Group Sends ‘Second Message,’ Threatens To Erase Spain From The Map With Semi-Nuclear Weapons On August 19, 2017, the ISIS-affiliated media company Al-Wafa Foundation posted on its Telegram channel a three-page document in Arabic titled “Second Message to the Spanish People,” signed by “Abu al-Baraa’ Bin Malek – servant of the Caliphate”.
ISIS Claims Responsibility For Stabbing Attack In Surgut, Russia On August 19, 2017, A’maq, the news agency of the Islamic State (ISIS), reported that ISIS was behind today’s stabbing attacks in Surgut, Russia, in which seven people were injured.
New Jihadi Group In Kashmir Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind Publishes Mission Statement On Telegram, Lists Indian Army And Police As Primary Targets On August 21, 2017, the media outlet Al-Hurr, which represents the newly formed jihadi group in Kashmir Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind (“Supporters of the Battle of India”), published a mission statement in English and Urdu on its Telegram channel that presents in ten points the “goals and objectives for formation of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind,” and calls for Muslims to join them in their fight against India. (by memri.org)

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