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Istanbul Friday Sermon By Syrian Cleric Mohammad Basem Dahman: The U.S. Created ISIS To Distort The Image Of Islam
In a Friday sermon delivered in Istanbul, Syrian cleric Sheikh Mohammad Basem Dahman said that ISIS was a purely American product, created in order to distort the image of Islam.
EXCLUSIVE: Dispute Over Takfir Rocks Islamic StateOn August 3, 2017, the Islamic State (ISIS) released Issue 92 of its weekly online newspaper Al-Naba’. The new issue was published on multiple jihadi Twitter accounts and Telegram channels. In the opening article of the issue, ISIS called on Muslims to target embassies of “infidel” nations and the people working in them, calling them “important targets.”
EXCLUSIVE: ISIS Video Promises Attacks In Iran; Calls Upon Sunnis ‎There To Immigrate To Islamic State Or Carry Out Attacks ‎Inside Iran ‎ On August 9, 2017, the Islamic State Al-Janoub Province in Iraq released a video lashing out at Iran’s role in the war against Sunnis in Iraq while threatening attacks inside Iran. The video urges young Sunnis in Iran to leave the country and join the Islamic State (ISIS), or, if they are unable to do so, to carry out attacks from where they are. (by memri.org)

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