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Editorial In Al-Naba Weekly Exhorts ISIS Members To Honor Their Oath Of Allegiance To Al-Baghdadi
The September 15, 2017 editorial of the Islamic State’s (ISIS) Al-Naba weekly, posted on the Nasher News Agency Telegram page and elsewhere, urges ISIS members to adhere to their oath of allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.
Issue 6 Of Pro-ISIS How-To Guide Praises London Bombers And Suggests Improvements For Future Attacks
On September 19, 2017, a pro-ISIS Telegram channel,[1] likely administered by jihadi operatives in South-east Asia, posted the sixth guide in its English-language how-to series for lone jihadis titled “Knights Of Lone Jihad.”… The document, written in poor English, provides tips about how to carry out a more efficient and lethal Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack on public transport than the London attempt.
AQAP Video Condemns Saudi, UAE Involvement In Yemen, Features Former Guantanamo Detainee Ibrahim Al-Qusi
On September 19, 2017, Al-Malahem, the media office of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), released a new video condemning Saudi Arabia and UAE for their involvement in Yemen and documenting AQAP attacks against the Elite Shabwa Forces. In the video, which is part eight of the AQAP series “Repulsion Of Aggression,” the group featured its senior official Ibrahim Al-Qusi, who stressed the importance of jihadis in restoring the glory of Islam and the dignity of Muslims. (by memri.org.)

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