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Caucasus Emirate attacks police, press in Chechen capital of Grozny

Dozens of fighters fanned out across the Chechen capital and attacked police and other government targets. The Press House was set ablaze.


Ali Abu Muhammad al Dagestani, the new emir of the Islamic Caucasus Emirate




Russian-speaking jihadists execute Syrians in Aleppo

Russian-jihadists-execute-Syrians-032014.pngJihadists from either the Al Nusrah Front or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham carried out the execution. A mentally ill man is said to have been among those to be killed.


Islamic Caucasus Emirate claims suicide bombings in southern Russia




Suicide bomber strikes again in southern Russia

A trolley was demolished in a blast that is thought to have been carried out by a male suicide bomber. The attack is the second suicide bombing in Volgograd in two days.


Danish jihadist killed while fighting for Muhajireen Brigade in Syria

Before waging jihad in Syria, Kenneth Sørensen spent time in Yemen at Zindani's Imam University as well as in Lebanon, Egypt, and Libya.


Dagestani jihadist group issues statement on Boston bombings

One of the Boston Marathon bombers made a trip to Dagestan and Chechnya last year. US officials are investigating whether or not he made contact with jihadist groups operating in the region. The investigation is ongoing.


Chechen commander forms 'Army of Emigrants,' integrates Syrian groups

Muhajireen-Army.jpgOmar al Chechen has formed Jaish al-Muhajireen wa Ansar, or Army of the Emigrants and Helpers, and merged his Muhajireen Brigade with several Syrian jihadist groups.


Chechen commander leads Muhajireen Brigade in Syria

Abu-Omar-al-Chechen.jpgOmar al Chechen is a key leader in the Muhajireen Brigade, a jihadist group that fights alongside the Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant against the regime of President Bashir al Assad.


2 Islamic Caucasus Emirate leaders reported killed in Chechnya




Journalists In Daghestan Face New Threat




Insight: Brutality, anger fuel jihad in Russia's Caucasus




Assassination Of Daghestan's Sufi Spiritual Leader Raises Specter Of New Violence




'Black Widow' assassinates moderate Muslim cleric in Russia's Caucasus

The attack is the third in six weeks against prominent Muslim clerics who were working to promote moderate versions of Islam in Russia. Two others were targeted in Tatarstan in July; one was killed.


Umarov Names New Commander Of Insurgency In Daghestan




Radical Islamic Attacks in Moderate Region Unnerve Kremlin




William Plotnikov, a Canadian turned militant killed in Dagestan




Pragmatic jihad in Tatarstan




Analysis: Fight over Islam, money and power brings violence to Volga




Tatarstan Attacks Spark Fears That Islamist Threat Is Spreading


 
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