Hamas and other aligned Palestinian militant organizations have taken advantage of social media to spread propaganda to supporters.
The White House’s proposal to invest $500 million in training and equipping “vetted” and “moderate” Syrian rebel forces rests on the feeble premise that such forces, if they indeed exist, will be able to operate independently of the al Qaeda-linked groups that dominate the battlefield.
‘Islamist posturing’ is a strategy to raise funds, says Syrian rebel
Abu al Walid al Maqdisi, the leader of the Tawhid and Jihad Group in Jerusalem, was freed after more than a year in prison. His release was announced by Masada al Mujahideen, one of six major jihadist groups operating in Gaza.
The Palestinian jihadist was detained for several years by Hamas in Gaza before leaving to fight with “his monotheist brothers” in Syria. Currently 7 jihadist groups are known to be operating in Syria.
The Israeli Air Force killed Muaman Abu Daf in an attack in Gaza City. He led a team of fighters who launched rocket attacks into Israel.
Dughmush leads the al Qaeda-linked, Gaza-based Army of Islam, which has carried out attacks on Israel and Egypt.
Jaish al Islam, or Army of Islam, “subscribes to a Salafist ideology of global jihad together with the traditional model of armed Palestinian resistance.”