A new report by Human Rights Watch says that al Qaeda’s affiliates and their extremist allies committed atrocities in Latakia, Syria in August. The two al Qaeda affiliates in Syria and their close allies led the rebel offensive in Latakia as well.
The al Qaeda-linked group launched two suicide assaults against Minnigh airport. In one of the attacks, the Muhajireen Army said that most of the 15 fighters who were killed were “from the Caucasus and Azerbaijan.”
The top sharia official from the Muhajireen Brigade, an al Qaeda-linked jihadist group in Syria, slammed Hamas’ recent crackdown against Salafi jihadists in the Gaza Strip. The official also called on Hamas to join hands with the Salafi jihadists in Gaza to fight Israel.
Before waging jihad in Syria, Kenneth Sørensen spent time in Yemen at Zindani’s Imam University as well as in Lebanon, Egypt, and Libya.
Omar 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.
Albu Kamal As Swedee joined the al Qaeda-linked group after expressing disdain for the Free Syrian Army. Jihadist have urged Swedes to join the jihad in Syria.