Son of jailed Saudi scholar al-Awdah warns against execution

The potential execution by Saudi authorities of the detained scholar Salman al-Awdah would amount to "state-sanctioned murder", his son, Abdullah has warned.

Hundreds of ISIL Terrorists Preparing to Attack Mosul’s Nearby Cities

A senior Kurdish militia commander warned against an imminent attack by several hundred ISIL terrorists, who are stationed in a region in Southern Mosul, on other cities of Nineveh province, the Arabi...

Brother of Afghan Taliban Leader Killed in Pakistan Mosque Blast

The brother of Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhunzada has been killed in a powerful bomb blast at a mosque in Southwestern Pakistan, Taliban sources confirmed.

Mastermind of Terror: The Life and Death of Bahrun Naim

On 8 June 2018, Muhammad Bahrun Naim Anggih Tamtomo alias Abu Rayyan was killed in a US airstrike as he was riding a motorcycle in Ash Shafa, Syria

Abdullah al-Faisal

Abdullah al-Faisal, born Trevor William Forrest in Jamaica, is U.S.-designated* Islamist propagandist and member of the Islamist propaganda group Authentic Tauheed.* Faisal previously served as the im...

From Daesh to ‘Diaspora’ II: The Challenges Posed by Women and Minors After the Fall of the Caliphate

The Islamic State has lost its final territory in Syria, but the international community now faces an array of complex and difficult challenges, in particular those related to the up to 52,808 foreign...

East Africa’s Terrorist Triple Helix: The Dusit Hotel Attack and the Historical Evolution of the Jihadi Threat

On January 15, 2019, a group of al-Shabaab terrorists carried out a deadly attack against an office complex in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, that also hosts the Dusit D2 luxury hotel. During the course of...

Secretariat News
Congress on Takfīr: the Challenges Ahead, the Duty of Muslim Scholars

According to the secretariat of the World Congress on Extremism and Takfiri Threats, a congress entitled “Takfīr: the Challenges Ahead, the Duty of Muslim Scholars” was held on August 11th in the city...

congress on Uniting the Muslim Scholars against Takfīrī Threats’

On February 2nd 2017 a congress entitled ‘Uniting the Muslim Scholars against Takfīrī Threats’ was held in the al-Ghadīr auditorium in the Iranian city of Bīrjand. Numerous Shia and Sunni scholars par...

Interviews and Speeches
Gas Attacks Fabricated by US, Media as Intervention Alibi

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said issues of chemical attacks in his country were fabrication used by the US as a pretext to carry out an attack against the Arab army.


A former ISIS member going by the pseudonym Sherko Omer tells Newsweek of how he left his native Iraq hoping to join the fight against Assad in Syria, but soon found himself caught up in a horrifyin...