Syria: Video — Chechen Amir Seyfullakh Shishani & Jaish Khilafatul Islamia Join Jabhat al-Nusra

The leader of the Chechen jamaat Jaish Khilafa al-Islamia (JKI), Seyfullakh Shishani, has pledged full allegiance to the leader of Jabhat al-Nusra, Abu Mohammed al-Joulani. Seyfullakh is now fighting for Jabhat al-Nusra, as are the fighters of JKI. The site Usudusham, which is close to Seyfullakh, published this video footage on Sunday showing Seyfullakh (on…

Syria: Seyfullakh al-Shishani On Capture Of Kindi Barracks & Truck Bombings

UPDATE, Dec 24: Seyfullakh al-Shishani’s faction, Jaish al-Khilafatu Islamiya, has announced that it has joined Jabhat al-Nusra: Chechan group that joined Jabhat an Nusra today pic.twitter.com/9sDNDGt0Fq — Abdullah Al Ansari ☝ (@SaqrAnsaar) December 24, 2013 Emir Seyfullakh al-Shishani (Ruslan Machaliashvili), the leader of the predominantly North Caucasian faction Jaish al-Khilafatu Islamiya, has made a video…

Syria: Umar al-Shishani of ISIS On Need For Unity, & Division of Spoils According to Rules of Jihad

Umar al-Shishani, the Chechen Emir of the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham’s northern region, has issued another video message. This is the second part of a three-part series filmed in conjunction with FiSyria, the Russian-language, pro-jihad website close to Umar, in response to reader questions. Read the first part here: Umar al-Shishani – “Jaish…