Syria Video: Chechen-Led Jaish al-Muhajireen wal Ansar Storm Assad Forces In Kafr Hamra

A Russian-language video posted on Monday shows claimed footage of Chechen and North Caucasian fighters from the Chechen-led faction Jaish al-Muhajireen wal Ansar attacking regime forces in Kafr Hamra, northwest of Aleppo city. Map showing location of Kafr Hamra: The video, shot on a cellphone, first shows insurgents praying. Later, there is gunfire. One masked…

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…