Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, ISIS Spokesman, June 23, 2015

Date
Jun. 23, 2015
Name of Author
Abu Muhammad al-Adnani
Body

Announcing a new ISIS wilayat (province, governorate) in the Caucus: “[The Emir of ISIS, al-Baghdadi has] “accepted your bayat and has appointed the noble sheikh Abu Muhammad al Qadarī as Wali [or governor] over [the Caucasus].”Thomas Joscelyn, “Islamic State spokesman calls on other factions to ‘repent,’ urges sectarian war,” Long War Journal, June 23, 2015, http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2015/06/islamic-state-spokesman-calls-on-other-factions-to-repent.php.

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