Abu Adam al-Muhajir

“Abu Adam al-Muhajir” is an ISIS propagandist on Twitter purportedly living in ISIS-controlled territory. He tweets about his journey to the so-called caliphate and his experiences living there.

Al-Muhajir proudly declares he lives in ISIS-held territory. Al-Muhajir criticizes Westerners who “have never seen a knife properly let alone a gun.”Abu Adam al-Muhajir, Twitter post, July 23, 2015, 8:34 a.m., https://twitter.com/IronMuhajir/status/624241235289620481. Even women and children carry knives and guns in the so-called Islamic State, he tweeted on July 23, 2015.Abu Adam al-Muhajir, Twitter post, July 23, 2015, 8:38 a.m., https://twitter.com/IronMuhajir/status/624242171298902016. Al-Muhajir has also tweeted his pride at seeing children carrying weapons and imitating ISIS fighters.

Al-Muhajir praises the concepts of jihad and martyrdom. There is “no better feeling than when the call comes for jihad,” he tweeted on July 23, 2015.Abu Adam al-Muhajir, Twitter post, July 23, 2015, 3:26 a.m., https://twitter.com/IronMuhajir/status/624163642792148992.

Al-Muhajir has tweeted praise for other ISIS fighters, comparing them to family.

Al-Muhajir has also tweeted about his amazement upon meeting different types of immigrants to ISIS-held territory. He praises ISIS for accepting and training foreign fighters.

One series of tweets in July 2015 described how al-Muhajir crossed the border into Syria from Turkey with a group that included young children, and was almost caught by Turkish security forces.Abu Adam al-Muhajir, Twitter post, July 29, 2015, 9:16 a.m., https://twitter.com/IronMuhajir/status/626425978928152576. He described meeting ISIS forces across the border, writing “there was not a happier sight that day.”Abu Adam al-Muhajir, Twitter post, July 29, 2015, 9:28 a.m., https://twitter.com/IronMuhajir/status/626429214129000448. ISIS then “sheltered us, fed us, clothed us, trained us, protected us and taught us with Allah's mercy,” according to al-Muhajir.Abu Adam al-Muhajir, Twitter post, July 28, 2015, 12:16 p.m., https://twitter.com/IronMuhajir/status/626108938551984128.

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