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Syrian Opposition Heating Up from “Moderate” to Islamist: the Transformation of Jaysh al-Islam

... ongoing in Jobar near Damascus, with accusations against Jaysh snowballing in relation to the disappearance of activists and human rights proponents, Razan Zeytoun being the most prominent figure. Political Extremist Groups and Islamic Movements in the Middle East and North Africa. Main Groups and Leaders Brief Overview Ideology is hardly an asset of Jaysh. In a video, Mr. Alloush mentions the rule of Banu Umayya, a clan of the Umayya Caliphate in the years 661-750. Under Caliph Abd al-Malik in 685-705,...


Caliphate Reincarnation

... radical Islamist groups that split off from Al-Qaeda of Iraq. Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the spiritual leader and close associate of Osama bin Laden, took an active part in creating the organization. The Slate Group, By Joshua Keating and Chris Kirk The Middle East Friendship Chart. Infographics It is well-known that until 2013, the Islamic State grouping was regarded as an ordinary Sunni autonomous armed unit and numbered no more than four thousand people [2] . It was made up of mostly former soldiers ...


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