Islamic State Urges Supporters to Join Fight…

The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) has recently launched an aggressive propaganda campaign highlighting the importance of the African continent in the IS's global vision. The June 16 issue of its weekly al-Naba newsletter (Issue 343) featured an editorial titled “Africa: land of Hijra and Jihad” in which the author applauded IS militants in Africa, especially in West Africa, for their battlefield success, attributing it to their commitment to religion and determination to fight.

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