Egypt

Nabil Naim: Perpetrators of Sinai incident came from Syria and Iraq, Tahrir News (Egypt), 24 October 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Nabil Naim, founder of Egyptian Islamic Jihad, confirmed that the terrorist attack in Sinai today reflects a high-level of training and could only be carried out by elements that have previously participated in wars. During a telephone interview with journalist Eman Hirsi for the “90 Minutes” programme, Naim…

Syria

ISIS issues several new resolutions regarding education and women going out in public, Raqqa is being slaughtered silently (Syria), 19 October 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Women are not permitted to go out except while wearing dira’ (an extra dress on top of the niqab and Islamic dress). Private courses are not permitted except upon arrangement and payment of a 500 lira fine (instead of the previous 50 liras for those in contravention). Any…

Yemen

Ansar al-Sharia statements regarding recent attacks in al-Bayda, Akhbar Ansar (Yemen), 8 October 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Ansar al-Sharia launches broad offensive against military and security centres in al-Bayda – Part One Ansar al-Sharia launched a broad offensive today (Wednesday) at 1:00 am, targeting several military and security centres in the city of al-Bayda in the al-Bayda province of central Yemen. A correspondent of “Akhbar…

‘Maghreb and European states exchange lists of Jihadists,’ Hespress (Morocco), 5 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Western European and North African countries have begun to regularly exchange intelligence related to “jihadist” fighters making their way to Syria.– – – دول مغاربية وأوربية تتبادل قوائم جهاديين ٥ مايو ٢٠١٤ تتبادل 11 دولة 4 منها في المغرب العربي، و7 في غرب أوروبا المعلومات بصفة دورية حول…