Former Mufti of Al-Qaeda: ISIS Does Not Qualify as a Legitimate Caliphate (Video)
In a November 8 interview with the UAE channel Alaan TV, former Mufti of Al-Qaeda, Abu Hafs Al-Mauritani, said that the caliphate declared by ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi does not meet the terms dictated by the shari’a. Abu Hafs criticized ISIS for its massacres of Shiites, killing of civilians, and slaughtering of journalists, and added that the split of ISIS from Al-Qaeda was anticipated.
The world didn’t give a damn: 2 weeks ago ISIS executed Syrian Muslim journalist Bassam Raies
There is news about “ISIS Beheads U.S. Journalist” but no one cover the story of this guy death at all.
Buried the city of Douma, on Monday, media photographer Bassam Al-Rayes, who was executed in the field by organizing “Daash” in East Gouta. Also found on the outskirts of the city is always on the seven bodies belonging to members of the “Army of Islam – Damascus” executed on the ground also. Several factions of revolutionary and Islamic Brigades declared war on the organization “Daash” who is charged with their hands of involvement in the last two blasts.
Israel’s deadly ceasefire game
Israel purposefully protracted the ceasefire negotiations to inflict more destruction on Gaza.
By: Hanine Hassan
On August 25 Israel hit a 13-storey residential tower that housed at least 70 families, striking with five missiles over an hour. Israel could have destroyed the entire building with one missile in a few minutes, if it wanted to; after all it wiped out an entire neighbourhood in less than one hour on July 29. Israel’s deliberate choice to slowly decompose the tower was psychological torture to its residents, to punish them and submit them. It is this same strategy of protraction that Israel used during the uncountable ceasefires and humanitarian lulls it declared during its war on Gaza.
Activists declare first victory as Israeli ship delays docking at Oakland
By: Charlotte Silver
San Francisco Bay Area Palestine activists have declared their first victory in attempting to prevent the offloading of an Israeli cargo vessel at the Oakland Port. Originally planning to show up at 5:00 am Saturday morning to block the ship, activists sent word out late last night that the meeting time had been moved up to 3:00pm, as the ship had delayed its arrival at Oakland in an apparent attempt to avoid the protest.
Activist Mohamed Shehk told The Electronic Intifada that the organizers have been tracking the vessel Zim Piraeus, and realized last night that it had stopped before reaching its Oakland destination, spending the night at sea.
“This delay is seen as a victory for us. It shows how much Zim is trying to avoid our protest, and it shows how effective we can be when we can organize these types of actions,” Shehk said.