Active Recruitment Campaign On Facebook And Twitter Urges Syrians To Join Jihad Against Assad Regime And Its Allies

January 9, 2020

On January 2, 2020, the General Shura Council in the Liberated Areas, a body which is part of the Salvation Government which administers Syria's rebel-held Idlib region, launched a campaign under the name "Go Forth, Whether Light or Heavy" (based on the Quranic verse 9:41). The campaign aims to encourage...

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