January 24, 2012 Special Dispatch No. 4443

New Jihad Group in Syria Announces Its Establishment

January 24, 2012
Syria | Special Dispatch No. 4443

A new jihad group, Jabhat Al-Nusra Li-Ahl Al-Sham, ("The Front for the Defense of the Syrian People") whose goal is to topple the Syrian regime, has released a video announcing its establishment. The 16-minute video, which was produced by the group's media company Al-Manara Al-Baida ("White Lighthouse"), was posted January 24, 2012 on the jihadi forum Shumoukh Al-Islam after a two-day promotion campaign that included large banners and a countdown to the release. ...

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