In a video posted on YouTube following the downing of a Russian fighter jet in the Idlib province of Syria on February 3, Saudi Jihadi cleric Sheikh 'Abdallah Al-Muhaysini of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) is seen celebrating the attack. "With the help of Allah, we shall restore the days of the rural area south of Aleppo, and they will be massacred in this area," he said. HTS claimed responsibility for downing the Russian SU-25 fighter jet earlier that day.
Saudi Jihadi Cleric in Syria ‘Abdallah Al-Muhaysini: "[The Russian plane was downed] thirty seconds ago. You can see over there the plane of the Nusayris and of the Russians. It was downed by Allah.
"Say 'Allah Akbar.'"
Fighters: "Allah Akbar!"
'Abdallah Al-Muhaysini: "Allah Akbar. All glory be to Allah. Today the mujahideen are united. All power to Allah. Those planes will be to no avail.
"Oh youth of Islam, oh heroes of Syria, with the help of Allah, we shall restore the days of the rural area south of Aleppo, and they will be massacred in this area.
"Those planes are watching the plane that just crashed."
Fighters: "Allah Akbar. All glory to Allah."
'Abdallah Al-Muhaysini: "Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar!"