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Feb 21, 2015
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ISIS Militants Enjoy a Day of R&R at an Iraqi Lake

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Source: Online Platforms

A video posted on the Internet on February 21, 2015 shows a group of ISIS militants enjoying a day of relaxation at an Iraqi lake. The video was titled "The tourism of my nation is Jihad for the sake of Allah."

Following are excerpts:

Title: "The tourism of my nation is Jihad for the sake of Allah."

ISIS fighters on a motor boat in a lake brandishing guns

ISIS member: In the name of Allah the Merciful and Compassionate. Prayers and mercy upon the Last Prophet and the Lord of the Messengers. People from all over the world go on touristic vacation to European countries, Turkey, and elsewhere. But Allah is everywhere. The soldiers of the Caliphate, of the Islamic State, also enjoy tourism. As the Prophet Muhammad said: "The tourism of my nation is Jihad." The soldiers are now on a lake in Iraq, in the lands of the Islamic State. They are swimming in the lake, drinking its water, and fishing, Allah be praised.

The brothers, the soldiers of the Caliphate, are enjoying the pleasures of this world, before they enjoy the pleasures of the Hereafter. Allah willing, He will not deny us the pleasures of Paradise. We shall meet Allah, we shall enjoy the pleasures of Paradise and of the rivers of Paradise, we shall drink from the hands of our beloved Prophet Muhammad, and we shall see the virgins of Paradise and the face of Allah.


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