New statement from Anṣār al-Islām: “Message from the Leadership to the Mujāhidīn and Muslims in Egypt and to the Muslims in the Lands of Islām”

NOTE: For more jihādī releases related to the various uprisings in the Arab world see here.

Anṣār al-Islām is a Kurdish Islamist group based near the Iranian border in villages, such as Biyara and Tawela, northeast of Halabja. Anṣār al-Islām was established in September 2001 when there was a merger between Jund al-Islām led by Abū ’Abdallah al-Shāfi’ī, and a splinter group from the Islamic Movement of Kurdistan led by Mullā Krekār. On May 4, 2010, al-Shāfi’ī the leader of Anṣār al-Islām after Krekār left for Norway in 2003, was captured by the US Coalition forces.

Anṣār al-Islām — “Message from the Leadership to the Mujāhidīn and Muslims in Egypt and to the Muslims in the Lands of Islām”