Boko Haram propaganda

Boko Haram (Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad – JAS)

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10 years ago

Boko HaramThe group Jama’atu Ahlus-Sunnah Lidda’Awati Wal Jihad, known as Boko Haram, is an extremist Islamic group in Nigeria that has engaged in guerrilla warfare across the north of Nigeria since 2002.  On 07 March 2015, Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS). TRAC Insight: Implications of Boko Haram's Pledge of Allegiance to the Islamic StateThe Split with Islamic StateHowever, by 03 August 2016, the Islamic State (IS) from ash Sham announced that Habib Yusuf (aka Abu Musab al-Barnawi) was the new Wali (governor) of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA).  This announcement effectively split what was once the Boko…

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