ISIS™ in Egypt
Sinai-based Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (ABM), the most active Islamist group in Egypt, has pledged loyalty to the Islamic State (IS), AFP reports, citing an audio message ABM posted on its Twitter account.
“We announce our pledge of allegiance to the caliph Ibrahim Ibn Awad… to listen and obey,” ABM stated in a 9-minute recording, referring to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the radical Sunni group, as quoted by AFP. It should be noted that Baghdadi’s fate remains unclear following US airstrikes against the group on Friday. Ria Novosti
ISIS™ in Libya
Libya’s Islamist militant group Ansar al-Shariah has declared an “Islamic emirate” in the eastern city of Derna and pledged allegiance to Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to media reports coming out from the North African Country.
A video posted on YouTube shows a military parade in Derna with militants holding…
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