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Palestinian jihadist group in Syria issues call to arms to refugee camp in Lebanon | FDD's Long War Journal

Abu Muhammad al Filistini (far right) speaking to some of his men in Saraya Ghuraba Filistin A Palestinian jihadist leader in Syria, Abu Muhammad al Filistini, released a message yesterday directed at jihadists in Lebanon and other Palestinians in the Ain el Helwe refugee camp near the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. Filistini, who is the leader of Saraya Ghuraba Filistin – a sub-unit of the Uighur group Katibat al Ghuraba al Turkistan – discussed many topics in his short speech meant to serve as motivation for his men. Also included in the message was insight into why Filistini and his men fight inside Syria. However, most interesting was Filistini’s call to arms for those in the refugee camp. “We remember our brothers in Lebanon and in the Ain el Helwe camp, we call them to the land of jihad. This is the blessed land in Syria,” he proclaimed. It is unclear how many Pale...

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