01 May '13, 5pm

Slain MSC in Jerusalem member slams Hamas, calls on Muslims to partake in jihad

Slain MSC in Jerusalem member slams Hamas, calls on Muslims to partake in jihad

On April 30, the Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem (MSC) released a video with excerpts from the will of Hithem Ziad Ibrahim Masshal (Abu Ziad), a jihadist who was killed in an airstrike by the Israeli Air Force earlier that day . According to the Israel Defense Forces, Masshal "manufactured, improved and traded different types of ammunition" for various jihadist groups in Gaza, and was involved in the April 17 rocket attack on Eilat from the Sinai that has been claimed by the MSC . In the video, which was obtained and translated by the SITE Intelligence Group, Masshal called on Muslims to participate in jihad and "light fire to the ground beneath the feet of the disbelievers and the apostates." He urged Muslims to take steps toward "returning to their religion and taking down all nationalist affiliations and stepping upon all secular and democratic ban...

Full article: http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2013...

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