29 Aug '13, 8pm

Shabaab, ITMC urge jihadists to take precautions as Syria strikes loom

On Aug. 27 , Threat Matrix reported that online jihadists were expressing concern that impending strikes in Syria by the United States will targets jihadists in addition to sites tied to the Syrian regime. While it remains unclear whether the United States will carry out attacks with its partners in Syria, jihadist groups continue to reiterate their concern that they too will be targeted. Today, the English Twitter account of al Shabaab, al Qaeda's affiliate in Somalia, released a series of tweets denouncing the US and Western states in addition to warning "our Mujahideen brothers... that they're the target of this military campaign." Here are the tweets from Shabaab in paragraph form. For the nearly 3 years that Assad's Nusayri regime terrorised the Muslims of Syria, US & its allies did nothing to help the people of Syria. 3 years of horrific atrocities resulted in the de...

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