15 Sep '17, 9pm

Hamza bin Laden tries to rally jihadists in Syria | FDD's Long War Journal

Hamza bin Laden, the son and heir of al Qaeda’s founder, stresses the importance of the war in Syria for the jihadists’ cause in a newly released message titled, “The Cause of al-Shām is the Cause of Islam.” Al Qaeda’s propaganda arm, As Sahab, posted the message online earlier today. Hamza seeks to boost the morale of the Sunni jihadists fighting multiple enemies inside Syria, praising their “patience” and “endurance.” The mujahideen in Syria are “writing a golden chapter in the contemporary history of the Muslim Ummah (worldwide community of Muslims),” Hamza says. The junior bin Laden portrays the war as part of a global conflict against “Islam itself.” Addressing Sunni jihadists in Syria, he says the “International System and the states of the West and the East that are fighting against you do so because you seek to establish a true Islamic government.” “We want al-Shām...

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