In a video message, the Head of Baghdadi ISIS expressed his confidence in the victory of the Battle of Mosul.
The leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, called suicidal fighters of the group to “transform the nights of believers in days, wreaking havoc in their country and make their blood flow like rivers.”
The head of the Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi expressed confidence in victory, in his first message after Iraqi forces backed by the United States have launched an offensive to retake Mosul, the last major city under control his group in Iraq. He also called on the fighters of the Islamic State to invade Turkey.
“This raging battle and total war, and the greater jihad that the state of Islam today fighting only increase our firm belief, God willing, and our belief that this is a prelude to the victory, “he said in an online audio recording by supporters Thursday. The authenticity of the recording 31 minutes could not be verified.
The previous message purportedly from Baghdadi was from December 2015, an audio recording that reassured supporters and supporters that air strikes from Russia and the coalition led by the United States had not weakened the group Syria.
Baghdadi, an Iraqi whose real name is Ibrahim al-Samarrai, called on the population of the province of Mineoul not to weaken the jihad against the “enemies of God.” He also called suicidal fighters group Nights unbelievers in days, to wreak havoc in their country and make their blood flow like rivers.
The battle began on 17 October, with air support and ground to a coalition led by the United States itself as the largest in Iraq since the invasion led by the United States in 2003.
Mosul still has a population of 1.5 million people, far more than any other city captured by the Islamic State two years ago in Iraq and neighboring Syria.
Baghdadi said the fighters of the Islamic State “to trigger the fire of anger” on the Turkish troops fighting in Syria and take the battle in Turkey. “Turkey came today in your scope and purpose of your jihad … to invade and transform security into fear. ”
The Islamic state has fallen since last year in Iraq and Syria, faced with a myriad of different forces. In Iraq, fight against the Iraqi government backed by US and Kurdish forces and Iraqi Shiite militias backed by the Iranians. In Syria, the fight against Syrian rebels backed by the Turks opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Kurdish fighters backed by the USA as well as the Syrian army units backed by the Russians and the Iranians loyal to Assad Shiite militias and foreign.
Baghdadi has told supporters to launch “attack after attack” in Saudi Arabia, targeting security forces, government officials, members of the Al Saud family and the media, for having “sided with the infidel nations in war against Islam and the Sunnah. “Sunni Muslims” in Iraq and Syria.
The head of the Islamic State also said that “the Caliphate was not affected” by the death of some of his commanders, citing Abu Muhammad al-Adnani and Abu Muhammad al-Furqan, both killed earlier this year in US air strikes.