22/4/2015 (Wednesday 3rd of Rajab 1436هـ)

22/4/2015 (Wednesday 3rd of Rajab 1436هـ)

Assalāmu ‘Alaykum Wa Rahmatullāhi Wa Barakātuh

We thank our listeners for tuning in and present the following Islamic State news bulletin for Wednesday, the 3rd of Rajab in the year 1436 of the prophetic hijrah.

The following is a glimpse at our most important headlines:

■ The soldiers of the Khilāfah fortify their positions inside the Bījī refinery and take control of the southern gate.

■ The soldiers of the Khilāfah take control of the region of Muhassah in Wilāyat Dimashq and kill dozens of Sahwah fighters.

■ The soldiers of the Khilāfah repel a major offensive by the Peshmerga at Mount Sinjār and take control of new areas.

♢ In Wilāyat Salāhuddīn:

● Fierce battles took place in the southern section of the Bījī refinery, following which the soldiers of the Khilāfah succeeded in fortifying their positions inside the refinery, and in taking control of the southern gate yesterday evening. This opened the way for Islamic State vehicles to enter the refinery, and also served to intensify the siege on the Rāfidī militias, who now only hold positions in the western section of the refinery.

● Amongst the factors that led to the capture of the southern gate, by Allah’s permission, was an istishhādī operation carried out by our brother Sa’d ash-Shāmī targeting a group of Safawī soldiers and Rāfidī Mobilization fighters positioned at the gate. The operation led to a number of them being killed and wounded. May Allah accept our brother amongst the shuhadā’.

● Prior to the capture of the southern gate, an assault was carried out on a number of Safawī barracks using various types of arsenal. The mujāhidīn succeeded in cleansing three Safawī barracks and destroying three hummers.

● Islamic State snipers killed three Safawī soldiers near the Mazra’ah area south of the city of Bījī.

♢ In Wilāyat Dimashq:

● The soldiers of the Khilāfah took control of the region of Muhassah and surrounding points, which is considered to be a Sahwah stronghold. During the course of the battles that led to the capture of the region, more than 40 Sahwah fighters were killed and wounded, walhamdulillāh. In addition, a large quantity of light, medium, and heavy weapons, as well as ammo, were taken as ghanīmah.

♢ In Wilāyat al-Jazīrah:

● The soldiers of the Khilāfah repelled a major Peshmerga offensive in the region of Lūfāt located at Mount Sinjār, damaging two of their vehicles and forcing them to withdraw unsuccessfully, walhamdulillāh.

● In a major offensive of their own, the soldiers of the Khilāfah assaulted Peshmerga supply lines between Zummār and Sinjār, and succeeded in taking control of the Mālih checkpoint as well as the villages of Nu’ayna’ and Karmaz. Battles continue to rage, and we ask Allah for victory and consolidation.

♢ In Wilāyat al-Anbār:

● Two hummers, an armored vehicle, and a water truck belonging to the Safawī army, as well as a SWAT militia troop carrier were all destroyed, killing and wounding those inside. This occurred in Ramadi on 60 Street near 17 Street when the mujāhidīn targeted the vehicles using various weapons.

● They likewise targeted a Safawī armored vehicle on the Albū Hāyis bridge in Ramadi with a rocket, killing and wounding those inside.

● The soldiers of the Khilāfah also bombarded the 2nd Detachment Safawī base near Albū Hayāt in Hadīthah using mortar rounds. They landed direct hits, destroying the barracks, damaging a hummer, and wounding a number of soldiers, walhamdulillāh.

● The mujāhidīn also bombarded a detachment base affiliated with the Safawī army’s 28th Brigade in the area of Jubbah in al-Baghdādī using mortar rounds. A number of Safawī soldiers were killed and wounded, and emergency vehicles were seen rushing to the site.

● Smoke was seen rising from the Asad base in al-Baghdādī after it was pounded by two Grad rockets.

♢ In Wilāyat al-Janūb:

● The soldiers of the Khilāfah targeted the Safawī-controlled Tāriq base near the city of Falluja using mortar rounds.

● Islamic State snipers also targeted a vehicle in the electricity services building in Zawba’ south of the city of Falluja.

● Islamic State snipers likewise targeted Safawī barracks and a Safawī armored vehicle in the area of Hītāwiyyīn in Zawba’.

● In the area of Shukr in Zawba’, the soldiers of the Khilāfah targeted a lookout post.

● In the area of Ridwāniyyah, the mujāhidīn assaulted a lookout post with snipers, as well as light and medium weapons.

● In the area of Latīfiyyah two Rāfidī Mobilization fighters were killed.

● An IED was detonated in the area of Mahmūdiyyah targeting a vehicle carrying Rāfidī Mobilization fighters.

♢ In Wilāyat Barqah:

● During the course of the Khilāfah’s battles in Benghazi, the soldiers of the Khilāfah at the Sūq al-Hūt point damaged a tank belonging to the tāghūt army.

● In the Laythī region, the soldiers of the Khilāfah repelled an assault by the murtaddīn, who were supported by three tanks and two planes, killing and wounding dozens of them, walhamdulillāh.

● At the Bil’ūn point, the mujāhidīn targeted a tāghūt army position with artillery strikes.

● In the area of Bū Hadīmah in the Laythī region, gun battles took place between the soldiers of the Khilāfah and the murtaddīn on Nahr Street near the Sahwah headquarters.

● The mujāhidīn likewise repelled an assault by the tāghūt army at the Laythī point for the second day in a row, causing them to suffer numerous casualties and forcing them to withdraw.

♢ In Wilāyat al-Barakah:

● The soldiers of the Khilāfah targeted PKK fighters using snipers and artillery in the Tal Hamīs countryside as well as the southern countryside of Tal Brāk.

● The mujāhidīn also succeeded in taking control of two villages west of the city of al-Barakah after Nusayrī regime forces fled.

♢ In Wilāyat Halab:

● Islamic State snipers shot a Nusayrī soldier near the industrial zone in Shaykh Najjār.

● The mujāhidīn likewise targeted PKK fighters in the ‘Ayn al-Islam countryside using Katyusha rockets, artillery, and mortar rounds.

♢ In Wilāyat Tarābulus:

● The soldiers of the Khilāfah detonated an IED targeting the Spanish embassy.

● An Islamic State support detachment targeted a group of Fajr Libya murtaddīn southwest of the city of Sirte using mortar rounds.

♢ In Wilāyat Kirkūk:

● The soldiers of the Khilāfah bombarded a Peshmerga regiment and Rāfidī Mobilization positions in the district of Tāzah in Dāqūq using Grad rockets.

♢ In Wilāyat Nīnawā:

● Islamic State snipers shot a Peshmerga fighter at Mount Fādiliyyah.

♢ In Wilāyat Saynā’:

● Islamic State snipers shot a murtadd soldier at the Hurriyyah checkpoint in the village of Māsūrah near Rafah.

♢ In Wilāyat Dijlah:

● The soldiers of the Khilāfah captured 7 murtaddīn as they were attempting to flee to the area of Makhmūr.

In closing, we cap off with a review of our most important headlines once again:

■ The soldiers of the Khilāfah reinforce their positions inside the Bījī refinery and take control of the southern gate.

■ The soldiers of the Khilāfah take control of the region of Muhassah in Wilāyat Dimashq and kill dozens of Sahwah fighters.

■ The soldiers of the Khilāfah repel a major offensive by the Peshmerga at Mount Sinjār and take control of new areas.

 

We thank our listeners for tuning in. Wassalāmu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullāhi wa barakātuh.

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