An analysis of islamic states dabiq magazine australian institute. Daesh dabiq magazine issue 12 shows apparent ied used to. The first issue carried the date ramadan 1435 in the islamic hijri calendar. The islamic states obsession with al qaeda and the taliban. Issue 6 ends like issue 5, with an article by john cantlie.
Moreover, dabiqs fifteenth issue offers important insights into the way that is wants to portray itself to friends and foes at a time when it has lost so much territory, blood and treasure while seemingly growing as a global terrorist threat. Dabiq is a far more comprehensive attempt to recruit westerners than inspire, clarke said. Reedpohl thefourdimensionsoftheforeignfightersthreatjune2017. Allah pardons thereby some of his sinsa repor ted by albukha ra from aba. Dabiq and the is propaganda narratives hate speech. Battle of dabiq, of 2015, on the list of wars and battles involving isil. Issues 15 continue this trend of delegitimization, laying out a justification for. An analysis of islamic states dabiq magazine haroro j. The first issue of the magazine was published in july 2014, when the islamic state was near its military height, the second one came just 22 days later, and until late last year new issues were published rather regularly, with between 27 and 51 days between issues. Isiss magazines dabiq and rumiyah appeared to follow a similar. Thomas joscelyn is a senior fellow at the foundation for defense of democracies and the senior editor for fdds long war journal.
The seventh issue of the islamic states chief englishlanguage publication, dabiq, is available online. The edition of dabiq, the online magazine of the islamic state is, that followed the horrific paris attacks dead glorified the work of what it called the eight knights who carried out the killings. Among other things, it calls on all muslims around the world to pledge loyalty to the islamic state and to move there immediately. Six months after the publication of his last article in dabiq, the latest issue includes a new piece attributed to british captive john cantlie, a followup to his piece from march 2015, paradigm shift. O muwahhidin, rejoice, for by allah, we will not rest from our jihad except beneath the olive trees of rumiyah rome. Dabiq issue 3 part 1 hijrah by charles cameron a pilgrimage with no return is as the victorious group, the saved. The cover subject is abu mohammad aladnani, the islamic states spokesman and number two in command after abu bakr albaghdadi. The islamic state isisisil has released the th issue of its englishlanguage magazine, dabiq. The islamic state has released its 3rd issue of dabiq magazine a call to hijrah.
Some of the richest sources of information on these three linked efforts derive from isiss own publications. In spite of its small size, this town may hold the key to one of the most destructive prophecies in the bible. There are a range of messaging trends and strategies that dabiq 15 shares with previous issues of the magazine for analyses of earlier dabiq issues see here and here that are important for understanding how its architects try to appeal to and radicalise its readers. Inspire charles vallee, research assistant, ict summer 2015 the views expressed in this publication are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the international institute for. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. A more nuanced understanding of iss appeal to women, in particular of the five categories of female archetypes into which is tends to group women, would allow for more effective counterstrategies. Isis propaganda magazine issue 2 the flood uses the metaphor of the story of noah to put across a stark message. It is a direct attack on christians, christianity, and christian theology. Oct 04, 2016 the small syrian town of dabiq, which turkishbacked syrian rebels are seeking to wrest back from socalled islamic state is, has figured heavily in the jihadist groups propaganda since 2014. Muslim beyond hesitation and cause him to carry out the most difficult tasks in the path of. Isis has released issue 15 of dabiq magazine, titled break the cross. The article was written the month before isis launched its new currency. The new issue of dabiq, the isis propaganda magazine, has hit the digital stands. Isis publishes an english language recruiting magazine, entitled dabiq, and its issue 15 is subtitled, break the cross.
Are you a dedicated reader of fdds long war journal. Rumiyah, the new islamic state magazine glosses over. It rejoiced, too, in the downing of a russian airliner 224 dead, picturing the homemade bomb it said caused the crash. While it is difficult to determine exactly the size of territory and population that. Stylistics, for instance, play a subtle but potentially important role in.
Reports 4 issues, dabiq 15 issues and rumiyah issues were examined focusing on. To islamic state, dabiq is important but its not the. I always feel like im being added to a list whenever i click on a dabiq link, but i think its important for understanding their ideology. And this is why dabiq is the name on the lips of isis recruiting sergeants. Aladnani was killed one week before the magazines release. Like dabiq, each issue opens with a quote attributed to abu hamza almuhajir. Dabiq, even though dabiq was available at the time of publishing the article bunzels article still is a great introductory primer into is ideology. Dabiq a issue 14 clarion project and even a thorn he is pricked by, except that. Since the establishment of the khilafah on june 29th, 2014, daeshs alhayat media center has published an online magazine, entitled dabiq.
Hijrah arabic for migration is a deliberate comparison to the journey of muhammad and his companions from mecca to. Between the release of this issue of dabiq and the next slaughter to be executed against them by the hidden soldiers of the caliphate who are ordered to attack without delay the crusaders can read into why muslims hate and fight them, why pagan christians should break. Families of coptic christians executed by daesh in sirte appeal to. Dabiq 15 issues, 20142016 and rumiyah issues, 20162017 represent the largest cohesive text sample of isis propaganda targeted at. For some of the disrupted plots, this element was challenging to. Isis magazines latest issue reveals why we hate you. Called dabiq, which is the name of a town in northern syria. Jan 19, 2016 the islamic state is released the th issue of dabiq, its englishlanguage magazine, which contained a thematic focus on the jihadist imperative to kill shiites. On 30 march 2015, daish propagandists were observed distributing links to dabiq, issue 8. Internet archive bookreader dabiq magazine issue internet archive bookreader dabiq magazine issue. Radical islamist online magazines first appeared in.
Isis magazine promotes slavery, rape, and murder of. Aug 17, 2014 conspiracy theorists are going to have a field day speculating about western funding going to the islamic state formerly known as the islamic state of iraq and syria, or isis after seeing their new, slick magazine. This is isiss magazine dabiq and its shockingly legit. Overview of daeshs online recruitment propaganda magazine, dabiq page 2 of. To islamic state, dabiq is important but its not the end. Hold on, there are two more matters in this first take on dabiq issue 3 that id like to mention, one having to do with faith and the unseen, the other with something not unlike current. The cover of this issue conveys a message that highlights the groups interest in expanding its presence on the african continent, where it is courting alqaidas east africa branch, alshabaab. For more information about the islamic state, its ideology and its goals see clarion projects special report. Jul 15, 2015 the islamic state recently released the tenth issue of its online magazine, dabiq, titled the law of allah or the laws of men. Islamic state is has used englishlanguage magazines as a crucial component of its propaganda strategy, particularly targeting muslims living in the west. On 30 march 2015, daish propagandists were observed distributing links to dabiq, issue 8 the cover of this issue conveys a message that highlights the groups interest in expanding its presence on the african continent, where it is courting alqaidas east africa branch, alshabaab.
Spada points to similarities between dabiq and rumiyah in layout. I think we should let the warring factions of militants fight it out between themselves. May 16, 2016 about oyvind strommen oyvind strommen is a norwegian freelance journalist, author and managing editor of hate speech international. Oct 10, 2014 to islamic state, dabiq is important but its not the end of the world giles fraser. The first issue of the magazine came out weeks before turkishbacked fsa rebels captured dabiq on october 15, syria direct reported. To islamic state, dabiq is important but its not the end of the world giles fraser. Hold on, there are two more matters in this first take on dabiq issue 3 that id like to mention, one having to do with faith and the unseen, the other with something not unlike current dispensationalist notions of the rapture. All 15 issues of dabiq have been examined, categorizing 31 separate. Reedpohlthefourdimensionsoftheforeignfightersthreatjune2017. Its actually funny, they have a picture of average infidel citizens, and they evidently smudged out all the womens faces. Islamic states dabiq 10 emphasizes global jihad over.
Issue opens with an acknowledgement of the martyrdom of syed rizwan farook and his wife, tashfeen malik, in san bernardino, california. The carter center overview of daeshs online recruitment propaganda magazine, dabiq december 20151 executive summary the successful recruitment strategies of the selfproclaimed islamic state of iraq and syria2 daesh has become a serious challenge for the international community. Islamic states englishlanguage magazines, 20142017. Oct 14, 2014 isis magazine promotes slavery, rape, and murder of civilians in gods name. Aug 25, 2014 dabiq is a far more comprehensive attempt to recruit westerners than inspire, clarke said. Dabiq 10, the magazines ramadan edition, focuses primarily on the islamic states muslim opponents, whom the group accuses of disregarding the word of allah. Dabiqs propaganda aimed at western women is based on more than romance and sex, argues kiriloi m. The header image shows cantlie dressed in a yellow outfit with copies of issue 11 of dabiq and newspapers in front of him. Aug 02, 2016 issue 15 also offers a feature article titled break the cross, about how islam is the only perfect word of god, a fact which, they believe, jews falsified and christians refuse to accept. You have probably never heard of a tiny town in syria by the name of dabiq.
You can read a safe copy of the 82 page magazine here or here i immediately turned to the end to see if there was something written by hostage john cantlie. Isis magazine promotes slavery, rape, and murder of civilians. Daesh dabiq magazine issue 12 shows apparent ied used to bring down russian airliner and covers paris attacks. The cover page is a color photo of corpses in paris and worried city firefighters joined by the words, in.
Together, these constituted what the magazine called blessed. The islamic state is released the th issue of dabiq, its englishlanguage magazine, which contained a thematic focus on the jihadist imperative to kill shiites. As2620150318103157hmtg114as26wstatevotelusaj20150318. A quick reference guide to islamic state news issues 1 3, islamic state report issues 14, dabiq issues 115 and rumiyah issues 1 author. The first issue was released after the death of isils spokesman, abu mohammad al. Nov 18, 2015 six months after the publication of his last article in dabiq, the latest issue includes a new piece attributed to british captive john cantlie, a followup to his piece from march 2015, paradigm shift.
The islamic states antial qaeda arguments in dabiq and other publications are, therefore, part of a concerted campaign. Isis magazine promotes slavery, rape, and murder of civilians in gods name. Therefore, clarion project will continue to post the issues of dabiq here as they are released. This article analyses nine issues of dabiq magazine as a means to explore the strategic. Dabiq 15 issues and rumiyah issues were examined focusing on the.
The latest edition features an interview with the wife of amedy coulibaly aka abu basir alifriqi, the terrorist responsible for attacks in france that coincide with the attack on the office of charlie hebdo in january 2015. Isis propaganda magazine issue 3 the call to hijrah focuses on the jihadists call to muslims worldwide to move to iraq and syria to join the caliphate. Battle of marj dabiq, between the ottoman empire and the mamluk sultanate in 1516. There is not a single mention of guantanamo bay, which president obama says is a recruiting poster for isis, or of donald trump, who hillary clinton says is the biggest recruiter for isis.
Hijrah arabic for migration is a deliberate comparison to the journey of muhammad and his companions from mecca to medinah in 622 c. They actually did the same thing in the photos of the dead people shot by americans they show the pictures of the dead kids, but they smudge the faces of the dead women. Isis has just released the latest issue number of its glossy online magazine, dabiq and, in this posting, i want to take a look at a few interesting items. Allah has praised the believers for their belief in the unseen, as he said, they believe in. Nov 24, 2015 the new issue of dabiq, the isis propaganda magazine, has hit the digital stands.
Dabiq was published by isil via the deep web, although it was widely available online through other sources. Islamic state releases dabiq magazine the return of. According to the magazine, its name was taken from the town of dabiq in northern syria, which is mentioned in a hadith about armageddon. Since no further issue of dabiq has appeared since the first issue of rumiyah appeared. Isis propaganda magazine issue 1 the return of khilafah is focused on the declaration of the caliphate and what that means, and talks about isis victories and efforts made to build support among local tribal groups. Gambhir isiss political, military, and religious programs reflect what isis seeks to accomplish. Conspiracy theorists are going to have a field day speculating about western funding going to the islamic state formerly known as the islamic state of iraq and syria, or isis after seeing their new, slick magazine.95 1284 135 324 945 1245 1327 1211 1461 506 861 1527 112 341 150 694 370 416 856 421 1403 488 1006 720 1050 501 485 153 1218 372 651 588 150 1088 1233 284 1383 492 878 923 604 238 717 86 400 692