Indeed, all praise belongs to Allah. We praise Him, the muwahhidin has not stopped from continuing seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with onward, by His bounty ﷻ Allah from the evils of ourselves and from the con- sequences of our evil deeds. Whoever Allah guides, Thus we say to the protectors of the Cross, America, no one can misguide him; and whoever Allah leaves and her allies from the Arab and non-Arab rulers: to stray, no one can guide him. I bear witness that Verily, you experienced the war of the Islamic State there is nothing worthy of worship except Allah, when fighting was centered in Iraq, in the alleys of alone with no equal to Him; and I bear witness that Fallujah, Ramadi, the north and south of Baghdad, Muhammad is His slave and messenger. As for what Diyala, Salahuddin, and Mosul. You repeatedly al- follows... leged and announced eliminating it. You become surprised after every announcement the expansion Allah ﷻsaid: “They wish to extinguish the light of of operations of its soldiers, by the bounty of Allah. Allah through their words. But Allah will perfect The Crusaders celebrated their entry into Iraq, and His light, even though the disbelievers hate it. He the taghut of America, Bush, appeared on top of his it is who has sent His messenger with the guidance aircraft carrier declaring ‘Mission Accomplished’ to and the Din of Truth to make it victorious over all his followers, rejoicing in what they assumed was an other ways, even though the mushrikin hate it” (As- easy war with his soldiers departing from it in just Saff: 8-9). a few months. But the futile, the loser [Bush], did not know that the difficult mission of his army had Indeed, Allah (glorified is He and sanctified are His not yet begun. names) mentioned that the kafirin desire to put out His light ﷻ- this is what they sought through their Then he was awakened from his stupor by the ex- continuous military and media campaigns against plosions of martyrdom-seekers storming his army’s the muwahhidin. A comprehensive war on all spec- military bases and alerted to the horrific horror of trums; all for the sake of extinguishing the light the snarling of IEDs that tore apart his armored ve- of Allah ﷻwith their mouths after it had spread hicles and equipment, killing and maiming those its mercy and shone a light of guidance for the inside. The scenes of coffins returning to America muwahhidin. For this purpose they utilized their and military funerals in its various states became a media stations and purchased the evil beards and daily event. The American economy began bleeding turbans from the scholars of the tawaghit and sup- heavily to cover the increasingly rising costs of a war porters of vice to cast on the Islamic State the worst that seemed endless and hadn’t experienced before. of deficiencies and charges to distort its reality, its Getting out of it, even if it meant defeat, became a creed, and its jihad for the sake of Allah in defense dream for America and its rulers. of the Din and Millah. They strove to disparage its leaders and its soldiers who sacrificed their blood Then the stage of the leader of martyrdom-seekers, and scattered their bodies for that cause and to raise Shaykh al-Mujahid Abu Mus’ab az-Zarqawi (may His word ﷻ. And despite all their campaigns, the Allah accept him), and his brothers became a night- light of Allah continues to flare, and the jihad of mare for America and her apostate tails, with their operations escalating day after day. They fought the az-Zarqawi (may Allah accept him) to complete mushrikin collectively so that there remained no fit- their jihad, solidify their ranks, and to escalate their nah on the land and the Din was all for Allah. The operations against the mushrikin and murtaddin. fighting was not undertaken for the sake of land or nationalism or to rule by other than what Allah ﷻ Then the “Mutayabin Alliance” was announced, revealed. Likewise, it fought all the factions war- and the mujahidin found the conditions suitable to ring against Islam and its people from the Chris- establish a State of Islam, ruling by the law of Al- tians, Rawafid mushrikin, and the apostates who lah ﷻin the land He ﷻempowered them in. This falsely claimed to belong to Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Ja- was in obedience to their Lord ﷻand to cut the ma’ah. All in order to actualize the command of the way in front of those lying in wait for jihad and its Lord ﷻ: “And fight the mushrikin collectively as people. Those who were planning and financing a they fight you collectively” (At-Tawbah: 36). This project to establish an autonomous region similar at a time when many tried to restrict the fighting to Kurdistan that the apostate Kurds and secular- against the Crusaders, while the apostate regime re- ists rule over. In a similar fashion, undermining the mained sowing corruption in the land with its army loyal Sahwat factions to their project supported by and police force, and the Din remaining for other the Gulf states and formulated through the verdicts than Allah ﷻand the people continuing to judge of the scholars of apostasy. Likewise, it barred the by other than what Allah revealed. This is what He Brotherhood of Mischief-Makers, Democrats, and ﷻmade successful for His mujahidin slaves in es- Apostates, at the head of which was “Hizb lil-Is- tablishing and consolidating in the minds of people lami,” in conjunction with the signs of America’s in a short time, because they made it a practical re- obvious defeat and eagerness to escape the fire of ality, not merely a claim with the tongue. Rather, Iraq by any means. Thus the Islamic State of Iraq they fought anyone who stood in the way of ruling was declared, with Shaykh al-Mujahid Abu ‘Umar by the law of Allah ﷻ. And to Allah, before and al-Hussayni al-Qurashi al-Baghdadi (may Allah ﷻ after, belongs all grace. accept him) chosen as its leader. Thus the stage of Shaykh az-Zarqawi (may Allah ac- The Crusaders awoke to a new nightmare. Their cept him) gave life to the obligation of jihad. It clar- dream of a quiet withdrawal and announcing they ified the correct methodology and the mujahidin achieved their stated goals from invading Iraq were raised upon it, striving to establish an Islamic dashed due to the presence of the Islamic State. It state to reach the conquering of Jerusalem, with the extended its influence over various areas and in- permission of Allah, as Shaykh az-Zarqawi said in tended to establish the Din in the remaining others; one of his speeches: “We fight in Iraq, and our eyes and it remained focused upon Jerusalem and the are on Jerusalem.” Thereafter, Allah ﷻenabled for way to reach it. The operations of the muwahhidin His muwahhidin slaves the first step in the estab- quickly escalated, by Allah’s favor alone, and the ve- lishment of the Islamic State, the founding of «The hicles of the occupying Crusaders were scattered in Shura Council of the Mujahidin.” After a period the streets and the remains of their soldiers hung on of afflicting the Crusaders and apostates, the Cru- bridges, until the Lord ﷻenabled His muwahhidin saders rejoiced in the announcement of the killing slaves control over swathes of land in Iraq. They be- of Shaykh az-Zarqawi (may Allah accept him), the came the masters therein, attacking and roaming, leader of the mujahidin in Iraq. They promoted the with their enemies having to recede into their for- event as if it were the end of jihad, marked the break tified bases with their movement difficult. They did up of the mujahidin, and was the beginning of a not enter into them except frightened and terrified. new stage in which the Crusaders would achieve all that they couldn’t in the years past. Allah exposed In addition, Allah ﷻgranted His muwahhidin slaves their lies and thwarted their efforts; and He assisted success in enabling them to clarify the ruling of the His muwahhidin slaves to select Shaykh al-Muja- shirk of democracy and began targeting the elec- hid Abu Hamzah al-Muhajir (may Allah ﷻaccept tion centers and voters. Similarly, verily, the issue of him) based upon the will of his predecessor, Shaykh wala and bara became clear, and to Allah belongs all praise. It became especially clear particularly in the isher of walls, Amir al-Muminin Abu Bakr al-Hus- case of Islam claimants that joined the disbelieving sayni al-Qurashi al-Baghdadi (may Allah ﷻaccept factions and supported the kafirin against the Mus- him). He quickly jump started the operations of the limin, as was the condition of those affiliated with mujahidin in Iraq, by the grace of Allah ﷻ. Loss- the disbelieving army, the security and intelligence es mounted among the ranks of the Crusaders and services, and the loyal police forces of the tawaghit apostates from the Rafidah and Sahwat leading to and their Crusader masters. Like them were the fac- the Crusaders declaring the failure of their dreams tions of the Sahwat whom the mujahidin declared of eliminating the muwahhidin by withdrawing takfir of and of their members, explaining their rul- from Iraq. They ran with tails of disappointment ing to the Muslimin. They fought them until they and defeat, licking their deep wounds that struck repented from their kufr in Allah, the Mighty. their country, army, and economy after their failed adventure in Iraq. The rage of the people of falsehood to this activi- ty of the muwahhidin reached the level where they Then Allah ﷻfacilitated the Islamic State to an- sought to discredit them and accuse them of ex- nounce the stage of the demolition of walls to re- tremism and being from the Khawarij. They tried lease the Muslim prisoners in Iraq and support their their utmost to restrict the fighting to the Crusad- weak brothers in Sham, extending the arena of jihad ers. Thus they called whoever refrained from fight- within it. Thereafter, the Islamic State in Iraq and ing the apostates from the Rawafid and claimants Sham was declared, and the battle front against the of Ahlus-Sunnah with the title “the honorable re- apostates expanded. It was another step closer to sistance,” which knows nothing of honor except the Jerusalem. Allah ﷻgranted His muwahhidin slaves name. It was nothing but an insult to the muwah- the realization of one of their greatest hopes and hidin that their fight against the apostates “wasn’t most important goals of their jihad. While at the noble.” May Allah ﷻdestroy them; how wretched same time, the Crusaders continued to lie, under- are they! estimating the Islamic State and its strength. They assumed it was not able to restore control over the At this juncture, the Crusaders and their apostate land once more, comforting themselves that they followers worked on an urgent plan to eliminate had eliminated it by transferring the Sahwat exper- the Islamic state by removing the hand of its sol- iment to Sham. They celebrated with their allies diers from the land and pursing to kill its leaders. from the Sahwat of Sham, may Allah ﷻdestroy Thus the spent billions to finance the Sahwat proj- them, the expulsion of the mujahidin from some ect, pulled thousands of soldiers from Afghanistan areas in the northern and western parts of Sham, to seize control of the land, and used the intelli- failing to realize that what happened was from the gence services of their tawaghit allies to enlist the planning of Allah ﷻ. The mujahidin were then able factions - who rejoiced in the invitation to support to cleanse the eastern region, Aleppo, Homs, and the mushrikin against the Muslimin. The trial of other areas from the Sahwat of shame and dollars. the Sahwat was harsh on the Islamic State of Iraq They achieved empowerment within to establish and its soldiers with the killing and imprisoning of the Din of Allah ﷻand to rule in accordance to His many mujahidin, and forcing those who survived it law ﷻ. The Islamic State became an undeniable re- to incline to the deserts and valleys. Until the ordeal ality on the ground. The distress of the disbelievers reached its climax with the killing of shaykhayn: magnified due to what Allah opened for His mu- Amir al-Muminin Abu ‘Umar al-Baghdadi and his wahhidin slaves in Iraq and Sham. Then the bor- War Minister, Shaykh Abu Hamzah al-Muhajir ders of Sykes-Picot were broken and the restoration (may Allah ﷻaccept them both). of the Islamic Khilafah was declared, inaugurating a khalifah for the Muslims. Muslims from various The Crusaders and apostates celebrated once again lands swore bay’ah to him and the mujahidin from with their claim of eliminating the State of Islam; the east and west joined its caravan, declaring their but the joy of the celebrations did not last long. bay’ah to Amir al-Muminin and Khalifah al-Mus- They were afflicted with the gallant leader, demol- limin, Shaykh al-Mujahid Abu Bakr al-Husayni al-Qurashi al-Baghdadi (may Allah ﷻaccept him). dadi (may Allah ﷻaccept him), many kafirin, mur- The jama’ah of the Muslims became a reality, and taddin, and munafiqin thought it the actual end of dar al-Islam became a land of migration for the the Islamic State, while the transgressing Crusad- people of Islam. ers declared that it is not so based on their long experience in dealing with the Islamic State. They The followers of Millatu Ibrahim ﷺdid not fail to were assured that the word “baqiyyah” was not a do their utmost to demolish the biggest fitnah of mere slogan the muwahhidin used to provoke their the modern era, represented by democracy and sec- disbelieving enemies. But rather, it is an expression ularism. Thus they clarified its ruling and the ruling based on a firm methodology among the soldiers of of those who believe in it, whether that is through the Khilafah that prompts them to preserve what a belief, a saying, or an action. It is a religion of their preceding brothers left behind, completing kufr; and whoever believes in it by creed, saying, or what they started, and recovering what they lost. action is an ignoble kafir in Allah, the Mighty. They Striving to achieve all what they sought to accom- warned the people from participating in it through plish in their lives, by the permission of Allah ﷻ, the elections, candidacies, or referendums based on from giving victory to the Din, uniting the word of their kufri laws and constitutions. They followed the Muslims, and the protection of their precious their words with action by targeting the temples of jewels from the aggressors. Thus be assured, O re- that pagan religion, represented by the elections and ligions of kufr, that the Islamic State by the com- nomination centers. All this was in a clear progres- mand of Allah ﷻis baqiyyah. sion over the previous years. It began with calling and clarifying accumulating to the sword and spear, Baqiyyah over your noses. while the apostate claimants of Islam continued to beautify the shirk of democracy and the people of Baqiyyah despite your plots and crowds. delusion and misguidance strove to legitimize its tawaghit and their mushrikin worshipers, seeking Baqiyyah despite your equipment and iron. to wage war on the muwahhidin and uproot the state of the Muslims. Baqiyyah a dagger in your chests. The descendants of Iblis could do nothing except Baqiyyah a terror in your hearts. gather their plots and crowds in a Crusader alliance. They found no way to battle the Islamic State ex- Baqiyyah a gleaming sword over your necks. cept by pouring their hatred in the form of molten lava over the Muslims in Iraq and Sham. Thus they Baqiyyah, soon your tongues will repeat it, by the destroyed their cites, killed and maimed thousands, permission of Allah ﷻ, as did the Rawafid captives until the epics of Ramadi, Mosul, Sirte, and al-Ba- before you. ghuz took place. After which they declared their victory over the Islamic State, without celebrating We are today but beginning a new stage in our their alleged victory for too long. As they know struggle with you; and the sights of the soldiers of with certainty their claims of eliminating it are be- the Khilafah everywhere have not departed from Je- lied just as they were from before. How [could they rusalem. In the days ahead, with the permission of Allah ﷻ,you will witness what will pain you and claim victory] and its soldiers remain in various lands, with some of them maintaining empower- make you forget the horrors you saw in the time ment within, by the bounty of Allah ﷻ, while the of the previous leaders, Abu Mus’ab az-Zarqawi, affliction upon the kafirin and apostates has not Abu ‘Umar al-Baghdadi, and Abu Bakr al-Baghda- ceased for an hour? di (may Allah ﷻaccept them all). Our jihad will continue processing forward by His permission ﷻ, After their recent announcement of the killing for the noble and defiant shaykh has come to you; of Amir al-Muminin and Khalifah al-Muslimin, Amir al-Muminin and Khalifah al-Muslimin, Abu Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Husayni al-Qurashi al-Bagh- Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, may Allah protect him and guide his footsteps upon the truth. We ask other than claiming to have eliminated the Islamic Him ﷻthat He cause you to suffer at his hands a State. And we say to the dog of Rome, Trump: the painful torment and a severe retribution and pun- two dogs who ruled America before you, Bush and ishment. He and his mujahidin brothers in all the Obama, also claimed and declared they had defeat- wilayat, have pledged to begin a new phase: to fight ed the Islamic State a number of previous times. the Jews and restore what was taken from the Mus- Or do you have no shame? You all have been de- lims, which will only be returned by a guiding Book claring and claiming for 15 years the elimination of and a supporting sword, open Jerusalem, and hand the muwahhidin. Your war with the Islamic State the banner to Muhammad ibn ‘Abdillah al-Mahdi, was restricted in Iraq, but today, by the grace of Al- in sha Allah. lah ﷻ, it has extended to the east and west of the globe, to Iraq, Sham, Yemen, Sinai, Libya, Soma- Thus O soldiers of the Khilafah everywhere, and lia, Khurasan, Pakistan, India, the Caucuses, West in particular those of you in the beloved Sinai and and Central Africa, Tunis, and Algeria. Indeed, you the blessed Sham, before you are the Jewish settle- were plotting, and Allah plans; and Allah is the best ments and markets, turn them into testing grounds of planners. Or did you not think that our jihad for your weapons, your chemical missiles, and so and continuation was with Allah, the Mighty and on. And to the Muslims in Palestine and all oth- Wise? er lands, be the spearhead in the fight against the Jews. Thwart their plots such as “The Deal of the O Allah do not leave us to ourselves for even a Century”. Do not pay any attention to Hamas of blinking of an eye, plan and open for us. Verily, in- apostasy, the personnel, and those like them from deed, we absolve to You our power and strength to the factions of shame; the dogs of Iran and its poor, seek refuge in Your power and strength, O Lord of humiliated slaves. Those we have known nothing creation. but mere chants, condemnations, and denunci- ations. Wading into the swamps of apostasy and If in your estimation you believe you have conclud- depravity, having mercy upon everyone who died ed a battle and the mujahidin have retreated, then and perished from the leaders of Magians, who tor- know that the matter, all of it, is in hands of Al- mented Ahlus-Sunnah severely, like the apostate Sa- lah, the Mighty. Far removed is it that He ﷻwould favid, Qasem Soleimani, may Allah curse him and grant victory to you over His believing slaves. How- those who support him. ever, He tests His slaves to distinguish the truthful from the liar in jihad for Him. This is the tradition Likewise, we call upon you to join the soldiers of of Allah, the Mighty, in relation to His creation. the Khilafah. They are those who seek to remove Allah ﷻsaid: “And certainly, We shall test you with the barriers and blockades that prevent them from something of fear, hunger, and loss of wealth, lives, battling the Jews. And those who, by the permis- and fruits, but give glad tidings to the patient” sion of Allah ﷻ, have determined to destroy the (Al-Baqarah: 155). armies and topple the thrones that the Crusaders have built as a fortress and hindrance for the chil- And He ﷻstated: “Do people think that they will dren of Israel, and incite their brothers everywhere be left alone because they say: ‘We believe,’ and will to go after the Jews and slaughter them inside and not be tested? We, indeed, tested those before them; outside of Palestine in order to kill them wherever and Allah will certainly make evident those who are you find them to disperse those behind them and truthful and those are liars” (Al-’Ankabut: 2-3). to sow terror in their hearts until their shirk with Allah, the Mighty, is purified from Jerusalem and And He ﷻsaid: “And We will, verily, try you till We its land becomes dar al-Islam once more. And that know who from among you are patient mujahidin; is not difficult for Allah. and We will test your pronouncements” (Muham- mad: 31). Therefore, O tawaghit of America, O worshipers of the Cross, occupy yourselves with something Thus, O idiot of Rome, and O you who exploit- ed the media with your dog, honoring and praising the roads with IEDs, tighten the devices, spread out him without mentioning your soldiers and their the snipers, and employ silencers to silence breaths. participation, in clear evidence that the soldiers Turn the joy of the disbelievers into funerals. Lie among you are more despicable than dogs and have in wait for them behind each and every ambush. no consideration. Die in your rage. Your dreams Wage attack after attack. Hit them hard, demoral- and wishes to eliminate the Islamic State is noth- ize them, and make their lives miserable. Turn their ing but a mirage. It will continue to remain, by the day into darkness and their night into destruction. permission of Allah ﷻ, raising the fluttering black Raid them as they sleep. There is no goodness in a banner. For indeed, the end is for the muttaqin, life governed by those hostile apostates. Rub their and humiliation and loss for the kafirin. noses in the dirt. Open upon them your raids and operations through a thousand doors. Draw close to Allah ﷻsaid: “Have they not traveled through the the Honorable Lord through their blood and body earth and seen what the end was of those before parts. Burn their hearts as they burned the homes them? Allah destroyed them completely, and its of the Muslims over their heads. We counsel you to similarity awaits the disbelievers. That is because remain patient and firm upon this path, bearing the Allah is the protector of those who believe, while harms that come with it. the disbelievers have no protector” (Muhammad: 10-11). And we address our brothers in the Wilayah Khu- rasan specifically. Endure and be patient; guard your O lions of the Khilafah and flag bearers in every posts, and fear Allah, so that you may be successful. place, we congratulate you on your bay’ah to Amir Know (may Allah ﷻkeep you steadfast) that what al-Muminin and Khalifah al-Muslimin, Shaykh you are facing is nothing but the tradition of Allah al-Mujahid Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi ﷻconcerning His believing slaves, just as it is His (may Allah ﷻprotect him). Strive in your endeav- tradition ﷻconcerning the Prophets and Messen- ors and seek Paradise, as we have only come out gers. Allah ﷻsaid: “Or do you think you will enter for the two best outcomes: a martyrdom pleasing to Paradise without such (trials) that came to those the Lofty Lord or a great conquest that gathers the who passed away before you? They were afflicted Muslims and guides the astray. with severe poverty and ailments and were so shak- en that even the Messenger and those who believed We have not forgotten to congratulate the sup- along with him said: ‘When is the help of Allah?’ porters of the Khilafah and their media founda- Verily, indeed, the help of Allah is near” (Al-Baqa- tions with their bay’ah, gathering around the ja- rah: 214). ma’ah of the Muslims and its leader, fending off the campaigns of distortion from the evil turbans and As for you, O Rawafid, O filthy stepped on mud, beards of the intelligence agencies, may Allah de- do you think the war with you has ended after you stroy them. May Allah reward you all on our behalf claimed to have eliminated the muwahhidin in Iraq? with goodness. There is no misconception that they In front of you, by the permission of Allah ﷻis a brought, except that you refuted it and shackled the long, heavy bill. You are sure of the honesty of what mouths of the misguided who rejoiced in the killing we tell you based on yesterday. The war has entered of shaykhayn (may Allah ﷻaccept them both) at a new stage, and the resolve of muwahhidin, with the hands of heretic kafirin. the permission of Allah, has not ended. Does the victor of a battle launch campaigns after campaigns We congratulate the soldiers of the Khilafah on with your claim of having the want of victory? What their campaign to take revenge of the killing of the will of victory is that which you speak? Rest assured two noble shaykhayn, Shaykh Amir al-Muminin, that your weapons which set the battle yesterday - Abu Bakr al-Hussayni al-Qurashi al-Baghdadi and your guardians and planes - will today no longer Shaykh Abul-Hasan al-Muhajir (may Allah ﷻaccept be of any benefit against us, with the permission them both). We advise you to double your efforts of Allah ﷻ. We do not say that we are on the out- and intensify your strikes. Draw up targets, light up skirts of your cities, but rather, we say we are on the doorsteps of your beds. Feel your necks and wear benefit you to return to the arms of the apostate your shrouds before you sleep. Know your place Nusayriyyah or the coalition with criminal Russia. and value before you speak. Here is America today, By Allah, we have not forgotten, nor will we ever the one you fought under her planes and with her forget, to exact retribution for the Muslims. What military support yesterday, targeting and liquidat- you are witnessing in terms of daily operations liq- ing your filthy leaders. What are you going to do? uidating your leaders and soldiers is nothing but Allah ﷻsaid: “They do not fight against you alto- drops of a flood. The account has yet to begin, so gether except in fortified townships or from behind do not rush your fate in the coming days, by the walls. Their enmity among themselves is severe. You permission of Allah ﷻ. would think they were united, but their hearts are divided. That is because they are a people who un- As for our message to some of the tribes and per- derstand not. They are like their close predecessors; sonnel, who have been proven to be involved in they tasted the evil result of their affair, and [in the assisting the army and police force of the apostate Hereafter, there is] for them a painful punishment” governments and parties, either by fighting the mu- (Al-Hashr: 14-15). wahhidin or by providing information about the muwahhidin and their chaste women, we tell them: Your response was nothing but smashing the win- do you think your vileness and espionage with pass dows of the Crusader American embassy in Bagh- with no reckoning? Or are you, in your stupor and dad, in the manner of your slaves, the miscreant, blindness, unconcerned with your punishment? In apostate Hamas movement and Hizbullat with the front of you is a long bill, and you know good and Jews: hollow statements and declarations. Do you well that the soldiers of the Khilafah do not sleep have the capacity to expel the Crusader American upon injustice, by the permission of Allah ﷻ, soon- forces from Iraq like you announced? Is it for despi- er or later [we will come to you]. You are more keen cable slaves like yourselves the ability to expel their on life than others. So what is the matter with you Crusader masters? This is something you can not do that you wage war on us! Why are you standing in nor are capable of doing. Rather, that is from the our line of fire! Save yourselves before it is too late. actions of the companions of firm footing, those For the loser is the one who wants to try what has whose actions precede their speech: the soldiers be tested before and sells his akhirah for the dunya of the Islamic State. Those who forced America to of another. The happy one takes a warning from withdraw a decade ago, by the grace of Allah ﷻ. others besides himself. Thus beware of supporting Those who made your army, by His bounty ﷻre- the tawaghit, and the parties and factions of apos- treat from the areas of Ahlus-Sunnah in their under- tasy. Do not any of you think or delude themselves wear, fearing to confront them. The long account that we are far away from you, or that we will not is still ongoing. Whoever is following the harvest know about your evil actions if he attempts to harm of the soldiers of the Khilafah in the Iraq province us or stands in our way. Know that the list of your after the conclusion of the Battle of Mosul, where names reaches us from the good people among you it was claimed the muwahhidin were eliminated, to who are keen upon their din and akhirah. You do this day knows what we mean by a war of attrition. not know at which hour the silencers of the mu- wahhidin will strike you; so wake from your slum- It is the same message we send to the heretic Kurds, ber and your dreams and keep your sons away from the hunting dogs of America and her slaves. You did the paths of apostasy. Repent to your Lord. not advance a handspan except after it was burned by the planes of the Crusaders over the heads of Allah ﷻsaid: “Then for him who transgressed all the muwahhidin. Indeed, today, the planes have left bounds and preferred the life of this world, veri- your war with us, and you now beg America to not ly, his abode will be the Fire. But as for him who withdraw, fearing the confrontation with the mu- feared standing before his Lord and restrained him- wahhidin face to face. You will pay multiple times self from desires and whims, verily, Paradise will be more for what you have done to the lands of the his abode” (An-Nazi’at: 37-41). Muslims, by the permission of Allah ﷻ. It will not Thus whoever fears Allah within himself and cor- that is good for him; and if adversity befalls him, he rects his intentions, backs away from whims, and endures it patiently and that is good for him.” Con- displays to us his good action and intentions, he sider the reward and have patient upon the trials, as will only find us as his brothers. He will only hear there is no tribulation except that after it is comfort and see from us good. But whoever insists on harm- and ease, by the permission of Allah ﷻ. Fill your ing the Muslims, by Allah, there is nothing for him time with the remembrance of the Noble Lord and with us except what is unrelenting and sharp, mak- increase in seeking forgiveness throughout the day ing out of the filthy blood rivers. Contemplate your and night. actions and recede from your evil. As for our message to the generality of Muslims in As for our statement to whomever apostates from all the regions, we say to them: Do not slack to give you then repents at the hands of the muwahhidin, support to your din and brothers. Seek to migrate then apostates once more, they have nothing with to the provinces of the Islamic State and join its mil- us except the cutting off of heads and the silenc- itary camps and become people of the front-lines, ing of souls as a just recompense. Or did you think not from those who stay behind of the women. Join that repentance is unconditional and that you can the closest province to you, and be assured that the return and leave as you please? No, by Allah, your end is for the muttaqin, with the permission of Al- tricks are over. lah ﷻ. Be dignified with jihad against your enemy. Allah ﷻsaid: “Verily, those who disbelieved after Allah ﷻsaid: “Fighting is ordained for you though their iman and then went on increasing in their dis- you dislike it, and it may be that you dislike a thing belief - never will their repentance be accepted. And which is good for you and that you like a thing they are those who are astray” (Al Imran: 90). which is bad for you. Allah knows and you do not know” (Al-Baqarah: 216). Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu And He ﷻsaid: “Verily, those who believe, then ‘anhuma) stated: “Allah guarantees for whomever disbelieve, then believe (again), and (again) disbe- follows the Quran that they would not go astray in lieve, and go on increasing in disbelief; Allah will this dunya and will not be wretched in the akhirah.” not forgive them, nor guide them on the way. Give Then he recited: “So whoever follows My guidance the munafiqin the tidings that there is for them a will not go astray, nor will he be distressed.” This, painful punishment” (An-Nisa: 137-138). and we ask Allah, the Supreme and Mighty, to grant you guidance and success. As for our message to the imprisoned men and women, we say to them: Know (may Allah ﷻkeep In closing, we urge the soldiers of the Khilafah, you firm) that we have not forgotten about you or the lions of Islam, to absolve yourselves from your overlooked you for a day. Know that despite what own power and strength and increase in pronounc- you are going through from the trials and tribula- ing “la hawla wa la quwwata illa billah al-’adhim.” tions, verily, Allah eases [the situation] for whom Be cautious not to be hit with conceit and vani- He wills of His slaves. So renew your intention and ty in any action, no matter how much effort you correct your inner self and fly to Him ﷻ. Know that make. There is no victory and conquest except by your brothers are striving to release you and will the command of Allah, the Revered and Bestower. spare no effort in this, with the permission of Allah Increase in voluntary acts of worship and actions of ﷻ. Thus be patient and considerate. Be wary that obedience that draw you closer to Allah. Adhere to you despair from the mercy of Allah ﷻ. For indeed, seeking forgiveness, tasbih, tahlil, and takbir. Recite the affair of the believer is always good. the Quran and reflect over its ayat and meanings. We commend you to abandon hearsay, quarrels, The Messenger of Allah ﷺsaid: “How amazing is and disputes. the case of the believer. His affair is always good; and that is the case for no one except the believer. If Allah ﷻsaid: “Obey Allah and His messenger, and prosperity reaches him, he is grateful [to Allah], and do not dispute (with one another) lest you lose courage and your strength departs, and be patient. “And Allah is predominant over His affairs, but Verily, Allah is with the patient” (Al-Anfal: 46). Stay most people do not know” (Yusuf: 21). away from and avoid vain speech. Allah ﷻsaid: “Successful indeed are the believers. Those who, in And all praise belongs to Allah, the Lord of cre- their salah, are attentive and submissive; those who ation. turn away from vain speech” (Al-Muminun: 1-3). “Our Lord! Do not punish us if we forget or fall into error. Our Lord! Do not place upon us a burden like that which you laid on those before us. Our Lord! Do not place a burden upon us that we can not bear. Pardon us and grant us forgiveness and have mercy on us. You are our Protector, thus support us against the disbelieving people” (Al-Baqarah: 286).