ISIS chief al-Baghdadi warns of imminent attacks against Israel
As ISIS continues its unrelenting march westward and commits numerous human-rights atrocities along the way, the terror group again reminded Israel that it too is a target.
By: AP and World Israel News Staff
Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has directly threatened Israel in a new audio message, saying the attacks was planning to attack the Jewish State.
In the 24-minute audio released by ISIS on Saturday, al-Baghdadi lashes out at his enemies threatening action against them, and says that his self-styled “caliphate” is doing well despite an unprecedented alliance against it, and criticizing the recently announced Saudi-led Islamic military coalition against terrorism.
He threatened Israel by saying, “we haven’t forgotten you” and “we are getting closer to you” every day.
“God caused the Jews of the world to gather in Israel, and the war against them has become easy. It is the obligation of every Muslim to carry out Jihad,” he declared.
“Jews, you will not enjoy in Palestine. God has gathered you in Palestine so that the Mujahadeen [holy warriors] can reach you soon and you will hide by the rock and the tree. Palestine will be your graveyard,” he said.
Al-Baghdadi said airstrikes by the international coalition only increase his group’s determination and resolve. The message was al-Baghdadi’s first since May, and comes amid battlefield setbacks that ISIS has recently faced in Syria and Iraq.
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