Sheikh Abu al Nur al Maqdisi Brigade

The Sheikh Abu al Nur al Maqdisi Brigade is a Gaza group fighting in support of the Islamic State in Syria.  The brigade’s name refers to the leader of the Salafi Jund Ansar Allah group in Gaza, Abdel Latif Moussa who was killed in clashes with Hamas in 2009. The brigade’s social media postings frequently refer to the goal of the inclusion of Israel-Palestine in the Islamic Caliphate. The brigade’s support to the IS includes active participation in armed battles and enforcing Sharia law in areas controlled by the IS.Centre of OperationsThe Sheikh Abu al Nur al Maqdisi Brigade deployment in Syria is in the Aleppo region:A photo from outside an IS police station in Manbij, Aleppo province, indicates a more precise location of the brigade's deployment (source: Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi):

Sheikh Abu al Nur al Maqdisi Brigade is an active group formed c. 2014.
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