Soldiers of the Caliphate in Algeria is a splinter group from al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) "Katibat al-Fath" that pledged loyalty to the Islamic State (IS). In a statement released on 14 September 2013, the leader of the group Abdulmalik Suleiman Abu Gori (aka Khaled) accused AQIM of "deviating from the true path". In reference to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (leader of the IS) Abdelmalek said: "You have in the Islamic Maghreb men if you order them they will obey you". Abdelmalek was joined by an AQIM commander of an eastern region in Algeria.On May 2015 a Soldiers of the Caliphate photo report indicated in a hand made sign that they had expanded into Tunisia. See photo report and sign below.LeadershipLouaira (Laaouira /Laouira) Nordine (Noureddine) aka ‘Abu Hammam’Image: Louaira (Laaouira /Laouira) Nordine (Noureddine) aka ‘Abu Hammam’Laaouira Nordine aka Abu Hammam is the leader of Saraya al-Ghuraba (Battalion of Strangers) also known as El…
Islamic State Algeria (IS, ISA, ISISA) -- Jund Al-Khilafa (Soldiers of the Caliphate in Algeria)
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