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Turkey Opinion: Putin’s “Iron Fist” Will Not Work for Erdogan

Faisal Al Yafai writes for The National: Another terror attack has devastated Turkey. Although it is not yet clear who carried out the attack, the...

Syria: Umar Shishani’s Second-in-Command Slams Saudi Cleric al-Mohaisany & “Peace Initiative”

This is the third part of a series of audio addresses made by Abu Jihad Shishani, the second-in-command to Umar Shishani of the Islamic...

Syria Video: Chechen-Led Jaish al-Muhajireen wal Ansar Storm Assad Forces In...

A Russian-language video posted on Monday shows claimed footage of Chechen and North Caucasian fighters from the Chechen-led faction Jaish al-Muhajireen wal Ansar attacking...

Syria: In New Video Campaign, Islamic Front Appeals To Foreign Fighters

In a new video campaign, the Islamic Front are appealing to foreign fighters in Syria, apparently offering them an alternative to the Islamic State...

Russia Spotlight: Interior Ministry Warns of Growth of Radical Islam In...

Russia's Interior Ministry warned Friday that there has been an increase in support for radical Islamist ideologies in the North Caucasus region, especially among...

Russia Spotlight: Chechen Separatists — “Volgograd Bus Bomb On 14th Anniversary...

Chechen separatists are linking a suicide bombing that killed six people on a bus in Volgograd on Monday with a series of ballistic missile...

Syria Spotlight: “My Toddler Just Wants To Kill Infidels”, Letter From...

FiSyria, a Russian-language pro-jihad website that publishes material related to the Syrian conflict --- particularly about the role of Russian-speaking Islamist fighters who are...

Syria Feature: Chechen Insurgent Leader Explains Living Conditions For New Jihadi...

On August 24, the Russian-language FiSyria --- which describes itself as the official website for Mujahideen fighting in Syria --- published an interview with...

Syria Feature: Why Chechen Militants Broke Away From The Islamic State...

Fehim Taştekin, an analyst specializing in Turkish foreign policy and Caucasus, Middle East and EU affairs and founding editor of Agency Caucasus, explores...

Syria Interview: Advice From A Chechen Jihadi — Don’t Come Here

We have translated an interview, conducted earlier this month, with a Russian-speaking Chechen fighter in Syria. The fighter, named as Abu Issa, talks about...