A new blog in English (alkhilafaharidat.wordpress.com) that supports the Islamic State (IS) has recently surfaced online. On July 7, 2014, the blog published several articles, which it said were to be part of a forthcoming new English-language magazine titled Al-Khilafah Aridat (“The Caliphate Has Returned”).
However, the plans to release that magazine were abandoned after the IS released its own English-language magazine, Dabiq.
The blog decided to publish those unfinished articles anyway; it also offered the IS its assistance, including in graphics and writing, for future Dabiq issues.
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