In a January 22, 2014 post, the jihadi forum alplatformmedia.com announced that a new blog has been opened (theshamnews.wordpress.com), on which users will find the most up-to-date news on the Islamic State of Iraq and Ayria (ISIS). A review of this blog reveals that it began operating on December 24, 2013 and that it collects and reposts materials related to ISIS from various sources. These materials include ISIS publications, as well as photos and tweets posted by its members and supporters. For example, the materials posted on January 21, 2014 include:
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