On November 21, 2016, Al-Hayjaa, (Arabic for Combat), a pro-ISIS Telegram channel, published a post warning ISIS fighters against saving photos of their wives on their cellphones. According to the post, the reason behind the warning is that these photos may end up on the internet if the fighter is killed.
After acknowledging that he admires the generosity and dedication of foreign women and wives of mujahideen to jihad, the unnamed writer noted that he “hated” seeing them posing with weapons, taking photos of themselves in ISIS territories, or sending photos to their families or husbands.
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