Jihadis Celebrate Anticipated Designation Of Jabhat Al-Nusra As Terrorist Organization On Facebook, Calling It A ‘Great Honor,’ Urge Support From Mujahideen

December 10, 2012

Amid news of the U.S.’s intention to designate the Syrian jihadi group Jabhat Al-Nusra as a terrorist organization, Jaysh Al-Sahaba Fi Bilad Al-Sham, a newly established Syrian jihad group,[1] issued a statement on its Facebook page congratulating Jabhat Al-Nusra on being bestowed such a “great honor.” It also urged Syrian mujahideen to stand alongside Jabhat Al-Nusra in facing up to all those aiming to weaken it.

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