Log In
  Create an account
Your Home
Log Out
 
 
 
English

- Home
- Top 10
- Topics
- Submit News
- Search
- English Forums
- English Members
- Reviews
- Private Messages
- Survey
- Journal
- Stories Archive
- Content
- Web Links
- Downloads
- FAQ
- Recommend Us
- Encyclopedia


Random Headlines


Zionism Islael Oppression Free Palestine
[ Zionism Islael Oppression Free Palestine ]

·How Netanyahu's Son Became The Poster Boy For White Supremacists
·Israel Continues To Arm Burma Military Amid Ongoing Violence Against Rohingya Mu
·The 'Israelisation' illusion and 'Israeli Arabs' propaganda
·Live, sponge-tipped bullets & suspicious objects: Israeli gifts to the child
·Americans Rate Jews Highest, Muslims Lowest On 'Feeling Thermometer'
·The Forgotten Stories of Muslims Who Saved Jewish People During the Holocaust
·The Antisemitic Origin of the Myth that Obama is a "Muslim Mole"
·Steve Bannon Claims: "U.S. Jews are Behind the 'Muslim invasion'&
·'This reminds us of the times of Hitler': In the heart of Europe, anti

Who's Online

This Hour, There Are Online With Yourself 2 Guest(s) And 3 Member(s) Including Members Of The Awqaf. To See Which Other Member(s) Online With You Click Here

You Are Anonymous User. You Can Register For Free By Clicking Here

Search




Categories Menu

There Isn't Content Right Now For You Because You Are Not A Registered Or Subscribed User Yet. To Have Access To Contents Here, You Need To Register Free Or Subscribe First.

Login

Nickname

Password

Don't Have An Account Yet? You Can Create One. As A Registered User You Have Some Advantages Like Theme Manager, Comments Configuration And Post Comments With Your Name.

Big Story of Today

There Isn't A Biggest Story Here For You Right Now Because You Are Not A Registered Or Subscribed User Yet. Sign Up Now!

Old Articles

Wednesday, September 04
· Islamophobia Prevents UK Muslims From Succeeding At Work: The British Anti-Islam
· Take Away Aung San Suu Kyi's Nobel Peace Prize - She No Longer Deserves It
· American Muslims Are At The Crossroads: Addressing Islamophobic Hate In America
· Rohingya Muslims: World's Most Persecuted Minority - Myanmar Genocide
· The 'Israelisation' Illusion and 'Israeli Arabs' Propaganda:
· Regime Change In Iran Does Not Equal War In Iran: Exterminating Khomieni Terror
· First Victims Of Trump's New Strategy: America's Afghanistan Nightmare
· Anti-Muslim Violence Is Everywhere—Except in the American Media
· Iran militia threatens U.S. troops in aftermath of ISIS defeat in Iraq
· Grave Threat to the Survival of the Burmese Muslims
· UAE says Iran is aiming for Arab 'chaos': U.A.E. crackdown on Iranian
· Solidarity Between Rohingya Muslims And Turks Dates Back To WWI, Deputy PM Says
· The Life of Abu Qasura Kanakari of Jaysh Khalid bin al-Waleed
· Sixteen Years After 9/11, Iran Remains A Threat To America
· How To Counter Colonial Myths About Muslim Arrival In Sindh
· Hezbollat and the Popular Mobilization versus the Armies of Lebanon and Iraq
· Hajj Agents Face Penalties From Saudi Disciplinary Council For Breaching Contrac
· Report: Iranian Revolutionary Guards' sectarian activity rises in Sunni are
· Honest Hajj Pilgrim Returns Bag With Cash And Jewelry
· Islamophobia Holding Back UK Muslims In Workplace, Study Finds
· Message of Felicitation of the Esteemed Amir-ul-Momineen, Shiekh-ul-Hadith Hibat
· The Iranian Land Route to the Mediterranean: Myth or Reality?
· Mourning For 9/11, But Please Mourn For The Rest Of The World Too
· Trump's strategy is rejected both by America and the region
· Another Reality of 9/11, 16 Years Later: Reflections of a Pakistani Muslim Woman
· England Is Now More Pro-immigrant - But It's More Islamophobic Too
· Iran: A regime With No Future - Examining Khonenie Foreign Affairs, Defense And
· 407,000 Pilgrims Leave Saudi Arabia After Performing Hajj
· Man Who Set Dog On 2 Muslims And Ordered It To Bite Them Jailed For 2,5 Years
· US Pilgrims: Hajj Shows Tolerance, Peace And Patience Among Muslims

Older Articles

English

- Home
- Top 10
- Topics
- Submit News
- Search
- English Forums
- English Members
- Reviews
- Private Messages
- Survey
- Journal
- Stories Archive
- Content
- Web Links
- Downloads
- FAQ
- Recommend Us
- Encyclopedia


Amaq News and Claims of Responsibility
 
 
Unmasking Mujahidun Struggles Reports By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi

Understandably, there has been widespread disbelief on social media regarding the claim published by the Islamic State's Amaq News that the Las Vegas attacker was a "soldier of the Islamic State" (i.e. inspired by Islamic State to carry out the attack). Probably anticipating or responding to the disbelief, Amaq News released a follow-up post saying the attacker had embraced Islam months ago. Amaq News only purported to rely on "a security source." In this context, "security" refers to the carrying out of operations inside enemy territory. Thus, any Islamic State-directed or Islamic State-inspired attack inside the U.S., which is leading the coalition against Islamic State, would come under this category.

Amaq News, established in 2014, is almost universally recognized as a part of the Islamic State's media apparatus, but it has not been formally acknowledged as such by the Islamic State in its propaganda directed to the external world. Thus, Amaq News represents the foremost example of an auxiliary agency for the Islamic State. In not being formally acknowledged to the external world as a part of the Islamic State, Amaq News can present preliminary claims of attacks as news agency items, thus the framing of a "source" speaking to Amaq News on these matters.

Most of the Islamic State attacks in the West and other enemy states are first reported on via Amaq News. Many of the claims turn out to be reliable with further evidence provided: for example, Amaq News has released exclusive videos of attackers. These cases suggest the attackers have been in contact with Amaq News, perhaps via personnel or intermediaries operating in the West. The Amaq News items can also be followed up by official Islamic State media statements.

It is certainly true that the Islamic State does not claim every attack that results in large loss of life or might even be plausibly attributed to the Islamic State on intuition. The St. Petersburg metro bombing in April 2017 is a clear case-in-point. However, since Amaq News is not formally acknowledged to be a part of the Islamic State, the outlet may also be used to make a tentative claim to an attack.

If no convincing evidence ever emerges to show an Islamic State hand or inspiration after that, the Amaq News statement can be left as it is with no follow-up in formally acknowledged Islamic State media organs. This saves the Islamic State the trouble of having to 'retract' a claim, since from the standpoint of communicating to the external world, no formal claim was made if the only material ever issued was an Amaq News report relying on a mere 'source'.

Some examples of this behaviour include some purported Islamic State assassinations carried out inside Turkey, and a casino shooting in June 2017 in the Philippines. Even so, the Amaq News item itself can be enough to make a psychological impact and stir up emotions, with many eager to seize on whatever they can find to support their own preconceptions regarding an attack.

The best advice for any claim emerging via Amaq News is always to wait and see for subsequent evidence. A level-headed approach is the order of the day, not irrational fearmongering that plays into the Islamic State's hands.
 
 
 Posted By Posted On Sunday, September 22 @ 03:20:34 PDT By MediaEnglishTeam
 
 
:-: Go Home :-: Go Top :-:
 
 
 
Comments & Debates :-: التعليقات والمحاورات

 
 
For Your Membership Comments And Registered Debates Please, See Below Or Register Here :-: للحصول على تعليقات عضويتك و مناقشات الأعضاء انظر من فضلك أدناه أو سجّل هنا
 
 
:-: Go Home :-: Go Top :-:
 

Related Links

· More About Unmasking Mujahidun Struggles Reports
· News By MediaEnglishTeam


Most Read Story About Unmasking Mujahidun Struggles Reports:
The Life of Abu Tayyim Inkhil: Deceased Amir of Jaysh Khalid bin al-Waleed


Article Rating

Average Score: 0
Votes: 0

Please Take A Second And Vote For This Article:

Excellent Very Good Good Regular Bad

Options


 Printer Friendly Printer Friendly


Associated Topics

Unmasking Mujahidun Struggles Reports

"Amaq News and Claims of Responsibility" | Login/Create An Account | 0 Comments
The Comments Are Owned By The Poster. We Aren't Responsible For Their Content. Meanwhile, We Invite Readers To Report Any Abusive, Unsuitable And/or Islamophobic Contents

No Comments Allowed For Anonymous, Please Register
 

 
EsinIslam The Muslim World Portal For Islamics, News, Fatwas, Audios, Videos, Muslim News, Quranic Islamic Articles, Radio, Audio Quran, TV Channels, Fatwa Rulings, Muslim News Newspapers Magazines Headlines Articles Forums Schools, Universities, Colleges, Mosques, Qur'an, Hadith, Sunnah, Fiqh, Prayers, Salat, Fasting Ramadan, Vidoes, Books On EsinIslam.Com And Muxlima.Com

  







:-: Go Home :-: Go Top :-: