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Dr. Michael BarakThe Jihadi Websites Monitoring Group (JWMG) is a specialized research and analysis team at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT). Composed of researchers fluent in Arabic, the JWMG monitors websites that support and serve the Global Jihad organizations.

The unique characteristic of JWMG publications is the team's integration of diverse materials from a wide variety of Arabic sources. JWMG connects each source to larger trends, providing a complete understanding of events on both a local and a global scale.

Recently, the JWMG started to record and analyze Fatwas by radical Islamic clerics and relevant news items from Arabic media. 

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The Media System of the Islamic State: On the Road to Recovery?

05/08/2018 | by Barak, Michael (Dr.)
The Islamic State’s media system and its wise use of social networks helped the organization reach many target audiences around the world and recruit many young people to its ranks. With the loss of the organization’s strongholds in Mosul and Iraq in 2017, its media system took a turn for the worse
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The Significance of the Victory by Erdoğan and his "Justice and Development Party” (AKP) in Turkey’

03/07/2018 | by Barak, Michael (Dr.)
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s sweeping victory in Turkey’s presidential elections on June 24 significantly strengthens his position and gives him a mandate to continue to shape the face of Turkey as he sees fit...
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Summary of Information on Jihadist Websites March 2018

14/06/2018 | by JWMG Desk
Monthly Report
Summary of Information on Jihadist Websites
March 2018
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Advice from Sheikh Abu al-Hasan Rashid al-Bulaydi to Jihad Fighters in Nigeria

06/05/2018 | by JWMG Desk
In April 2017, Al-Andalus jihadist media institution, which belongs to Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), published a booklet that was written by Abu al-Hasan Rashid al-Bulaydi, a former member of the organization’s Shura Council in 2011 about how to wage jihad in Nigeria.
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Abu al-Hasan al-Muhajir, Spokesperson for the Islamic State, calls for the wave of terrorist attack

03/05/2018 | by JWMG Desk
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