DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. November 3, 2016, 5:01 AM (IDT)
The leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has urged Thursday, suicide bombers to attack western cities as Iraqi forces close in on Mosul.
In his first statement since the major offensive began, al-Baghdadi implored jihadis to attack the 'enemies of God'.
He also urged suicide bombers all over the world to 'destroy the cities of the unbelievers'.
'Turn the nights of the unbelievers into days, to wreck havoc in their land and make their blood flow as rivers,' he said in the chilling audio release, the first since the major Iraqi offensive began three weeks ago.
Our unique angle on these subjects – and strong intelligence dimension – has earned DEBKAfile a global reputation and a steady readership – which skyrockets in times of crisis.