'Leading figure' in IS recruitment videos sentenced to life in prison in US

7/30/2022 12:44:00 AM

'Leading figure' in IS recruitment videos sentenced to life in prison in US

'Leading figure' in IS recruitment videos sentenced to life in prison in US

A man who helped Islamic State by narrating recruitment videos has been sentenced to life in prison in the US.

Prosecutors said the unit produced videos such as the ones showing the beheadings of Western aid workers and journalists, including Britons Alan Henning and David Haines.A statement from the US Department of Justice said Khalifa, a Canadian citizen, had provided the narration and translation for about 15 videos created and distributed by IS.

"The productions narrated by Khalifa include two of the most influential and exceptionally violent ISIS propaganda videos Flames of War: Fighting Has Just Begun and Flames of War II: Until the Final Hour.Advertisement"The videos depict glamorized portrayals of ISIS and its fighters as well as scenes of violence, including depictions of unarmed prisoners being executed, footage of ISIS attacks and fighting and depictions of ISIS attacks in the United States."

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Saudi-born Mohammed Khalifa was described by the US Department of Justice as a"leading figure" in the terrorist group's English language media unit.By Bhavana KunkalikarJul 28 2022Reviewed by Danielle Ellis, B.previously reported , building new fabs is neither a cheap or speedy prospect.Martin Lewis issues urgent plea as British Gas profits skyrocket and Brits face £4k bills A criminal complaint filed with the court stated: "At one point during the flight, Hayes assaulted a male passenger seated in front of him, grabbing the passenger's shirt, attempting to hit him, and grabbing his throat.

Prosecutors said the unit produced videos such as the ones showing the beheadings of Western aid workers and journalists, including Britons Alan Henning and David Haines. A statement from the US Department of Justice said Khalifa, a Canadian citizen, had provided the narration and translation for about 15 videos created and distributed by IS. In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers estimated the years of life lost during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States. "The productions narrated by Khalifa include two of the most influential and exceptionally violent ISIS propaganda videos Flames of War: Fighting Has Just Begun and Flames of War II: Until the Final Hour. While a victory for President Biden, who has been a staunch proponent of the bill, he’s unlikely to see the first fabs funded by the bill come online until after the 2024 election. Advertisement "The videos depict glamorized portrayals of ISIS and its fighters as well as scenes of violence, including depictions of unarmed prisoners being executed, footage of ISIS attacks and fighting and depictions of ISIS attacks in the United States.37 million deaths have been reported to date." Khalifa, 38, was captured in January 2019 by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, following a firefight in Syria where he was throwing grenades." Hayes was taken to the Salt Lake County Jail before the flight resumed its flight to Los Angeles.

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