Abu Sayyaf

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Synonyms for Abu Sayyaf

a small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines

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En tuant au cours d'une operation au sol Abou Sayyaf, un responsable de l'organisation Etat islamique charge notamment de gerer ses ressources petrolieres, les Etats-Unis marquent effectivement un point dans la guerre qui oppose la coalition internationale aux djihadistes.
Mais si Abou Sayyaf etait bien un responsable senior de l'organisation, il ne faisait pas partie des ses chefs les plus puissants, explique le New York Times, et il ne tardera pas a etre remplace.
Abou Sayyaf a ete deniche dans son logement pres du champ petrolier de Al-Omar, dans la province syrienne de Deir Ezzor.
Warns of conspiracy against Sunnis NNA - MP Mohammad Kabbara said on Sunday that the fabricated farce of Abou Sayyaf Al Ansari and his allegiance to ISIL has the fingerprints of Assad's regime and Iranian Revolutionary Guard all over it, in a bid to sabotage the image and stability of the northern city of Tripoli, calling on Tripolites and Sunnis at large to halt conspirators.
They claim that this unknown Abou Sayyaf Al Ansari has pledged loyalty from Tripoli to another anonymous person called Abou Baker Al Baghdadi.