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Aseel Muthana

In July 2014, Aseel Muthana, via an online question and answer session, gave guidance to an individual interested in joining ISIL, inviting the individual to contact him directly via a social media service so that Aseel Muthana could help him join[...]

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Akhmed Chatayev

Chatayev is believed to have been involved in recruiting fighters for IS. As of mid-2015, Chatayev was a member of ISIL and was part of a group of militants that was planning attacks against U.S. and Turkish facilities. He is commander[...]

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Islam Seit-Umarovich Atabiyev

Atabiyev swore an oath of allegiance to ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in December 2013. Atabiyev who also goes by Abu Jihad, is an ethnic Karachai who is responsible for Furat Media, the Russian-language media arm for the IS group (previous-he[...]

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Zaurbek Guchayev

Guchayev, who uses the alias Abdul Aziz, was believed to be involved with a group called the Caucasus Emirate, which was set up eight years ago in Russia's North Caucasus as the heir to the long-running Chechen insurgency there. Guchayev apparently[...]

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Muhammed Deif

Deif serves as the chief commander of Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the organization Hamas. He has been Israel’s 'most wanted’ man for the last 20 years for his involvement in multiple kidnappings of Israeli soldiers, sending suicide[...]

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Samir Al-Kuntar

Kuntar is a Hezbollah operative who participated in a Nahariya terror attack that killed five Israelis for what he was imprisoned. He was released from an Israeli prison in 2008. Following his return to Lebanon, he joined Hezbollah and "has since[...]

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