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In April 2013, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi released an audio statement in which he announced that Al-Nusra Front (Jabhat al-Nusra) had been established, financed and supported by the Islamic State of Iraq. Al-Baghdadi declared that the two groups were merging under the name "Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham."
originally posted by: ~Lucidity
a reply to: Vasa Croe
Thank you. I really did look but didn't know that name.
Earliest entry Apr 2007? But it's kind of generic and sort of ISI at that time?