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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Boko Haram renames itself Islamic State’s West Africa Province (Iswap)


Boko Haram renames itself Islamic State’s West Africa Province (Iswap). The Nigerian terror group’s leader Abubakar Shekau pledged allegiance to Isis last month, but the diffuse organisation had appeared to continue to operate under its official name Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad, Arabic for “People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet’s Teachings

Now, Boko Haram will be known as the Islamic State’s West Africa Province, or ISWAP.

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