Shabakat al-Qimma al-Islamiyya (web forum/message board of al-Shabab) aka shabakada Islamiga ah ee al-Qimmah; the al-Qimma Islamic Network (translation)
AQ Affiliates / Associates
Arabic and Somali
Isolated Phrases / Mottoes / Slogans
(3:142): "am hasibtum an tadkhulu al-janna wa-lamma ya`lamu Allah lladhina jahadu minkum wa-ya`lam al-sabirin"
Groups Region of Operation
Groups Country of Operation
Firearms, Automatic / Assault Rifle, AK47
Face / Bust
Body Parts Analysis
Clouds / Fog, Sky
Light Rays / Light
Country / Regional Map, Symbol of party, movement or company, Slogan
African and Eurasian landmass. Harakat al-Shabab al-Mujahidin logo - green circle with yellow rim, in which appear an open Qur'an behind two crossed rifles and a calligraphic representation of the shahada over the Qur'an; and Shabakat al-Qimma al-Islamiyya logo - white circle, blue background on which appears an open Qur'an and calligraphic representation of the shahada.
Operative / Warrior (=mujahid), Man / Men
An armed fighter.
Religious Textual References
Quranic Text, Quranic Citations, Text manipulation, Use of Calligraphy
Religious Textual References Analysis
The verse is decontextualized which renders its meaning in the image solely about carrying out jihad, for what is clearly propaganda purposes. In its Qur'anic context however, the verse is part of a larger narrative about the importance of being responsible for one's own actions in front of God.
Trees / Shrubs, Grass / Leaves / Branches Only
Valley / Meadow