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Gary R. Bunt

IS 'History'

Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi, The Islamic State Research Office's Self-History

Long read, with lots of interesting detail. I haven't gone through it all yet.

"We also learn, for example, that a number of people from the Khazanawiya (a Naqshbandi Sufi order) ended up coming under IS rule. IS sought to repress this order and seek repentance of its members. Further, there was controversy in the IS health department about whether one could accept aid from non-Muslim aid organizations. Many mu'adhdhins (those who call to prayer) were making mistakes…"

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