The Islamic State in the Sinai

The following news report from CNN concerns the Salafist jihad group in the Sinai known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, which recently declared itself the local franchise of the Islamic State and declared its allegiance to Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

I’ve seen the full ISIS propaganda video from which the excerpts in this report were drawn, and the complete video is far more horrific and graphic than the portions included here:

Hat tip: Vlad Tepes.