The Al-Fajr media center published the book “Why Jihad? The Urgent Need”, authored by the late Sheikh Abu Al-Hassan Al-Filistini, Al-Qaeda in Iraq’s former religious leader. The book was published in February 2011 in collaboration with the Al-Hima library of the Islamic State of Iraq. This is the sixth book in a series of publications titled “With their blood they advise”. The authors of this series are distinguished men and leaders from the elite of the founders of the Islamic State of Iraq, such as Sheikh Maysarah Al-Gharib, Sheikh Abu Hamza Al-Muhajir; who was the organization’s Minister of War until his elimination in April 2011 and Sheikh Abu Al-Hassan Al-Filastini.
The Jihadi Monitoring Group (JWMG) is a specialized research and analysis team at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT). Composed of researchers fluent in Arabic, the JWMG monitors websites that support and serve the Global Jihad organizations. The unique characteristic of JWMG publications is the team's integration of diverse materials from a wide variety of Arabic sources. JWMG connects each source to larger trends, providing a complete understanding of events on both a local and a global scale.