SYDNEY — An Australian teenage runaway has appeared in an Islamic State propaganda video, warning that the movement won’t stop fighting until the extremists’ notorious black flag is flying above every nation.
Australian media on Tuesday widely reported a video posted on YouTube in which a speaker believed to be 17-year-old Abdullah Elmir from Bankstown in Sydney’s southwest warns western leaders of the terror group’s resolve.
Using the name Abu Khaled, holding a rifle and dressed in military garb, he is surrounded by dozens of other male jihadists as he addresses the camera.
“To the leaders, to Obama, to Tony Abbott, I say this: These weapons that we have, these soldiers, we will not stop fighting,” he says, referring to the US president and Australian prime minister.
“We will not put down our weapons until we reach your lands and until we take the head of every tyrant and until the black flag (of IS) is flying high in every single land, until we put the black flag on top of Buckingham Palace, until we put the black flag on top of the White House,” he added…