Islamic State launches English-language radio bulletins

An ISIS-supplied photo of police cars in Derna, Libya, a city they control.

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has launched English-language radio news bulletins on its al-Bayan radio network.

The militant group’s English bulletin, launched Tuesday and promoted via Twitter, accompanies Arabic and Russian bulletins already airing on the network.

The first bulletin, which provided an overview of their activities in Iraq, Syria and Libya, discussed a range of topics including the alleged death of an IS commander in the Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian capital, Damascus, a suicide bombing in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk and mortar attacks on militias in Sirte, Libya…

  • cmh

    As long as they don’t start spinning Elvis tunes during down time…

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    That procession should have looked like the “highway of death” 5-minutes after it got rolling.

  • JoKeR

    I thought they were already doing English language broadcasts into Canada and then I realized it was only that I had mistakenly tuned in to the CBC.

  • winniec

    1) triangulate radio signal 2) assign drone with sufficient ordinance 3) share filmed destruction of drone strikes via TV and video.

  • Canadian

    Will it be retransmitted by the BBC?

  • mauser 98

    NSA CIA NATO are all knowing , all seeing .
    stop the money flow .. all look like new vehicles

  • David Murrell

    There is a problem here: how does one distinguish between Islamic State radio bulletins and CBC radio news programs.