Latest development in the investigation regarding a video shared by Sky News Arabia last year revealed that Qatar, ISIS and Muslim Brotherhood share close ties. The video of the funeral prayer for Wissam bin Humaid.
Among people you came to give their condolence during the funeral prayer included, Wanis Al Mabrouk. Mabrouk, who loves in Turkey, is also a member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars in Qatar and is best known for a fierystatement about the Nato mission in Libya. He once, according to the report, said “this is one of the coalitions, which if the Prophet Mohammed had witnessed, he would have engaged with”
The funeral prayer, held a year and a half after his death in Turkey, was conducted by Imam Salem Jaber, a member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars in Qatar. Union of Muslim Scholars is a UAE designated terrorist group, which has links with the Muslim Brotherhood.
Sky News Arabia released another video, showing Humaid’s funeral procession in Libya, where the attendees were chanting ISIS slogans.
As per the report, Abdel Razzak Al Arradi ber based in Libya also expressed grief over his death.
He was the product of Libyan civil war, who was btles for Benghazi. He was regarded as one of the prominent leaders of the cityShura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries. The Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries is a military alliance formed in the eastern city of Benghazi. It includes Islamist and jihadist militias, like Ansar al-Sharia, Libya Shield 1, and several other groups.
Humaid rose to limelight in 2011 as one of the rebels, when he revolted against Muammar Qaddafi and became the leader of a battalion affiliated to the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya. He moved around with militants who had moved back from Afghanistan. Humaid openly supported ISIS. His group once even teamed up with ISIS fighters in the eastern city against the Libyan National Army, led by military commander Khalifa Haftar.
Sky News put out one more video which showed ISIS flag voicing threats against the Libyan government.
The investigation report shows how Qatar along with Turkey is aiding, financing and sheltering ISIS, Muslim Brotherhood and the Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries. Turkey is a safe haven for injured members of the militia.
“Dangerous testimonies have been revealed during the Government Handover Ceremony in November 2012 whereby the Muslim Brotherhood said that they were supporting the fighters of Benghazi Shura Council and treating the wounded in Turkey,” an unnamed military official told the Sky News.
Besides, Qatari Leaks also released a video in 2018, showing a leaked call between a leader of the Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries and a reporter from Qatar’s Al-Jazeera. The reporter, putting forward demand on behalf of Doha, asked to increase the intensity of the conflict in Libya. Ahmed Al-Gezawy, a leader of the Shura Council, said that “his brothers” (jihadists) would seize control of Benina International Airport in Benghazi and western Libya touching the borders of Egypt if they were given the required financial support and weaponry for same.
It shows how Qatar is nurturing multiple terror outfits to increase its influence in the region.