1 Main Saudi Cleric Al-Muhaysini Leading Terrorist Operations in Syria Treated like Hero on Dubai's Orient News TV Network
Abdallah al-Muhaysini came to Syria in 2013 to partake in operations against Bashar al-Assad. He has positioned himself at the center of radical jihadist politics, fund raising, and legal opinion. Al-Muhaysini hails from the al-Qassim region in Saudi Arabia. A Salafi jihadist scholar, al-Muhaysini is often seen on the battlefields of northern Syria controlling various Islamist factions, including Ahrar al-Sham and Jabhat al-Nusra (JN), and Jaish al-Fateh coalition. He has set up institutions that provide military and financial aid to jihadist groups. Orient TV in Dubai is his main propaganda arm along with Al-Jazeera and other Qatar/Saudi/Gulf State government affiliated TV channels.