‘Jihad Is the Best Part of Worship’: Jihadis Gear Up for Ramadan
Given the historic religious and military significance of Ramadan, Islamist and jihadi groups, and sometimes also mainstream Arab organizations and Arab media, escalate incitement to jihad and martyrdom during this month.
unnamed Arab and European intelligence officials as well as terrorism experts
such as Haroro Ingram from George Washington University, the Washington Post reported, "The experts
and officials noted that the video was released days before the beginning of
Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, and said the timing could encourage ISIS cells
and followers to commit attacks in the next weeks."