American boy warns Trump in ISIS video: Fight will ‘end in your lands’

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The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria released a new video on Wednesday featuring a 10-year-old American boy warning President Trump that the fighting will “end in your lands.”

“My message to Trump, the puppet of the Jews: Allah has promised us victory and promised you defeat,” the boy, named Yousef, says in the video, obtained by MEMRI. “This battle is not going to end in Raqqa or Mosul. It’s going to end in your lands. By the will of Allah, we will have victory, so get ready, for the fighting has just begun.”

Yousef speaks English in the video with an American accent. He says he traveled to Raqqa, Syria, two years ago with his mother and that his father is an American soldier who fought in Iraq. The identity of his parents is not revealed in the video.

{mosads}“This city has scared the whole world because the Muslims who live in it have learned the meaning of jihad and have established the rule of Allah,” Yousef says, describing Raqqa, which has served as a stronghold for ISIS since 2014.

“Because of this, all the nations in the world who are led by America have gathered to scare us away from what we have established.”

The video’s release comes as the Syrian Democratic Forces, backed by a United States-led international coalition, are pressing ahead with an attack on Raqqa to wrest the city from ISIS control.

ISIS has previously featured American hostages like James Foley and Steven Sotloff in propaganda videos of their beheadings.

In the video released Wednesday, Yousef mentions his best friend, who he says is from Sinjar, Iraq. ISIS seized the town and surrounding area in 2014, killing thousands of the Yazidi ethnic group, which ultimately caused the United States to begin conducting airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq. 

The end of the video shows Yousef receiving weapons training from an unidentified individual.

“Do you think that we’re going to leave? Do you think that we’ll be finished?” Yousef says, this time in Arabic. “Never! We will remain until the Day of Judgment, with Allah’s permission.”

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