In a new photo report purportedly released by the Islamic State, an ISIS photog captures images of the soldiers they’ve killed in the natural resource-rich Shaer gas fields, near Homs, Syria. The photo report was released on December 10 on ISIS terrorist channels. An accompanying summary of the photo report reads: "Aspects of the Ghanimah in Irtiwaziyyah Checkpoint, East of Mahr." ISIS calls its "war booty" "ghanimah," which is an Islamic term. According to the Oxford Dictionary, "In classical Islam, wealth taken by force from an enemy in times of war. There were considerable differences among the classical jurists concerning rights to, and possession of, such wealth. All were agreed, however, that ghanimah was to be distributed in accordance with the shares specified in the Quranic directive in surah 8:41." Quranic verse 8:41 reads: "And know that anything you obtain of war booty - then indeed, for Allah is one fifth of it and for the Messenger and for [his] near relatives and the orphans, the needy, and the [stranded] traveler, if you have believed in Allah and in that which We sent down to Our Servant on the day of criterion - the day when the two armies met. And Allah , over all things, is competent." Viewer discretion is advised.
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