Unmasked: The Man Behind Top Islamic State Twitter Account

For years, a Twitter account bearing the name @ShamiWitness had been one of the most vocal online voices on the war in Syria. The person behind the account — which had 20,000 followers, including analysts in the Middle East and farther afield — appeared to have a vast knowledge of the conflict and had a surprisingly polite tone.

Unmasked: The Man Behind Top Islamic State Twitter Account

The most influential pro-Islamic State Twitter account to be followed by foreign jihadis – Shami Witness – is shut down after a Channel 4 News investigation uncovers the identity of the man behind it.

Unmasked: The Man Behind Top Islamic State Twitter Account

News source: 4News