[ by Charles Cameron — once again a Mahdist hadith — and a video link, I’m pretty sure ]
Dabiq issue #5 (front & back covers above) has now been out a day or three.
This time, there’s an “end times” hadith that doesn’t mention the title Mahdi while referring to him on the back cover:
This particular hadith as quoted requires the Mahdi to have both the name of the Prophet and of his father — which will make it difficult, but not impossible, for the current caliph to receive that title. Mr Orange first suggested this problem to me, and I hope in a future post to discuss it in some detail.
I also hope to continue discussing Dabiq issue #5 as time allows..
For now, let me close by saying I am pretty sure the child in the photo above is also “Abdullah” from Khazakstan interviewed in this video:
which I found in Australia’s 9News piece, Child demonstrates frightening firearms proficiency in ISIL video.