On July 6, 2016 The Islamic State published a new video production released by it’s media wing al-Furqan. This video was the first one to be released by al-Furqan in over a year. While we see that The Islamic State might have reached a tipping point in it’s state building project, they present us an image of firmly led proto-state. For an in depth analysis of the video see this blogpost by Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi.
Warning: the last three minutes of the video are explicitly graphic