Growing concern in the Gaza Strip due to the increasing influence of factions close to ISIS and Ansar Bait Al-Maqdis, which pledged allegiance to ISIS, most prominent of which Al-Tawhid Brigade, aiming to secure the influence of Ansar Bait Al-Maqdis inside the Gaza strip at the expense of Hamas. T
hose fighters are active in the Gaza Strip, and are Hamas' opponents. Hamas is concerned over an organizational expansion of what is known as Ansar Bait Al-Maqdis and ISIS in the Gaza strip through the Al-Tawhid brigade pledging allegiance to them.
Recently, Alam Al-Din Amer, known as Abu Othman, and the second in charge in the Al-Tawhid Brigade in Gaza, delivered a speech, during which he called for strengthening the ranks of his supporters in Gaza, as well as their unity with their kinships in Syria, Libya, Iraq, and Sinai.