Pro-IS Group Portrays IS as Savior for People of Aleppo, Urges Muslims to Fight

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir Media Foundation portrayed the IS as the only savior for the people of Aleppo after God, and urged Muslims to fight in their defense.

Video by IS Media Affiliate Highlights Past Lone Wolf Attacks, Incites Further Actions

The Islamic State (IS)-affiliated Furat Media released a video highlighting the actions of past Lone Wolf attackers, suggesting the incitement of further actions.

IS’ Raqqah Province Releases Video Advising Lone Wolves on Close-Quarter Combat, Bomb-making

The Islamic State’s (IS) Raqqah Province released a video featuring fighters giving instruction to potential lone wolf attackers in both hand-to-hand combat, as well as the construction of home-made bombs.

Fighter Alleges Extorting $5000+ from Rwandan Intelligence, C.I.A. in Shabaab Video

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, released a video featuring a fighter who claimed to have extorted money from Rwandan Intelligence and C.I.A. agents by supplying them with intentionally vague information and false promises.

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Video Focuses on Success in Battle of Aleppo

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham released a video documenting the battles against the Syrian regime under the campaign, “Lifting the Siege of Aleppo.”

IS' 'Amaq Releases Video of Downing Russian Assault Helicopter in Tadmur

'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) released a video of fighters shooting down a Russian assault helicopter east of Tadmur (Palmyra) in Syria's Homs governorate.

IS Divisions in Ninawa and Raqqah Show Kids Enjoying Eid al-Fitr Activities

In two of the largest territories under its control, ar-Raqqah in Syria and Mosul in Iraq, the Islamic State (IS) held celebratory events for Eid al-Fitr, and released videos showing children enjoying them.

IS' 'Amaq Releases Video of Suicide Bombing in Rukban (Jordan)

Shortly after reporting on the involvement of the Islamic State (IS) in the suicide bombing at an army post in Rukban, Jordan, the group's 'Amaq News Agency released a video of the attack.

AQIM Releases Proof-of-Life Video of South Africa and Swedish Hostages, Cautions Against Using France as Mediator

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghrab (AQIM) released a proof-of-life video of two hostages, Stephen McGowan of South Africa and Johan Gustofsson of Sweden, and indicated that they will continue to hold them prisoner until their demands are met.

IS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Criticizes Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance, Threatens Enemy States

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State (IS) and its declared “Caliph,” criticized the Saudi-led Islamic military alliance against terrorism, and threatened enemy states, specifically America, Russia, and European countries.
Twitter Account Incites Followers to Avenge “Blind Sheikh” in “Most Utmost and Deadly Way”
27 Feb 2017 16:53Twitter Account Incites Followers to Avenge “Blind Sheikh” in “Most Utmost and Deadly Way”

A Twitter account called on its followers to “avenge” the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, an Egyptian cleric involved in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing,  [ ... ]

Afghan Taliban Mourns its Kunduz “Governor” Killed in U.S. Airstrike
27 Feb 2017 16:14Afghan Taliban Mourns its Kunduz “Governor” Killed in U.S. Airstrike

The Afghan Taliban issued a statement mourning its “governor” for Afghanistan’s Kunduz province, Mullah Abdul Salam Akhund, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike.

IS Claims Striking Russian Delegation in Deir al-Zour with Weaponized UAV
27 Feb 2017 14:15IS Claims Striking Russian Delegation in Deir al-Zour with Weaponized UAV

Al-Khayr Province, the Islamic State (IS) division for Deir al-Zour, Syria, published photos of its using a weaponized unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to attack a “Russ [ ... ]

IS Claims Suicide Bombing at Police Station in Algerian City of Constantine
27 Feb 2017 14:14IS Claims Suicide Bombing at Police Station in Algerian City of Constantine

Algeria Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the suicide bombing at a police station in the northeastern city of Constantine.

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Al-Nusra Front: Breaking al-Qaeda’s Forum Monopoly
11 Apr 2014 16:15Al-Nusra Front: Breaking al-Qaeda’s Forum Monopoly

Al-Nusra Front: Breaking al-Qaeda's Forum Monopoly
By Rita Katz and Margaret Foster A recent move by al-Qaeda's wing in Syria, the al-Nusra Front, illustrates again the [ ... ]

Syrian Jihad: The Weakening of al-Qaeda’s Leadership
08 Apr 2014 20:49Syrian Jihad: The Weakening of al-Qaeda’s Leadership

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By Rita Katz and Adam Raisman In an unexpected and unprecedented turn of events, al-Qaeda members and jihadists fro [ ... ]

Al-Qaeda-Affiliates Expand Online Platform to Twitter
03 Jan 2014 16:07Al-Qaeda-Affiliates Expand Online Platform to Twitter

Al-Qaeda-Affiliates Expand Online Platform to Twitter
By Rita Katz and Adam Raisman On December 5, 2013, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) joined the long list o [ ... ]

Similarities in Tactics in Major Attacks on Western Targets in 2013: A Look at Tigantourine and Westgate
02 Jan 2014 22:18Similarities in Tactics in Major Attacks on Western Targets in 2013: A Look at Tigantourine and Westgate

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Pro-IS Telegram Channel Suggests Idea for Attacking Jewish Communities in the West, Particularly in UK
27 Feb 2017 17:10Pro-IS Telegram Channel Suggests Idea for Attacking Jewish Communities in the West, Particularly in UK

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel suggested an idea for lone wolf jihadists in the West to attack Jewish communities and particularly those in the United Kingdo [ ... ]

Syria-Focused “Al-Haqiqa” Magazine Compiles Content from from Pro-AQ Media Groups
27 Feb 2017 16:59Syria-Focused “Al-Haqiqa” Magazine Compiles Content from from Pro-AQ Media Groups

Jihadists introduced the first issue of “Al-Haqiqa,” a Syria-focused magazine composed of previously released content from pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) media groups.

Essay Narrates Killed Somali NF Fighter’s Journey from U.S. to Syria
15 Feb 2017 23:24Essay Narrates Killed Somali NF Fighter’s Journey from U.S. to Syria

A jihadi media group published a biographical eulogy of “Abu Zubayr Somali,” a Somali Nusra Front (NF) fighter killed in Syria after living in the U.S. for “a num [ ... ]

Jihadi Media Group Eulogizes Australian Fighter Killed in Syria Two Years Prior
13 Feb 2017 16:02Jihadi Media Group Eulogizes Australian Fighter Killed in Syria Two Years Prior

A jihadi media group provided a brief biography about an Australian fighter allegedly killed in Syria two years prior.

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Jihadists Remind IS Supporters of Idea to Booby-Trap Christmas Trees, Call for Attacks in America and Europe
28 Dec 2016 16:49Jihadists Remind IS Supporters of Idea to Booby-Trap Christmas Trees, Call for Attacks in America and Europe

Jihadists reminded Islamic State (IS) supporters of an idea to booby-trap Christmas trees and called for attacks in America and Europe.

Pro-IS Group Publishes Kill List of Saudi and Pro-Syrian Opposition Scholars
27 Dec 2016 21:38Pro-IS Group Publishes Kill List of Saudi and Pro-Syrian Opposition Scholars

Al-Battar Media Foundation, a group that supports the Islamic State (IS), published a list of 33 Saudi and pro-Syrian opposition scholars for jihadists to target and ki [ ... ]

Update: Twitter Campaign Threatens American Embassies, Civilians
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A Twitter-based campaign threatening retaliation against the United States for intervention in Iraq continues to accelerate, and has featured threats issued to American [ ... ]

American Suicide Bomber Active On Social Networking Site
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Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, named as the American suicide bomber "Abu Hurayra al-Amriki" who carried out a suicide raid in Idlib, Syria on May 25, 2014, was active on soc [ ... ]

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