The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed shelling an American base inside Baledogle Airfield in Lower Shabelle, killing three U.S. soldiers and five Somali Special Forces, and took credit for attacks on Somali soldiers elsewhere in the region.
IJU Shows Training of Special Forces in Afghanistan in Video, Regular Fighters in Photos
The Islamic Jihad Union (IJU), a group active in Afghanistan alongside the Afghan Taliban, highlighted the training of its special forces in a video, and showed military exercises and studies of its regular fighters in photos.
‘Amaq Video Shows IS Fighters Destroying Religious Symbols, Burning Church in Marawi
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video showing IS fighters destroyed religious symbols inside a church in the battle-stricken city of Marawi in the Philippines and setting fire to the building.
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.