IS Releases Video of Beheading Kidnapped Egyptian Christians in Libya

The Islamic State (IS) released a video of beheading the 21 Egyptian Christians it kidnapped in Libya in January 2015, containing the same images of the men that appeared in the seventh issue of Dabiq magazine.

French-Speaking IS Fighters Threaten France and Belgium, Call for Lone-Wolf Attacks in Video

Two French-speaking fighters threatened France and Belgium and called for lone-wolf attacks in a video released by the Salah al-Din provincial division of the Islamic State (IS).

Shabaab Releases Video on June 2013 UN Compound Attack in Mogadishu

Al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, released a video on its June 2013 suicide raid at the United Nations Common Compound (UNCC) in the capital, Mogadishu, and described the UN as a “satanic force of evil”.

Rayat al-Tawheed Publishes Video Showing Members, Calling for Jihad

Rayat al-Tawheed, a media group comprised of foreign Islamic State fighters, published a YouTube video on September 19, 2014 that shows seven members of the group and a speech by one of its English members.

Boko Haram Claims Captive Girls, Demands Prisoner Exchange

Abu Bakr Shekau, leader of the Nigeria-based Boko Haram jihadi group affirmed that his organization kidnapped over 300 girls captured from a school in Chibok, Nigeria and announced his willingness to exchange the girls for prisoners.

Shabaab Justifies Woolwich Attack, Incites for Lone-Wolf Action in West

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released a video justifying the May 22, 2013, attack in Woolwich, London, and highlighting the participation of British fighters in jihad in Somalia as well as inciting for lone-wolf attacks in the West.

TIP Video Incites Turks to Participate in Jihad, Shows Military Operations

The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) released the second episode in its "Lions of War" video series, inciting Turkish Muslims to participate in jihad and showing mortar and rocket attacks by fighters in the Afghan-Pakistan region.

Al-Hijrat Releases Video of Afghan Taliban's 9/2011 15-Man Raid in Kabul

Al-Hijrat Studio, a media unit of the Afghan Taliban, produced a video focusing on the group's 15-man suicide raid that targeted the American Embassy, ISAF headquarters, and an Afghan intelligence center in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on September 13, 2011.

Katawaz Studio Releases Video of Attacks in Afghanistan

Katawaz Studio released a video showing several attacks by fighters against enemy forces in Afghanistan, including a clash in Kunar province.

Video Shows Child Fighters Receiving Firearm Training

Al-Ansar Mailing List, a jihadist media group, released a video showing child fighters receiving firearm training in the Waziristan region of northwest Pakistan.
AQIS Calls Pakistani Religious Scholars to Rally Support for Afghan Taliban
27 Feb 2015 18:23 - SITEAQIS Calls Pakistani Religious Scholars to Rally Support for Afghan Taliban

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) called on Pakistani religious scholars and "people of faith" to rally support for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, or what [ ... ]

“Allied Popular Resistance Movement in Egypt” Claims Attacks on Telecommunications Companies, Cairo Airport During Visit of IBM CEO
27 Feb 2015 17:34 - SITE“Allied Popular Resistance Movement in Egypt” Claims Attacks on Telecommunications Companies, Cairo Airport During Visit of IBM CEO

An anti-government group in Egypt calling itself the “Allied Popular Resistance Movement” has claimed several attacks in the past months on branches of telecommunic [ ... ]

IS in Raqqah Throws Man from Building for Sodomy, People Stone Body
27 Feb 2015 17:32 - SITEIS in Raqqah Throws Man from Building for Sodomy, People Stone Body

The ar-Raqqah provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria published a photo report on its implementing the “prescribed punishment of Allah” on a man who  [ ... ]

Jihadist Account Tweets Alleged Picture of Slain American Atheist Blogger Avijit Roy Following Attack
27 Feb 2015 16:00 - SITEJihadist Account Tweets Alleged Picture of Slain American Atheist Blogger Avijit Roy Following Attack

A jihadist account on Twitter posted an alleged picture of American atheist blogger Avijit Roy after being hacked to death by unidentified attackers in Bangladesh on Fe [ ... ]

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Al-Nusra Front: Breaking al-Qaeda’s Forum Monopoly
11 Apr 2014 16:15 - SITEAl-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 20:49 - SITESyrian Jihad: The Weakening of al-Qaeda’s Leadership

Syrian Jihad: The Weakening of al-Qaeda's Leadership
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 16:07 - SITEAl-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 22:18 - SITESimilarities in Tactics in Major Attacks on Western Targets in 2013: A Look at Tigantourine and Westgate

Similarities in Tactics in Major Attacks on Western Targets in 2013: A Look at Tigantourine and Westgate By Rita Katz and Margaret Foster Two of the most high-profile [ ... ]

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IS “Medical Doctor” Touts Completion of Alleged Medical College Examinations
25 Feb 2015 21:01 - SITEIS “Medical Doctor” Touts Completion of Alleged Medical College Examinations

An alleged “Muhajir Medical Doctor” living in the Islamic State (IS) told followers on Twitter that registration examinations for the purported IS Medical College i [ ... ]

Nusra Front Fighter Forwards Alleged IS Fighter’s Claims of Instability within IS
25 Feb 2015 19:54 - SITENusra Front Fighter Forwards Alleged IS Fighter’s Claims of Instability within IS

An alleged fighter with al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, posted a message on Twitter claiming there to be instability within the Islamic State (IS) in ar- [ ... ]

Fighters and Supporters Living Under IS Discuss Presence of Slaves
24 Feb 2015 18:30 - SITEFighters and Supporters Living Under IS Discuss Presence of Slaves

Fighters and supporters of the Islamic State (IS) discussed the alleged presence of slaves under IS rule.

IS Fighters and Supporters Persist with Threats to “Conquer Rome”
24 Feb 2015 00:08 - SITEIS Fighters and Supporters Persist with Threats to “Conquer Rome”

Fighters and supporters of the Islamic State (IS) on Twitter have persisted with a hashtag threatening Italy. Following the February 15, 2015 release of “A Message Si [ ... ]

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Update: Twitter Campaign Threatens American Embassies, Civilians
27 Jun 2014 23:18 - SITEUpdate: Twitter Campaign Threatens American Embassies, Civilians

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
01 Jun 2014 19:45 - SITEAmerican Suicide Bomber Active On Social Networking Site

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 [ ... ]

British Jihadis in Syria Use Kik Messenger For Recruitment, Transport of Foreign Fighters
09 Jan 2014 23:50 - SITEBritish Jihadis in Syria Use Kik Messenger For Recruitment, Transport of Foreign Fighters

Purported English-speaking jihadi recruiters and foreign fighters in Syria have adopted the kik messaging program to assist in the recruitment and transportation of fig [ ... ]

Bomber in Embassy Attack in Beirut Discussed Martyrdom, Promoted al-Qaeda Propaganda on Facebook
22 Nov 2013 12:34 - SITEBomber in Embassy Attack in Beirut Discussed Martyrdom, Promoted al-Qaeda Propaganda on Facebook

Mouin Adnan Abu Dahir, one of the two suspects in the November 19, 2013, double suicide bombing near the Iranian embassy in Beirut, used a Facebook page in which he exp [ ... ]

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