English "MujGuide" Instructs in Bomb Making, Stealing Money from ATMs

A user circulated an English book called “MujGuide,” instructing in bomb making and stealing money from cash machines.

AQAP Releases Video of Anwar al-Awlaki Speaking about the “Culture of Martyrdom”

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a posthumous video of Anwar al-Awlaki speaking about the “culture of martyrdom”.

IS Video Shows Civilians in Syrian Town Thanking IS, Stating Support of Group

Deir al-Zour division of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, or what the group calls “al-Khayr Province,” released a video of villagers in the town of al-Bu Hamam praising the IS, thanking it for returning them to their home, calling Muslims to join the IS, and denouncing those from their town that joined the Syrian regime.

IS Video Shows Conquest of Tadmur, Beheading of Pro-Regime Element

The Homs division of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria released a video on the group’s conquest of Tadmur (Palmyra), showing fighters engaging Syrian soldiers in battle, guns, ammunition, and vehicles taken as spoils, and people stomping a pro-regime element before his beheading.

“Battalion of Sheikh Omar Hadid” Claims Rocket Attack on Ashdod, Threatens Hamas

A Gaza-based jihadi group calling itself the “Battalion of Sheikh Omar Hadid” claimed credit for the May 26, 2015, rocket attack on the Israeli port city of Ashdod and gave a 48-hour deadline to Hamas to comply with certain conditions or it would continue to act.

IS al-Bayan News Bulletin for May 31, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the English edition of its al-Bayan news bulletin for May 31, 2015, reporting on its attacks in Iraq, Libya and Syria, including the bombing of the Furqlus gas pipeline in Homs, and suicide bombings by Moroccan and Syrian fighters in al-Hasakah.

IS-Linked ‘Amaq News Agency Video Shows Tadmur Prison After Leveling

The Islamic State (IS)-linked ‘Amaq News Agency released a video of Tadmur (Palmyra) prison after IS fighters leveled it to the ground with explosives.

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”.
Swahili Jihadi Magazine for Women Features “White Widow” on Cover
03 Aug 2015 23:10 - SITESwahili Jihadi Magazine for Women Features “White Widow” on Cover

Al-Muhajiroun - Emigrants of East Africa, a pro-al-Qaeda group, distributed the first issue of a Swahili jihadi magazine for women called “Al-Ghurabaa,” fea [ ... ]

AQIM Reportedly Claims Killing Nine Malian Soldiers Near Timbuktu
03 Aug 2015 17:26 - SITEAQIM Reportedly Claims Killing Nine Malian Soldiers Near Timbuktu

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) reportedly claimed killing nine Malian soldiers in an attack near the city of Timbuktu.

IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for August 1-3, 2015
03 Aug 2015 16:17 - SITEIS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for August 1-3, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the August 1-3, 2015 English editions of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of attacks on Houthis in Yemen and [ ... ]

IS Releases Video of Child Executing Accused Spy in Northern Iraq
03 Aug 2015 15:40 - SITEIS Releases Video of Child Executing Accused Spy in Northern Iraq

Just hours after it published a photo report on a child executing an accused spy, al-Jazeera Province of the Islamic State (IS) in northern Iraq released a video of the [ ... ]

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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 Fighters Call for Migration to IS Outside of Iraq/Syria, Lone Wolf Attacks
03 Aug 2015 19:09 - SITEIS Fighters Call for Migration to IS Outside of Iraq/Syria, Lone Wolf Attacks

Islamic State (IS) fighters called for supporters to migrate to the group in other countries, and for those unable to travel to commit lone wolf attacks.

IS Fighter Details Wage Distribution, Claims Migrants Can Start Businesses Under IS
03 Aug 2015 17:41 - SITEIS Fighter Details Wage Distribution, Claims Migrants Can Start Businesses Under IS

An Islamic State (IS) fighter in Syria answered frequently asked questions pertaining to wage distribution, opening businesses, and training procedures under the group. [ ... ]

IS Recruiter Claims Border “Reopened” to Prospects Online
03 Aug 2015 15:24 - SITEIS Recruiter Claims Border “Reopened” to Prospects Online

An alleged Islamic State (IS) fighter and recruiter made a lengthy call for migration to IS before claiming that the Syrian-Turkish border had “reopened.”

Confirmed Death of Mullah Omar Sparks Controversy, Opportunism among Jihadi Communities
30 Jul 2015 22:24 - SITEConfirmed Death of Mullah Omar Sparks Controversy, Opportunism among Jihadi Communities

Confirmation of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar’s death has caused controversy across jihadist communities on Twitter.

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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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