Baghdadi vs. Omar: The Islamic State Hints at Fight with the Taliban

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Jihadists and jihadist supporters not aligned with the Islamic State (IS) condemned a recent speech by IS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani, released on January 26, as further dividing the global jihadist movement. Along with a renewed call for lone-wolf attacks, the speech, entitled, "Say, 'Die in Your Rage!'," touted the recent pledges of various group leaders from Khorasan, the Afghanistan/Pakistan region:

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Japanese Hostage Haruna Yukawa Beheaded, Second Hostage Stipulates New IS Demand in Video

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Islamic State (IS)-linked Twitter accounts distributed a video in which Japanese hostage Kenji Goto Jogo stated that his fellow captive Haruna Yukawa was executed, and stipulated a new demand from the IS for his release.

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What the Islamic State’s Japanese Hostages Say about the Group

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The Islamic State's (IS) January 20 release of "A Message to the Government and People of Japan," a video demanding a ransom from the Japanese government for the lives of two Japanese citizens, has raised many questions—perhaps the most prevalent of which being, Why Japan?

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Christopher Cornell Expressed Support for Islamic State, Lone Wolf Jihad on Social Media

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Christopher Lee Cornell, the 20 year old Cincinnati man also using the online persona "Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah" on social media, was arrested by the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force on January 14, 2015 for allegedly planning to plant pipe bombs at the U.S. Capitol and then open fire on those nearby.

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“CyberCaliphate” Claims Hacking Twitter, YouTube Accounts of CENTCOM, Stealing Information

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A pro-Islamic State (IS) hacking group calling itself the "CyberCaliphate" claimed hacking the Twitter and YouTube accounts of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), posting on them IS videos and alleged documents it stolen from networks and personal devices.

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