Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), operating under the name "Ansar al-Shariah," claimed concurrent raids on camps of Yemeni security forces in the cities of Qatn and Sayun in Hadramawt province, and claimed the ambush of soldiers in Shabwa.
Earlier, I posted on the declaration by the Islamic State (IS)—formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS)—of a Caliphate that included territory in both Iraq and Syria. The post made several points about this momentous event, including the real potential for resistance from both ordinary Iraqis and other militant groups. As I noted then, everywhere that IS has attempted to implement their extremist version of shari’a on ordinary Muslims who do not support or affirm IS’s vision for the future of Islam, have fought against the militants.
The Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, threatened to target all Israeli cities if Israel continues the alleged policy of striking civilian homes and shelters to cover its “military failure”.
The Palestinian jihadi group the Army of the Ummah (Jeish al-Ummah) is using a Facebook account to ask for financial donations for weapons.