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IS-aligned Persian Group Releases Video of Attacks by IS Supporters in Ahvaz and Balochistan

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group released a video of attacks by IS supporters in Sheyban a town in Ahvaz, Iran, and in Balochistan, including the May 2018 strike on Basij forces.

Thursday, 16 May 2019
IS-aligned Media Unit Defends Group Against Opponents in English/Spanish-Subtitled Video

The Islamic State (IS)-aligned Muntasir Media released a video with English- and Spanish-subtitled defending the group and its ideology against its opponents.

Thursday, 16 May 2019
IS-linked Group Encourages Supporters in Video to Hold Firm, Join Training Camps in Iraq

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group released a video encouraging supporters to hold firm despite apparent losses, and urged them to join training camps in Iraq.

Thursday, 16 May 2019
'Amaq Video Shows IS Bombing AQAP Vehicle in al-Bayda'

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a brief video of bombing a vehicle belonging to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), in al-Bayda' governorate in Yemen.

Thursday, 16 May 2019
In First Official Video Release Since Siege on Baghuz, IS Fighters Boast "Firmness" in Town

In its first official video release since the SDF and coalition besieged Baghuz, the last bastion of the Islamic State's (IS) "Caliphate" in Syria, in early-February 2019, fighters boast of "firmness" in the town and their continued following of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Thursday, 16 May 2019
Shabaab Intelligence Official Cautions Fighters Against Harming Civilians, Likewise Urges People Avoid Enemy Sites

Abu Abdirahman Mohamed Warsame (AKA Mahad Karate), the reported intelligence leader of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, delivered an audio speech cautioning fighters against harming civilians, and likewise, urging people to avoid enemy sites and causing themselves potential harm.

Sunday, 12 May 2019
Shabaab Claims Killing Turkish Military Officer in Bombing in Mogadishu

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed credit for the killing of a Turkish engineer, whom it identified as a military officer, in a bombing in the capital.

Sunday, 12 May 2019
Evoking Imagery of 9/11, IS-Aligned Group Threatens Attacks in "Heart" of America

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group threatened Americans with “vengeance at the heart of your homeland,” evoking imagery of the 9/11 attacks.

Saturday, 11 May 2019
BLA Claims Credit for Suicide Raid at Pearl Continental Hotel in Gwadar

Through its Hakkal Media, the group announced that fighters from its "Majeed Brigade" are responsible for the attack, and identified targets as Chinese and other foreign investors staying in the hotel.

Saturday, 11 May 2019
IS Claims Killing 11 in Assault on Nigerian Army Barracks in Borno

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an assault on Nigerian Army barracks in Borno.

Saturday, 11 May 2019
'Amaq Releases Video of IS Attack on Chechen Soldiers in Urus-Martan

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a video showing the April 22, 2019, ambush on Chechen soldiers in Urus-Martan district.

Saturday, 11 May 2019
IS' "Hind Province" Claims Clash with Indian Forces in Amshipora (Kashmir)

Now using the name "Hind Province" for its operations in Jammu & Kashmir, rather than Khorasan Province as it had done in the past, the Islamic State (IS) claimed inflicting casualties among Indian forces in a clash in Amshipora.

Friday, 10 May 2019
HTS Infographic Claims 160+ SAA Soldiers and Officers Killed

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) released an infographic claiming more than 160 Syrian regime forces were killed over five days in Hama and Latakia, including high ranking officers.

Friday, 10 May 2019
IS Claims 18 Casualties Among Shi'ites in Suicide Bombing by Kurdish Fighter in Sadr City

The Islamic State (IS) claimed inflicting 18 casualties among Shi'ites in a suicide bombing by a Kurdish fighter in Baghdad's Sadr City.

Thursday, 09 May 2019
IS Reports Attacks in DR Congo, Updates Prior ISWAP Claim for Attack in Mamuri in Naba 181 "Exclusives"

The Islamic State (IS) reported three attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DNC) in the past week in an "exclusive" in Naba 181, and updated a prior claim from its West Africa Province (ISWAP) for an attack in Mamuri, Nigeria.

Thursday, 09 May 2019
IS Division in Libya Claims Raid on Houses of "Apostates" in Ghadduwa

The Islamic State's Libya Province (ISLP) claimed storming houses of "apostates" from the Libyan National Army (LNA) and loyalists in the town of Ghadduwa, in the southwest of the country.

Thursday, 09 May 2019
Shabaab Claims Killing Somali Special Forces Officer in Mogadishu, Ambush on Kenyan Troops in Wajir County

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed killing a Somali Special Forces officer in the capital, Mogadishu, and inflicting casualties among Kenyan troops in an ambush in Wajir County, in neighboring Kenya.

Thursday, 09 May 2019
Pro-AQ Magazine for Women Promotes Jihad While Giving Food Recipes, Personal Beauty Tips, and Marriage and Child-Rearing Advice

Now in its seventh issue, a pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) magazine promotes jihad while giving food recipes, personal beauty tips, and marriage and child-rearing advice.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
AQ-aligned "Al-Fatah Brigades" Claims Killing 28 Syrian Regime Forces Total in 2 Attacks in al-Ghab Plain

A nascent Syria-based jihadi faction calling itself the "Al-Fatah Brigades" claimed killing 28 regime forces total in the al-Ghab Plain in Hama governorate.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
AQIS Previews Forthcoming Video of Attack on Afghan Soldiers in Paktika

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) previewed a forthcoming video of an attack on Afghan soldiers in Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
IS Supporter Warns that Group's Expansion in Africa Poses Risk to Europe and Asia

In a boastful manner, an Islamic State (IS) supporter warned that the group's expansion in Africa poses a risk to Europe and Asia, and its seeming defeat in Iraq and Syria did not halt its ambitions.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
HTS Claims Dozens of Casualties in Suicide Operation in Hama

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham claimed a suicide operation in northern Hama governorate killing and wounding dozens of Syrian regime forces.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
After IS-claimed Attacks in KSA and Sri Lanka, Aligned Group Raises Specter of Fear of "Who is the Next"

After the Islamic State (IS)-claimed attacks in al-Zulfi, Saudi Arabia, and multiple areas of Sri Lanka, an aligned group raised the specter of fear by questioning, "who is the next".

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
IS' Central Africa Province Claims Attack on Congolese Soldiers in Bunduguya

The Islamic State's Central Africa Province (ISCAP) claimed an attack on Congolese soldiers in Bunduguya, in North Kivu of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Suicide Raid at U.S.-Based NGO Counterpart International Offices in Kabul

The Afghan Taliban claimed credit for the ongoing suicide raid at the Kabul offices of the U.S.-based Counterpart International, charging the NGO with subversive activities aimed at promoting Western culture and anti-Islamic principles.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
Syria-Based Elite Forces Group Releases Promotional Video of Training Services

A Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)-linked jihadi instructor group published a video promoting the types of military training it offers and urging “support us in our fighting.”

Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Syrian Jihadi Cleric Urges Muslims Boycott Chinese Goods and Huawei Mobiles in Particular

A Syrian jihadi cleric urged Muslims to boycott Chinese goods as retribution for the persecution of Uyghur Muslims, and not to purchase or use Huawei-manufactured mobiles, in particular.

Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing U.S. Soldier, Afghan Special Forces in Confrontation in Helmand

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing an American soldiers and Afghan Special Forces in a confrontation in Helmand province, allegedly coming after the enemy raided civilian homes.

Tuesday, 07 May 2019
HTS Commander Claims 200+ Casualties from Russian and Syrian Forces

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) published a video speech from the group’s commander claiming more than 200 casualties from Russian and Syrian regime forces and calls on civilians to take up arms.

Monday, 06 May 2019
Shabaab Claims 2 Attacks in Kenya's Mandera County, Killing 2nd Brigade Operations Commander in Ambush in Middle Shabelle

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing the operations commander in the 2nd Brigade of the Somali National Army (SNA) in an ambush in Middle Shabelle, and took credit for two attacks in Mandera County in neighboring Kenya.

Monday, 06 May 2019
Zawahiri Draws Lessons from Tora Bora Battle in 8th Episode of Series Remembering Bin Laden

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri discussed lessons drawn from the Battle of Tora Bora in the eighth episode of his series remembering his experiences with Usama bin Laden.

Monday, 06 May 2019
In Ramadan Greeting, AQIM Again Urges Palestinians Engage in "Month of Jihad" Against Jews

As jihadi groups greet Muslims for the start of Ramadan, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has for the third consecutive year used the occasion to incite Palestinians to make it a "month of jihad" against Jews.

Monday, 06 May 2019
IS Claims Killing AQAP District Official in Suicide Raid in al-Bayda'

The Islamic State's Yemen Province (ISYP) claimed killing a district official of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in a one-man suicide raid in al-Bayda'.

Monday, 06 May 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 140 Casualties in 5-Man Suicide Raid in Baghlan, Warns of Similar Attacks to Come Elsewhere in Country

The Afghan Taliban claimed inflicting over 140 casualties among Afghan security forces in a five-man suicide raid at a police compound in Pul-e-Khumri, the capital of Baghlan province in northern Afghanistan, and warned of similar attacks to come elsewhere in the country.

Monday, 06 May 2019
IS-Linked Group Remarks on Internal Threat in West in Spanish-Language Graphic

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group released a Spanish-language graphic stating that in the West exists internal threats.

Sunday, 05 May 2019
IS Claims Attack on LNA Military Camp in Sabha, Freeing Prisoners Held Inside

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the attack on the Libyan National Army (LNA) military camp in Sabha, alleging 16 killed and wounded and freeing all prisoners held inside.

Saturday, 04 May 2019
IS Claims Killing 10 Nigerian Soldiers in Attack on Barracks in Borno

The Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing 10 Nigerian soldiers as the result of an armed assault in Borno.

Friday, 03 May 2019
In Second Mobile-Formatted Video, IS-Aligned Group Uses Altered Audio from Pop Song over Execution Footage

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group issued the second installment of a mobile phone-formatted video series, using altered pop music audio over footage of child airstrike victims and executions.

Friday, 03 May 2019
AQ-Aligned Coalition in Syria Claims Weaponized UAV Strike in Hama

“Incite the Believers’ Operations Room,” a Syria-based al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned coalition of jihadi factions including Hurras al-Deen, claimed a weaponized UAV strike in Hama governorate targeting regime forces.

Friday, 03 May 2019
IS-aligned Group Calls for Immigration to Nigeria to Join West Africa Province

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group called on supporters to immigrate to Nigeria to join "West Africa Province," and additionally warned that fighters in Africa will ultimately conquer Andalusia.

Friday, 03 May 2019
HTS Claims Killing 100+ Soldiers in April Operations

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) released an infographic claiming more than 100 regime forces were killed during the month of April as part of its series of operations “And Heal the Chests of the Believers.”

Friday, 03 May 2019
IS Claims Thwarting Joint U.S.-Iraqi Operation in Kirkuk in Naba 180

The Islamic State (IS) claimed that its fighters in Hawija, a district in Iraq's Kirkuk governorate, thwarted a joint U.S.-Iraqi military operation and inflicted casualties in the enemy ranks.

Friday, 03 May 2019
IS Claims Attack on 'Doctors Without Borders' Staff in Niger, Ambush on Chechen Soldiers in Urus-Martan in Naba 180

In "exclusives" in Issue 180 of its digital weekly newspaper, al-Naba, the Islamic State (IS) claimed an attack on 'Doctors Without Borders' staff in Diffa, Niger, and an ambush on Chechen soldiers in Urus-Martan.

Thursday, 02 May 2019
IS-linked Group Boasts Sri Lanka Bombings Changed the "Theater of Global Power"

The Islamic State (IS)-linked al-Battar Media Foundation published article in which it boasted of the group's success at multiple levels in the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka, and argued that the attacks changed the "theater of global power".

Thursday, 02 May 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Bombings on MJTF and Nigerian Army Vehicles in Borno

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed bombings on vehicles belonging to the African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) and Nigerian army in two separate incidents in Borno, Nigeria.

Thursday, 02 May 2019
Pro-HTS Channel Eulogizes German Militant, Claims Smuggling Fighters into Syria

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)-linked German Telegram channels reported the death of a fighter who allegedly wrote an autobiographical story of his “Hijrah” (journey) to Syria, recruiting other Germans to “sacrifice yourself in the way of Allah.”

Thursday, 02 May 2019
Shabaab Claims Repulsing Joint U.S.-Somali Operation in Lower Shabelle

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed that its fighters repulsed a joint operation by American and Somali forces in Lower Shabelle, in addition to carrying out attacks on the Somali National Army (SNA) throughout the country.

Thursday, 02 May 2019
IS Supporter Argues Vatican Backing Military Force on Group Makes Churches "Legitimate Targets"

Considering the Vatican backing military force against the Islamic State (IS) as tantamount to a declaration of war, a group supporter argued that this makes churches "legitimate targets".

Thursday, 02 May 2019
Additional Contributions Made to Lone-Wolf Attack Suggestions by IS Supporters

Over two months since the distribution of a set of lone-wolf attack suggestions by Islamic State (IS) supporters, a jihadist made three contributions, proposing strikes on gas stations and hotels.

Thursday, 02 May 2019
Al-Qaeda Ideologue Demands Fighters in Syria and Lone Wolves in Russia and Elsewhere to Kill Russians

An al-Qaeda (AQ) ideologue demanded that fighters in Syria take action against Russian soldiers, and that lone-wolves in Russia and elsewhere kill civilians, hack computer networks, and burn forests.

Wednesday, 01 May 2019
IS Supporters Insist "Crusaders and Their Allies" Must Experience Terror Everywhere, Including Places of Worship

Depicting St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Islamic State (IS) supporters insisted that "Crusaders and their allies" must experience terror everywhere, including places of worship.

Wednesday, 01 May 2019
IS-aligned Group Glorifies Suspected Sri Lanka Attack Mastermind in "Caravan of Martyrs" Poster

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group glorified the suspected mastermind of the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka, borrowing from the IS' "Caravan of the Martyrs" photo series in its design.

Wednesday, 01 May 2019
Afghan Taliban Promotes Talks by its Political Chief with Indonesian, UN, and US Officials

The Afghan Taliban promoted talks between its Political Chief with Indonesian, United Nations, and United States officials, seeking to elevate his position at the international level, and downplaying the role of the Afghan government in the negotiations process.

Wednesday, 01 May 2019
JNIM Claims Landmine Detonation on Malian Army Vehicle Killing 4 in Mopti

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed killing four Malian soldiers in a landmine detonation in Mopti region.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019
AQAP Denies IS Hitting its Fighters, Charges the Group Targeted the General Public

Showing the severed head of an Islamic State (IS) fighter, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced that it has "broken" the group, and charged that while the IS claimed to have struck its men and positions, it in fact targeted the Muslim public.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019
After Appearance of "Turkey Province" in Baghdadi Video, Jihadist Shows Video of Support from Country

After the release of the new video of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and the reveal of the undeclared "Turkey Province" on a report he reviewed, a jihadist posted a video of support from within the country.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019
IS-Aligned Media Group Threatens Attacks in India & Bangladesh

A Bengali Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-aligned media group released a poster threatening attacks in Bangladesh and India, stating “our thirst for revenge against you is never to be faded away.”

Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Alleged Jihadist in New York Expresses Support for AQ-aligned Coalition in Syria

An alleged jihadist in New York expressed support for the 'Incite the Believers' Operations Room, an al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned coalition of factions in Syria including Hurras al-Deen.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 33 Casualties Among MJTF Troops in Ambush in Borno

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicted 33 casualties among African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) troops in an ambush in Borno, Nigeria.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019
AQ-aligned Ansar al-Tawhid in Syria Releases Video on Commando Raids on Regime Positions

Ansar al-Tawhid, an al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned group in Syria, released a video on two of its commando raids on regime positions in Hama, and other strikes involving projectiles and heavy weapons.

Monday, 29 April 2019
IS Claims Bombing on Bengali Police in Dhaka in First Attack in Bangladesh in 2 Years

For the first time in over two years, the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for an attack in Bangladesh, bombing policemen in the capital, Dhaka. In a communique issued on April 29, 2019, the group's "Bengal" division stated that fighters detonated an explosive on Bengali police on the road to the Gulistan market, wounding three.

Monday, 29 April 2019
AQIM Eulogizes Deceased Islamic Salvation Front Founder Abbasi Madani

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) eulogized Abbasi Madani, one of the founders of the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) in Algeria, who died in exile in Qatar.

Monday, 29 April 2019
Shabaab Marks Return to Kenya with Bombing After Two-Month Absence, Claims Multiple Attacks in Somalia

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement marked its return to Kenya with a bombing after a two-month absence, and in its home base of Somalia, claimed multiple attacks on bases, barracks, and individual elements of Somali and AMISOM forces.

Monday, 29 April 2019
IS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Appears in Video, Acknowledges End of Baghuz Battle and Sri Lanka Attack

Nearly five years after his first appearance in a video, delivering a sermon at the Great Mosque of al-Nuri, in Mosul, Iraq, Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reemerged in visual form, acknowledging the end of the Baghuz battle and the fall of many fighters, and in a separate segment, discussing the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka.

Monday, 29 April 2019
IS-Linked Poster Threatens Russia’s Victory Day Celebrations

An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked media group published a graphic inciting attacks targeting Russia’s Victory Day celebrations, stating “just terror soon… 9 May.”

Monday, 29 April 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 American Soldiers in Faryab

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three Americans in an attack on U.S. and Afghan soldiers after they allegedly raided homes of civilians in Faryab.

Monday, 29 April 2019
HTS Claims 13 Soldiers Killed in Raid and Executes 2 in Retaliation for Recent Bombings

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) claimed a raid against regime forces killing 13 soldiers in Hama governorate and executed two alleged members of the SAA.

Monday, 29 April 2019
AQIM’s Uqba bin Nafi Battalion Claims IED Blasts Killing Tunisian Soldiers in Chaambi

Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisia division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), issued a formal communique for its bomb blasts on Tunisian soldiers in the Chaambi Mountains, and additionally alleged to have hit a Black Hawk, causing its “rapid descent.”

Sunday, 28 April 2019
IS Claims Further Attacks against AQAP on Same Day as a Suicide Bombing in Bayda

The Islamic State (IS/ISIS) claimed targeting al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) with heavy and medium weapons in the Qifa area of al-Bayda’ governorate.

Sunday, 28 April 2019
IS Claims Killing 10 Nigerian Soldiers in Borno Raid

The Islamic State (IS/ISIS) claimed killing 10 Nigerian soldiers in a raid in the town of Sabon Gari, Borno.

Sunday, 28 April 2019
IS Claims Killing 17 Sri Lankan Policemen in Clash and Suicide Bombings in Kalmunai

Just five days after the deadly Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka, the Islamic State (IS) claimed another attack in the country, involving three fighters luring policemen into an ambush, engaging with them in a firefight and then detonating their explosive belts.

Saturday, 27 April 2019
HTS Claims Over 20 SAA Officers & Soldiers Killed in Aleppo Raid

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham claimed a raid in southern Aleppo governorate against regime forces killing more than 20 officers and soldiers.

Saturday, 27 April 2019
AQIM's Uqba bin Nafi Claims IED Blast Against Tunisian Soldiers in Chambi Mountains

Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisian division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), claimed IED detonations targeting Tunisian soldiers in the Chambi Mountains.

Friday, 26 April 2019
3 IS Supporting Groups Each Release Videos Promoting Sri Lanka Bombings, Threaten "Surprises"

Three Islamic State (IS) supporting groups each released videos promoting the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka and threatening attacks and "surprises" to come.

Friday, 26 April 2019
IS Claims Killing 8 Yemeni Soldiers and AQAP Loyalists in Suicide Bombing in al-Bayda'

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing eight Yemeni soldiers and what it described as "loyal supporters of al-Qaeda," in a suicide bombing in al-Qurayshiya district in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.

Friday, 26 April 2019
Afghan Taliban Spokesman Criticizes UNAMA Civilian Casualty Report for Allegedly Misattributing Losses

A spokesman for the Afghan Taliban criticized the latest UNAMA civilian casualty report, claiming that while it noted a rise in deaths attributed to pr-government forces, it still misattributed responsibility for the vast majority of casualties.

Friday, 26 April 2019
AQ-Aligned Raid & Projectile Strikes Target SAA and Russian Soldiers in Hama, Latakia

The “Incite the Believers Operations Room,” a Syria-based al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned coalition of jihadi factions including Hurras al-Deen, claimed more than 10 casualties among regime forces in a raid in Hama and targeted Russia’s Khmeimim Airbase with projectiles.

Friday, 26 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Threatens Christians in Nigeria, Claims Burning Church and Houses in Chibok

Revealing that its fighters destroyed the town church and burned houses in Chibok, the Nigeria-based Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) threatened more attacks to come on "belligerent" Christians.

Friday, 26 April 2019
AQAP Threatens Revenge for Saudi Arabia Executing 37 Prisoners

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) threatened revenge on Saudi Arabia for the Kingdom executing 37 prisoners.

Thursday, 25 April 2019
IS Features Infographic on Sri Lanka Bombings in Naba 179, Names Zahran Hashim and Provides Additional Details

With a focus in Naba 179 on the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka, the Islamic State (IS) featured an article on the operation, providing details absent from its prior communique and reports, and an infographic summarizing and visualizing the data.

Thursday, 25 April 2019
IS Reports 4 Attacks in Congo in Naba 179 Publishes Photo of Fighters in its "Central Africa Province"

After announcing its "Central Africa Province" and attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Islamic State (IS) revealed additional attacks in the country in Naba 179, and featured a photo of its fighters in that region.

Thursday, 25 April 2019
'Amaq Video Shows Beheading of MJTF Soldier in Nigeria, ISWAP Claims Additional Attacks in Niger

The Islamic State's 'Amaq News Agency released a video of a fighter from its West Africa Province (ISWAP) beheading an African Multi-National Joint Task Force (MJTF) soldier taken prisoner in Nigeria, while the group claimed additional attacks in neighboring Niger.

Thursday, 25 April 2019
IS Supporting Groups Continue Promotion of Sri Lanka Bombings, Incite Targeting of Christians

Islamic State (IS) supporting groups al-Battar Media Foundation and Noor al-Tawhid have each continued their promotion of the IS-claimed Sri Lanka bombings, with one inciting to target Christians, and the other hoping for similar attacks in America, Britain, France, and Germany.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
AQ-aligned Coalition in Syria Promotes Role of Snipers in Video

The 'Incite the Believers' Operations Room, an al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned jihadi coalition in Syria including Hurras al-Deen, released a video promoting the role of snipers in its war with the Syrian regime.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
IS' Somalia Province Claims Assassination Attempt on Governor for Bari Region

The Islamic State's (IS) Somalia Province claimed credit for the assassination attempt on Yusuf Mohamed Wacays, the governor of Bari region in Puntland state.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
IS-linked Groups and Jihadists Promote IS Claim for Sri Lanka Attacks with Video, Infographics, and Posters, Threaten UK and Europe

In promotion of the claim by the Islamic State (IS) for the Sri Lanka attacks, IS-linked groups and jihadi supporters have published posters, infographics, and a video, each celebrating the coordinated bombings, and one warning other countries, in particular, the United Kingdom and the whole of Europe.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Bombing Nigerien Forces in Diffa, Repelling Nigerian Offensive in Yobe

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed operations in both Niger and Nigeria, bombing soldiers in the former and repelling a military offensive in the latter.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
JNIM Claims Bombing Malian Army Convoy in Douentza, Burning MINUSMA Fuel Tankers

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's branch in Mali, claimed bombing a Malian army convoy in the country's Douentza province and burning MINUSMA fuel tankers.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019
IS Supporter Warns Events of Sri Lanka Will Repeat in America, Britain, and France

An Islamic State (IS) supporter, motivated by the group's claim for the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka, warned that the events there will be repeated in America, Britain, and France.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019
JNIM Claims Killing 16 Malian Soldiers in Koulikoro as Revenge for Ogossagou Massacre

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), claimed killing 16 Malian soldiers and taking two POWs in Koulikoro, in what it called an act of revenge for the massacre of Fulani herders in Ogossagou.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Shabaab Claims Raids on AMISOM and SNA Bases, Bombing "Bancroft" Vehicle in Mogadishu Outskirts

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed multiple raids on military bases where Ethiopian and Ugandan forces in AMISOM, and Somali soldiers, are present, and bombing a vehicle belonging to "Bancroft" in the Mogadishu outskirts.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019
'Amaq Video Shows Sri Lanka Attackers Pledging to IS Leader

'Amaq News Agency released a video showing the Sri Lanka attackers pledging allegiance to Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019
'Amaq Publishes Photo of Sri Lanka Attackers in Report on Operation

After its brief report on the responsibility of the Islamic State (IS) for the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka, the group's 'Amaq News Agency published an article, accompanied with a photo of the attackers.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Emboldened by IS Claim for Sri Lanka Attacks, Supporters Celebrate and Threaten Attacks to Come

With bravado and confidence now that the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka, group supporters celebrated the news, distributing the 'Amaq report and communique on social media with cries of "Allahu Akbar," and threatening attacks to come.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019
IS Issues Formal Communique for Sri Lanka Bombings, Claims 1,000 Casualties

The Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique for the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka, identified seven fighters and claiming 1,000 casualties.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Alleged Group in Idlib Pledges Allegiance to IS, Threatens Opponents

An alleged group in Syria's Idlib governorate pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and threatened its opponents.

Monday, 22 April 2019
IS-aligned Group Promotes Arson to Supporters in U.S. and Europe

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned media outfit promoted arson as a "great jihad" to group supporters in the U.S. and Europe.

Monday, 22 April 2019
AQ-Aligned Ansar al-Tawhid Photo Report Documents Graduation of New Fighters

Ansar al-Tawhid, an al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned group in Syria, published a photo report documenting the graduation of nearly two dozen fighters from a military training camp.

Monday, 22 April 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 5 U.S. Soldiers in 3 Different Provinces in 3 Days

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing five American soldiers in Ghazni, Helmand, and Logar provinces across three days.

Monday, 22 April 2019

Pro-IS Channels Warn of Migrant Fighters Being Killed in Idlib, Claim Fleeing to IS “Best Option”

Aug 07, 2017
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Pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channels warned of dangers posted to migrant fighters…

Pro-IS Telegram Channel Calls Western Muslims to Kashmir, Characterizing Westerners as Having Intense “Love for Jihad”

Jul 31, 2017
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A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel called for Westerners to migrate to Kashmir,…

American Suicide Bomber Active On Social Networking Site

Jun 01, 2014
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Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, named as the American suicide bomber "Abu Hurayra al-Amriki"…

British Jihadis in Syria Use Kik Messenger For Recruitment, Transport of Foreign Fighters

Jan 09, 2014
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Purported English-speaking jihadi recruiters and foreign fighters in Syria have adopted…

Bomber in Embassy Attack in Beirut Discussed Martyrdom, Promoted al-Qaeda Propaganda on Facebook

Nov 22, 2013
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Mouin Adnan Abu Dahir, one of the two suspects in the November 19, 2013, double suicide…

Syrian Faction Uses Facebook, Skype to Recruit Fighters

Nov 15, 2013
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The Jund al-Haq (Soldiers of Truth) Brigades, a Syrian militant faction, advertised for…

Facebook Page Reports on Death of Alleged Bulgarian Jihadist In Pakistan

Oct 02, 2013
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A Facebook page dedicated to jihadist fighting uploaded a September 29, 2013 image of a…

Social Network Jihad: Madad News Agency on Facebook

Apr 20, 2012
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Madad News Agency, a jihadist media group that reports from Yemen and acts as an…