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In Somalia, IS Claims Killing Christians in Bosaso and Policemen in Afgoye

The Islamic State (IS) claimed casualties among Christians in an attack in Bosaso in Somalia's Bari region, and killing four policemen in Afgoye by gunshot.

Saturday, 26 January 2019
2nd Episode of AQAP's "Demolishing of the Espionage" Series Explores Recruitment of Spies, Features Alleged Audio of U.S. Intel Agent

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the second episode in its "Demolishing of the Espionage" series, exploring in it the recruitment of spies through blackmail and intimidation, and featuring an alleged audio conversation between a U.S. intelligence agent and a recruit.

Saturday, 26 January 2019
IS Claims Capture of Police Forensics Expert, a Christian, in Sinai in Naba 166 "Exclusive"

The Islamic State (IS) claimed capturing a police forensics expert, a Christian, in an ambush in Arish, Sinai, in an "exclusive" in Naba 166.

Saturday, 26 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Soldiers in Geidam (Yobe)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing and wounding multiple Nigerian soldiers in an attack in Geidam, a town in Nigeria's Yobe State.

Thursday, 24 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 American Soldiers, Wounding 4 Others Amid Clashes in Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three American soldiers and wounding four others amid clashes in Uruzgan.

Thursday, 24 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Denies Death of Wardak NDS Base Suicide Raid Mastermind

The Afghan Taliban denied reports from the Afghan government about the death of the mastermind of the January 21, 2019, three-man suicide raid at a National Directorate of Security (NDS) base in Wardak province.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Shabaab Claims Assassinating Somali Interior Ministry Official, Reports Surrender of 3 of Jubaland President's Guards

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed assassinating an official in the Somali Interior Ministry in Mogadishu, and reported the surrender of four soldiers from Jubaland, three of them guards of the autonomous state's president, Ahmed Mohamed Islam (AKA Ahmed Madobe).

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
IS West Africa Province Video Features Fighters Calling for Immigration and Jihad, Footage from 3 Attacks

The Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State, West Africa Province (ISWAP), released a video showcasing three attacks in Borno State and featuring fighters calling for immigration and jihad. It issued the 27 minute video, entitled, "Immigration and Fighting" [هجرة و قتال]," on January 15, 2019.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
IS-linked Group Continues Promotion of Magnitogorsk Bombings with Video

After publishing a graphic warning Russia of more strikes to come following the Islamic State (IS)-claimed bombings in Magnitogorsk, an IS-linked group continued its promotion of the attacks with a video reiterating the warning.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
AQAP Previews Forthcoming 2nd Episode in "Demolishing of the Espionage" Series

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a trailer for the forthcoming second episode in its "Demolishing the Espionage" series, focusing in this installment on the recruitment of spies.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Acknowledges to U.S. Representatives in Doha

Coming a month after its talks in Abu Dhabi with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilizad and representatives of Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, and subsequently threatening to stall negotiations due to U.S.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 90 Killed, 100 Wounded in 3-Man Suicide Attack at NDS Base in Wardak

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing over 90 Afghan commanders, officers, and troops, and wounding more than 100 others, in a three-man suicide raid at a National Directorate of Security (NDS) base in Wardak province.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Pro-AQ Group Applauds Recent Attacks by JNIM, Shabaab, and Taliban, But Reminds of Importance of Strikes in West

In applauding the recent attacks by al-Qaeda (AQ) affiliates in Kenya, Mali, and Somalia, and that of the Afghan Taliban, a pro-AQ group reminded that strikes in the West are also important and must be undertaken.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Emboldened by IS Claim for Magnitogorsk Bombings, Linked Group Warns Russia of More Strikes to Come

After the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the apartment building explosion and subsequent bus bombing in the Russian city of Magnitogorsk, a linked group warned Russia of more strikes to come.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
'Amaq Reports IS Suicide Bombing on Joint U.S.-SDF Convoy in Hasakah

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported a suicide bombing on a convoy of American forces and SDF to the south of Shaddadi, in Syria's Hasakah governorate.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
IS Supporter Discusses Non-Traditional Attacks on Economic Infrastructure, Veterans in Nevada

An Islamic State (IS) supporter, possibly based in the U.S., discussed using explosives and napalm in attacks on U.S. military personnel and veterans in Nevada as well as his ability to buy guns as a non-felon.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
AQAP Claims Killing at Least 4 IS Fighters in Bombings in al-Bayda', Blast on Houthi Vehicle

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing at least four Islamic State (IS) fighters in two bombings in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate, in addition to a blast on a Houthi vehicle in the same area.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Pro-AQ Group Applauses Recent Attacks by JNIM, Shabaab, and Taliban, But Reminds of Importance of Strikes in West

In applauding the recent attacks by al-Qaeda (AQ) affiliates in Kenya, Mali, and Somalia, and that of the Afghan Taliban, a pro-AQ group reminded that strikes in the West are also important and must be undertaken.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
IS Claims Another Suicide Bombing Targeting U.S. & SDF Forces

The Islamic State (IS) claimed a suicide bombing targeting a convoy of American and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Shaddadi, the second attack targeting U.S. troops in northeastern Syria in less than a week.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Boko Haram Video Shows Attack on Nigerian Soldiers in Rann, Burning of Village

Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or "Boko Haram," released a video of its attack on Nigerian soldiers in Rann, in Borno State of northern Nigeria, and its subsequent burning of the village.

Monday, 21 January 2019
JNIM Claims Credit for Attack on Chadian Peacekeepers in Mali During Israeli PM Visit to Chad, Echoes Shabaab's Declaration that "Jerusalem Will Never be Judaized"

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed credit for the attack on a MINUSMA base in the north of the country, killing 10 Chadian peacekeepers, and declared it a response to Chadian President Idriss Deby renewing diplomatic relations with Israel.

Sunday, 20 January 2019
JNIM Claims Credit for Attack on Chadian Peacekeepers in Aguelhok During Israeli PM Visit to Chad, Echoes Shabaab's Declaration that "Jerusalem Will Never be Judaized"

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed credit for the attack on a MINUSMA base in the north of the country, killing 10 Chadian peacekeepers, and declared it a response to Chadian President Idriss Deby renewing diplomatic relations with Israel.

Sunday, 20 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 2 Attacks on Nigerian Soldiers on Same Day in Baga and Kareto

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (SWAP) claied two separate attacks in the same day on Nigerian military positions in Borno State, one in Kareto, and the other in Baga.

Sunday, 20 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 2 Attacks on Same Day on Nigerian Soldiers in Baga and Kareto

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (SWAP) claied two separate attacks in the same day on Nigerian military positions in Borno State, one in Kareto, and the other in Baga.

Sunday, 20 January 2019
HTS Executes a Dozen IS Operatives in Retaliation for Fighters Killed

Just days after releasing a video of an execution of Islamic State (IS) fighters, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham claimed another execution of IS operatives in Idlib.

Sunday, 20 January 2019
Shabaab Issues Formal Statement on Bar Sanguni Raid Near Kismayo, Claims Killing 41 Somali Troops

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement issued a formal statement for its raid on a Somali military base outside Kismayo, allegedly killing 41 troops.

Saturday, 19 January 2019
IS-linked Group Urges French People to End Economic and Human Costs of War

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group urged the French people to end the economic and human costs of its war against the IS and not be "victim" of their "stupid government".

Saturday, 19 January 2019
Shabaab Claims Heavy Losses in Somali Military Ranks Just One Day After Killing 57 Ethiopian Troops

Just one day after it alleged to have killed over 57 Ethiopian troops in an ambush in Somalia's Bay region, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed inflicting more than 41 deaths among Somali soldiers in s "sweeping attack" near Kismayo.

Saturday, 19 January 2019
Shabaab Claims Heavy Losses in Somali Ranks Just One Day After Killing 57 Ethiopian Troops

Just one day after it alleged to have killed over 57 Ethiopian troops in an ambush in Somalia's Bay region, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed inflicting more than 41 deaths among Somali soldiers in s "sweeping attack" near Kismayo.

Saturday, 19 January 2019
Shabaab Declares Ambush Killing 57 Ethiopian Soldiers a "Severe Blow" and "Stern Warning"

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement issued a formal statement for its ambush in Somalia's Bay region allegedly killing 57 Ethiopian soldiers, calling the operation a "severe blow" and a "stern warning" to these forces.

Friday, 18 January 2019
JNIM Claims Bombing Malian Army Vehicles in Ménaka and Sokolo, Killing at Least 3 Soldiers

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed bombing Malian army vehicles in Ménaka and Sokolo, killing at least three soldiers.

Friday, 18 January 2019
IS Promotes Manbij Attack Killing U.S. Soldiers in Naba 165, Notes Several Past Attempts to Strike "Crusaders"

In the second of its two "exclusives" in Naba 165, the Islamic State (IS) promoted the January 16, 2019, attack on U.S. and SDF forces in Manbij, and interviewed a fighter in the city, wherein he claimed that the group made "several attempts" to strike American troops in the past.

Friday, 18 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 16 Casualties Among Foreign Forces in Two Attacks in Faryab

The Afghan Taliban reported two attacks on enemy convoys in Faryab province in northern Afghanistan, allegedly inflicting a total of 16 casualties among foreign forces, identified in one instance as Americans.

Friday, 18 January 2019
IS Claims Apartment Building Explosion, Bus Bombing in Russian City of Magnitogorsk

As an "exclusive" in issue 165 of its weekly newspaper, al-Naba, the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the apartment building explosion and subsequent bus bombing in the Russian city of Magnitogorsk.

Friday, 18 January 2019
After Deadly Attack in Kenyan Capital, Shabaab Claims Killing 57 Ethiopian Troops in Ambush in Somalia

Just three days after its deadly attack at the 14 Riverside Drive business complex in Nairobi, Kenya, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, in its home base of Somalia, claimed killing 57 Ethiopian troops in an ambush.

Friday, 18 January 2019
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Mortar Strike on Nigerian Military Position in Malam Fatori

The Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed a mortar strike on a Nigerian military position in Malam Fatori in Nigeria’s Borno State.

Friday, 18 January 2019
Syria-Based Jihadi Training Group Returns to Social Media

A Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) tied jihadi training group made a return to social media after being kicked off platforms over a month ago.

Thursday, 17 January 2019
Video of HTS Fighters Executing IS Prisoners as Punishment for Murders

 

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) released a video showing the executions of Islamic State (IS) prisoners accused of killing HTS fighters in southern Aleppo.

Thursday, 17 January 2019
IS' al-Hayat Identifies 200 Casualties in 74 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (Jan 10-16)

The Islamic State (IS) released the 25th episode in a video series providing statistical breakdowns of IS operations, covering in this installment the week of January 10-16, 2019. The 3 minute, 15 second video, with Arabic and English text, was produced by the group’s al-Hayat Media Center and was released on January 17.

Thursday, 17 January 2019
IS Claims Two SVBIED Attacks on SDF in Hawi al-Sousa

The Islamic State (IS) claimed two suicide bombings, one by a Uyghur fighter, on Syrian Democratic Forces (SBF) on the same day in Hawi al-Sousa.

Thursday, 17 January 2019
Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) Publishes Photos from Mamuri Attack

Two days after its attack on a Nigerian military position in the town of Mamuri in Borno State, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) published photos of the operation and the war spoils it captured.

Thursday, 17 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack and Ensuing Clash with Nigerian Soldiers in Gajiram

The Nigeria-based West Africa Province of the Islamic State (ISWAP) claimed an attack and ensuing clash with Nigerian soldiers in Gajiram, a town in Borno State.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Alleges U.S. "Insincere" in Negotiations, Threats to Stall Talks

The Afghan Taliban alleged that the U.S. has been "insincere" in its ongoing negotiations with its Political Office and threatened to stall talks if such behavior continues, especially as it relates to troop withdrawal.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Baluch IS Supporter Posts Photos of Home-Made Bombs and Weapons on Social Media

An Islamic State (IS) supporter from Baluchistan posted pictures of home-made bombs and weapons and discussed going to Afghanistan for military training on Instagram.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Shabaab Declares Nairobi Operation as Following Zawahiri's Directive, Response to Trump's Jerusalem Declaration

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement declared that its operation at the 14 Riverside Drive business complex came in accordance with the directive by al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri to target "Western and Zionist interests," and in response to U.S.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Shabaab Media Unit Presents Detailed Report on Nairobi Attack, Suggests that Attack Bears Message to Jerusalem

A media unit for the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement presented a detailed report on the attack in Nairobi's Westlands district, and remarking on the bandana worn by one of the fighters, suggested that the operation bears a message to Palestinians and Jerusalem.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
IS Issues Formal Communique for Suicide Bombing in Aleppo on Coalition-SDF Patrol

After its 'Amaq News Agency reported a suicide bombing in Aleppo inflicting nine casualties among American soldiers, the Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique for the attack.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
'Amaq Reports Casualties Among U.S. Soldiers in IS Suicide Bombing in Aleppo

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported nine casualties among American soldiers in a suicide bombing on a "patrol of the international coalition" in Aleppo, Syria.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
AQAP Claims Sniping 2 IS Fighters and Bombing Others in al-Bayda', Clashing with SBF in Abyan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed sniping two Islamic State (IS) fighters and bombing others from the group in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate, and repulsing an offensive by UAE-backed Security Belt Forces in Abyan.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
'Amaq Video Shows ISWAP Attack in Mamuri (Borno)

The Islamic State's 'Amaq News Agency released a brief video of the attack by fighters from the group's West Africa Province (ISWAP) on a Nigerian military position in Mamuri.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
BREAKING: The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Claims Credit for DusitD2 Hotel Attack in Nairobi

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for the attack at the DusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Military Position in Mamuri (Borno)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed attacking and burning a Nigerian military position in the town of Mamuri, in Nigeria's Borno State.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 5-Man Suicide Raid at Foreign Intel Site in Kabul

The Afghan Taliban claimed credit for the suicide operation at a foreign intelligence site in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, indicating that it involved five fighters and resulted in dozens of casualties.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
ISJK Media Unit Threatens India with "Slaughter"

A media unit for the self-described "Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir" (ISJK) threatened India that fighters are coming to "slaughter".

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Shabaab Claims Taking Control Over Kenyan Town, Reports 10 Somali Soldiers Surrendering

The Somalia-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, reported the surrender of ten Somali soldiers in different parts of the country, and claimed taking control over a town in neighboring Kenya after enemy forces allegedly fled from it.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Suggesting Attack During "Yellow Vest" Protests in France, IS Supporter Advises How to Conceal Weapon

Suggesting that lone-wolf jihadists capitalize on the "Yellow Vest" protests in France, an Islamic State (IS) supporter advised how they can conceal a weapon.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Accuses U.S. and Afghan Forces With Storming Prison to Free IS Captives

The Afghan Taliban accused American and Afghan forces with storming a prison in Badghis in which it was holding Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) fighters captive.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 U.S. Soldiers, "Large Number" of Afghans in Failed Air Landing Operation in Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three American soldiers and a "large number" of Afghan commandos in a clash following a failed air landing operation in Uruzgan.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Using Strasbourg Attack as Example, IS-aligned Group Incites Lone Wolves to Strike France in Video

Using the December 11, 2018, Islamic State (IS)-inspired attack in Strasbourg, France, as an example, an IS-aligned group released a video inciting lone wolves to mount operations in the country.

Saturday, 12 January 2019
JMB Identifies its Operations Between 2000-2016 in Bangladesh

Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) published a brief history of its groups, including its founding and leadership changes, and identified the many operations it executed over a 16 year period in the country, from 2000 through 2016.

Saturday, 12 January 2019
AQAP Claims 2 Artillery Attacks, Ambush on IS Fighters in al-Bayda'

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQA) claimed three attacks on Islamic State (IS) fighters within a 24-hour period in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.

Friday, 11 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Releases 2nd Photo Report on Baga Attack and its Aftermath

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) released a second photo report on the December 28, 2018, attack on Nigerian soldiers in Baga, and the aftermath, where fighters seized control over the town.

Friday, 11 January 2019
AQ-aligned Coalition in Syria Releases Video on Raids on Syrian Military Positions in Latakia

Pertaining to an operation in which it allegedly killed more than 30 Syrian officers and soldiers, the al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned jihadi coalition the 'Incite the Believers' Operations Room released a video showing the training of its fighters for the attack and operation footage.

Friday, 11 January 2019
IS' al-Hayat Identifies 191 Casualties in 71 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (January 3-9)

The Islamic State (IS) released the 24th episode in a video series providing statistical breakdowns of IS operations, covering in this installment the week of January 3-9, 2019.

Friday, 11 January 2019
IS-aligned Group Gives Biography of Alleged German Recruiter, Media Figure

A foreign-fighter centric Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published a biography of an alleged German fighter who served as a media figure and an online recruiter of European Muslims. Al-Muhajireen Foundation posted the biography of "Abu al-Wafa' al-Almani" on Telegram on January 9, 2019.

Thursday, 10 January 2019
IS Audio Chant Promotes Steadfastness of Fighters in Jihad

Ajnad Foundation, one of the central media divisions of the Islamic State (IS), released an audio nasheed (chant) promoting the determination and firmness of its fighters in jihad. It issued the 4-minute chant, entitled, "Steadfastness, Steadfastness," on January 8, 2019.

Thursday, 10 January 2019
AQAP Claims Sniping IS Fighter and Attacking Group Position in al-Bayda', Strikes on SBF in Abyan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed sniping an Islamic State (IS) fighter and attacking one of the group's positions in two separate incidents in al-Bayda', Yemen, and also striking UAE-backed Security Belt Forces (SBF) in Abyan.

Tuesday, 08 January 2019
4th Issue of IS-linked Media Project "Shabaab al-Khilafah" Magazine Released, Features Threats and Attack Ideas

The publishers of "Shabaab al-Khilafah" (Youth of the Caliphate) magazine, a joint project by several Islamic State (IS)-linked groups, released its fourth issues, featuring threats of attacks in the West and ideas for their execution, and an interview with a media representative.

Tuesday, 08 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Calls Trump the "American Gorbachev" for Withdrawing Troops from War Zones

Focusing on the final tweet for 2018 by U.S. President Donald Trump, wherein he noted his campaign promise to withdraw American soldiers from Syria and other war zones, the Afghan Taliban regarded Trump as the "American Gorbachev".

Tuesday, 08 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of Attack on Nigerian Military Position in Damasak

Three days after its attack on Nigerian army barracks in Damasak, a town in Borno State, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) published a photo report on the operation.

Tuesday, 08 January 2019
IS-aligned Group Uses Photo of Hotel in French Riviera to Threaten Coming Attacks

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group used a manipulated image of fighters standing outside a hotel in the French Riviera to threaten coming attacks. Hadm al-Aswar (Demolish the Fences) Foundation published the graphic on Telegram on January 7, 2019.

Tuesday, 08 January 2019
AQ-linked Jihadists Eulogize USS Cole Bombing Organizer, Warn that "Generations" He Established Will Fight America

Al-Qaeda (AQ)-linked jihadists confirmed the killing of Jamal al-Badawi, the organizer of the 2000 USS Cole suicide bombing in Aden, Yemen, in a U.S. airstrike, and warned that the "generations" he established will continue to fight America.

Monday, 07 January 2019
Pointing to 8 Social Media Platforms, IS-aligned Group Urges Supporters Promote IS Publications and its Call

In an infographic with the logos of eight social media platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned group urged supporters to promote IS publications and its call.

Monday, 07 January 2019
Graphics from IS-Linked Group Continues to Incite Lone Wolf Attacks

An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked media group continues to disseminate posters urging lone wolf attacks, particularly against the West.

Monday, 07 January 2019
After SDF Arrest of Americans and Irish National, IS-affiliated Group Warns Foreign Fighters of Entering Among Civilians

After Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the arrest of two Americans, two Pakistanis, and an Irish national in Deir al-Zour, an Islamic State (IS)-affiliated group warned foreign fighters to avoid entering among civilians.

Monday, 07 January 2019
IS Claims Inflicting 17 Casualties Among SDF in Suicide Attack in Raqqah

The Islamic State (IS) claimed inflicting 17 casualties among Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), or what it calls "PKK," in a suicide attack in Raqqah.

Monday, 07 January 2019
IS’ West Africa Province Claims More Than 20 Dead in Attacks on Nigerian Soldiers

The Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed three attacks targeting Nigerian soldiers, killing more than 20.

Sunday, 06 January 2019
IS-Linked Graphics Incite for Attacks Targeting U.S. President Trump & Capitol Building

Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporters disseminated graphics inciting for attacks in the United States, publishing threatening posters featuring U.S. President Donald Trump and the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Saturday, 05 January 2019
IS Division in Yemen Urges Tribesmen Join Group Rather than Incur Punishment by Entering Yemeni Army

The al-Bayda division of the Islamic State's Yemeni Province urged tribesmen, particularly those in Qifa, to join the fighters rather than "sell their religion" and incur punishment by entering the Yemeni army ranks.

Friday, 04 January 2019
Posters Inciting “Lone Wolves” to Use Fire as a Weapon Distributed by IS-linked Group

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group suggested attacks using fire as a weapon in a set of posters.

Friday, 04 January 2019
AQAP Video Shows Attacks on SBF "Mercenaries" in Abyan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of two attacks on what it described as "Security Belt mercenaries" in Yemen's Abyan governorate, and vilifying the UAE-backed forces as desecrators of the Qur'an and "disbelievers".

Friday, 04 January 2019
IS-aligned French Group Incites for Attacks, Portrays French Austerity Measures as Consequence of War

A nascent Islamic State (IS)-aligned French group incited supporters to mount attacks and portrayed the French austerity measures leading in part to the "Yellow Vest" protests as the "consequences of war".

Friday, 04 January 2019
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Thwarting Joint U.S.-Afghan Attack in Ibrahim Khel (Nangarhar)

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed thwarting a joint attack by U.S. and Afghan forces in Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan.

Friday, 04 January 2019
Shabaab Reports 13 Somali Soldiers Surrendering in Gedo, Claims Mortar Strike on UN Compound in Mogadishu

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported that 13 Somali soldiers surrendered in Gedo region, and among 11 attacks in 4 days, claimed a mortar strike on a UN compound in Mogadishu.

Friday, 04 January 2019
IS' al-Hayat Identifies 302 Casualties in 72 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (December 27 - January 2)

The Islamic State (IS) released the 23rd episode in a video series providing statistical breakdowns of IS operations, covering in this installment the week of December 27, 2018 - January 2, 2019.

Thursday, 03 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Soldiers in Damasak

The Islamic State's West Africa Province claimed an attack on Nigerian soldiers in Damasak, a town in Borno State where a military helicopter was lost in combat.

Thursday, 03 January 2019
IS-aligned Group Suggests Lone Wolves Innovate and Use Unprecedented Attacks in West

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group suggested that lone wolves in the West innovate and use unprecedented attacks against "disbelievers".

Thursday, 03 January 2019
Lone Wolves Incited in IS-aligned Video to Avenge Female Muslims, Attack Tourists and Police

Directing a message to lone-wolf jihadists in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned group released a video urging they avenge female Muslims by carrying out attacks and particularly against police and tourists.

Thursday, 03 January 2019
NLF Declares War on HTS after Clashes in Western Aleppo

The National Liberation Front (NLF) issued a statement declaring war on Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), calling the group a “general threat” after losing territory and fighters in western Aleppo governorate.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019
JNIM Official Urges Malian Tribesmen not to Participate with Government in Combatting its Fighters

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), released an audio speech from one of its officials urging Malian tribesmen not to participate with the government in combatting its fighters.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Leveling Military Center in Kandahar Through "Tactical Explosion"

The Afghan Taliban claimed leveling a military center in Kandahar through a "tactical explosion" and inflicting casualties among 35 Afghan commandos inside.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 3 Attacks in Yobe Killing 14 Nigerian Soldiers

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed three attacks in Yobe State in Nigeria, allegedly killing a total of 14 soldiers.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019
New Year’s Eve Attacks on New York City Threatened by IS-Linked Groups

Prominent Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked groups are inciting supporters to carry out lone actor operations in New York City on New Year’s Eve.

Monday, 31 December 2018
Shabaab Charges U.S. with Killing Civilians in Airstrike Near Afmadow, Claims 18 Attacks in 5 Days

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement charged the U.S. with deliberately launching an airstrike on a commercial truck convoy near Afmadow, and claimed a total of 18 attacks in a 5-day period, targeting Somali security forces and government officials, and AMISOM troops.

Monday, 31 December 2018
IS-aligned Group Identifies Churches, Squares in America, Australia, and Europe for Lone Wolves to Target

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published an infographic identifying famous churches and squares in America, Australia, and Europe for lone wolves to target.

Monday, 31 December 2018
'Amaq Reports IS Fighters Thwarting Joint U.S.-Afghan Attack in Southern Nangarhar

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, thwarted a joint attack by U.S. and Afghan forces, and alleged that coalition aircraft bombed civilian homes, killing 25 people.

Monday, 31 December 2018
ISIS-Linked Graphic Threatens Explosion at UN Security Council Chamber

Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporters disseminated a graphic threatening an explosion at the UN Security Council Chamber in New York City.

Monday, 31 December 2018
IS Supporters Flood TG Channels with Posters Inciting for Lone-Wolf Attacks on New Year's Eve

As the holiday season draws to a close with New Year's Eve, Islamic State (IS) supporters flooded Telegram channels with posters inciting for and providing suggestions for lone-wolf attacks on New Year's Eve.

Monday, 31 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Calls 2018 the "Year of Collapse of Trump's Strategy," Claims 10,638 Attacks

In its year-end report for 2018, the Afghan Taliban called it the "year of collapse of Trump's strategy," and claimed a total of 10,638 attacks and conquering 61 districts.

Monday, 31 December 2018
JNIM Claims 19 Attacks in November-December 2018 in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) issued two communiques claiming a total of 19 attacks in its home base of Mali and neighboring Burkina Faso and Niger, targeting local security forces and international troops affiliated with MINUSMA.

Monday, 31 December 2018

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…