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Shabaab Gives Eulogy for “Blind Sheikh,” Remarks on Qifa Raid by U.S. Special Forces

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, issued a eulogy for the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, wherein it urged Islamic scholars to follow his example and incite for jihad, and also remarked on the U.S. military operation in Qifa, Yemen.

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Tahrir al-Sham Declare Terminating Liwa al-Aqsa

Tahrir al-Sham announced the “termination” of Liwa al-Aqsa, an offshoot of Jund al-Aqsa consisting of pro-IS elements formed in north of Hama, and promised to continue to watch for any remaining Liwa al-Aqsa cells and protect Muslims from their aggression.

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Jihadist Shares Document Outlining Substitutes for Firearms for Lone-Wolf Attacks

A jihadist shared on a Telegram private discussion group a document outlining and describing various substitutes for firearms that can be used for lone-wolf attacks.

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Afghan Taliban Claims Downing Attack Helicopter in Kunduz

The Afghan Taliban claimed shooting down an attack helicopter in Kunduz province of northern Afghanistan.

Thursday, 23 February 2017
IS Claims Killing Christians in Sinai in Naba 69, Incites Sunnis in Iran and Elsewhere to Attack Shi’ites

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing three Christians in the city of al-Arish in Sinai in the 69th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, and also incited Sunnis in Iran and elsewhere to attack Shi’ites.

Thursday, 23 February 2017
After Losing Control Over al-Bab, IS’ ‘Amaq Focuses on Enemy Losses

After Turkish forces and Syrian opposition elements captured the Syrian city of al-Bab in Aleppo, the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency focused on enemy losses over the past 104 days while acknowledging the battle is over.

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Tahrir al-Sham Claims Suicide Bombing on Pro-Regime Forces in Daraa

Tahrir al-Sham claimed a suicide bombing targeting the pro-regime forces in al-Mansheyya neighborhood of al-Balad, Daraa.

Thursday, 23 February 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Publishes Photos of Rocket Strike on Israeli Settlements

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province published photos of a rocket strike on Israeli settlements, which ‘Amaq News Agency identified as the Eshkol Complex.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Al-Qaeda Central Calls Muslims to Take Revenge Against Americans for Death of Blind Sheikh in Prison

The General Command of al-Qaeda (AQ) called on Muslims to act upon the will of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman and avenge his death by killing Americans and attacking American interests.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
IJU Releases Video of Joint Operation with Taliban in North Afghanistan

Badr at-Tawhid, the media arm of the Islamic Jihad Union (IJU), released a video showing a joint operation carried out in cooperation with the Afghan Taliban in the north of Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Two-Man Suicide Raid on Charsadda Court

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed credit for the suicide raid at a court in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Al-Bunyan al-Marsous Release Results of 2nd Phase of Battle in Daraa

Al-Bunyan al-Marsous released an infographic detailing the results of the second phase of the battle “Death Rather Than Humiliation” in Daraa.

Monday, 20 February 2017
Pro-IS Jihadist Reenacts Jordanian Pilot Immolation in GTA5 Style Video

The jihadist behind a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel distributing videos in the style of the video game Grand Theft Auto Five (GTA5), produced and released a production reenacting the immolation of Jordanian pilot Mu’adh al-Kasasibah.

Monday, 20 February 2017
Tahrir al-Sham, Ahrar al-Sham, Faylaq al-Sham Form Shura Council in Ma’rat al-Numan

Three of the most significant rebel factions in Syria – Tahrir al-Sham, Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, and Faylaq al-Sham – announced forming a Shura Council for the city of Ma’rat al-Numan, in the countryside of Idlib, to help protect and develop the city.

Monday, 20 February 2017
IS Claims Killing and Wounding 105 Militiamen Total in Three-Man Suicide Raid in Ishaqi

The Islamic State’s (IS) North Baghdad Province claimed killing and wounding 105 Popular Mobilization militiamen total in a three-man suicide raid in Ishaqi, a town in Iraq’s Salah al-Din governorate.

Monday, 20 February 2017
TTP Identifies its Leader’s Son as Suicide Bomber in Bannu Operation

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) identified a son of its leader, Fazlullah Khorasani, as one of the two suicide bombers involved in the February 7, 2017, attack at Police Station Mardan in Bannu.

Monday, 20 February 2017
IS Claims Suicide Bombing by British Fighter on Iraqi Forces Southwest of Mosul

Ninawa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed two suicide bombings on Iraqi forces in villages outside Mosul, one of which was carried out by a British fighter.

Monday, 20 February 2017
IS Threatens Christians in Egypt in Video Featuring St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral Bomber

The Islamic State (IS) released its first video from Egypt separate from “Sinai Province,” featuring posthumous footage of the suicide bomber who struck the St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in December 2016, and threatening Christians in the country.

Sunday, 19 February 2017
Shabaab Official Threatens New Somali President with “Vicious War”

Hassan Yaqub Ali, a senior official in al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, threatened new Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo with a “vicious war,” and claimed he is more dangerous than past presidents due his holding American citizenship.

Sunday, 19 February 2017
AQAP and AQIM Eulogize the Blind Sheikh, Call Fighters to Avenge His Death in American Prison

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a joint statement regarding the death of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman in an American prison, eulogizing him and urging fighters to take revenge.

Sunday, 19 February 2017
Jihadist Telegram Channels Circulate Material about 1993 WTC Bomber, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Following His Death

A previously-released letter from Omar Abdel-Rahman AKA “The Blind Sheikh,” an Egyptian cleric involved in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, was circulated on Telegram following his death in the U.S. prison where he was being held on February 18, 2017.

Saturday, 18 February 2017
AQIM Memorializes Slain Commander Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi in Video

The Sahara division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video memorializing Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi, a commander from the Spanish enclave of Melilla who was killed in a raid by French commandos in Mali in March 2016.

Friday, 17 February 2017
IS Claims Suicide Bombing by French Fighter Killing 25 PKK in Shaddadi

Al-Barakah Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) for Syria’s al-Hasakah governorate, claimed killing at least 25 PKK elements in a suicide bombing by a French fighter.

Friday, 17 February 2017
Al-Bunyan al-Marsous Operation Room Provide List of Participating Factions in Battle in Daraa

Al-Bunyan al-Marsous Operation Room released a statement identifying 35 rebel factions working together against the regime and pro-regime militia forces in the battle of “Death Rather Than Humiliation” in Daraa.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
IS Claims Killing Two Philippine Army Officers in Marawi

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing two Philippine Army officers in an ambush in the city of Marawi.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
IS Claims Killing over 60, Wounding 70 in Car Bomb Attack in Baghdad

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing over 60 and wounding 70 in a car bomb attack in southern Baghdad.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
IS Gives Detailed Report in Naba 68 Regarding Beheading of Spy in Algeria

In the 68th issue of its weekly newspaper al-Naba, the Islamic State (IS) provided a detailed report on the beheading of a spy for the Algerian intelligence in the country’s Jijel province.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
Shabaab Media Affiliate Updates Report on Mortar Strike in Mogadishu During Presidential Ceremony

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement’s Shahada News Agency provided an updated report on the mortar strike on the Presidential Palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, during a ceremony for the new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Killing 100 in Suicide Bombing at Sufi Shrine in Sindh

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing at least 100 “polytheists” and wounding hundreds of others in a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in Sindh, Pakistan.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
Ahrar al-Sham Infographic Claims 995 Defections from Group

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement announced 955 defections from the group in an infographic containing a breakdown by location and status.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
TTP Claims Suicide Bombing on Judges in Peshawar, Attack on Samaa TV Van in Karachi

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for a suicide bombing on a van carrying judges in Peshawar, and an attack on a Samaa TV van in Karachi, as well as executing a spy, the video of which it said is forthcoming.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
Shabaab Media Affiliate Reports Mortar Strike in Mogadishu During Presidential Ceremony

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement’s Shahada News Agency reported a mortar strike on the Presidential Palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, during a ceremony for the new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
Liwa al-Aqsa Executes over 150 Tahrir al-Sham Members in Khan Shaykhun

Liwa al-Aqsa, an offshoot of Jund al-Aqsa consisting of pro-IS elements which was formed in the northern countryside of Hama, executed over 150 members of rebel factions in Khan Shaykhun.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Al-Qaeda Says CIA Director Awarding Saudi Crown Prince is Proof of Saudi Loyalty to America

Al-Qaeda pointed to CIA director Mike Pompeo awarding Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef for his work against terrorism as proof of Saudi loyalty to America, and urged Muslims to fight such “apostate regimes”.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Al-Bunyan al-Marsous Infographic Shows Results of Battle in Daraa

Al-Bunyan al-Marsous released an infographic showing the “harvest” of the first three days of the battle “Death Rather Than Humiliation” in Daraa.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Ansar Dine Official Lauds Fighters in Motivational Speech, Urges Civilians to Avoid Military Targets

The Mali-based Ansar Dine released an audio speech from group official lauding its fighters and urging civilians to avoid military targets.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017
IS’ Baghdad Province Claims Suicide Operation in Eastern Baghdad

IS’ Baghdad Province claimed killing and wounding “nearly 100” Shi’ites in eastern Baghdad.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Double Suicide Bombing on Political Office in Mohmand, Dismisses Criticism of Lahore Attack

Within its newly-declared military campaign, “Operation Ghazi,” the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed a double suicide bombing on a political office in Mohmand Agency and vowed to “crush the apostates”.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims 3 Bombings on Afghan Police in Jalalabad

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing five Afghan policemen and wounding at least five others in three bombings in Jalalabad, the provincial capital of Nangarhar.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Tahrir al-Sham Releases Video Identifying Structure of Organization

Tahrir al-Sham released a video showing the structure of the organization, including comprising groups, the most prominent scholars and factions that pledged allegiance to it, and identifying the outcome and the goals of the new structure.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Pro-IS Group Incites for Attacks on Valentine’s Day

The pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Burhan Media Foundation published a series of posters inciting for attacks on Valentine’s Day.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters “Slaughtering” a Spy in Algeria’s Jijel Province

Arabic report posted on Telegram on February 14, 2017, ‘Amaq stated that fighters “slaughtered,” meaning beheaded, an “agent” for the Algerian intelligence.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Ahrar al-Sham Release Military Report on Operations against Regime and IS in Hama, Latakkia, Aleppo and al-Ghouta

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a weekly report of the group’s military operations in Hama, Latakkia, Aleppo, and eastern al-Ghouta, during which it claimed attacks against the regime and pro-regime militia forces as well as the IS.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Jaish al-Islam Release Weekly Report of Military Operations in Eastern al-Ghouta

Jaish al-Islam’s Media Office released an infographic of its weekly military operations in Eastern al-Ghouta, claiming 67 casualties in the regime and aiding forces, and destroying 11 tanks and other military vehicles during the week of February 4-12, 2017.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
AQIM Previews Forthcoming Video Eulogy for Slain Commander

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) previewed a forthcoming video eulogy for Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi, a commander from the Spanish enclave of Melilla who was killed in a raid by French commandos in Mali in March 2016.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Al-Bunyan al-Marsous Operation Room Declare Launch of Battle in Houran, Daraa, Provide Updates on Progress

Al-Bunyan al-Marsous Operation Room announced the launch of the battle “Death Rather than Humiliation” against the regime forces in the Houran area in Daraa, and released updates about progress and newly controlled areas.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Jihadist Proposes Plan for IS to Use Weaponized UAVs as Means to Capture Deir al-Zour Airbase

A jihadist proposed a plan for the Islamic State (IS) to use its recently-deployed weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) as a means to capture Deir al-Zour military airbase.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Shabaab Claims Capturing Bases in Town, Villages in Lower Shabelle, Repelling Government Forces in Mudug

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed capturing several bases from government forces in one town and two villages in the Lower Shabelle region, repelling government forces in the Madug region, as well as attacks in Mogadishu, Puntland, Lower Juba, and Hiran.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
South African Jihadist Fighter Killed in Syria, Eulogized by Fellow Fighters on Social Media

Jihadi fighters in Syria announced the death of South African fighter “Abu Dujana al-Afriki,” who was allegedly killed during clashes against a pro-Islamic State (IS) faction in Syria’s Hama governorate.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
IS Division in Yemen Claims Suicide Bombing on “Den” of Houthis in Rada’a

Al-Bayda’ Province, an Islamic State (IS) division in Yemen, claimed credit for a suicide bombing on a “den” of what it described as Houthi “polytheists” in the city of Rada’a.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Retaking Control Over Two Areas in Nangarhar, Bombing Explosive Experts in Balochistan

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed attacks in both Afghanistan and Pakistan in a single communique, stating that fighters clashed with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in Nangarhar, and bombed explosive experts in Balochistan.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Killing of Filipino Soldier in Iligan City

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the assassination of a Filipino soldier in Iligan City yesterday.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Abu Sayyaf Group Gives Final Ultimatum on German Captive, Threatens to Behead in 12 Days

The Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf Group gave a final ultimatum on German hostage Jurgen Kantner, releasing a video of his plea and threatening to behead him in twelve days if a ransom is not paid.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Tahrir al-Sham Releases Statement against Pro-IS “Liwa al-Aqsa” Faction in Northern Hama Countryside

Tahrir al-Sham issued a statement against what it called a newly formed pro-Islamic State (IS) faction in the northern countryside of Hama, describing its attacks against rebel forces and demanding it attend a Shariah court.

Monday, 13 February 2017
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Outlines Targets for New Military Campaign in Video, Claims Lahore Suicide Bombing

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar outlined targets for its new military campaign dubbed “Operation Ghazi” in a video release, and in two subsequent communiques, claimed credit for a suicide bombing in Lahore and raid on Pakistan Army posts in Mohmand.

Monday, 13 February 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Disseminates GTA Style Videos of IS Activity, Encourages Participation in the “Online War”

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel distributed multiple videos in the style of the video game Grand Theft Auto Five (GTA5), encouraging participation in the “online war” and showing an IS child carrying out an execution as well as various IS activity.

Monday, 13 February 2017
AQAP Claims Assassination Attempt on Security Officials in Ibb, Attacks on Houthis, SBF in Abyan and al-Bayda’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed an assassination attempt on two security officials in Yemen’s Ibb governorate, and also took credit for attacks on Houthi fighter and commanders and Security Belt Forces (SBF) in Abyan, al-Bayda’, and Ibb.

Monday, 13 February 2017
IS’ West Africa Province Video Shows Clashes with African Coalition Forces, Identifies “Crusader” Military Bases in Region

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) which is comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, released a video showing clashes with African coalition forces in the Lake Chad and Farouq Forest areas, and identifying “Crusader” military bases in the region.

Monday, 13 February 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Assassination of Spy for Philippine Army in Marawi

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the assassination of a spy for the Philippine Army in Marawi.

Monday, 13 February 2017
IS’ ’Amaq Reports Hand Grenade Attack Killing 2 Filipino Soldiers in Cotabato

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that two Filipino soldiers were killed in an attack with hand grenades thrown at their checkpoint in Cotabato, in Maguindanao province of the Philippines.

Sunday, 12 February 2017
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 21, Wounding 18 in Helmand Suicide Bombing

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 21 Afghan National Army (ANA) officers and soldiers and wounding 18 others in a suicide bombing Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan’s Helmand province, and a group representative suggested the attack is revenge for enemy airstrikes in Sangin.

Saturday, 11 February 2017
IS’ Baghdad Province Claims Killing and Wounding 53 Shi’ites in VBIED Attack

IS’ Baghdad Province claimed killing and wounding 53 Shi’ites with the detonation of a Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) in the southern al-I’alam neighborhood of the capital.

Friday, 10 February 2017
IS Calls in Video to Kill Scholars who Oppose It, Pro-IS Groups Echo Incitement

The Islamic State (IS) released a video in which it incited supporters kill scholars who opposite it and jihad in general, after which pro-IS groups launched a campaign with posters and videos echoing that incitement.

Friday, 10 February 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Publishes Photos of Executing Egyptian Army “Elements”

Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS) published photos of executing what it described as five “elements” of the Egyptian army while they are bound and lying on the ground.

Friday, 10 February 2017
‘Amaq Reports Weaponized UAV Attack Near Tiyas Airbase, East Homs

On February 10, 2017, the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported strikes from an IS-operated weaponized UAV northeast of Tiyas Airbase in east Homs.

Friday, 10 February 2017
Jihadist Creates Weekly Video Report from IS “Convoy of Martyrs” Photos

A jihadist created a video report from the “convoy of martyrs” photos released by the Islamic State (IS), and indicated it will be a weekly production.

Friday, 10 February 2017
Eighth Issue of Pro-Shabaab “Gaidi Mtaani” Magazine Promotes 2013 Woolwich Attack, 2016 El Adde Raid

The publishers of “Gaidi Mtaani” (Terrorism Street), a pro-Shabaab magazine, released the eighth issue, promoting the May 2013 attack on British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, London, and the January 2016 raid on Kenyan forces in El-Adde.

Friday, 10 February 2017
‘Amaq Video Shows Weaponized UAV Attacks by IS on Iraqi Army Vehicles in Mosul

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video showing weaponized unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attack on an Iraqi army vehicles in Mosul.

Friday, 10 February 2017
Egyptian “Popular Resistance Movement” Threatens Pro-Government Companies and Media, Government Institutions

The “Popular Resistance Movement” in Egypt threatened attacks on pro-government companies and media organizations, as well as government institutions, and identified in particular Media Production City near Cairo.

Thursday, 09 February 2017
Afghan Taliban Offers Security to ICRC in Areas Under its Control

The Afghan Taliban’s Health Commission issued a statement on the incident in which unidentified gunmen killed six International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) workers in Jowzjan province, and caused ICRC to halt its operations in the country.

Thursday, 09 February 2017
Tahrir al-Sham Leader Promises to Liberate Syria from Regime, Invites Rebel Groups to Join Organization

In a first address following the establishment of Tahrir al-Sham, Abu Jaber Hashem al-Sheikh, the general leader of the organization, promised to end the Syrian regime and to liberate the country, while inviting all rebel groups and fighters to forget past discords, and join them to achieve the common goal.

Thursday, 09 February 2017
IS Promotes Weaponized UAVs in Naba 67, Claims Killing and Wounding 39 in Less Than One Week

The Islamic State (IS) promoted its development and use of weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Iraq and Syria in the 67th issue of al-Naba newspaper, and claimed to have killed and wounded 39 enemy elements in the span of less than a week.

Thursday, 09 February 2017
IS Photo Reports Show Further UAV Attacks in Mosul

The Islamic State (IS) released a series of photo reports showing attacks on Iraqi forces in Mosul using weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Thursday, 09 February 2017
Jaish al-Islam Infographic Reports Over 240 Pro-Regime Forces Killed in January

Jaish al-Islam released an infographic reporting killing over 240 pro-regime militia forces during battles in Eastern Ghouta in January.

Thursday, 09 February 2017
AQIM Claims Destroying Malian Army Vehicle Between Timbuktu and Goundam

The Sahara division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed destroying a Malian army vehicle between Timbuktu and Goundam.

Thursday, 09 February 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Rocket Attack on Israeli City of Eilat

Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for a rocket attack on the Israeli city of Eilat.

Thursday, 09 February 2017
Afghan Taliban Asserts Innocence for Attack on Red Cross Staff in Jowzjan

The Afghan Taliban asserted its innocence for the attack on Red Cross aid workers in Jowzjan province in northern Afghanistan, and declared that it will find and punish the “criminals” who perpetrated it.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017
IS Claims Raid on Hotel in Somali city of Bosaso

The Islamic State (IS) claimed an immersive raid against a “militia official” and accompanying bodyguards at a hotel in Bosaso.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017
IS Claims Killing Nearly 30 Iraqi Soldiers in 3-Man Suicide Raid North of Samarra

Salah al-Din Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing nearly 30 Iraqi soldiers in a three-man suicide raid on a base of the 9th Brigade, north of Samarra.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Suicide Bombing by Tajik Fighter Outside Supreme Court in Kabul

Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the suicide bombing outside the Supreme Court in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and identified the perpetrator as Tajik.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters Responsible for Hotel Attack in Bosaso

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that fighters from the group are responsible for the attack at a hotel in Bosaso, a city in the Puntland region in northeastern Somalia.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017
IS Publishes Photos of 4 Weaponized UAVs Attacks in Ninawa, Salah al-Din

The Islamic State (IS) published photo reports of four attacks on Iraqi forces and militiamen and a communications tower with weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Ninawa and Salah al-Din.

Tuesday, 07 February 2017
Shabaab Claims Attacks on American, Kenyan, Somali Forces, Two Large-Scale Attacks, Capturing Areas in Somalia

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed over 20 military operations in 21 days targeting American, Somali, and Kenyan forces, including two large scale attacks and capturing areas within Somalia.

Tuesday, 07 February 2017
Jihadist Authors Booklet on AQ Leading to Downfall of American Hegemony, Finds Trump Racially Dividing and Isolating U.S.

A jihadist authored a booklet on al-Qaeda (AQ) “draining” America to the point of losing its global hegemony, and remarking that in the current phase, U.S. President Donald Trump is racially dividing the country and isolating it more from its European and Arab allies.

Tuesday, 07 February 2017
Ahrar al-Sham Pledge to “Destroy” Regime and IS in Training Video

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a video of a graduation group from al-Shaheed Abu Nur Training Camp in the northern countryside of Aleppo in which the group pledged to “destroy” the regime and the Islamic State (IS).

Tuesday, 07 February 2017
TTP Claims Suicide Bombing at Bannu Police Station as First Op Following Merger of Mehsud Division

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for the suicide bombing at Police Station Mandan in Bannu, and declared the operation to be the first after its recent merger with fighters from the Mehsud division.

Tuesday, 07 February 2017
Pro-IS Group Releases Infographic on Explosive-Equipped UAV Results

On February 6, 2017, pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Yaqeen Media Foundation released an infographic pertaining to the damage and casualties caused by IS’ newly developed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) capabilities.

Monday, 06 February 2017
Jihadist Debuts IS News Roundup Video, Updates Weather Forecast Format

The jihadist who previously produced a weather forecast video for “provinces” of the Islamic State (IS) as his way to serve the group’s self-proclaimed Caliphate, updated the format of that production, and also debuted a news roundup video based on the group’s propaganda videos.

Monday, 06 February 2017
AQAP Claims 23 Attacks in 20 Days, Killing Houthi and SBF Commanders

Within 20 days, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed carrying out 23 attacks targeting Houthis and Security Belt Forces (SBF) in Yemen’s Abyan, al-Bayda’, and Ibb governorates, including killing one SBF commander in Abyan and two Houthi commanders in Ibb.

Monday, 06 February 2017
‘Amaq Video, IS Photo Reports Show Attacks Involving Explosives-Equipped UAVs in Iraq

The Islamic State (IS), through its ‘Amaq News Agency and provincial divisions for Jazeera, Ninawa, and Salah al-Din, released a video and published three photos reports showing its use of explosives-equipped unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) against Iraqi soldiers and Popular Mobilization militiamen.

Monday, 06 February 2017
Afghan Taliban Military Official Touts “Achievements,” Downplays Announcement of 300 U.S. Troops to Helmand

The Afghan Taliban released an interview with one of its military officials, detailing the group’s “achievements” thus far within given provinces and downplaying the announced deployment of extra U.S. troops to Afghanistan.

Monday, 06 February 2017
Jihadist Analyzes Increasing Use by IS of Explosives-Equipped UAVs, Threat They Pose to Enemies

A jihadist analyzed the recent development in which the Islamic State (IS) is increasingly using explosives-equipped unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in its operations in Iraq and Syria, and the threat this weapon poses to the group’s enemies.

Monday, 06 February 2017
IS Claims, Posts Photos of Multiple Attacks Using Explosives-Equipped UAVs in Iraq

The Islamic State (IS) claimed multiple attacks using explosives-equipped unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) on Iraqi soldiers and Popular Mobilization militiamen in Iraq, and published photos of three of these operations.

Sunday, 05 February 2017
AQIM Releases Third Pictorial Video on Fighters in Northern Mali

The Sahara branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released the third episode in its pictorial video series on fighters in northern Mali.

Sunday, 05 February 2017
Al-Qaeda’s as-Sahab Media Publishes Kidnapping Guide

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) as-Sahab Media Foundation published a guide authored by Saif al-‘Adl on kidnapping. The 39-page document, entitled, “A Lecture on Kidnapping,” was posted on Telegram on February 5, 2017.

Sunday, 05 February 2017
IS Releases 6th Issue of Rumiyah Magazine, Derides Turkish-Proposed “Safe Zone” in Syria

The Islamic State (IS) released the sixth issue of its monthly magazine Rumiyah, featuring translations of material that originally appeared in prior editions of its Arabic newspaper, al-Naba, and deriding the Turkish-proposed safe zone in Syria.

Saturday, 04 February 2017
IS Publishes Photos of UAV Dropping Shells on Targets Near Tal Afar Airport, ‘Amaq Reports 5th UAV Attack

Al-Jazeera Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq published photos of an explosives-equipped unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) dropping shells on Popular Mobilization targets near Tal Afar, as ‘Amaq News Agency reported the fifth instance of this aircraft being used to strike enemy positions.

Saturday, 04 February 2017
AQAP Leader States Qifa Raid Exposed America’s “Ugly Face,” Fighter Defense “Slapped” Trump

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) leader Abu Huraira al-Sana’ani (AKA Qassim al-Rimi) released an audio speech condemning the raid by U.S. Special Forces in Qifa, and stating that it exposed the “ugly face” of America, while the defense mounted by fighters “slapped” U.S. President Donald Trump.

Saturday, 04 February 2017
In Fourth Instance in Single Day, IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Attack by Explosives-Equipped UAV

In the fourth instance in a single day, the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported an attack by the group with an explosives-equipped unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

Saturday, 04 February 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Third Attack in One Day by Explosives-Equipped UAV

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported a third attack using an explosives-equipped unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), killing three Popular Mobilization militiamen near Tal Afar Airport in Iraq.

Saturday, 04 February 2017