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IS-aligned Group Uses Image of Los Angeles Skyline to Threaten Attacks

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group used an image of the Los Angeles skyline to threaten attacks in the United States and the West.

Friday, 15 February 2019
IS Supporter Chastises Keyboard Warriors, Calls to Physically "Punish Crusaders"

An Islamic State (IS) supporter chastised keyboard warriors, those who make threats behind their computers and speak of war without participating in it, urging they act upon their words on social media and physically "punish the Crusaders".

Friday, 15 February 2019
IS-Linked Manual and Incitement Outlets Resurface on Telegram

Prominent pro-Islamic State (IS) outlets, purposed for providing attack manuals and incitements, resurfaced on Telegram amid frequent account removals.

Thursday, 14 February 2019
Videos and Photos of Syria-Based Jihadi Group’s PKM, Tactical Training Courses

A Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)-linked jihadi training group released videos and photos of its PKM and tactical training courses.

Thursday, 14 February 2019
IS-aligned Muhajireen Foundation Gives Biography of Alleged British Blogger, IS Media Member

The foreign fighter-centric Muhajideen Foundation, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned group, published a biography of an alleged British blogger who worked in the IS' media department.

Thursday, 14 February 2019
Depicting Post Apocalyptic City, IS-aligned Group Warns U.S. of Coming Attacks

Showing the ruins of a city, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned group warned the U.S. of coming attacks and declared "the meeting is at Rome, O servants of the cross".

Thursday, 14 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 42 in Ambush on Borno Governor's Convoy

The Islamic State's West Africa Province claimed killing 42 people in an ambush on the convoy of Kashim Shettima, the governor of Nigeria's Borno state.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Assuring IS Will Remain Despite Losing Territory, ACCA Compares to Hitler's Defeat

In assuring the West that the Islamic State (IS) will remain despite losing its territory, an IS-linked group drew a comparison between the defeat of Adolf Hitler in WW2 and the ongoing battle with the international coalition.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Shabaab Claims Destroying Safaricom Post in Garissa (Kenya), Assassination Attempt on South West State of Somalia MP

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for the assassination attempt in Mogadishu on an MP of the South West State of Somalia, and destroying a post of the telecommunications company Safaricom in Garissa County, in neighboring Kenya.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Army Post Near Monguno

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on a Nigerian army post near Monguno, in Borno state.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Jaysh al-Adl Claims Credit for Bombing on IRGC Bus in Iran

The Iran-based Jaysh al-Adl (Army of Justice) claimed credit for the bombing on a bus carrying Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) personnel along the Khash-Zahedan road.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Afghan Taliban Announces Next Two Rounds of Negotiations with the U.S.

After identifying the members of its new team for negotiations with the United States, including former Guantanamo inmates, the Afghan Taliban announced the next two rounds of talks, one in Doha and the other in Islamabad.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
AQIM Highlights Proposed School Prayer Ban in Algeria, Shuttering of Qur'an School in Tunisia in Appeal to Religious Muslims

In an appeal to religious Muslims in Algeria and Tunisia, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) highlighted the recent school prayer ban proposal in the former and the Qur'an school shuttering in the latter, and urged them to raise their voice against the governing "criminals".

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Graphic from IS-Linked Group Incites Attacks in Paris

An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked media group disseminated a poster urging lone wolf attacks in Paris, France.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
AQAP Claims Bombing Houthis and Rescue Vehicle, IED Blast on IS Fighters in al-Bayda'

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed bombing Houthis and their rescue vehicle, and also detonating another explosive to target Islamic State (IS) fighters, both in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Video of HTS-Linked Albanian Fighters Targeting SAA Soldiers in Latakia

A video from a Syria-based Albanian militant group shows fighters targeting SAA soldiers in Jabal al-Akrad, Latakia governorate, with artillery and gunfire.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Afghan Taliban Includes Former Gitmo Prisoners Swapped for Bergdahl, Incarcerated Haqqani Brother as Members of Negotiation Team

The Afghan Taliban announced the names of the 14-member team to negotiate with the United States, including the five Guantanamo inmates swapped for captive American soldier Bowe Bergdahl in June 2014, and an imprisoned son of the Haqqani Network founder.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Shabaab Charges U.S. with Taking Revenge on Civilians for Failed Raid, Claims American Disregard for Lives Strengthens its Jihadi Call

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement accused the U.S. of bombing a residential area in revenge for its failed raid in Lower Shabelle, and claimed that such disregard for civilians only strengthens the jihadi call.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
IS Claims Suicide Bombing by Uzbek Fighter in Baghouz

The Islamic State (IS) claimed a suicide bombing by an Uzbek fighter in Baghouz, targeting SDF troops.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 3 Nigerian Soldiers, Taking 3 POWs in Attack in Buni Gari (Yobe)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing three Nigerian soldiers and capturing three others as POWs, in an attack in Buni Gari, a town in Yobe state.

Monday, 11 February 2019
IS-linked Group Depicts Strike on White House and Colosseum in Threatening to "Demolish Thrones"

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group depicted an artillery strike on the White House, Colosseum, and pyramids in a poster threatening to "demolish thrones".

Monday, 11 February 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 12 American Soldiers in "Tactical Operation" in Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 12 American and a "large number" of Afghan soldiers in what it described as a "tactical operation" in Uruzgan province.

Monday, 11 February 2019
IS Supporters Distribute Tip for Breaking Car Windows of Potential Victims

Islamic State (IS) supporters distributed a tip for breaking the car windows of potential victims of lone-wolf attacks.

Monday, 11 February 2019
Shabaab Claims Thwarting Joint U.S.-Somalia Raid in Janale, Concentrates Operations in Lower Shabelle in 24 Hours

During its operations concentrated in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed thwarting a joint raid by U.S. Special Forces and Somali troops.

Monday, 11 February 2019
As IS Defends Last Vestige of "Caliphate" in Syria, Group Highlights Civilian Casualties in Coalition Strikes

As the Islamic State (IS) defends the last vestige of its "Caliphate" in Syria, reporting ground attacks against the SDF in Baghouz, it has highlighted the civilian casualties resulting from coalition strikes on the town.

Monday, 11 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Multiple Casualties in Nigerian Army Ranks in Attacks in Ngwom and Malam Fatori

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicting multiple casualties in the Nigerian army ranks in two attacks on the same day in Ngwom and Malam Fatori, both towns in Borno state.

Sunday, 10 February 2019
Amidst SDF Offensive on Baghouz, IS Claims Double Suicide Bombing with VBIEDs

As the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) mount their offensive against Baghouz, the last town held by the Islamic State (IS), the group claimed a double suicide bombing on the troops, amidst its own push.

Sunday, 10 February 2019
Shaabaab Releases 2nd Episode in Video Series on Assassinations and Bombings, Shows Blast on U.S. Vehicle in Lower Shabelle

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released the second episode in a video series documenting the assassinations and bombings executed by its "Muhammad bin Maslama Battalion," including a blast on an American vehicle in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region.

Saturday, 09 February 2019
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.

Friday, 08 February 2019
Al-Qaeda Condemns Papal Mass in UAE, Calls Muslims in Arabian Peninsula to Embrace Jihad and Support AQAP and Shabaab

Al-Qaeda (AQ) condemned the historic papal mass in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, considering it a manifestation of of the shame into which leaders plunged Muslims, and called on Muslims in the entire Arabian Peninsula to embrace jihad and seek help from and lend support to AQAP and the Shabaab in Somalia.

Friday, 08 February 2019
Shabaab Media Unit Notes Escalation in Attacks on SNA and AMISOM Forces, Claims 7 Attacks in 5 Days

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed seven attacks in a five-day period, one of them a bombing in which a brigade commander was killed, while its media unit noted an overall escalation in strikes on Somali and AMISOM forces.

Friday, 08 February 2019
In Second Attack in Malam Fatori in 6 Days, IS' West Africa Province Claims Multiple Casualties Among Nigerian Soldiers

In its second attack in Malam Fatori, a town in Nigeria's Borno State, in six days, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicting multiple casualties among Nigerian soldiers.

Thursday, 07 February 2019
AQ-Aligned Coalition Claims 205 Killed in 50 Operations in Four Month Period

“Incite the Believers Operations Room,” a Syria-based al-Qaeda (AQ) aligned coalition group, released an infographic highlighting special operations over four months in Aleppo, Idlib, Hama, and Latakia.

Thursday, 07 February 2019
IS Supporters Spread Suggestions to Poison "Disbelievers" at Large Gatherings

Islamic State (IS) supporters distributed a set of suggestions for ways lone wolves can poison "disbelievers" at large gatherings.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Syria-Based Jihadi Training Group Instructs HTS’ Elite Forces

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)-linked jihadi instructor group advertised training HTS’ “Red Bands” and posted a recruitment message for an English-language tactical course.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Soldiers in Malum Konari

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on Nigerian soldiers in Malum Konari, in Borno State.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Jihadist Suggests Attacks on Tourists, Religious Temples in Dubai

To take advantage of "white-collar recession" in Dubai, and to "avenge" Muslims, a jihadist suggested attacks on tourists and churches, synagogues, and Buddhist temples in the Emirati city.

"Abdul Latif," a user on the Deep Web pro-Islamic State (IS) forum al-Minbar Jihadi Media, posted a message on January 31, 2019, asking fellow jihadists "what is the Arab state that spends the most money to fight Islam and Muslims," which was answered by another user to be the United Arab Emirates.

In a subsequent post, Abdul Latif explained that Dubai in particular is suffering an economic downturn at all levels, and posted a link to a YouTube video about the possibility of Dubai facing a crisis. He wrote:

As the economy of the country is staggering, and in revenge for Muslims... What we need is the killing of some tourists in several malls, the bombing of some churches and temples of Jews and Buddhists, and other targets that have a global impact.

 

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 363 Casualties in 69 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (Jan 24-30)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper featured an infographic identifying 363 casualties in 69 attacks, in a statistical breakdown of IS operations for the week of January 24-30, 2019.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Shabaab Claims Suicide Bombing on Ethiopian Forces in Gedo, 25 Casualties Among Kenyan Troops in Blasts in Lower Juba

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed a suicide bombing on Ethiopian forces in Gedo region, and inflicting 25 casualties among Kenyan troops in two blasts in Lower Juba.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
JNIM Claims Raid on Burkinabe Anti-Terror Unit in Nasombo, Capturing Large Quantity of Weapons and Ammunition

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed a raid on an anti-terror unit post in neighboring Burkina Faso, killing four elements and capturing a large quantity of weapons and ammunition.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
JNIM Claims 10 Casualties Among Burkinabe Soldiers in Raid in Kompienbiga

Just two days after its raid on an anti-terror unit post in Burkina Faso, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) claimed another attack in the country, storming a Burkinabe army center in Kompienbiga.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Bombing Nigerian Convoy, Striking Post in Borno

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed two attacks on Nigerian soldiers that took place within 24-hours in Borno State, one involving the bombing of a convoy, and the other a strike on a post.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
In IS Video Presenting Slain Fighters in Somalia, Somali-Canadian Doctor Calls for Medical Professionals to Join Group

The Islamic State (IS) released a video from its "Somalia Province" on slain fighters, featuring a posthumous clip of an English-speaking Somali-Canadian doctor calling for medical professionals to travel to and join the group.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
AQ-aligned Group Releases Video of Deploying Fighters to the Lattakia Coast and al-Ghab Plain

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Hurras al-Deen, a Syria-based group active within the 'Incite the Believers' Operations Room, released a video of fighters deployed to the battle fronts in the Lattakia coast and al-Ghab Plain in Hama.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
IS Video Shows Attacks on Iraqi and Kurdish Forces and Militiamen in Kirkuk, Raid in 'Allas Oilfield

The Islamic State (IS) released a video documenting a variety of attacks on positions and vehicles of the Iraqi army, Kurdish Peshmerga, Popular Mobilization, and Tribal Mobilization in Kirkuk, including a raid in the 'Allas oilfield.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
AQ-aligned Coalition in Syria Releases Video on November 2018 Suicide Attack Behind Enemy Lines in Jubb al-Ahmar

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned jihadi coalition the 'Incite the Believers' Operations Room released a video focusing on its November 27, 2018, suicide attack behind enemy lines in Jubb al-Ahmar.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
AQ Leader Zawahiri Reiterates Arab Spring Failed, "Salvation" Comes Through Unity and Echoing Fighters' Cause

Again dismissing the results of the Arab Spring, al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri portrayed true "salvation" as Muslims rallying around fighters and uniting together in echoing their demand for Shariah-based governance.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Multiple Casualties in Attack on Nigerian Soldiers in Malam Fatori

As a result of an attack on Nigerian soldiers in Malam Fatori, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed multiple casualties in the enemy ranks.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
IS Claims 23 Casualties Among Filipino Soldiers in Clash in Sulu

The Islamic State (IS) claimed inflicting 23 casualties among Filipino soldiers in a clash in Patikul municipality, in Sulu province of the Philippines.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Shabaab Claims Assassination of DP World Company Manager in Bosaso, Blast in Mogadishu on Security Officials

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for the assassination of a manager for the UAE-based DP World Company in the port city of Bosaso, and blast in Mogadishu's Hamar Weyne district, targeting security officials.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Hezbollah Brigades in Iraq Spokesman Says U.S. Forces are "Legitimate Targets" in Response to Trump Planning to Keep Troops in Country to Monitor Iran

Ja'afar al-Husseini, the military spokesman for the Shi'ite militant faction Hezbollah Brigades in Iraq, declared that American forces are "legitimate targets," in response to U.S. President Donald Trump remarking that he will keep troops in Iraq to monitor Iran.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Pro-IS Group Gives Biography of Alleged Belgian Blogger, Recruiter

A foreign fighter-centric pro-Islamic State (IS) group gave a biography for an alleged Belgian blogger and recruiter. Al-Muhajireen Foundation posted the biography of "Abu Ayyub al-Beljiki" on Telegram on February 4, 2019.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
'Amaq Reports IS Responsibility for Attack on Egyptian Security Checkpoint in Egypt's New Valley Governorate

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters are responsible for the attack on an Egyptian security checkpoint in El Wadi El Gedid [New Valley] governorate in southern Egypt.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Afghan Taliban Confirms at Moscow Conference Negotiations with U.S. Not to Allow Afghanistan to Harbor Global Terrorists

The Afghan Taliban published the English transcript of the speech delivered by its delegation at the Moscow conference on Afghanistan, wherein it confirmed negotiations with the U.S. not to allow the country to be "used against others," referring to the harboring of global terrorists and allowing them to operate training camps.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
JNIM Claims Attack on Burkinabe Security Forces in Yagha (Burkina Faso)

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), claimed an attack in neighboring Burkina Faso on Burkinabe security forces in Yagha province.

Sunday, 27 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Inflicting 30 Deaths in Nigerian Army Ranks in Clash in Logomani

The Islamic State's Nigeria-based branch, West Africa Province (ISWAP), claimed inflicting 30 deaths in the Nigerian army ranks in a clash in Logomani, in Borno State.

Sunday, 27 January 2019
IS Issues Formal Communique for Philippines Church Bombing

The Islamic State's (IS) "East Asia Province" issued a formal communique for the dual suicide bombing at a Church in Jolo, in Sulu province of the Philippines, shortly after its 'Amaq News Agency reported its responsibility.

Sunday, 27 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.

Sunday, 27 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Notes "Progress" in Talks with U.S. Over Foreign Troop Withdrawal

Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabihullah noted "progress" in talks with the United States over foreign troop withdrawal, as the current round of negotiations has come to an end.

Saturday, 26 January 2019
Shabaab Claims Killing 19 Somali Soldiers in Single Bombing in Lower Juba

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing 19 Somali soldiers in a single bombing in Lower Juba region, in addition to inflicting casualties among other Somali troops as well as AMISOM forces in Bay, Hiran, and Lower Shabelle.

Saturday, 26 January 2019
IS Claims Killing Over 30 Philippine Soldiers in Clashes in Lanao del Sur

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing more than 30 Philippine soldiers in clashes in Lanao del Sur, in the first instance of an attack by the group in the Philippines in 2019.

Saturday, 26 January 2019
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

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…