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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
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
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' 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
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
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
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
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' 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' 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
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
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
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
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
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' 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
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
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’ 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' 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' 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
IS’ West Africa Province Releases Photo Report on "Aftermath" of Baga Attack

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) released a photo report on its recently claimed attack on Nigerian soldiers in Baga.

Saturday, 29 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Inflicting Dozens of Casualties Among Nigerian Soldiers in Attack in Baga

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicting dozens of casualties among Nigerian soldiers in Baga.

Friday, 28 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 2 Nigerian Soldiers in Gamboru

In Nigeria's Borno State, West Africa Province of the Islamic State (ISWAP) claimed killing two Nigerian soldiers near the same area it attacked 12 days prior.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018
Nigerian Soldiers Attacked by IS' West Africa Province in Same Area Struck One-Week Prior

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on Nigerian soldiers in the same area it struck one-week prior, in Nigeria's Borno State.

Monday, 24 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 5 Nigerian Soldiers in Clash Near Dikwa

Continuing its high frequency of attacks, the Islamic State's Nigeria-based West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed another operation in Borno State, killing five Nigerian soldiers in a clash near Dikwa.

Sunday, 23 December 2018
‘Amaq Releases Video of Nigerian Soldier Captured By IS’ West Africa Province

The Islamic State's Nigeria-based division, West Africa Province (ISWAP), has released footage of a captured Nigerian soldier.

Saturday, 22 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attacking Nigerian Military Barracks, Ambushing Vehicles in Borno

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed two attacks on Nigerian soldiers in Borno, one targeting military barracks in Gajiram, and the other, ambushing soldiers between Dambuwa and Sabongari.

Saturday, 22 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Capturing a Nigerian Soldier in a 2nd Attack on the Same Day

After claiming an attack on Nigerian soldiers and capturing one near Monguno, in Nigeria's Borno State, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) took credit for a second attack in the same area on the same day, and taking another soldier prisoner.

Tuesday, 18 December 2018
IS' West Africa Claims Capturing Nigerian Soldier, Killing 3 Others in Attack Near Monguno

The Islamic State's Nigeria-based division, West Africa Province (ISWAP), claimed capturing a Nigerian soldier and killing three others in an attack near Monguno in Borno State.

Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Boko Haram Publishes Photos of Clash with Nigerian Soldiers in Molai Village and the Aftermath

The Nigeria-based Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or "Boko Haram," published photos of its clash with Nigerian soldiers in Molai village, and the aftermath.

Monday, 17 December 2018
In 2nd Attack on Same Day, IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 5 Nigerian Soldiers in Gudumbari

After taking credit for an attack on Nigerian soldiers near Gamboru, in Nigeria's Borno State, the Islamic State's West Africa Province claimed killing five soldiers in Gudumbari on the same day.

Saturday, 15 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Strike on Nigerian Soldiers Near Gamboru

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on Nigerian soldiers near Gamboru, a town in Nigeria's Borno State.

Saturday, 15 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 3 Nigerian Soldiers in Attack on Barracks in Kukawa

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing three Nigerian soldiers in an attack on their barracks in Kukawa, a town in Borno state, close to Lake Chad.

Friday, 14 December 2018
'Amaq Reports IS Attack on Nigerian Army Barracks Near Maiduguri

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported an IS attack on Nigerian army barracks near Maiduguri, the capital of Borno in northeastern Nigeria.

In an Arabic message issued on December 11, 2018, 'Amaq stated:

3 Nigerian soldiers were killed and others were wounded in an attack by Islamic State fighters on barracks in the town of Jakana, near the city of Maiduguri, in northeastern Nigeria two days ago

UPDATE: Shortly after the issuance of the 'Amaq report came the formal communique from the group's West Africa Province (ISWAP).

 

Tuesday, 11 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims 4th Attack in 6 Days, Striking Nigerian Barracks in Mallam Fatori

The Islamic State's Nigeria-based division, West Africa Province (ISWAP), claimed its fourth attack within a period of six days, striking Nigerian army barracks in Mallam Fatori in Borno State.

Tuesday, 04 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 17 Nigerian Soldiers in Attack in Yobe

Amidst its upward thrust in attack volume in Nigeria and its surroundings, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing 17 Nigerian soldiers in an attack in the country's Yobe State.

Tuesday, 04 December 2018
'Amaq Reports 17 Nigerian Soldiers Killed in IS Attack in Buni Gari

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that 17 Nigerian soldiers were killed in an IS attack in Buni Gari, a town in Nigeria's Yobe State.

Monday, 03 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Taking Control Over Town in Borno, Killing 7 Soldiers and Wounding Dozens

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing seven Nigerian soldiers and wounding dozens of others in attack in Arege, a town in Nigeria's Borno State, and then taking control over it.

Sunday, 02 December 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Inflicting 25 Casualties Among Nigerian Soldiers in Attack Near Gamboru

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicting 25 casualties among Nigerian soldiers in an attack near Gamboru, a town in Nigeria's Borno State.

Sunday, 02 December 2018
Boko Haram Releases Video of Nighttime Attack in Borno Killing 5 Nigerian Soldiers

Two days after issuing a communique claiming credit for an attack in Nigeria's Borno State killing five soldiers, Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or "Boko Haram," released a video of the operation.

Thursday, 29 November 2018
Boko Haram Claims Killing 5 Nigerian Soldier in Base Attack in Borno, Photographs War Spoils and Burning Vehices

Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or "Boko Haram," claimed killing five Nigerian soldiers in an attack on their base in Borno State and provided photos of war spoils and burning vehicles.

Tuesday, 27 November 2018
IS Claims Wounding Nigerian Forces Near Lake Chad

The Islamic State's (IS) West Africa Province claimed wounding an unspecified number of Nigerian soldiers near Lake Chad.

Sunday, 25 November 2018
‘Amaq Reports Control of Kangarwa Town in Nigeria

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the capture of Kangarwa town in Nigeria's Borno State.

Sunday, 25 November 2018
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of Storming Nigerian Army Base in Kareto

The Nigeria-based West Africa Province of the Islamic State (ISWAP) published a photo report on the November 15, 2018, raid on a Nigerian army base in Kareto, in Borno State.

Tuesday, 20 November 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 42 Nigerian Soldiers in Two Attacks in Borno

The Nigeria-based West Africa Province of the Islamic State (ISWAP) claimed killing a total of 42 Nigerian soldiers in two days in Borno State in the northeast of the country.

Monday, 19 November 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Storming Nigerian Army Base in Kareto

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing three Nigerian soldiers in a raid on their base in Kareto, a town in Nigeria's Borno State.

Friday, 16 November 2018
Boko Haram Adopts IS Communique Style, Claims Attacks on Nigerian Positions in Borno

Adopting the Islamic State (IS) style of communique design, and using the "West Africa" name, Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or "Boko Haram," claimed attacks on Nigerian positions in Borno State and published photos.

Wednesday, 07 November 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims IED Blast on Nigerian Army Vehicle Near Lake Chad

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed bombing a Nigerian army vehicle near Lake Chad.

Tuesday, 06 November 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 15 African Forces in Clash, Seizing Temporary Control Over Town in Maiduguri

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP), its Nigeria-based branch, claimed killing 15 African coalition forces and seizing temporary control over a town in Maiduguri.

Tuesday, 06 November 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 29 Nigerian Soldiers in Operation in Gashigar

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing 29 soldiers in two attacks within an operation in the Nigerian town of Gashigar.

Monday, 29 October 2018
'Amaq Reports IS Attack on Nigerian Soldiers Near Arege

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that IS fighters attacked Nigerian soldiers near Arege, near Lake Chad, in Borno State.

Monday, 22 October 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Bombing Nigerian Military Vehicle in Monguno

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed bombing a Nigerian military vehicle in Monguno, in Nigeria's Borno State.

Monday, 15 October 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Soldiers in Arege

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on Nigerian soldiers in Arege, near Lake Chad, in Borno State.

Monday, 15 October 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 31 Nigerian Soldiers, Taking 5 POWs in Kangarwa Raid

The Islamic State's Nigeria-based branch, West Africa Province (ISWAP), claimed killing 31 Nigerian soldiers and taking 5 others prisoner in a raid in Kangarwa, in the northeast of the country.

Tuesday, 09 October 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Troops in Gashigar

The Nigeria-based West Africa Province of the Islamic State (ISWAP) claimed credit for the attack on Nigerian troops in Gashigar.

Saturday, 29 September 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 7 Nigerian Soldiers in Abadam

The Islamic State's (IS) West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing seven Nigerian soldiers in an ambush in Abadam, a town in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Photo Report from IS’ West Africa Province Shows Clashes with MJTF Forces in Garunda

The Nigeria-based West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS) issued a photo report on ongoing clashes with African Multi-National Joint Task Force (MJTF) soldiers in the village of Garunda.

Sunday, 09 September 2018
IS' West Africa Province Releases Video of Storming Nigerian Military Post in Zari

The Nigeria-based West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS) released a video on its August 30, 2018, raid on a military post in the town of Zari in Borno State.

Saturday, 08 September 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Military Posts in Gudumbari (Borno)

The Islamic State's (IS) West Africa Province claimed an attack on Nigerian military posts in the town of Gudumbari in Nigeria's Borno State.

Saturday, 08 September 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Army Post in Zari

The Islamic State's West Africa Province claimed killing several Nigerian soldiers in an attack on their post in Zari, a town in Nigeria's northeast Borno state.

Friday, 31 August 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Mortar Strike on Nigerian Troops in Arege

The Nigeria-based West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed a mortar strike on Nigerian troops in the Arege area.

Thursday, 30 August 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 7 Nigerian Soldiers Near Lake Chad

After the Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that fighters attacked Nigerian soldiers in the Lake Chad area, the group's West Africa Province issued a formal communique for the operation.

Monday, 13 August 2018
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Seven Nigerian Army Soldiers Killed by IS Fighters

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that IS fighters killed seven soldiers from the Nigerian Army in northeast Nigeria.

Monday, 13 August 2018
IS' West Africa Province Promotes Perseverance of Fighters, Displays Suicide Bombings and Attacks on MNJTM and Nigerian Forces

The Islamic State's (IS) Nigeria-based West Africa Province released a video promoting the perseverance of its fighters and displaying footage of suicide bombings and attacks on Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTM) and Nigerian soldiers.

Wednesday, 11 July 2018
IS Reports 95 Killed in Battles with African MJTF in Nigeria in Naba 131

The Islamic State (IS) reported in Naba 131 that during a month of battles in Nigeria, its West Africa Province killed 95 soldiers from the Africa Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) and wounded hundreds of others.

Friday, 11 May 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Repulsing Nigerian Army Attack in Kirenowa

The Islamic State's (IS) West Africa Province reported that its fighters repulsed a Nigerian military offensive in Kirenowa in northeast Nigeria.

Wednesday, 09 May 2018
Boko Haram Releases Videos of Attacks on Nigerian Army in Jiddari Polo (Maiduguri) and Sambisa, Implementing Shariah Law

The Nigeria-based Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or "Boko Haram," released two attack videos, one showing a recent operation against the Nigerian army in the Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri, and the other, a strike on soldiers in the Sambisa forest, and a video of implementing Shariah law.

Tuesday, 01 May 2018
"Boko Haram" Video Features Freed Commander, Shows Battle Footage from Sambisa Forest

The Nigeria-based Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or "Boko Haram," released a video featuring a freed commander threatening attacks and featuring battle footage from the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.

Wednesday, 07 March 2018
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of Nigerian POW and War Spoils Captured in Lake Chad Area

The Nigeria-based Islamic State (IS) division, West Africa Province, published photo of a Nigerian soldier taken soldier and ammunition and vehicles captured as war spoils following a clash in the Lake Chad area.

Friday, 12 January 2018
IS Reports Suicide Bombing on Nigerian Soldiers in Lake Chad Area in Naba 114 Exclusive

In an “exclusive” in Naba 114, the Islamic State (IS) reported that its West Africa Province carried out a suicide bombing on Nigerian soldiers in the Lake Chad area, killing and wounding dozens.

Friday, 12 January 2018
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos from Raid on Nigerian Army Barracks in Kanama

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, published a photo report on its raid on Nigerian army barracks in the town of Kanama in Borno State.

Friday, 05 January 2018
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 9 Nigerian Soldiers in Raid on Barracks in Borno

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighter, claimed killing nine Nigerian soldiers in a raid on their barracks in Borno.

Monday, 01 January 2018
IS' West Africa Province Photographs Process of Cleaning Heavy Machine Gun, Loading Bullets

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based Islamic State (IS) division comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, published a photo report on cleaning a heavy machine gun and loading its bullets.

Wednesday, 27 December 2017
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 8 Nigerian Soldiers, Capturing 4 Vehicles in Yobe State

The Islamic State's (IS) West Africa Province, which is comprised of former “Boko Haram” fighters, claimed killing eight Nigerian soldiers and capturing four vehicles after a raid on their position in Yobe State in northeastern Nigeria.

Thursday, 26 October 2017
'Amaq Reports IS Fighters Seizing Vehicles in Nigeria's Yobe State

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that fighters in Nigeria seized vehicles, one of them carrying a heavy machinegun, in Yobe State.

Thursday, 26 October 2017
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of Ambush on Nigerian Soldiers

In its first report on military activity in three months, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS), West Africa Province, published photos of ambushing what it described as a Nigerian army convoy.

Friday, 06 October 2017
IS Claims Credit in Naba 92 for Attack on Oil Exploration Team in Northeast Nigeria

The Islamic State (IS) reported in the 92nd issue of its al-Naba newspaper that its West Africa Province in responsible for the killing of nearly 70 “apostates” in an attack on an oil exploration team in northeast Nigeria.

Friday, 04 August 2017
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Killing 12 Nigerian Soldiers in Attack in Yobe

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province, which is comprised of former “Boko Haram” fighters, claimed killing 12 Nigerian soldiers in an attack in Yobe.

Saturday, 08 July 2017
IS Claims Previously Unreported Attacks in West Africa, Killing More Than 74 in Naba 87

In the 87th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing more than 74 Chadian, Nigerian, and Cameroonian soldiers in several operations within one week.

Thursday, 29 June 2017
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Two Suicide Bombings, Clash in Northeast Nigeria

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province, which is comprised of former “Boko Haram” fighters, claimed credit for two suicide bombings on Nigerian forces in the northeast of the country, and alleged to have killed 15 soldiers in a clash in the same area.

Saturday, 29 April 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Killing Two Nigerian Soldiers in Borno

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported killing two Nigerian soldiers and wounding others in an ambush in Borno.

Thursday, 30 March 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Killing Four Soldiers in Nigeria, Five in the Philippines

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported attacks by the group’s divisions in Nigeria and the Philippines.

Tuesday, 07 March 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' West Africa Province Claims Attack on African Coalition Troops in Nigeria’s Yobe State

‘Amaq News Agency reported that Islamic State (IS) fighters attacked African coalition troops in Nigeria’s Yobe State and captured war spoils.

Saturday, 28 January 2017
In Naba 65, IS Rejects African Coalition Claims of Eliminating West Africa Province

The Islamic State (IS) featured an article in the 65th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper rejecting claims by the African coalition that it eliminated the group’s West Africa Province and forced the fighters to flee their positions.

Thursday, 26 January 2017
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Killing 13 African Coalition Forces in Attack in Borno

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) which is comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, claimed killing 13 African coalition forces in an raid on their position in Borno.

Thursday, 12 January 2017
Boko Haram Leader Shekau Declares in Video that Group Remains Despite Buhari Claiming Otherwise

Abu Bakr Shekau, the leader of Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad ("Boko Haram"), appeared in a video rejecting claims by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari that the group is defeated.

Friday, 30 December 2016
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Army in Yobe State

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province claimed an attack on Nigerian forces in the country’s Yobe state.

Friday, 23 December 2016
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 8 African Coalition Forces, Shows Shariah Implementation in Lake Chad Area

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) which is comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, claimed killing eight African coalition forces in a clash in the Lake Chad area, and published a photo report showing manifestations of its Shariah governance in the same location.

Friday, 16 December 2016
IS' West Africa Province Gives Photos of Fighters Stationed at Lake Chad

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) which is comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, published a photo report of its men stationed on the Lake Chad fighting front.

Saturday, 10 December 2016
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photo Report on Clashes with African Coalition Forces in Borno

West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS) published a photo report on clashes between its fighters and African coalition forces near the town of Kangarwa in Nigeria's Borno State.

Saturday, 03 December 2016
'Amaq Reports 9 Killed, 19 Wounded in IS Attack in Nigeria's Borno State

According to 'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS), 9 African troops were killed and 19 others were wounded in an operation by IS fighters in Nigeria's Borno State.

Monday, 31 October 2016
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 30 Nigerian and Nigerien Soldiers in Raid in Borno

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, claimed killing 20 Nigerian and Nigerien soldiers and wounding dozens of others in a raid in Nigeria's Borno State.

Monday, 17 October 2016
Boko Haram Leader Rejects Rumors of Injury or Death, Defends Against Criticism in Video Speech

Abu Bakr Shekau, the leader of Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad ("Boko Haram"), gave a video speech in Arabic rejecting rumors of his injury or death, and defending his group against charges of infidel-branding all Muslims unjustly.

Sunday, 25 September 2016
IS' West Africa Province Claims Two Suicide Bombings During Ongoing Clashes with African Forces in Borno

West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed two suicide bombings amidst its ongoing clashes with African coalition forces in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria.

Sunday, 25 September 2016
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Aftermath Photos from Attack on African Forces in Borno

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province released a photo report for a recent attack on African forces in Borno, Nigeria.

Saturday, 24 September 2016
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Attack on African Forces in Borno

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province claimed an attack on African forces in Nigeria’s Borno State.

Saturday, 24 September 2016
IS' West African Province Claims Killing Over 40 African Forces in Borno

West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing over 40 African forces and wounding dozens in an attack on their convoy in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

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…