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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
'Amaq Reports IS Fighters in Nigeria Killing Over 40 African Forces in Surprise Attack

'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that IS fighters in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria killed over 40 African forces in a surprise attack.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Boko Haram Releases Video on Eid al-Adha Prayers, Sermon in Borno (Nigeria)

Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as “Boko Haram,” released a video on prayers and activities for Eid al-Adha in Nigeria’s Borno State. The 12 minute, 58 second video, entitled, “Blessed Eid,” was uploaded on YouTube on September 13, 2016. It has Arabic captions identifying the areas of Sambisa, North Sambisa, and “Shabab al-Islam,” while the sermon delivered by an unidentified individual is in Hausa. Footage shows scores of people praying indoors and outdoors, and watching a men ride on horses. According to reports, the Hausa speaker declared that Boko Haram remains despite the Nigerian government claiming to have eliminated it, and that Abu Bakr Shekau continues to serve as the leader of the group. He also identified the video as being recorded on September 12, 2016.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016
IS’ West Africa Province Releases Video on Clashes with Nigerian, African Coalition Forces

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) comprised of former “Boko Haram” fighters, released a video on its clashes with Nigerian and African coalition forces, and a fighter encouraging Muslims to come to IS-held territories.

Monday, 15 August 2016
"Boko Haram" Releases Video of Chibok Schoolgirls, Alleges Some Killed in Airstrikes

Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as "Boko Haram,' released a video on the Chibok schoolgirls it kidnapped in April 2014, showing some of those alive, and some allegedly killed in airstrikes.

Sunday, 14 August 2016
"Boko Haram" Fighter Challenges IS' Appointment of Barnawi, Threatens Nigeria to Take War to Capital

A fighter in Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad ("Boko Haram") acting as a spokesman, challenged the Islamic State (IS) appointing Abu Musab al-Barnawi as its local leader, effectively replacing Abu Bakr Shekau, and threatened Nigeria that the fighters will take the war to the capital, Abuja.

Monday, 08 August 2016
"Boko Haram" Leader Shekau Appears in New Video, Vows America and Nigeria Will be Defeated

Abu Bakr Shekau, the leader of Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad ("Boko Haram"), appeared in a new video challenging reports of his death and vowing that America and Nigeria will be "defeated".

Sunday, 07 August 2016
Abu Bakr Shekau Criticizes IS' West Africa "Governor" in Alleged Audio, Exposes Rift in Group

In an Arabic and Hausa audio speech attributed to Abu Bakr Shekau, the leader of Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad ("Boko Haram") criticized the man the Islamic State (IS) selected to lead West Africa Province and exposed a rift within the group.

Thursday, 04 August 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for July 27, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the July 27, 2016 English editions of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of operations in Syria, Iraq, France, Nigeria, Libya, and Egypt.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Killing 14 Soldiers in Kaga Region of Borno

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province, formerly known as "Boko Haram," claimed killing 14 soldiers in the Kaga region of Borno, Nigeria.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016
IS Fighters Kill 14 Nigerian Soldiers in Borno, According to IS’ ‘Amaq News Agency

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that IS fighters killed multiple Nigerian soldiers during clashes in the Kaga region of Borno.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016
IS’ West Africa Province Releases Video of Attack on Military Camp in Bosso (Niger)

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as “Boko Haram,” released a video on its attack in early-June 2016 on a Nigerien and Nigerian military camp in Bosso.

Tuesday, 05 July 2016
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of War Spoils from Yobe Attack

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as "Boko Haram," published photos of the weapons, gear, and vehicles it took as war spoils from its attack in Nigeria's Yobe State.

Wednesday, 08 June 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for June 8, 2016

From the Islamic State (IS) English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletins covering June 8, recaps included operations in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Nigeria, and Bangladesh.

Wednesday, 08 June 2016
IS’ ‘Amaq News Agency Shows Attack on Nigerien and Nigerian Forces in Bosso

'Amaq News Agency, a media division of the Islamic State (IS), released a video showing IS’ West Africa Province (formerly known as “Boko Haram”) attacking Nigerian and Nigerien Army forces in the border town of Bosso.

Tuesday, 07 June 2016
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 7 in Attack in Yobe (Nigeria)

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as "Boko Haram," claimed killing seven Nigerian policemen and soldiers in an attack in Nigeria's Yobe State.

Tuesday, 07 June 2016
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 35 Nigerien and Nigerian Soldiers in Attack on Base in Bosso

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as "Boko Haram," claimed killing 35 soldiers and wounding nearly 70 from the Nigerien and Nigerian armies in an attack in the border town of Bosso.

Saturday, 04 June 2016
IS' West Africa Province Claims Suicide Bombing Killing 15 in Maiduguri

West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as "Boko Haram," claimed killing at least 15 "apostates" and wounding 20 in a suicide bombing at a government building in Maiduguri.

Thursday, 12 May 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for April 24-25, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the April 24-25, 2016 English editions of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of suicide operations carried out by IS’ Fallujah, Baghdad, and Homs provinces and an attack on the Nigerian army by IS’ West Africa Province.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016
English-Speaking IS Fighters in Libya Promote in Video Group's Implementation of Shariah

Two English-speaking Islamic State (IS) fighters, one Nigerian and the other Somali, promoted the group's implementation of Shariah in a video from the IS' Tripoli Province in Libya.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016
Killed Nigerian IS Fighter in Libya Eulogized on Telegram

Islamic State (IS) supporters circulated an alleged fighter in Libya’s eulogy for a Nigerian fighter with the group, identified as “Abu Dujjanah An-Nigeri.”

Monday, 15 February 2016
IS-Linked ‘Amaq News Reports Three Suicide Bombings in Cameroon

The Islamic State (IS)-linked ‘Amaq News Agency reported three suicide bombings on “militia” elements in northern Cameroon.

Monday, 25 January 2016
IS Recruiter Forwards Migration Call by Fighter in Libya

The Telegram channel of an Islamic State (IS) fighter in Syria forwarded a call by an alleged IS fighter in Libya for prospects to join the group on other fronts, making particular focus on Libya.

Friday, 08 January 2016
IS Infographic Claims 100+ Attacks by West Africa Province in Two-Month Period, 1000 Killed and Injured

The Islamic State (IS) published an infographic on operations in the last two months by West Africa Province, the IS division formerly known as Boko Haram, claiming more than 100 attacks and 1,000 killed and injured.

Saturday, 19 December 2015
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Suicide Bombing on Shi’ites in Nigeria

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as Boko Haram, claimed killing at least 30 Shi’ites and injuring more than 100 in a suicide bombing on a Shi’ite procession near the city of Kano in northern Nigeria.

Saturday, 28 November 2015
IS’ West Africa Province Video Shows Scenes from Suicide Bombing, Clash
West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as Boko Haram, released a video showing scenes from a suicide bombing and clashes with enemy forces, and a fighter reiterating the group’s denial of 200 surrendering in Banki.
Friday, 27 November 2015
IS’ West Africa Province Releases Video on Repelling Army Advance in Borno

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as Boko Haram, released a video of its fighters repelling an advance by the Nigerian army in Borno State, and showing the beheading of a captured soldier.

Sunday, 11 October 2015
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for October 3-6, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the October 3-6, 2015 English editions of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps ground gained in Syria and suicide attacks in Nigeria.

Tuesday, 06 October 2015
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Three Suicide Bombings in Nigerian Capital

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as Boko Haram, claimed credit for three suicide bombings in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.

Sunday, 04 October 2015
IS’ West Africa Province Leader Shekau Denies Reports of Death, Sickness

Abu Bakr Shekau, the head of West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS), denied reports that he is dead or sick and unable to speak, and vowed to continue fighting the Nigerian government.

Sunday, 16 August 2015
IS Fighters Call for Migration to IS Outside of Iraq/Syria, Lone Wolf Attacks

Islamic State (IS) fighters called for supporters to migrate to the group in other countries, and for those unable to travel to commit lone wolf attacks.

Monday, 03 August 2015
IS’ West Africa Province Video Shows Beheading of Soldier, Attacks on Barracks in Borno, Yobe

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as “Boko Haram,” released a video showing attacks on Nigerian army barracks in Borno and Yobe states, and the beheading of a soldier.

Sunday, 02 August 2015
IS al-Bayan News Bulletin for July 12, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the English edition of its al-Bayan news bulletin for July 12, 2015, which included reports of suicide operations in Chad, Nigeria and Syria, and a car bombing near the Italian consulate in Cairo, Egypt.

Sunday, 12 July 2015
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Suicide Bombings in Chad and Nigeria

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as “Boko Haram,” claimed credit for suicide bombings in the Chadian capital, N’Djamena, and the Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

Saturday, 11 July 2015
IS’ West Africa Province Releases Video of Attack on Nigerian Security Forces, Beheading Soldier

West Africa Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) formerly known as “Boko Haram,” released a video of attacking Nigerian security forces and beheading a captured soldier.

Friday, 10 July 2015
IS Fighters in Shabwa, Yemen, Congratulate Boko Haram for Pledging

Shabwa Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Yemen, released a video of two fighters congratulating the Nigeria-based Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad (Boko Haram) for pledging allegiance to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Wednesday, 06 May 2015
IS al-Bayan News Bulletin for April 23, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the English edition of its al-Bayan news bulletin for April 23, 2015, reporting on its attacks and media activities in Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Sinai, Syria, and Yemen.

Thursday, 23 April 2015

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…