- IS Announces Central Africa Province, Claims 8 Total Casualties from Congolese Army
The Islamic State (IS) claimed 8 casualties from the Congolese Army in an attack in the Beni region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, near the border with Uganda.
- 'Amaq Reports First IS Attack in Congo
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported the first attack by the group in Congo.
- IS-aligned Group Portrays Notre Dame Cathedral Fire as Divine Punishment for Baghuz
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group portrayed the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, as divine punishment for Baghuz and warned of more to come.
- AQAP Offers Prisoner Swap to IS, Threatens Reprisals if Captive Fighters Harmed
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) offered a prisoner swap with the Islamic State (IS) and threatened reprisals if any of its captive fighters are harmed.
- AQIM's Uqba bin Nafi Battalion Claims Bombing Tunisian Soldiers, Denies Death and Capture of Fighters
The Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisian division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), claimed bombing Tunisian soldiers in the Chambi Mountains and also denied reports of the death and capture of its fighters in El Kef.
- IS Claims 2-Man Suicide Raid in South Sinai, Participant Identified as German-Russian Fighter
The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed a two-man suicide raid at a police checkpoint in South Sinai, and a jihadist identified one of the participants as a German-Russian fighter.
- Syria-Based Chechen Group Continues Publishing Training Videos
A Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)-aligned Chechen group published two further videos in its series featuring fighters participating in military training.
- Jihadists Revel in Notre Dame Cathedral Fire
Jihadists reveled in the fire engulfing the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, sharing media photos of the flames and billowing smoke, and comments expressing their joy.
- Syria-Based Elite Forces Group Releases Training Video of HTS’ “Red Bands”
A Syria-based military instructor group released a video compiling old and new footage featuring the training of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s (HTS) elite forces.
- IS-aligned Group Regards Notre Dame Cathedral Fire as "Retribution and Punishment"
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published a poster on the Notre Dame Cathedral fire regarding it as "retribution and punishment".
- Shabaab Claims Killing 15 Kenyan and 6 Ethiopian Troops in Separate Bombings in Bakool and Lower Juba
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing 15 Kenyan and 6 Ethiopian troops in bombings in Bakool and Lower Juba regions, respectively, in addition to 11 other attacks in five days.
- Against Backdrop of Notre Dame Cathedral Fire, IS-aligned Group Threatens Attacks
On a poster using the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned group threatened attacks.
- IS Divisions in Libya Publish Photos of Fuqaha Raid, Executing 6 Captives in Ghadduwah
The Barqah and Fezzan divisions of the Islamic State's (IS) Libya Province published photo reports on the April 9, 2019, raid in Fuqaha and the capture and execution of six militiamen two days later in Ghadduwah.
- JNIM Claims Bombing Malian and MINUSMA Forces in Central and Southern Mali
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed bombing Malian and MINUSMA forces in central and southern Mali, killing at least thee soldiers.
- IS-Aligned Group Regards Notre Dame Cathedral as Future Target
An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-aligned media group released a graphic depicting Notre Dame Cathedral in flames threatening “wait for the next.”
- IS Claims Killing Presidential Security Officer in Kabul, Provides Photo of Captured Gun and Communications Devices
The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed killing a Presidential Security officer in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and provided a photo of his gun and communications devices the "security detachment" captured.
- French Hurras al-Deen Fighter in Syria Urges Muslims to Join Jihad
A French Hurras al-Deen fighter, who has been in Syria for 5 years, urged in an interview for French-speaking Muslims to join the jihad, overthrow disbelievers, and restore the Islamic Caliphate.
- JNIM Claims Attack on Burkinabe "Customs Forces," Landmine Blast Between Hombori and Gossi in Mali
The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), claimed credit for an attack in its home base, between Hombori and Gossi, and in neighboring Burkina Faso.
- IS' West Africa Province Claims 4-Man Suicide Raid on Nigerien Border Guard Post in Diffa
The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed a four-man suicide raid on a Nigerien border guard post in Diffa, as a result of which "dozens" were killed and wounded.
- HTS Executes IS Spy for Killing One of Its Fighters
Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) executed an alleged Islamic State (IS/ISIS) member in Idlib accused of spying on the group and killing one of its fighters.
- IS Issues Formal Communique for Suicide Bombing on Coalition-SDF Convoy in Hasakah
Shortly after its 'Amaq News Agency reported from a "security source" on a suicide bombing on a coalition convoy in Hasakah, Syria, the IS published a formal communique, announcing casualties among "Crusader" soldiers and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
- 'Amaq Reports IS Suicide Bombing on Coalition Convoy in Hasakah
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported a suicide bombing on a coalition convoy in Syria's Hasakah governorate.
- Afghan Taliban Video Shows Physical and Explosives Training of Fighters in Nangarhar
The Afghan Taliban released a video showing the physical and explosives training of its fighters at a camp in Nangarhar, in eastern Afghanistan.
- IS' West Africa Province Claims 20 Casualties in Rocket Attack on Diffa Airport and Military Base
The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicting 20 casualties among Nigerien soldiers in a rocket attack on Diffa airport and a military base in its vicinity.
- IS Claims Multiple Attacks in Deir al-Zour Within Revenge Campaign for Territories Lost in Syria
The Islamic State (IS) claimed multiple attacks on Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Deir al-Zour, Syria, in its revenge campaign for territories it lost in the country.
- IS Suicide Bombing in Sinai Claimed Within "Revenge Invasion" for Formerly Held Territories in Syria
Extending to Sinai its campaign to avenge the loss of its formerly held territories in Syria, the Islamic State (IS) claimed a suicide bombing on Egyptian policemen, killing and wounding 15 people.
- IS Claims Offensive in Libyan Town of Fuqaha Within "Revenge Invasion" for Formerly Held Territories in Syria
The Islamic State (IS) claimed an offensive in the Libyan town of Fuqaha, killing and taking prisoner several "wanted" individuals, in what it dubbed a campaign avenging its formerly held territories in Syria.
- Syria-Based Chechen Group Publishes Fighter Training Videos
A Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)-aligned Chechen group published a two-part video featuring a dozen fighters participating in military training.
- Noting Stampede at Nipsey Hussle Vigil, Jihadist Hints at Way of Causing Casualties in U.S.
Citing media reports on a stampede at a vigil for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles, a jihadist hinted at a means of causing casualties in America.
- IS' West Africa Province Claims Bombing MJTF Vehicle in Diffa (Niger)
The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed bombing a vehicle belonging to the African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) near Toumour village in Niger's Diffa region.
- IS-linked Group Urges Lone Wolves to Attack Churches, Capitalize on Demonstrations in West to Mount Strikes
The Islamic State (IS)-linked al-Battar Media Foundation released a video urging lone wolves around the world to attack churches, and for those in the West in particular to capitalize on demonstrations to mount strikes.
- AQIM Official Reiterates Support for Algerian Protestors, Urges Security Forces to Stand with People
Abu Obeida Yusuf al-’Annabi, an official in al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), reiterated his support for the Algerian protests, the "Smile Revolution," and urged security forces to stand with the people and defend them and not fight them.
- Al-Qaeda Central Calls for Support to Uyghurs in Western China, Praises TIP
Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) called Muslims to support their Uyghur brethren in Xinjiang, China, or what is known as "East Turkistan," and praised the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP).
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 American Soldiers in Armed Attack in Faryab
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing two American soldiers in an armed attack in Qaysar, in Faryab province in northern Afghanistan.
- New IS-aligned Group Threatens New York, Vows Vengeance for Baghuz
A newly-formed Islamic State (IS)-aligned group threatened New York City and vowed vengeance for the victims of Baghuz, Syria.
- Al-Qaeda Ideologue Advises Targeting Computer Networks, Economies, Energy and Transportation Infrastructure
Demanding jihadists take action against "disbelievers," an al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned jihadi ideologue advised they take the initiative create opportunities for themselves, suggesting computer networks, financial points, and energy and transportation infrastructure as potential targets.
- 'Amaq Video Shows Armed Attack by IS Fighters on French Forces Near Mali-Niger Border
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a video of an armed attack by fighters on what it described as French forces, near the Mali-Niger border.
- Shabaab Spokesman Speaks on Hotel Attacks, Calls Protesting Somali Soldiers to Repent and Leave Service
Ali Mahmoud Rage (AKA Ali Dheere), the spokesman for the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, participated in an interview with a Shabaab radio station regarding recent events in Somalia, including attacks on hotel and Somali soldiers protesting their non-payment of salaries.
- IS Fighters in Yemen Call Muslims to Travel to and Join Group, "Disturb Lives" of "Disbelievers"
Promoting life in a land of Islam and pursuing jihad as paramount for Muslims, Islamic State (IS) fighters in Yemen urged they travel to and join the IS, and if they are incapable of doing so, then to "disturb the lives" of "disbelievers".
- Shabaab Claims Ambush at Sea on Somali Soldiers, Executes 4 Spies in Public Square in Lower Juba
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed an ambush at sea on Somali soldiers boating between Merca and Mogadishu, and announced its execution of four spies in a public square in Lower Juba, one who confessed to working for the British intelligence.
- IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing Spies in Niger and Nigeria, Attack on "Crusader" in Lake Chad Area
In both Niger and Nigeria, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing spies, one working for the Nigerian army, and the other, the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF), and also attacking a "Crusader" in the Lake Chad area.
- IS-linked Group Uses Canadian Withdrawal from Mali to Threaten Western Nations in Africa
An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked group capitalized on the Canadian decision to withdraw from Mali to incite against other Western nations present in Africa.
- IS Claims Killing and Wounding 10 AQAP Fighters in Yemen
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding 10 al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) fighters in the Bayda’ governorate of Yemen.
- IS Publishes Photos of Clashes, Killed Fighter in its East Asia Province
The Islamic State’s (IS) East Asia Province released photo reports showing clashes in Lanao del Sur in Mindinao and a "martyr" from its ranks.
- ‘Amaq Releases Video Showing Executions of Soldiers in Borno, Nigeria
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video showing the executions of five Nigerian soldiers in an unspecified area of Borno State.
- JNIM Blames Fulani Massacre on "Tribalism" Perpetuated by France, Calls Fulani People to Jihad
Following the March 23 massacre on Fulani herders in Mali, in which over 160 were reportedly killed, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) decried the event as the product of “tribalism and regionalism” perpetuated by the French and Malian governments.
- IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing "A Number of" Nigerian Forces in Borno Attack
The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province claimed an attack on Nigerian Army forces in the country’s Borno state, killing “a number of them.”
- AQIM Denies Involvement in Alleged Algeria Terror Cell, Praises "Decisive" Pre-Election Uprisings
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) denied involvement in a disrupted terrorist cell allegedly planning attacks on political rallies and praised Algerian citizens’ “decisive uprising” ahead of Algeria’s presidential election.
- Shabaab Claims Killing and Wounding Dozens in Mogadishu Bombing
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement killed and wounded dozens in a bombing targeting government officials in Mogadishu, according to a “special report” by the group’s Shahada News Agency.
- IS’ West Africa Province Claims Killing “A Number” of Nigerian Army Soldiers in Borno
The West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed an attack on Nigerian forces in Borno, claiming “a number” of soldiers killed.
- HTS Photo Report Documents Fighters Training with Machine Guns
Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) released a photo report depicting the completion of a training course for its fighters with heavy machine guns in Idlib.
- JNIM Claims Capturing MSA Member in an Ambush in In-Delimane
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed capturing a member of the Movement for the Salvation of Azawad (MSA) in an ambush in In-Delimane.
- AQAP Claims Capturing IS Fighter Among Four Attacks on the Group in Yemen
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed capturing an Islamic State (IS) fighter and killing two others among four attacks on the group in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.
- IS Formally Claims Tongo Tongo Operation, Claims Kidnapping and Execution of Canadian in Burkina Faso
In Naba 175, the Islamic State (IS) presented a special report on operations by its fighters in the Sahel and West Africa, formally claiming credit for the Tongo Tongo ambush in in which 4 U.S.Special Forces were killed, and the kidnapping and execution of Canadian Kirk Goodman in Burkina Faso.
- IS-aligned Muhajireen Foundation Gives Biography of Alleged German Convert, Promotes His Motivation for Jihad
The foreign fighter-centric Muhajideen Foundation, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned group, published a biography of an alleged German convert and promoted his motivation for jihad and strength of faith relative to "thousands of people who claim to be sheikhs and leaders".
- Afghan Taliban Claims 12 Casualties Among U.S. Forces in Attacks in Helmand
The Afghan Taliban claimed inflicting 12 casualties among U.S. forces in attacks in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.
- Al-Qaeda Ideologue Incites Jihadists to Attack and Not Delay, Suggests Arson, Strikes on Transportation and Power Plants
In commenting on Muslims concerned about their brethren in Baghuz, Syria, and elsewhere, an al-Qaeda (AQ) ideologue incited them to act, suggesting arson and strikes on transportation and power plans in America.
- IS Reports Close to 2000 Operations with Over 7450 Casualties in 6-Months, Other Statistics in Naba Newspaper
As a feature in Naba 174, the Islamic State (IS) gave an infographic covering military statistics for the past six months by its fighters and those inspired by the group in the West, totaling nearly 2,000 operations and over 7,450 casualties.
- As Conflict Rages Between the Two, IS Claims Attacks on Multiple AQAP Positions in al-Humaydha
With the violent conflict escalating between the Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in Yemen, the former claimed a broad offensive on positions held by the latter in al-Humaydha, in al-Bayda' governorate, and striking another operations command headquarters of the group.
- One-Day After IS Claims Raids on AQAP Positions, AQAP Announces its Seizure of 5 IS-controlled Locations in al-Bayda'
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced its seizing control over five positions held by the Islamic State (IS) in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate, coming one-day after the IS claimed raids on multiple locations of its jihadi rival.
- Shabaab Claims Seizing Control Over Additional Towns Following SNA Withdrawal, Reports Residents Celebrating Fighters' Arrival
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed seizing control over additional towns following the withdrawal from them by the Somali National Army (SNA), and reported that the residents celebrated the arrival of the fighters.
- JNIM Claims Attack on Burkinabe Gendarmerie in Tougouri
The Mali-based al-Qaeda branch, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), claimed an attack on a gendarmerie post in Tougouri, a city in neighboring Burkina Faso.
- AQAP Claims Storming IS Positions in al-Bayda' the Same Day Group Announces Killing 10 of its Fighters
On the same day the Islamic State (IS) claimed attacks on its fighters in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate, including a two-man suicide raid, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reported an assault on IS fighters.
- Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind Memorializes Slain Fighters in Video "Diary"
Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH), an al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned group in Jammu and Kashmir, released a video "diary" memorializing its slain fighters.
- JNIM Claims Ambush on Malian Security Vehicle Between Goundam and Tonka
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed killing a Malian gendarme in an attack on vehicle between Goundam and Tonka, in Timbuktu region.
- IS-linked Group Warns of Retaliatory Attacks on Churches for New Zealand Shootings
An Islamic State (IS)-linked group warned of retaliatory attacks on churches for the shootings at the two mosques in New Zealand.
- IS' Sinai Province Releases Video on 2/2019 Raid Near Arish Airport, Expresses Solidarity with Fighters in Syria
The Islamic State's Sinai Province released a video on its February 16, 2019, raid on an Egyptian military post near Arish Airport, bookended with greetings to fighters in Syria.
- Shabaab Claims 41 Casualties in Suicide Raid on Labor and Works Ministries in Mogadishu
After its Shahada News Agency reported its responsibility for two car bombings and a suicide raid at a building housing the Somali labor and work ministries in Mogadishu, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement issued a formal communique in which it announced the killing and wounding of 41 people, including senior officials.
- IS’ West Africa Province Claims Attack on the Nigerian Army in Borno State (Nigeria), Resulting in 3 Killed and Wounded
The Islamic State (IS/ISIS)’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on positions of the Nigerian army in a village in Borno state, Nigeria.
- Al-Qaeda Calls Muslims to Avenge New Zealand Shootings But Avoid Targeting Places of Worship
Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) issued a statement on the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, calling on Muslims to take revenge but to avoid targeting places of worship, to demonstrate that Islam is a religion of ethics and morality.
- Shabaab Reports Ongoing Suicide Raid at Somali Labor and Work Ministries in Mogadishu
The Shabaaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for two car bombings and an ongoing suicide raid at a building housing the Somali labor and work ministries in the capital, Mogadishu.
- Echoing IS Fighter in Baghuz in Call to Avenge Besieged, Group Supporters Urge and Threaten Attacks Abroad
After the release of an Islamic State (IS) video from Baghuz featuring a fighter calling on Muslims to avenge the besieged, group supporters echoed his demand in urging for and threatening attacks in the West and elsewhere.
- In Naba 174 Editorial, IS Slams Hollow Condemnations of New Zealand Shootings and Urges Violent Reprisals
In its editorial for Issue 174 of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) slammed hollow condemnations of the New Zealand shootings and promoted violent reprisals, portrayed its attacks in the West, for example, as protecting Muslims globally.
- JNIM Claims Killing 30 G5 Sahel Force Troops in Raid in Dioura, 9 MSA Elements in Ménaka
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed killing close to 30 troops from the G5 Sahel Force in Dioura, and killing nine Movement for the Salvation of Azawad (MSA) elements in Ménaka.
- IS Publishes First Photo of its Fighters in Burkina Faso
The Islamic State (IS) published for the first time a photo of its fighters in Burkina Faso, identifying them as part of West Africa Province (ISWAP).
- Afghan Taliban Accuses U.S. Military of Concealing True Number of Casualties in Kunduz Clashes
The Afghan Taliban accused the U.S. military of concealing the true number of casualties incurred by its forces amidst clashes in Kunduz.
- Highlighting Wildfire Devastation in U.S., Prominent IS-aligned Group Promotes Arson as Revenge for Coalition Airstrikes
Highlighting the human, financial, and material devastation caused by the California wildfires, a prominent Islamic State (IS)-aligned group promoted arson as a means by which lone wolves can avenge coalition airstrikes in Syria.
- IS' West Africa Province Claims Mortar Strikes in Borno (Nigeria), Publishes Photos of Rocket Attack on Diffa Airport (Niger)
The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed mortar strikes on Nigerian army positions in two towns in Borno, Nigeria, and published photos of its rocket attack on Diffa airport in Niger.
- IS Claims Killing 6 Russian Soldiers in Homs, Reports Previously-Undocumented Suicide Bombing in Niger in Naba 174 "Exclusives"
In an issue with multiple "exclusives," installment 174 in the Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper reported fighters killing six Russian soldiers in Homs, Syria, and a previously-undocumented suicide bombing in Niger.
- AQ-aligned Hurras al-Deen Explains New Zealand Shootings as Demonstrating Endemic Hatred of "Disbelievers" for Muslims
The Syria-based al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Hurras al-Deen released a statement on the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, arguing that the attack demonstrates an endemic hatred of "disbelievers" for Muslims.
- IS Claims 50 Casualties Among Shi'ites in 3 Bombings Near Shrine in Kabul
As Shi'ites in the Afghan capital, Kabul, gathered at a shrine to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, the Islamic State (IS) claimed inflicting 50 casualties among them in three bombings.
- HTS Video Commemorates Struggle to “Liberate” and Maintain Control of Idlib
A video from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) documents the group’s battles to “liberate” and maintain control over Idlib and surrounding areas.
- Shabaab Retakes Control Over Busar Following Kenyan Withdrawal, Spokesman Boasts of Victories
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, announced that it has regained control over Busar, a town near the Somalia-Kenya border in Gedo region, following the withdrawal by Kenyan forces, and freed prisoners from a jail amidst an offensive in Bal'ad, in Middle Shabelle.
- Al-Qaeda Ideologue Explores "Crusader Mentality" Through Analyzing Writings on New Zealand Shooter's Weapon
An al-Qaeda (AQ) ideologue explored what he termed the "Crusader mentality" derived from the writings on the New Zealand shooter's weapon and excerpts from his manifesto.
- AQAP Announces Open Interview with Security Official
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced an open interview with its security official and invited users to submit questions.
- Jihadi Group Collects Snapchat Videos from Syria-based Fighters and Users, One Describing New Zealand Shootings as Watershed for Muslim Awakening
A long-standing jihadi group collects Snapchat videos from Syria-based users, including fighters, where one described the New Zealand shootings as a watershed for a Muslim awakening.
- Shabaab Promotes its Educational Curricula in Controlled-Areas Despite Alleged U.S. Attempts to Undermine Them
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, issued a press release on a graduation ceremony held for students of its "Shariah Institute for Higher Studies," wherein it promoted its educational curricula in the areas its controls despite alleged U.S. attempts to undermine them through airstrikes.
- IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of Attack on Nigerien Military Positions in Diffa
The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) published photos of its attack on Nigerien military positions in Toumour, a city in Niger's Diffa region.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 American Soldiers After Failed Operation in Kunduz
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing two American soldiers after what it described as a failed air landing operation in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan.
- IS Spokesman Disputes U.S. Declaration of Victory, Condemns New Zealand Shootings
Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, the spokesman for the Islamic State (IS), disputed the U.S. declaration of victory over the group and condemned the shootings at the two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
- AQIM-JNIM Release Joint Statement on New Zealand Shootings, Call to Target "Crusader Far Right"
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) released a joint statement on the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, calling on Muslims to target the "Crusader far right" and anyone who praised the attack.
- Syria-based Jihadi Cleric Muhaysini Finds Hypocrisy in Reactions to New Zealand Shootings, Blames World for Instigating Islamophobia
Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric and jihadi figure in Syria, delivered a sermon on the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, finding hypocrisy in the global reaction to the incident, and blaming the "whole world" for instigating Islamophobia.
- HTS Claims 100+ Casualties in 20 Days of Operation “And Heal the Chests of the Believers”
An infographic was distributed detailing 20 days of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s (HTS) operation, “And Heal the Chests of the Believers,” claiming more than 100 killed including Russian snipers.
- Foreign Fighter-Centric Group Eulogizes Belgian IS Fighter, Former Footballer
Al-Muhajireen Foundation, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned foreign fighter-centric group, published a biography for a slain Belgian fighter who was a former footballer in Germany.
- IS-aligned Group Portrays Utrecht Attack as IS Inspired
Without any confirmation that the shooter involved in the tram attack in Utrecht, Netherlands, is Islamic State (IS)-inspired, an aligned group portrayed him as such in a poster glorifying the incident.
- IS Photographs Italian National Killed Amidst Battles in Baghuz
The Islamic State (IS) photographed the body and identification cards of an Italian national it claimed to have killed amidst battles in the Syrian town of Baghuz.
- IS Supporter Depicts Bombing at St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, Pope Francis as Prisoner
In a poster warning Christians in the wake of the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, an Islamic State (IS) supporter depicted a bombing at St. Mary's Cathedral in Australia, and Pope Francis as a prisoner.
- In 1st Photo Report from Tunisia, IS Documents Fighters Preparing Explosives and Meals
In its first photo report from Tunisia, the Islamic State (IS) documented its fighters preparing explosives and meals.
- Shabaab Spokesman Condemns Trump in Press Conference on New Zealand Shootings, Vows Revenge
The spokesman for al-Qaeda's (AQ) Somalia branch, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, condemned U.S. President Donald Trump at a press conference he held on the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, arguing that his rhetoric and that of other "Crusader" leaders make them "the real criminals behind this crime".
- Al-Qaeda Ideologue Demands Reprisals for New Zealand Shootings, Targeting Economic Interests and Military Sites
An al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned publishing unit issued a message from a group ideologue demanding Muslims retaliate for the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and suggested economic interests and military sites.