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Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) Publishes Photos from Mamuri Attack

Two days after its attack on a Nigerian military position in the town of Mamuri in Borno State, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) published photos of the operation and the war spoils it captured.

Thursday, 17 January 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack and Ensuing Clash with Nigerian Soldiers in Gajiram

The Nigeria-based West Africa Province of the Islamic State (ISWAP) claimed an attack and ensuing clash with Nigerian soldiers in Gajiram, a town in Borno State.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Alleges U.S. "Insincere" in Negotiations, Threats to Stall Talks

The Afghan Taliban alleged that the U.S. has been "insincere" in its ongoing negotiations with its Political Office and threatened to stall talks if such behavior continues, especially as it relates to troop withdrawal.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Baluch IS Supporter Posts Photos of Home-Made Bombs and Weapons on Social Media

An Islamic State (IS) supporter from Baluchistan posted pictures of home-made bombs and weapons and discussed going to Afghanistan for military training on Instagram.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Shabaab Declares Nairobi Operation as Following Zawahiri's Directive, Response to Trump's Jerusalem Declaration

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement declared that its operation at the 14 Riverside Drive business complex came in accordance with the directive by al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri to target "Western and Zionist interests," and in response to U.S.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Shabaab Media Unit Presents Detailed Report on Nairobi Attack, Suggests that Attack Bears Message to Jerusalem

A media unit for the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement presented a detailed report on the attack in Nairobi's Westlands district, and remarking on the bandana worn by one of the fighters, suggested that the operation bears a message to Palestinians and Jerusalem.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
IS Issues Formal Communique for Suicide Bombing in Aleppo on Coalition-SDF Patrol

After its 'Amaq News Agency reported a suicide bombing in Aleppo inflicting nine casualties among American soldiers, the Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique for the attack.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
'Amaq Reports Casualties Among U.S. Soldiers in IS Suicide Bombing in Aleppo

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported nine casualties among American soldiers in a suicide bombing on a "patrol of the international coalition" in Aleppo, Syria.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
AQAP Claims Sniping 2 IS Fighters and Bombing Others in al-Bayda', Clashing with SBF in Abyan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed sniping two Islamic State (IS) fighters and bombing others from the group in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate, and repulsing an offensive by UAE-backed Security Belt Forces in Abyan.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
'Amaq Video Shows ISWAP Attack in Mamuri (Borno)

The Islamic State's 'Amaq News Agency released a brief video of the attack by fighters from the group's West Africa Province (ISWAP) on a Nigerian military position in Mamuri.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
BREAKING: The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Claims Credit for DusitD2 Hotel Attack in Nairobi

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for the attack at the DusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.

Tuesday, 15 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
Afghan Taliban Claims 5-Man Suicide Raid at Foreign Intel Site in Kabul

The Afghan Taliban claimed credit for the suicide operation at a foreign intelligence site in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, indicating that it involved five fighters and resulted in dozens of casualties.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
ISJK Media Unit Threatens India with "Slaughter"

A media unit for the self-described "Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir" (ISJK) threatened India that fighters are coming to "slaughter".

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Shabaab Claims Taking Control Over Kenyan Town, Reports 10 Somali Soldiers Surrendering

The Somalia-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, reported the surrender of ten Somali soldiers in different parts of the country, and claimed taking control over a town in neighboring Kenya after enemy forces allegedly fled from it.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Suggesting Attack During "Yellow Vest" Protests in France, IS Supporter Advises How to Conceal Weapon

Suggesting that lone-wolf jihadists capitalize on the "Yellow Vest" protests in France, an Islamic State (IS) supporter advised how they can conceal a weapon.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Accuses U.S. and Afghan Forces With Storming Prison to Free IS Captives

The Afghan Taliban accused American and Afghan forces with storming a prison in Badghis in which it was holding Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) fighters captive.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 U.S. Soldiers, "Large Number" of Afghans in Failed Air Landing Operation in Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three American soldiers and a "large number" of Afghan commandos in a clash following a failed air landing operation in Uruzgan.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Using Strasbourg Attack as Example, IS-aligned Group Incites Lone Wolves to Strike France in Video

Using the December 11, 2018, Islamic State (IS)-inspired attack in Strasbourg, France, as an example, an IS-aligned group released a video inciting lone wolves to mount operations in the country.

Saturday, 12 January 2019
JMB Identifies its Operations Between 2000-2016 in Bangladesh

Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) published a brief history of its groups, including its founding and leadership changes, and identified the many operations it executed over a 16 year period in the country, from 2000 through 2016.

Saturday, 12 January 2019
AQAP Claims 2 Artillery Attacks, Ambush on IS Fighters in al-Bayda'

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQA) claimed three attacks on Islamic State (IS) fighters within a 24-hour period in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.

Friday, 11 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
AQ-aligned Coalition in Syria Releases Video on Raids on Syrian Military Positions in Latakia

Pertaining to an operation in which it allegedly killed more than 30 Syrian officers and soldiers, the al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned jihadi coalition the 'Incite the Believers' Operations Room released a video showing the training of its fighters for the attack and operation footage.

Friday, 11 January 2019
IS' al-Hayat Identifies 191 Casualties in 71 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (January 3-9)

The Islamic State (IS) released the 24th episode in a video series providing statistical breakdowns of IS operations, covering in this installment the week of January 3-9, 2019.

Friday, 11 January 2019
IS-aligned Group Gives Biography of Alleged German Recruiter, Media Figure

A foreign-fighter centric Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published a biography of an alleged German fighter who served as a media figure and an online recruiter of European Muslims. Al-Muhajireen Foundation posted the biography of "Abu al-Wafa' al-Almani" on Telegram on January 9, 2019.

Thursday, 10 January 2019
IS Audio Chant Promotes Steadfastness of Fighters in Jihad

Ajnad Foundation, one of the central media divisions of the Islamic State (IS), released an audio nasheed (chant) promoting the determination and firmness of its fighters in jihad. It issued the 4-minute chant, entitled, "Steadfastness, Steadfastness," on January 8, 2019.

Thursday, 10 January 2019
AQAP Claims Sniping IS Fighter and Attacking Group Position in al-Bayda', Strikes on SBF in Abyan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed sniping an Islamic State (IS) fighter and attacking one of the group's positions in two separate incidents in al-Bayda', Yemen, and also striking UAE-backed Security Belt Forces (SBF) in Abyan.

Tuesday, 08 January 2019
4th Issue of IS-linked Media Project "Shabaab al-Khilafah" Magazine Released, Features Threats and Attack Ideas

The publishers of "Shabaab al-Khilafah" (Youth of the Caliphate) magazine, a joint project by several Islamic State (IS)-linked groups, released its fourth issues, featuring threats of attacks in the West and ideas for their execution, and an interview with a media representative.

Tuesday, 08 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Calls Trump the "American Gorbachev" for Withdrawing Troops from War Zones

Focusing on the final tweet for 2018 by U.S. President Donald Trump, wherein he noted his campaign promise to withdraw American soldiers from Syria and other war zones, the Afghan Taliban regarded Trump as the "American Gorbachev".

Tuesday, 08 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-aligned Group Uses Photo of Hotel in French Riviera to Threaten Coming Attacks

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group used a manipulated image of fighters standing outside a hotel in the French Riviera to threaten coming attacks. Hadm al-Aswar (Demolish the Fences) Foundation published the graphic on Telegram on January 7, 2019.

Tuesday, 08 January 2019
AQ-linked Jihadists Eulogize USS Cole Bombing Organizer, Warn that "Generations" He Established Will Fight America

Al-Qaeda (AQ)-linked jihadists confirmed the killing of Jamal al-Badawi, the organizer of the 2000 USS Cole suicide bombing in Aden, Yemen, in a U.S. airstrike, and warned that the "generations" he established will continue to fight America.

Monday, 07 January 2019
Pointing to 8 Social Media Platforms, IS-aligned Group Urges Supporters Promote IS Publications and its Call

In an infographic with the logos of eight social media platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned group urged supporters to promote IS publications and its call.

Monday, 07 January 2019
Graphics from IS-Linked Group Continues to Incite Lone Wolf Attacks

An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked media group continues to disseminate posters urging lone wolf attacks, particularly against the West.

Monday, 07 January 2019
After SDF Arrest of Americans and Irish National, IS-affiliated Group Warns Foreign Fighters of Entering Among Civilians

After Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the arrest of two Americans, two Pakistanis, and an Irish national in Deir al-Zour, an Islamic State (IS)-affiliated group warned foreign fighters to avoid entering among civilians.

Monday, 07 January 2019
IS Claims Inflicting 17 Casualties Among SDF in Suicide Attack in Raqqah

The Islamic State (IS) claimed inflicting 17 casualties among Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), or what it calls "PKK," in a suicide attack in Raqqah.

Monday, 07 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-Linked Graphics Incite for Attacks Targeting U.S. President Trump & Capitol Building

Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporters disseminated graphics inciting for attacks in the United States, publishing threatening posters featuring U.S. President Donald Trump and the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Saturday, 05 January 2019
IS Division in Yemen Urges Tribesmen Join Group Rather than Incur Punishment by Entering Yemeni Army

The al-Bayda division of the Islamic State's Yemeni Province urged tribesmen, particularly those in Qifa, to join the fighters rather than "sell their religion" and incur punishment by entering the Yemeni army ranks.

Friday, 04 January 2019
Posters Inciting “Lone Wolves” to Use Fire as a Weapon Distributed by IS-linked Group

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group suggested attacks using fire as a weapon in a set of posters.

Friday, 04 January 2019
AQAP Video Shows Attacks on SBF "Mercenaries" in Abyan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of two attacks on what it described as "Security Belt mercenaries" in Yemen's Abyan governorate, and vilifying the UAE-backed forces as desecrators of the Qur'an and "disbelievers".

Friday, 04 January 2019
IS-aligned French Group Incites for Attacks, Portrays French Austerity Measures as Consequence of War

A nascent Islamic State (IS)-aligned French group incited supporters to mount attacks and portrayed the French austerity measures leading in part to the "Yellow Vest" protests as the "consequences of war".

Friday, 04 January 2019
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Thwarting Joint U.S.-Afghan Attack in Ibrahim Khel (Nangarhar)

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed thwarting a joint attack by U.S. and Afghan forces in Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan.

Friday, 04 January 2019
Shabaab Reports 13 Somali Soldiers Surrendering in Gedo, Claims Mortar Strike on UN Compound in Mogadishu

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported that 13 Somali soldiers surrendered in Gedo region, and among 11 attacks in 4 days, claimed a mortar strike on a UN compound in Mogadishu.

Friday, 04 January 2019
IS' al-Hayat Identifies 302 Casualties in 72 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (December 27 - January 2)

The Islamic State (IS) released the 23rd episode in a video series providing statistical breakdowns of IS operations, covering in this installment the week of December 27, 2018 - January 2, 2019.

Thursday, 03 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-aligned Group Suggests Lone Wolves Innovate and Use Unprecedented Attacks in West

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group suggested that lone wolves in the West innovate and use unprecedented attacks against "disbelievers".

Thursday, 03 January 2019
Lone Wolves Incited in IS-aligned Video to Avenge Female Muslims, Attack Tourists and Police

Directing a message to lone-wolf jihadists in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned group released a video urging they avenge female Muslims by carrying out attacks and particularly against police and tourists.

Thursday, 03 January 2019
NLF Declares War on HTS after Clashes in Western Aleppo

The National Liberation Front (NLF) issued a statement declaring war on Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), calling the group a “general threat” after losing territory and fighters in western Aleppo governorate.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019
JNIM Official Urges Malian Tribesmen not to Participate with Government in Combatting its Fighters

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), released an audio speech from one of its officials urging Malian tribesmen not to participate with the government in combatting its fighters.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Leveling Military Center in Kandahar Through "Tactical Explosion"

The Afghan Taliban claimed leveling a military center in Kandahar through a "tactical explosion" and inflicting casualties among 35 Afghan commandos inside.

Wednesday, 02 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
New Year’s Eve Attacks on New York City Threatened by IS-Linked Groups

Prominent Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked groups are inciting supporters to carry out lone actor operations in New York City on New Year’s Eve.

Monday, 31 December 2018
Shabaab Charges U.S. with Killing Civilians in Airstrike Near Afmadow, Claims 18 Attacks in 5 Days

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement charged the U.S. with deliberately launching an airstrike on a commercial truck convoy near Afmadow, and claimed a total of 18 attacks in a 5-day period, targeting Somali security forces and government officials, and AMISOM troops.

Monday, 31 December 2018
IS-aligned Group Identifies Churches, Squares in America, Australia, and Europe for Lone Wolves to Target

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published an infographic identifying famous churches and squares in America, Australia, and Europe for lone wolves to target.

Monday, 31 December 2018
'Amaq Reports IS Fighters Thwarting Joint U.S.-Afghan Attack in Southern Nangarhar

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, thwarted a joint attack by U.S. and Afghan forces, and alleged that coalition aircraft bombed civilian homes, killing 25 people.

Monday, 31 December 2018
ISIS-Linked Graphic Threatens Explosion at UN Security Council Chamber

Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporters disseminated a graphic threatening an explosion at the UN Security Council Chamber in New York City.

Monday, 31 December 2018
IS Supporters Flood TG Channels with Posters Inciting for Lone-Wolf Attacks on New Year's Eve

As the holiday season draws to a close with New Year's Eve, Islamic State (IS) supporters flooded Telegram channels with posters inciting for and providing suggestions for lone-wolf attacks on New Year's Eve.

Monday, 31 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Calls 2018 the "Year of Collapse of Trump's Strategy," Claims 10,638 Attacks

In its year-end report for 2018, the Afghan Taliban called it the "year of collapse of Trump's strategy," and claimed a total of 10,638 attacks and conquering 61 districts.

Monday, 31 December 2018
JNIM Claims 19 Attacks in November-December 2018 in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) issued two communiques claiming a total of 19 attacks in its home base of Mali and neighboring Burkina Faso and Niger, targeting local security forces and international troops affiliated with MINUSMA.

Monday, 31 December 2018
'Amaq Video Shows Islamic State (IS) West Africa Province Roaming in Captured Baga, Groups Claims Attack Near Monguno

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a video from West Africa Province (ISWAP) showing fighters roaming in the captured town of Baga, while separately, the group claimed another attack in Borno State, near Monguno.

Monday, 31 December 2018
Addressing Supporters in the West, IS-Linked Media Group Calls to For Attacks During “Christian Holidays”

The Islamic State (IS)-linked al-Battar Media Foundation released an essay calling for supporters in the West to “increase” terrorist attack during holiday celebrations.

Saturday, 29 December 2018
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
Syria-based AQ-affiliated Official Abu Julaybib Reportedly Killed

Iyad Nazmi Salih Khalil (AKA Iyad al-Tubaysi, Abu Julaybib al-Urduni), a Syria-based al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated militant official, was reportedly killed. Pro-AQ Telegram channels informed on December 28, 2018, that Abu Julaybib was killed in a strike by the Syrian military, but did not indicate the location.

Friday, 28 December 2018
IS-linked Group Warns that Despite Trump Pullout from Syria, "Flames of War" Will Still Come to America

Remarking on the announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump of pulling out American troops from Syria, an Islamic State (IS)-linked media group warned that despite that act, the "flames of war" will still reach America.

Friday, 28 December 2018
JNIM Claims "Complex Ambush" of Burkinabe Security Forces Near Mali Border

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed what it described as a "complex ambush" of Burkinabe security forces near the Mali-Burkina Faso border.

Friday, 28 December 2018
IS' al-Hayat Identifies 175 Casualties in 58 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (December 20-26)

The Islamic State (IS) released the 22nd episode in a video series providing statistical breakdowns of IS operations, covering in this installment the week of December 20-26, 2018.

Friday, 28 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
Alleged Group in Saudi Arabia Threatens Locations of "Crusader" Celebrations

An alleged group in Saudi Arabia threatened locations for "Crusader" celebrations and warned Muslims not to approach them.

Friday, 28 December 2018
AQIM's Uqba bin Nafi Battalion Denies Killing of Fighter in Kef, Criticizes Tunisian PM for "Economic Deterioration" of Country

The Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisia-based branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), denied the claim by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed that one of its fighters was killed on Mount Ouergha in Kef governorate, and criticized Chahed and his government for the "economic deterioration" of the country.

Thursday, 27 December 2018
IS Supporter Shares "Mali Province" Video of Fighters in Mali Executing "Traitors"

An Islamic State (IS) supporter shared a video from what he described as "Mali Province," showing fighters brutally executing "traitors" with knives and guns.

Thursday, 27 December 2018
3 IS-linked Groups Release Joint Video Inciting Arson in West, Portray U.S. Pullout from Syria as American Defeat

Three Islamic State (IS)-linked groups released a joint video inciting lone wolves in the West to carry out arson attacks and portraying the U.S. troop pullout from Syria as American defeat.

Thursday, 27 December 2018
Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind Confirms Death of Deputy Leader and Five Other Fighters in Clash in Pulwama

Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH), an al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned group in Jammu and Kashmir, confirmed in the killing of its deputy leader and five other fighters in a clash with security forces in Pulwama.

Thursday, 27 December 2018
After 2 Month Absence, Shabaab Resumes Resumes Operations in Kenya with Attack in Mandera

With its last attack in Kenya two months ago, the Somalia-based Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement resumed its operations with a strike on Kenyan border guards in Mandera.

Wednesday, 26 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
AQAP Claims Bombing Shihr Police Station But Denies Part in Inflicting Casualties Among Civilians

A statement attributed to the Hadramawt division of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for the bombing of the Shihr district police station, but denied that its fighters had a part in inflicting casualties among civilians in the Yemeni governorate.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018
IS Claims Credit for 3-Man Suicide Raid at Libyan Foreign Ministry in Tripoli

The Tripoli division of the Islamic State's Libya Province claimed credit for the three-man suicide raid at the Libyan Foreign Ministry in the capital.

Tuesday, 25 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 Video from Salahuddin Focuses on Suicide Attackers, Attacks Near Tikrit and Inside Samarra

The Salahuddin division of the Islamic State (IS) released a video focusing on two suicide attackers involved in a joint operation on a Popular Mobilization Unit (PMU) position to the west of Tikrit, and a raid by fighters on Iraqi military barracks in Samaraa and the execution of a national security intelligence member.

Monday, 24 December 2018
Christmas and New Year's Eve Threats Escalate as Holidays Approach

Posters displaying threats for attacks in the West and incitement for lone wolves have escalated as Christmas and New Year's Eve approach, with a dozen in a three-day period.

Monday, 24 December 2018
AQAP Claims 1st Attack on IS Fighters, Bombing and Ambushing Vehicles in al-Bayda'

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed its first attack on Islamic State (IS) fighters in Yemen, bombing a vehicle and ambushing another in the country's al-Bayda' governorate.

Monday, 24 December 2018
IS Supporters Distribute Call to Kill Families of French Soldiers

Islamic State (IS) supporters distributed a call to kill the families of French soldiers.

Monday, 24 December 2018
AQ Leader Zawahiri Urges Saudi Muslims Immigrate for Jihad and Strategic Planning, Attack U.S. and Israeli Interests

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri urged Saudi Muslims to immigrate for jihad and strategic planning in existing battlefields, and called on them to attack American and Israeli interests to bring down Gulf governments.

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
Shabaab Claims Double Car Bombing, One by Suicide Attacker, at Presidential Palace in Mogadishu

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing and wounding dozens in a double car bombing, one involving a suicide attacker, at the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu.

Saturday, 22 December 2018
Syria-based Jihadi Cleric Muhaysini Sees U.S. Withdrawal from Country a "New Turn" in Syrian Revolution

Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric and jihadi figure in Syria, discussed the American withdrawal from the country, finding it a "great incidence" and a "new turn" in the Syrian revolution.

Friday, 21 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Demonstrates Training of Fighters in Manba al-Jihad Video

Through its Manba al-Jihad media unit, the Afghan Taliban released a video demonstrating the training of its fighters. The 22 minute, 15 second, Pashto-language video, entitling, "Jihadi Training," was issued on December 20, 2018.

Friday, 21 December 2018
As Christmas and New Years's Eve Festivities Draw Close, IS Supporters Raise Fear and Incite with Plethora of Threats

Islamic State (IS) supporters, as individuals and as groups, published a plethora of threats to raise fear among Westerners and incite lone wolves to strike as Christmas and New Year's Eve festivities draw close.

Friday, 21 December 2018
IS-aligned Spanish Group Releases Incitement Video for Lone-Wolf Attacks During Christmas

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned Spanish group released an incitement video for lone-wolf attacks in America and Europe during Christmas.

Friday, 21 December 2018
Shabaab Claims 40 Casualties Among Ethiopian Forces in Bombing in Bay Region

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed inflicting 40 casualties among Ethiopian forces in a bombing in Somalia's Bay region, and provided a follow-up to its prior report on clashing with American and Somali forces in Lower Shabelle.

Friday, 21 December 2018
IS' al-Hayat Identifies 184 Casualties in 76 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (December 13-19)

The Islamic State (IS) released the 20th episode in a video series providing statistical breakdowns of IS operations, covering in this installment the week of December 13-19, 2018.

Friday, 21 December 2018
Shabaab Orders its Fighters to Eliminate "Disease" of IS

The General Command of the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement ordered its fighters to eliminate the "disease" of the Islamic State (IS) in Somalia.

Thursday, 20 December 2018
"Flames of War 2" English-Speaking Fighter Allegedly Identified

The Twitter user who posted the video of the purported murderers of the two Scandinavian women in Morocco, also identified the English-speaking fighter who appeared at the end of the Islamic State's (IS) "Flames of War 2" video.

Thursday, 20 December 2018
Video Surfaces of Alleged Murderers of Tourists in Morocco Pledging to IS

A video surfaced of the alleged murderers of two Scandinavian women in Morocco pledging to the Islamic State (IS).

Thursday, 20 December 2018
IS-aligned French Group Promotes Jihad, Suggests Attack on National Assembly

Using cartoons and booklets, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned French group promoted jihad and suggested an attack on the National Assembly.

Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Shabaab Reports Engaging in Clash with U.S. and Somali Forces in Lower Shabelle

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported its fighters engaging in clashes with American and Somali forces in Lower Shabelle region, and additionally claimed attacks on Somali police and soldiers in Hiran and Mogadishu.

Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Boko Releases Video of Molai Village Clash

Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or "Boko Haram," released a video of its clash with Nigerian soldiers in Molai village, located near Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State.

Wednesday, 19 December 2018
JNIM Announces its Discontinuing Productions on Foreign Hostages, Alleges No Negotiations for Release Currently Underway

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) announced that it will discontinue media productions on its foreign hostages and alleged that no negotiations are currently taking place between it and their respective governments.

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

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…