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Pro-IS Telegram Channel: Killing Police and Informants “More Important” than Killing Politicians

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel argued that police officers and informants are “more important” attack targets than politicians.

Friday, 22 September 2017
IS Claims Bomb Placement in Charles de Gaulle Airport Leading to Evacuation

The Islamic State (IS) claimed that a “security detachment” planted explosive devices in Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France, causing its evacuation.

Friday, 22 September 2017
IS Claims Killing Two Russians, 9 Opposition and “PKK” Elements in Eastern Deir al-Zour

Following an earlier claim of killing 30 soldiers from the Russian and Syrian armies in a clash on the outskirts of Madhlum in eastern Deir al-Zour, the Islamic State (IS) reported that it killed another two Russians, as well as “PKK” and opposition elements in the same village.

Friday, 22 September 2017
IS Video Celebrates Hurricane Disasters in U.S., Fighter Says "Insane Trump" will Call on Arab Rulers for Support

The Islamic State (IS) released a video celebrating the disasters from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey in the United States, and featuring an English-speaking fighter commenting that the "insane Trump" is expected to call on Arab rulers for support.

Friday, 22 September 2017
IS Claims Killing 3 Russian Soldiers in Western Hasakah, ‘Amaq Publishes Photos of Corpses

The Islamic State’s (IS) Barakah Province, its division of Hasakah, Syria, claimed killing three Russian soldiers during clashes, and the group’s ‘Amaq News Agency published photos of the corpses.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
IS Claims Killing 30, Wounding 45 Iraqi Federal Police in 2-Man Suicide Raid North of Tikrit

The Islamic State’s (IS) Salah al-Din Province claimed killing 30 Iraqi Federal Police and wounding 45 others in a two-man suicide raid north of the city of Tikrit.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Pro-IS Group Urges Lone Wolves in Indonesia to Attack Americans, Britons

A pro-Islamic State (IS) group urged lone-wolf jihadists in Indonesia to focus on “smaller targets” and to stab foreigners, specifically Americans and Britons, as well as Buddhists.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
IS Claims Halting Syrian Regime Offensive in Deir al-Zour, Killing at Least 40 in Clashes, 3 Suicide Bombings

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khayr Province, its division for Deir al-Zour, Syria, claimed halting an offensive on multiple locations by Syrian regime forces, killing at least 40.

Monday, 18 September 2017
IS Reports 4-Man Suicide Raid on Newly Established U.S. Military Base in Northern Iraq

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported a four-man suicide raid on a newly established American military base in northern Iraq.

Sunday, 17 September 2017
IS Claims Killing 28 in 2-Man Suicide Raid in Muqdadiyah (Diyala - Iraq)

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 28 Shi’ites, including civilians and military forces, in a two-man suicide raid in the Iraqi city of Muqdadiyah.

Sunday, 17 September 2017
IS Issues Formal Communique for London Metro Bombing, Threatens More Attacks

The Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique for the London metro bombing and threatened more attacks.

The communique, which followed a message from ‘Amaq News Agency reporting the group’s responsibility on September 15, 2017, stated that its “soldiers” planted “several” devices and detonated one of them on a group of “Crusaders” at the Parsons Green metro station, wounding nearly 30. It declared: “[W]hat is coming is more devastating and bitter, Allah permitting”.

Friday, 15 September 2017
'Amaq Reports IS' Responsibility for London Metro Bombing

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that a "detachment" from the group is responsible for the bombing on the London metro.

Friday, 15 September 2017
‘Amaq Infographic Details IS Suicide Raid on Shi’ites in Nasiriyah

'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) published an infographic providing details of the suicide raid carried out by three teams of fighters on Shi’a targets in Nasiriyah, the capital of Iraq's Dhi Qar governorate.

Thursday, 14 September 2017
IS Claims Killing, Wounding Over 200 in Suicide Raids Involving 3 Teams of Fighters in Southern Iraq

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding over 200 Shi’ites in suicide raids involving three teams of fighters in Nasiriyah, the capital of Iraq’s Dhi Qar governorate.

The IS’ “al-Janoub Province,” or what it refers to as “South Baghdad,” issued a communique taking credit for the operation on September 14, 2017, indicating that the fighters, wearing explosive vests, stormed checkpoints and a restaurant, firing upon targets and then detonating their bombs. It also noted that one day prior, fighters ambushed Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) in Musayyib, in Babil governorate, and used a seized vehicle to drive to another location to clash with enemy elements and then detonate their explosive vests.

Thursday, 14 September 2017
IS Publishes Photo Report on Suicide Bombing and Raid on Egyptian Security Convoy in Bir al-‘Abd

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province published a photo report on the September 11, 2017, suicide bombing and raid on a convoy of Egyptian security forces in Bir al-‘Abd in which it had claimed killing and wounding 35.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Pro-IS German-Language Channels Circulate Incitement for ‘911 After Show Party’ for AfD in Germany

Pro-Islamic State (IS) German-language Telegram channels circulated a message inciting for violence against Alternative for Germany (AfD), a right-wing populist and Eurosceptic political party in the country, suggesting the use of gasoline and fire with the hashtag “#911AftershowpartyForAfD.”

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
IS Claims Ambush on Tribal Militia Near Sinai-Gaza Border

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed ambushing a convoy of what it called “apostate Awakenings” close to the Sinai-Gaza border, killing and wounding many and captured war spoils.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Killing “Many” in Suicide Bombing at Checkpoint South of Rafah

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing and wounding “many” Egyptian soldiers in a suicide bombing at their checkpoint south of Rafah.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Killing, Wounding 40 Afghan Security Elements in Kabul Suicide Bombing

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing and wounding 40 Afghan security and intelligence elements in a suicide bombing outside a cricket stadium in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
IS-Linked Channels Distribute Translation of Message to Hama Province Encouraging “Perseverance” Against Regime Forces

Telegram Channels linked to the Islamic State (IS) disseminated an English translation of a message attributed to the group’s “Delegated Committee,” offering encouragement to its Hama Province in fighting against Syrian regime forces.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Filipino IS Operative Calls for Countrymen to Leave Lives as “Slaves” to Their Government and Join IS

A Filipino Islamic State (IS) operative called for “Muslims working for the Philippine Government and living in Darul Kufur [Land of Disbelief]” to leave their lives as “slaves” to their government and join IS.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Killing, Wounding 35 Egyptian Police in Suicide Bombing, Repulsing Military Campaign

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing and wounding 35 Egyptian policemen in a suicide bombing and raid on their convoy in Bir al-‘Abd, and also repulsing an Egyptian military campaign south of Rafah.

Monday, 11 September 2017
IS Reports 40 Syrian Regime Forces Killed, Dozens Wounded in Offensive on Humaymah

The Islamic State (IS) reported the killing of 40 Syrian regime forces and the wounding of dozens in an offensive on Humaymah, where 25 alone were allegedly killed in a suicide bombing.

Saturday, 09 September 2017
IS Reports on Fighters Resuming Activity in Libya in Naba 96, Notes Proximity to Country’s Oil Crescent

The Islamic State (IS) reported on its fighters resuming activity in Libya in the 96th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, and noted their proximity to the country’s Oil Crescent.

Friday, 08 September 2017
IS Media Affiliate Releases Video of Malgobek Commando, Attacks on FSB Building and Police in March-May 2017

The Islamic State (IS) affiliated Furat Media released a video on attacks waged by IS fighters in Malgobek, a town in Ingushetia, Russia, in March-May 2017, and featuring a speech by one of the two commandos involved in the May 12 attack at a police checkpoint.

Friday, 08 September 2017
Pro-IS Telegram User Calls for Migration to Marawi, Philippines

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram user disseminated a message calling for migration to the besieged Philippines city of Marawi.

Friday, 08 September 2017
IS Supporters Discuss Prospect of IS Reaching out to Rohingya in Myanmar amid Humanitarian Crisis

Islamic State (IS) supporters on Telegram discussed the possibility of IS capitalizing on the Rohingya population’s humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, and how to best “grow” a militant jihadi force in the region.

Friday, 08 September 2017
IS Video Shows Russian Soldiers Killed During Clashes in Hama, Two Suicide Bombings

The Islamic State’s (IS) Hama Province in Syria released a video on recent clashes in Uqayribat, showing dead Russian soldiers among the casualties.

Friday, 08 September 2017
IS Publishes Photos of Rocket Strikes, Weaponized UAV Attacks from Newly Named “Badiyah Province” in Iraq

Islamic State (IS) published photo reports of rocket strikes and weaponized UAV attacks.

Friday, 08 September 2017
IS Supporters Disseminate Image Threatening Buddhists amid Rohingya Crisis

Buddhist “idol worshippers” amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis for Myanmar’s Rohingya population.

Thursday, 07 September 2017
Jihadi Media Group Claims “Rohingya Militants” are “Aligning Toward” IS

Commenting on the ongoing refugee crisis of Myanmar’s Rohingya population, a jihadi media group claimed that “Rohingya militants” have “been aligning toward” Islamic State (IS) members in Bangladesh.

Thursday, 07 September 2017
IS’ Khorasan Province Reports Casualties Among U.S. and Afghan Forces While Repulsing Attack in Nangarhar

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province reported casualties among American and Afghan forces while fighters repulsed their attack in Nangarhar, Afghanistan.

Thursday, 07 September 2017
Alleged IS Supporter in Gaza Threatens “Crusaders” with Suicide Operations in Their Homelands

An alleged Islamic State (IS) supporter in Gaza gave a speech in a video threatening “Crusaders” with suicide operations in their homelands.

Thursday, 07 September 2017
IS Operatives in Algeria Release Video of Beheading Spy

Islamic State (IS) operatives in Algeria released a video showing the beheading of a spy who had infiltrated their ranks.

Thursday, 07 September 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Proposes Targeting Airport Terminals

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel proposed lone-wolf jihadists target airport terminals.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017
IS Supporters Celebrate Damage Wreaked by Hurricanes on U.S., Call Them “Soldiers of Allah”

Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, and continuing through the forecasts regarding Hurricane Irma, Islamic State (IS) supporters have celebrated these disasters as acts of God and revenge for the destruction of Muslim cities.

A pro-IS Telegram channel, Monasser Media, for example, published a poster on September 6, 2017, calling the hurricanes “soldiers of Allah” and noting financial losses and human casualties incurred by America. The channel wrote: “When the Arab and the Muslim tyrants procrastinated to support their religion, Allah recruited wind, water, and fire against the worshippers of the Cross”.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017
English-Speaking IS Fighter in Khorasan Province Video Notes Presence of Indians and Russians in its Ranks

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province, which spans Afghanistan and Pakistan, released a video showing Eid al-Adha festivities, featuring an English-speaking fighter noting the presence of Indians, Russians, and Tajiks in their ranks.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017
English-Speaking IS Fighter in Kirkuk Calls in Video for Muslims to Attack Citizens of Coalition States

An English-speaking Islamic State (IS) fighter in Kirkuk, Iraq, called in a video for Muslims to attack citizens of U.S.-led coalition states wherever they are found, arguing that such strikes are "more painful" to the enemy than the killing of "apostate" soldiers in the battlefield.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017
Pro-AQ Media Group Rebukes IS’ “False” Claim of Tiaret Attack, Asserts AQIM’s Responsibility

The pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) Al-Hijrah Media rebuked the Islamic State’s (IS) “false” claim of responsibility for the August 31, 2017 suicide bombing at a police station in the Algerian city of Tiaret, asserting al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's (AQIM) responsibility.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017
Bengali IS Supporter Gives Information on RAB Raid on Operative’s Hideout in Dhaka

A Bengali Islamic State (IS) supporter gave information on the RAB raid on an operative’s hideout in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017
IS Video Focuses on Elderly Fighter Brainwashing Children to Become Suicide Bombers, Inciting Attacks in America, China, and Russia

The Islamic State (IS) released a video from its Khayr Province (Deir al-Zour) in Syria focusing on an elderly fighter brainwashing children to become suicide bombers and inciting Muslims outside the country, namely those in America, China, and Russia, to carry out attacks.

Tuesday, 05 September 2017
IS Claims Two Suicide Raids North of Baghdad Killing at Least 28 Shi’ites

The Islamic State (IS) claimed two suicide raids on Shi’ites in the town of Balad, north of Baghdad, killing at least 28.

Tuesday, 05 September 2017
IS Identifies Swedish Boy as Slain Media Operative in Raqqah

The Islamic State’s (IS) Raqqah Province in Syria identified a Swedish boy as a slain media operative.

Tuesday, 05 September 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Calls on Lone Wolves in Britain to Kill Soldiers Before Deployment

In reaction to British Defense Secretary Sir Michael Fallon announcing the deployment of 44 troops to Anbar, Iraq, to support the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS), a Telegram channel supporting the group called on lone wolves in Britain to kill them.

Tuesday, 05 September 2017
IS Supporter Proposes Lone Wolves Target Small Towns, Capitalize on Light Security

An Islamic State (IS) supporter proposed lone wolves target small towns and cities as opposed to larger ones such as Barcelona, London, and Paris, where security is greater.

Monday, 04 September 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Releases Video of Suicide Bomber who Hit Algerian Police Station in Tiaret

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released the video will of the suicide bomber who hit a police station in the western Algeria city of Tiaret.

Sunday, 03 September 2017
IS Supporters Distribute English Message Suggesting to Poison Food in Markets

In the third part of an English-language series promoting lone-wolf jihad in Western countries, potential attackers are advised to inject food for sale in markets with cyanide poison.

Sunday, 03 September 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters Killing 7 Russian Soldiers During Clashes in Hama

‘Amaq News Agency reported that seven Russian soldiers were killed during clashes with Islamic State (IS) fighters in Syria’s Hama governorate.

Saturday, 02 September 2017
Pro-IS Group Warns of Attacks to Come in Moscow

A pro-Islamic State (IS) group warned of attacks to come in Moscow, and Russia in general.

Saturday, 02 September 2017
After Suggesting Attacks Throughout U.S. and Europe, Pro-IS Telegram Channel Gives Eid al-Adha Message Urging to Immigrate or Strike

After identifying for Muslims in the West, and particularly in Europe and the United States, several potential targets for attack, a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel gave an Eid al-Adha message urging they immigrate to Islamic lands, or stay and carry out lone-wolf jihad.

Saturday, 02 September 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters Killing 91 Philippine Soldiers Killed in Clashes in 5-Day Period

Amaq News Agency reported that Islamic State (IS) fighters killed over 91 Philippine soldiers during ongoing clashes in Marawi over a five-day period.

Saturday, 02 September 2017
Tunisian IS Fighter Calls on Fighters in Raqqah to Kill During Eid, Carries Out Suicide Bombing in City

The Islamic State’s (IS) Raqqah Province in Syria released a video showing a Tunisian suicide bomber calling on fighters in the area to kill during Eid and carry out a suicide operation in the city.

Friday, 01 September 2017
User on Pro-IS Chat Group Requests Information on Obtaining 100 Percent Alcohol

A user on a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram chat group requested help finding 100 percent alcohol for something “close to” an operation.

Thursday, 31 August 2017
IS Supporters Express Disbelief, Justification of Group’s Deal for Safe Transfer from Lebanese Border Region

Following a reported deal for the evacuation of Islamic State (IS) fighters from the Syrian-Lebanese border, IS supporters responded with a mix of denial and attempted justification.

Thursday, 31 August 2017
IS Reports Through 'Amaq its Responsibility for Suicide Bombing in Algerian City of Tiaret

The Islamic State (IS) reported through its 'Amaq News Agency that it is responsible for the suicide bombing at a police station in the city of Tiaret in western Algeria.

Thursday, 31 August 2017
IS Fighter in Video Calls Muslims in the West to Mount Domestic Attacks During Eid al-Adha

An Islamic State (IS) fighter in a video from the group’s division in Deir al-Zour, Syria, called on Muslims in the West to mount domestic attacks during Eid al-Adha.

Thursday, 31 August 2017
IS Supporters Distribute English Message Calling for Attacks with Cars, Fire, and Poison in the West

Islamic State (IS) supporters distributed an English message calling on lone-wolf jihadists in the West to mount domestic attacks using cars, fire, and poison, among other methods.

Thursday, 31 August 2017
Filipino IS Operative Claims “Covert Units” Deployed in Every City in the Philippines Ready for Suicide Attacks

A Filipino Islamic State (IS) operative claimed that “covert units” are present in every city of the Philippines and awaiting the order to carry out “suicide commando attacks”.

Thursday, 31 August 2017
IS Claims Car Bombing on Haftar Loyalists in Libyan City of Sirte

The Islamic State’s (IS) Tripoli Province in Libya claimed credit for a car bombing on loyalists of Libyan general Khalifa Haftar in Sirte.

Thursday, 31 August 2017
IS Issues Communique for Two Russian Soldiers Killed during Clashes in Hama, Syria

After its ‘Amaq News Agency reported that two Russian soldiers were killed during clashes in Hama, Syria, the Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique for the attack, stating a number of Syrian forces were killed as well.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017
Prominent IS Supporter Warns Europe and the West of More Attacks

A prominent Islamic State (IS) supporter warned Europe and the West in general of more attacks to come after Barcelona, challenging the proclamation by the U.S. and its Gulf allies that they will eliminate terrorism.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Two Russian Soldiers Killed During Clash in Hama, Publishes Photo of One

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that two Russian soldiers were killed during clashes in Hama, Syria, and published a photo of the corpse of one.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017
In 4th Car Bombing in Baghdad in 3 Days, IS Claims Killing and Wounding 28 Shi’ites

In the third consecutive day of car bombings in Baghdad, and the fourth such incident in that time, the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding 28 Shi’ites.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017
IS Releases Video on Storming Syrian Army and Hezbollah Positions on Iraq-Syria Border Just Five Days Prior

The Islamic State (IS) released a video on its August 23, 2017, raid on positions of Syrian regime forces and Hezbollah elements in Wadi al-Wa’ir near the Iraq-Syria border.

Monday, 28 August 2017
‘Amaq Video Shows IS Fighters Operating Checkpoint in Central Libya

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released the first video showing IS fighters’ activity in Libya in months, with their operating a checkpoint in the center of the country.

Monday, 28 August 2017
Image Disseminated on Pro-IS Chat Groups Shows Times Square, Instructs: “Run Them Over”

An Islamic State (IS) supporter on Telegram disseminated an image depicting Times Square in New York City with a billboard instructing to “run them over.”

Monday, 28 August 2017
IS Claims Stabbing Attack in Dagestan Through its ‘Amaq News Agency

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the stabbing attack in Dagestan through its ‘Amaq News Agency.

Monday, 28 August 2017
IS Claims Killing 34 Shi’ites, Wounding 25 Others in Baghdad’s Sadr City

The Islamic State’s (IS) Baghdad Province claimed killing and wounding over 59 Shi’ites in a car bombing in Sadr City.

Monday, 28 August 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Attack on American Base in Hasakah, Syria

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported an attack on an American base in Shaddadi, located in Hasakah, Syria.

Sunday, 27 August 2017
IS Claims Killing 46 Shi’ites, Wounding 70 Others in Car Bombings South and Southwest of Baghdad

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing a total of 46 Shi’ites and wounding 70 others in two car bombings in Baghdad, one in Abu Dasheer district, and the other in the Fourth Police Zone.

Sunday, 27 August 2017
'Amaq Reports Brussels Knife Attacker is a 'Soldier of the Islamic State'

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that the individual who stabbed two soldiers with a knife in Brussels, Belgium, is from the "soldiers of the Islamic State".

Saturday, 26 August 2017
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Killing 60, Wounding 40 in Two-Man Suicide Raid at Shi’a Mosque in Kabul

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing 60 Shi’ites and wounding 40 others in a two-man suicide raid at a Shi’a mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Friday, 25 August 2017
After Proposing Beaches and Camp Nou in Spain as Targets, Pro-IS Telegram Channel Suggests Barcelona Metro, Plaça de Sant Jaume

After proposing multiple targets in Spain, with an emphasis on Barcelona, including beaches and Camp Nou, a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel suggested the Barcelona Metro, Plaça de Sant Jaume, and other locations as possible attack locations.

On August 24, 2017, the English-language “Lone Mujahid” channel posted a map of the Barcelona Metro, Plaça de Sant Jaume, locations of synagogues, and bars and clubs.

Friday, 25 August 2017
IS Claims Through ‘Amaq a Suicide Attack at Shi’a Mosque in Kabul

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the two fighters from the group carried out the suicide attack at a Shi’a mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Friday, 25 August 2017
After Spain, IS Threatens More Attacks on Coalition States in Naba 95

After the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain, the Islamic State (IS) threatened additional strikes on states involved in the U.S.-led coalition against it and warned that they cannot be stopped.

Thursday, 24 August 2017
IS Releases Infographic for Spain Attacks in Naba 95, Counts 120 “Jews and Crusaders” Killed, Wounded

In the 95th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) published an infographic on the August 17, 2017 attacks in Spain, counting 120 killed and wounded.

Thursday, 24 August 2017
Focusing on Italian Jihadists, Pro-IS Telegram Channel Incites for Lone-Wolf Attacks

After suggesting to lone wolves a target for vehicular attacks in Italy, a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel directed incitements to Italian jihadists, demanding they act.

Thursday, 24 August 2017
IS Claims Killing 100 Syrian Soldiers in Raid, Suicide Bombing in Raqqah

The Islamic State’s (IS) Raqqah Province in Syria claimed killing nearly 100 regime forces in a raid on multiple positions, and a suicide bombing in the southeast of the governorate.

In a communique issued on August 24, 2017, the group reported that its fighters stormed various positions of the Syrian army, killing 42 and regaining control over seven villages. Meanwhile, it said, the fighter Abu Raji al-Julani detonated his vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) on the outskirts of one of the villages, Ghanim al-‘Ali, killing another 58.

Thursday, 24 August 2017
Spanish-Speaking IS Fighters Laud Barcelona Attackers in Video, Threaten More Operations

Two Spanish-speaking Islamic State (IS) fighters lauded the Barcelona attackers and threatened more operations in Spain in a video released from the IS’ al-Khayr Province (Deir al-Zour) in Syria.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017
10-Year-Old American Boy Featured in IS Video from Raqqah, Tells Trump Battle Will End in West

The Islamic State’s (IS) Raqqah Province in Syria released a video featuring a 10-year-old American boy, who gave a message to U.S. President Donald Trump that the battle will not end in Raqqah or Mosul but in “your lands”.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017
IS Claims First Attack in Libya in 3 Months, Killing and Wounding 21 Soldiers in Jufra

The Islamic State (IS) claimed its first attack in Libya in three months, striking a checkpoint of General Khalifa Haftar’s militia in Jufra in the middle of the country.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Photo Disseminated of Individual Displaying IS Flag on Phone in New York City

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel warned “Crusaders” that IS supporters are in their lands, posting a photo of an individual displaying the group’s flag on an iPhone in New York City.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017
On 3rd Day of Tal Afar Battle, IS’ ‘Amaq Reports 55 Iraqi Forces Killed

At the conclusion of the third day of the battle by Iraqi forces to retake Tal Afar, the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the killing of 55 soldiers and destruction of 49 vehicles.

Tuesday, 22 August 2017
IS Reports 40 Hezbollah Fighters Killed in Latest Update on Ongoing Clashes in Western Qalamoun

In its latest update on the ongoing clashes in western Qalamoun, the Islamic State (IS) reported that it killed nearly 40 Hezbollah fighters.

Monday, 21 August 2017
Surgut Attacker Calls on Muslims to Attack with Knives, Screwdrivers in Posthumous Video

The Islamic State (IS) affiliated Furat Media released a posthumous video of a man identified as ‘Masa’ud al-Surghuti,” who carried out the IS-claimed stabbing attack in the Russian city of Surgut on August 19, 2017.

Monday, 21 August 2017
IS Claims Suicide Attack Involving Indian Fighter in Raqqah

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding a “number” of what it described as “PKK apostates” in a suicide attack involving an Indian fighter in Raqqah.

In a communique published on August 21, 2017, the group’s Raqqah Province reported that one day prior, the fighters Abu Yusuf al-Hindi and Abu Fahd Qaryatayn engaged in a clash with enemy forces in northwestern Raqqah, during which they detonated their explosive vests.

Monday, 21 August 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters Destroyed Tunisian Military Vehicle in Kasserine

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters destroyed a Tunisian military vehicle in the country’s Kasserine governorate.

Monday, 21 August 2017
IS Claims Killing Nearly 100 Lebanese Soldiers, Hezbollah Fighters Amidst Ongoing Clashes in Western Qalamoun

The Islamic State’s (IS) Damascus Province in Syria claimed killing nearly 100 Lebanese soldiers and Hezbollah fighters amidst clashes in western Qalamoun.

Sunday, 20 August 2017
IS Focuses on Marawi in 3rd Episode of “Inside the Caliphate”

The Islamic State (IS) focused on Marawi in the third episode of its "Inside the Caliphate" series, highlighting fighters' perseverance against Philippine soldiers and American and Australian aircraft, and calling on Muslims in the region to come and fight.

Sunday, 20 August 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS’ Responsibility for Knife Attack in Russian City of Surgut

‘Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported the group’s responsibility for the knife attack in the Russian city of Surgut.

Saturday, 19 August 2017
IS Issues Formal Communique for Spain Attacks, Claims Killing and Wounding Over 120 “Crusaders” and Jews

After its ‘Amaq News Agency reported its responsibility for the attack in Barcelona, Spain, the Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique for the operation there and in Cambrils, claiming the killing and wounding of more than 120 “Crusaders” and Jews.

Saturday, 19 August 2017
IS Supporters Push Campaign Promoting Fighters in East Asia, Philippines Specifically

Islamic State (IS) supporting media group pushed a campaign promoting fighters in East Asia, particularly those in the city of Marawi in the Philippines.

Friday, 18 August 2017
IS Publishes Photos of Firing Rockets at U.S. Base East of Tal Afar

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Jazeera Province in northern Iraq published photos of fighters firing rockets at what it described as an American base east of the city of Tal Afar.

The five photos were posted on Telegram on August 18, 2017, and show fighters measuring the trajectory of the rockets and then firing seven of them. According to the captions, the attack targeted a U.S. base at the water project in al-Buwayr village. Five days prior, on August 13, the group claimed killing 4 "Crusaders" and wounding at least six others in an attack with Grad rockets on their positions in the same area.

Friday, 18 August 2017
Pro-IS Nashir News Agency Calls for Vehicular Attacks in Wake of Barcelona

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir News Agency called on group supporters to carry out vehicular attacks in the wake of the IS-claimed operation in Barcelona, Spain.

Friday, 18 August 2017
IS Claims Killing at Least 12 “Crusaders” in Near-11 Hour Clash in Nangarhar

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing at least 12 “Crusaders” in a near-11 hour clash in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, with foreign and Afghan forces.

Thursday, 17 August 2017
Boko Haram Leader Shekau Declares IS Will Remain in West Africa in Video

Abu Bakr Shekau, the leader of Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad ("Boko Haram”) declared to leaders of West African governments in a video speech that the Islamic State (IS) will remain in the region, and under his local command.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017
IS Claims Killing 30, Wounding 46 Iraqi Forces in 4-Man Suicide Raid in Baiji

Salah al-Din Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq claimed killing 30 Iraqi forces and wounding 46 others in a four-man suicide raid north of the city of Baiji.

In a communique issued on August 16, 2017, the group reported that two Tajiki fighters, an Iraqi, and a Moroccan attacked a Federal Police headquarters and a headquarters of an Iraqi military division in the al-Musafi neighborhood, clashing with enemy forces and then detonating their explosive vests. It added that an IS reinforcement unit fired Grad rockets at one of the locations.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017
IS Distributes Browser Extension to Stream al-Bayan Radio Broadcasts

The Islamic State (IS) released a Firefox browser extension to stream its al-Bayan Radio broadcast.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017
IS Division in Yemen Releases Video of Clashes with Houthis, Training Camp Exercises

Al-Bayda’ Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Yemen, released a video showcasing some of its battles with Houthi fighters, and presenting scenes from a training camp.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Agency Offers E-Mail Sign Up to Receive its News Updates

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency offered users a e-mail subscription through which to receive its news updates.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017