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French Pro-AQ Group Promotes Hamza bin Laden's Call to Lone Wolves

The French pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) media group al-Kifah published posters in three languages promoting AQ official Hamza bin Laden's May 2017 call to lone wolves in the West.

Wednesday, 27 June 2018
Pro-AQ Telegram Channels Distribute Letter to Roger Federer Inviting to Islam

Pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) Telegram channels distributed a letter from an alleged individual in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region to professional tennis player Roger Federer inviting him to Islam.

The 14-page English letter, entitled, "An Open Letter for Roger Federer From the Land of Khurasan: An Invitation for Embracing Islam," was initially posted on a Telegram channel with that same name on June 26, 2018.

Its author, "Muhammad Abdul Aziz," heaped praise on Federer and regarded him as his favorite tennis player, noting his philanthropy, good character, and participating in the sport "for enjoying and admiring yourself and the spectators". He wrote that while Federer holds many tennis records, they will ultimately be broken, but that is not the "real lose [sic]" for him, but -

The real losers are not who lose tournaments or the top ranks; but the real losers are those who say, as our Holy Book "Al-Qur'ān" mentioned: "Our Lord! Give us (Your bounties) in this world! And there is no portion for them in the Hereafter''. The real losers "are those who will lose themselves and their families on the Day of Resurrection. Verily, that will be a manifest loss!"

Abdul Aziz mused that perhaps Federer is influenced by Islamphobia propagated by the media "which characterize every good Muslim; man or woman, as a terrorist and a member of ISIS or Al-Qaida," or he prefers Christianity. He then explained the positives of the religion while attacking Christianity and Judaism. Concluding his appeal, he wrote:

You can imagine yourself with hundreds of millions Muslim supporters! Who will pray and invocate Allāh for your triumph and success all your life. And they will love you sincerely because you will become their brother, and our Messenger (Muhammad Peace upon him) said: "None of you will have faith till he likes for his (Muslim) brother what he likes for himself". And even after your death; Muslims will ask Allāh his mercy for you as soon as they hear your name.

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
AQ-aligned Hurras al-Deen Urges Fighters to Defend Daraa, Calls on Muslims to Aid with Money and Propaganda

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Hurras al-Deen urged fighters to defend Daraa against the Syrian army offensive and called on Muslims to provide support with money and propaganda.

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Reportedly Claims 5 Attacks on G5, Malian, and MINUSMA Forces in Mopti and Timbuktu

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), reportedly claimed credit for five attacks on Malian soldiers and forces within MINUSMA and Operation Barkhane in Mopti and Timbuktu.

Monday, 18 June 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Releases New Proof-of-Life Video of Sophie Petronin and Gloria Cecilia Narváez

Al-Qaeda's (AQ) Mali-based branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a proof-of-life video of two hostages, Sophie Petronin from France and Gloria Cecilia Narváez from Colombia.

Thursday, 14 June 2018
AQ-aligned Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind Calls Muslims in India and Kashmir to Contribute to Promoting Jihad

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) called on Muslims in India and the Jammu and Kashmir Valley to contribute to the promotion of jihad and defense of fighters.

Friday, 08 June 2018
AQ Leader Zawahiri Champions Jihad to Liberate Palestine, Calls Fighters to Expand Scope of Battle

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri championed jihad above all other means to liberate Palestine in a video speech, and called on fighters to expand the scope of their battle to reach those that enable Israel.

Wednesday, 06 June 2018
French Pro-AQ Group Distributes Posters Urging Murder of Americans and Jews

The French pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) media group al-Kifah distributed posters in three languages urging the murder of Americans and Jews.

Monday, 04 June 2018
AQ-aligned Hurras al-Deen Claims Raid on Syrian Army in Lattakia, Provides Photos

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Hurras al-Deen claimed storming Syrian army positions in Lattakia and provided photos of the operation.

Monday, 04 June 2018
HTS Condemns U.S. Terror Designation, Demands Evidence of AQ Link

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) condemned its terror designation by the U.S. State Department and demanded evidence of the link to al-Qaeda (AQ) cited in the amended order.

Friday, 01 June 2018
French Pro-AQ Group Cites AQIM Leader in Promoting Lone Jihad

A French pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) group cited al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) leader Abu Musab Abdul Wadud in poster promoting lone-wolf jihad.

Thursday, 31 May 2018
AQ Media Chief Calls for Strengthening of Militarized Jihad in Interview

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) media chief called for the strengthening of militarized jihad against “largest Crusader campaign in history,” stating, “the tree of jihad is only watered with blood.”

Tuesday, 29 May 2018
AQ Media Chief Describes Trump as Acting Like “Rambo,” Promotes Military Success of Afghan Taliban

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) media chief described U.S. President Donald Trump as acting like “Rambo” in trying to single-handedly defeat “terrorism” on multiple fronts and promoted the military success of the Afghan Taliban in an audio speech.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018
AQ Releases Usama bin Laden Lecture on Jihad and Traveling to Fight

Al-Qaeda's (AQ) as-Sahab Media Foundation released a video lecture from former leader Usama bin Laden recorded prior to 9/11, wherein he discusses jihad and traveling to fight as obligations.

Friday, 04 May 2018
Jihadi Media Center Reports Hurras al-Deen Raid on Syrian Regime, Shi'ite Militia Positions in Hama

Sham al-Ribat Foundation, a recently established Syria-focused media center, reported a raid by Hurras al-Deen fighters on Syrian regime and Shi'ite militia positions in northern Hama.

Monday, 30 April 2018
AQ-aligned Hurras al-Deen and Ansar al-Tawhid Announce Alliance

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Hurras al-Deen (Guardians of the Faith) announced an alliance with fellow Syria-based militant faction Ansar al-Tawhid.

Monday, 30 April 2018
NIM Claims Artillery and Rocket Strike on Timbuktu Airbase

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed an artillery and rocket strike on French and MINUSMA positions inside Timbuktu Airbase.

Friday, 27 April 2018
Shabaab Issues Series of Videos Highlighting Lectures from Past AQ Leaders

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, released a series of video featuring lectures from past AQ leaders.

Thursday, 26 April 2018
Al-Qaeda Central Condemns Kunduz Massacre, Urges Jihadists to Galvanize Emotions of Muslims to Act

Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) condemned the incident on April 2, 2018, in which nearly 200 civilians were reportedly killed and wounded in an airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan, and urged jihadists to galvanize the emotions of Muslims towards action.

Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch NIM Claims Suicide Raid on French, MINUSMA Positions in Timbuktu

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed credit for the April 14, 2018, suicide raid on French and MINUSMA positions in Timbuktu.

Friday, 20 April 2018
Pro-AQ Group Produces Video Promoting Role of Foreign Fighters in Syria

The Syria-focused division of the pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) Khayr Ummah Foundation produced a video promoting the role of foreign fighters in the country and questioning Syrian Muslims who reject them.

Thursday, 19 April 2018
Pro-AQ French Media Unit Calls for Lone-Wolf Attacks in Paris and Timbuktu

The pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) French media unit al-Kifah called on lone-wolves in France and Mali to carry out attacks on soldiers.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018
AQAP Reports 18 Fighters Escaping from Prison in al-Bayda', Claims Attacks on Houthis and SBF

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reported that 18 of its fighters escaped from a Political Security prison in al-Bayda', and claimed attacks on Houthis in that governorate and on Security Belt Forces (SBF) in Abyan.

Sunday, 15 April 2018
AQ Stresses "Lineage of Treachery" Among Saudi Leaders, Calls Scholars to Denounce

Al-Qaeda (AQ) stressed in Nafeer 26 what it called a "lineage of treachery" among Saudi rulers from founder Ibn Saud through crown prince Bin Salman and called on Islamic scholars to denounce them and confront them with "knowledge".

Tuesday, 10 April 2018
AQ Supporter Gives Video Infographic on MINUSMA Losses in Mali Since 2013

Similar to a video he provided on French casualties in Mali, a prominent al-Qaeda (AQ) supporter published one focusing on MINUSMA losses within the same timeframe.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Pro-AQ Telegram Channel Urges Muslims of East Africa to Participate in Jihad

After as-Sahab Media released a lecture from al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on East Africa and its historical place as the "southern battlefront of Islam," a pro-AQ Telegram channel urged Muslims in the region to participate in jihad.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018
Al-Qaeda Urges Disputing Factions in Northern Syria to Reconcile, Not Allow Strife Benefit Regime

Al-Qaeda (AQ) addressed disputing militant factions in northern Syria in the 25th issue of its al-Nafeer bulletin, urging them to reconcile and not allow their strife to benefit the Bashar al-Assad regime.

Tuesday, 27 March 2018
AQ Leader Zawahiri Gives Historical Lecture on Muslims' Loss, European Conquests in East Africa

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri presented a historical lecture on East Africa as it relates to European conquests and Muslims' loss of sovereignty, and drew conclusions about the cause, among which is corruption and internal conflict.

Monday, 19 March 2018
AQ-Aligned Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind Mourns 3 Slain Fighters in 2nd Issue of Nasr Bulletin

The Kashmir-based al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) mourned three fighters who were killed in a recent clash in Srinagar in the second issue of its Nasr Bulletin.

Monday, 19 March 2018
AQ's as-Sahab Media Publishes Leadership Advice from Former Shariah Official

Al-Qaeda's (AQ) as-Sahab Media Foundation published a booklet containing leadership advice from a former religious official as the first part in a series of past letters from its command.

Friday, 16 March 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Claims Attacks on Malian Army in Mopti, Introduces New Communique Design to Thwart Bogus Claims

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, claimed two bombings on Malian army vehicles in Mopti and introduced a new communique design to thwart bogus messages in its name.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Al-Qaeda Leader Zawahiri Urges North African Muslims Fight Against French

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri urged North African Muslims to fight against French soldiers, who he clams have returned to the region to occupy their lands and kill their brethren.

Tuesday, 06 March 2018
Al-Qaeda Figure Urges Muslims Maintain Religious Morals, Values on Social Media

An al-Qaeda (AQ) figure urged Muslims to maintain their religious morals and values on social media, and prohibited their "Islamic pens" from distorting the faith.

Monday, 05 March 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Warns Tribesmen who Tracked Fighters After Soumpi Raid

Noting that some tribesmen tracked its fighters after they stormed a Malian army base in Soumpi, Timbuktu, the al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM) warned them about delivering location information to the enemy.

Monday, 05 March 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Releases Photo of Suicide Bomber Involved in Ouagadougou Raid

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a photo of the suicide bomber involved in the raid on the French embassy and Burkinabe national army headquarters in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

Monday, 05 March 2018
IS Argues HTS Losing Positions to SLF is Similar to al-Qaeda’s Expulsion from Territories After Losing Popular Support

The Islamic State (IS) discussed Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) losing its positions to the Syrian Liberation Front (SLF) in Naba 121, arguing that it is due to the failure to maintain popular support, which also afflicted al-Qaeda (AQ) and led to its expulsion from its controlled-territories.

Friday, 02 March 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Sends Video "S.O.S." For Elderly French Hostage in Medical Duress

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a video "S.O.S." for an elderly French hostage in medical duress.

Thursday, 01 March 2018
Pro-AQ Groups in Syria Distribute Group’s Call to Help Those in Besieged Eastern Ghouta

Pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) groups in Syria disseminated a newly emerged group’s call to protect besieged Muslims in the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Pro-AQ TG Channel Summarizes Audio Interview with Shabaab Suicide Bomber from Feb 23rd Attack

A pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) Telegram channel provided an English summary for a Somali interview with one of the two Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement suicide bombers prior to his carry out his attack at the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu on February 23, 2018.

Monday, 26 February 2018
AQ-Aligned Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind Leader Calls "Every Able Youth" to Attack Indian Army, Companies Seeking Investment in India

Zakir Musa, the head of the al-Qaeda (AQ)- aligned Kashmir-based Ansar Ghazwa-ul-Hind, called on fighters and "every able youth" to participate in jihad against India and, in particular, strike army patrols, companies associated with the Indian government, and foreign companies seeking investment opportunities in India.

Monday, 26 February 2018
Al-Qaeda Uses Ghouta Massacre as Rallying Cry for Syria-based Fighters

Al-Qaeda (AQ) cited the massacre of Muslims in the eastern Ghouta of the Syrian capital, Damascus, as a rallying cry for Syria-based fighters to unite and settle their conflicts.

Saturday, 24 February 2018
Al-Qaeda Leader Zawahiri Reiterates Call for Unity in Syria, Tells Fighters to Prepare for Decades-Long War

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri reiterated his call and that of his group to fighters in Syria to unite and put aside their differences, and asked fighters and Muslims alike to prepare for a decades-long war.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Al-Qaeda Calls Jihadi Scholars to Guide Muslims through Discord, Muslims in Turn to Respect Scholars

Al-Qaeda (AQ) called on jihadi scholars to guide Muslims through the discord they experience, particularly those on the battlefield, and urged Muslims in turn to respect the scholars and their findings.

Monday, 19 February 2018
Syria-Based AQ-Aligned Groups Jaysh al-Badia, Jaysh al-Malahem Photograph Fighter Training

Two Syria-based al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned groups, Jaysh al-Badia and Jaysh al-Malahem, each published photo reports on the training of their respective fighters.

Friday, 16 February 2018
AQ Leader Zawahiri Incites Muslims of Egypt to “Erase” Mistakes of Past Revolution and Start Anew

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri incited Muslims in Egypt to “erase all the mistakes” of the revolution during the Arab Spring and start anew through violent jihad along with riots and protests.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018
AQ-Aligned Syria-based "Jaysh al-Sahel" Announces Split from HTS

An al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Syria-based faction calling itself "Jaysh al-Sahel" announced its split from Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS).

Tuesday, 13 February 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Shows Fighters in Formations in Photo Series

Within its photograph series "March Forth in the Cause of Allah," the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, showed fighters formation on foot and on motorcycles.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018
AQ Urges Fighters Continue Striking U.S. Economic Interests to Achieve its Collapse

Al-Qaeda (AQ) urged fighters to continue striking U.S. economic interests in order to bring about the collapse of America.

Monday, 12 February 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Claims Rocket Attack on MINUSMA Barracks in Tessalit

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed a rocket strike on MINUSMA barracks in Tessalit.

Monday, 12 February 2018
Al-Qaeda Explores Process Through which it Believes America Targets Enemies, Islam in Particular

Al-Qaeda (AQ) explored the process through which it believes America targets enemies, analyzing various fields in which it operates including the economic, military, political, religious, and social fields, and skewing it towards Islam and Saudi Arabia.

Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali-based Branch Claims Bombing Malian Military Vehicle, Ambushing Police in Burkina Faso

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) Mali-based branch, claimed bombing a Malian military vehicle in Gao region and also ambushing a police patrol in neighboring Burkina Faso.

Monday, 05 February 2018
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Branch Photographs Fighters in Battlefield

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) Mali branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), published photographs of its fighters in the battlefield.

Thursday, 01 February 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Jan. 27 Raid on Malian Army Base in Soumpi, Attacks on French and MINUSMA Forces

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed credit for the January 27, 2018, raid on the Malian army base in the town of Soumpi in Timbuktu region, and provided photos of the captured war spoils, and also took responsibility for attacks on French and MINUSMA forces.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Branch Releases Proof-of-Life Video of Colombian Captive Addressing Pope Francis for Help

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) Mali branch, released a proof-of-life video of Colombian missionary Gloria Cecilia Narváez Argoty, wherein she appeals to Pope Francis to intercede on her behalf.

Monday, 29 January 2018
AQ Leader Zawahiri Questions Outcome of Arab Spring on 7th Anniversary of Uprisings

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri questioned the outcome of the Arab Spring on the seventh anniversary of the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, arguing as he did in years past that they failed due to not orienting towards Shariah-based governance and adopting violence.

Friday, 26 January 2018
Hamza bin Laden Continues to Vilify KSA Founder for "Betrayals," Explores Uqair Convention in 4th Episode in Series

Al-Qaeda (AQ) official Hamza bin Laden, a son of Usama, continued to vilify the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, exploring the Uqair Convention and his agreements with the British in the 4th episode of a series inciting for regime overthrow.

Thursday, 18 January 2018
AQ-Aligned Jaysh al-Malahem Releases Video on Liberating Mushayrifa and Tal Khaznah

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Jaysh al-Malahem released a video on its fighters' participation in the "liberation" of Mushayrifa and Tal Khaznah in Syria's Idlib governorate.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018
AQ-Aligned Jaysh al-Badia and al-Malahem Release Joint of Video on "Liberating" Idlib Town

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Jaysh al-Badia and al-Malahem released a joint video of their "liberating" the town of Mushayrifa in southern Idlib from Syrian regime forces.

Friday, 12 January 2018
AQ Reminds Fighters in Syria to Shun Differences to Achieve Victory

Al-Qaeda (AQ) dedicated the 20th issue of its al-Nafeer bulletin to fighters in Syria, repeating its call to them to shun differences as a necessary step towards victory.

Friday, 12 January 2018
AQ-Aligned Jaysh al-Badia in Syria Releases Training Camp Video

Jaysh al-Badia, a Syria-based al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned group, released a training camp video featuring speaking segments from fighters promoting jihad as a necessity.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Al-Qaeda Central Reiterates Call to Fighters in Syria to Unite in Face of Common Enemies

Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) reiterated its call to fighters in Syria to unite in the face of their common enemies, namely the Bashar al-Assad regime, Iran, "Crusaders," and the Islamic State (IS).

Monday, 08 January 2018
Mali-based NIM Cautions Supporters on Authorized Media Channels and Platforms

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), cautioned its supporters about following any channel in its name that is not authorized to speak on its behalf.

Thursday, 04 January 2018
AQ’s Mali Branch Claims Destroying Malian Military Vehicle in Mopti, Attacking Gendarmerie Post in Burkina Faso

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda’s (AQ), claimed its second attack on a Malian convoy in Mopti, destroying a military vehicle, and attacking Burkinabe gendarmerie near Burkina Faso’s border with Mali, killing two.

Wednesday, 03 January 2018
Al-Qaeda Promotes Faith-based Brotherhood Among Muslims Despite Personal Differences in Opinion

Dovetailing a prior bulletin urging Muslims to unite despite their ideological differences, al-Qaeda (AQ) promoted faith-based brotherhood regardless of an individual’s opinion and perspective in “discretionary matters”.

Monday, 01 January 2018
AQ Insiders Distribute Letter from Hamza bin Laden Announcing Death of His Son

Al-Qaeda (AQ) insiders distributed a letter attributed to AQ official Hamza bin Laden announcing the death of his eldest son, 12-year-old Usama.

Sunday, 31 December 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Estimates 8 Malian Soldiers Killed and Wounded in Blast in Mopti

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claiming bombing a Malian military convoy in Mopti Region, and cited "some sources" to give an estimate of eight killed and wounded.

Friday, 29 December 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Two Attacks in Burkina Faso, Striking G5 Sahel Force in Mali

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed an attack on the G5 Sahel Force in the country in addition to other strikes on Malian and MINUSMA soldiers, and also took credit for two operations in Soum province of neighboring Burkina Faso. 

Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Syria-based "Jaysh al-Badia" Promotes Fighters Using AQ Hashtags, Calls to Avenge Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

Using hashtags for Qaedat al-Jihad (AQ) and al-Qaeda in the Land of Sham (Syria), a jihadi faction calling itself "Jaysh al-Badia" (Army of the Desert) has promoted its fighters and called on Muslims to take revenge for U.S. President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Thursday, 21 December 2017
Al-Qaeda's as-Sahab Media Releases Biography of Fighter Killed while Participating in Afghan Taliban Suicide Raid

Al-Qaeda's (AQ) as-Sahab Media Foundation released a biography of a Saudi fighter who was killed while participating in an Afghan Taliban-claimed suicide raid.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Al-Qaeda Criticizes Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) as "New Crusader Coalition"

Al-Qaeda (AQ) criticized the first meeting of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC), a 41-country coalition from the Muslim world led by Saudi Arabia against the Islamic State (IS) and other extremist groups and actors, calling it a "new Crusader coalition in a Saudi gown".

Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Urges Muslims Support Jihad, Especially in Syria, in Response to Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), urged Muslims support fighters and participate in jihad themselves, especially in Syria, in response to U.S. President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Monday, 11 December 2017
Hamza bin Laden Explores Saudi "Betrayal" of Palestinian Cause in 3rd Episode in Series

Hamza bin Laden, a son of former al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Usama bin Laden, explored what he described as the Saudi "betrayal" of the Palestinian cause in the 3rd episode of a series inciting for regime overthrow in the Kingdom.

Saturday, 09 December 2017
Al-Qaeda Calls for Strikes on Interests of U.S. and its Allies After Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) called on Muslims to strike the "vital" interests of America and its allies after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Thursday, 07 December 2017
AQ Leader Zawahiri Gives First Public Rejection of Nusra Front Split

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri directly addressed the split from his group by the Nusra Front (Jabhat al-Nusra) for the first time since its occurrence in July 2016, rejecting it and calling on fighters still loyal to AQ, and others, to seek unity against the enemy.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017
HTS Officials Demand Immediate Release of Arrested AQ Affiliates, Threaten to Resign

Jihadi sources shared a statement by a number of officials of various sectors of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) condemning the recent arrests of the AQ affiliates and demanding their immediate release.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017
HTS Security Official Clarifies Circumstances of Abu Julaybib and 'Aridi's Arrests

The security official for the Syria-based Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) clarified the circumstances of the arrests of Abu Julaybib al-Urduni and Sami al-'Aridi, disputing that both men were betrayed.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017
HTS Arrests Prominent AQ-Affiliated Clerics Including Sami al-'Aridi and Abu Julaybib

Jihadi sources in Syria reported that Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) arrested clerics formerly affiliated with the group and who defected and maintained their ties to al-Qaeda (AQ), including Sami al-'Aridi and Abu Julaybib al-Urduni.

Monday, 27 November 2017
AQ's Mali Branch Claims Attack on MINUSMA, Malian Army in In Délimane

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed credit for the attack on a joint unit of MINUSMA and Malian forces in In Délimane, near Ménaka, and reported the killing of five soldiers and announced the "martyrdom" of two fighters.

Saturday, 25 November 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali-based Branch Claims Two Attacks in Burkina Faso, Including First on G5 Sahel Force

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed two attacks in neighboring Burkina Faso, one of which targeted the newly established G5 Sahel Force, and two in its homebase.

Friday, 24 November 2017
AQ Leader Zawahiri Demands Revenge Against U.S. for Death of “Blind Sheikh,” Urges Unity of Fighters

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri demanded that Muslims take revenge against the U.S. for the death in prison of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, and reiterated his call to fighters in general and those in Syria in particular to unite against the enemy alliance.

Saturday, 18 November 2017
Prominent Pro-IS Jihadist Argues Hamza bin Laden Not Currently Fit to Lead Global Jihad Movement

A prominent pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadist challenged the prediction that al-Qaeda official Hamza bin Laden, a son of Usama, will unite the global jihad movement, arguing that he is not currently fit to do so.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Pro- Al-Qaeda Jihadist Shares Audio Condemning IS' Sinai Province, Charging it with Criminality

A prominent pro- al-Qaeda jihadist shared an audio speech in which an individual named "Abu Muhammad al-Salafi al-Saynawi" condemns the Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province and charges it with criminal acts.

Thursday, 09 November 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Branch Claims Ambushes, Bombings on Malian and MINUSMA Forces in Mopti, Ségou, and Timbuktu

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed four attacks on Malian soldiers and gendarmes and MINUSMA forces in the country’s Mopti, Ségou, and Timbuktu regions, and published photos of destroyed vehicles.

Wednesday, 08 November 2017
Hamza bin Laden Holds Father, Usama, as Example for Muslims, Incites for Revolutions and Revenge Against U.S.

Al-Qaeda's (AQ) as-Sahab Media Foundation released an audio speech from Hamza bin Laden, a son of Usama, holding his father as an example for Muslims to follow in jihad, and inciting for revolutions in the Muslim world, in addition to revenge against the U.S. for the killing of the elder bin Laden.

Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Attack on Convoy of Malian High Court's President

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed credit for the attack on the convoy of the president of the High Court of Justice, killing five Malian soldiers.

Wednesday, 01 November 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Challenges French Denial of Killing Malian POWs in Raid

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), challenged the French denial of killing 11 Malian soldiers who were being held by the group in a raid in Abeïbara.

Saturday, 28 October 2017
Mali-based al-Qaeda Branch Claims Bombing Malian, MINUSMA Vehicles in Kidal and Mopti

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed bombing a MINUSMA vehicle in the country's Kidal region, and repulsing Malian soldiers and blowing up their vehicle in Mopti.

Friday, 27 October 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims French Airstrike Killed 11 Malian POWs in Addition to Fighters

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed that a French airstrike in Abeïbara killed 11 Malian soldiers who were being held by the group, in addition to a number of fighters.

Friday, 27 October 2017
Al-Qaeda's Branch in Mali Gives Infographic on 6 Months of Operations, Claims Ambush in Koulikoro

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), published an infographic on its operations from May through mid-October 2017, and claimed credit for ambushing Malian gendarmes in Koulikoro.

Thursday, 19 October 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Rocket Attack on Malian Army in Mopti, Killing at Least 4

Al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed killing at least four Malian soldiers in a rocket strike on their gathering in Mopti.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Releases Video on Spies for Mauritania, Threatens France and Allies with "Heavy Price" for Espionage

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a video on men confessing to spying for the Mauritanian intelligence, and threatening France and its allies with a "heavy price" to be paid for espionage.

Monday, 09 October 2017
Al-Qaeda Leader Zawahiri Urges Muslims Consolidate Ranks, Mobilize Efforts Against U.S. and "Client Regimes"

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri urged Muslims to consolidate their ranks and mobilize efforts together against the United States and its "client" regime in a speech for the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Al-Qaeda Mourns Former Muslim Brotherhood Leader, Uses Opportunity to Call Muslims to Unite Despite Differences

Al-Qaeda (AQ) mourned former Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Mahdi Akef, who died in prison on September 22, 2017, in its “al-Nafeer” bulletin, and used the opportunity to call on Muslims to unite despite their ideological differences.

Monday, 25 September 2017
Al-Qaeda Leader Zawahiri Rallies Fighters in AQ Branches, Urges North African Branch “Teach the French a Lesson”

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri rallied fighters in the group’s branches in the Indian Subcontinent, North Africa, Somalia, and Yemen, and to those in the Mali area, called to “teach the French a lesson”.

Saturday, 16 September 2017
Hamza bin Laden Urges Muslims in Audio to Participate in Syrian Jihad

Hamza bin Laden, a son of former al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Usama bin Laden, urged Muslims to participate in jihad in Syria through physical or financial means, and help stop what he described as “international Crusader-Rafidhi aggression”.

Thursday, 14 September 2017
Al-Qaeda Urges Muslims Push Back Against Saudi Crackdown on Preachers

Al-Qaeda (AQ) urged Muslims to push back against the Saudi government for its recent crackdown on preachers and activists, telling them in the 16th issue of its “al-Nafeer” (Call to Mobilize) bulletin that it is “high time” to rise up.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Al-Qaeda Central Urges Muslims to Financially, Militarily, and Physically Support Their Brethren in Myanmar

Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) urged Muslims around the world and especially those in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and the Philippines to support their Rohingya brethren in Myanmar financially, militarily, and physically.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Al-Qaeda’s as-Sahab Media Publishes 2015 Letter from 9/11 Planner to Barack Obama

As the second of four advertised releases for the 16th anniversary of 9/11, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) as-Sahab Media Foundation published a letter written in September 2015 from Khalid Sheikh Muhammad to then-U.S. President Barack Obama.

Monday, 11 September 2017
Media Unit of Kashmir-based “Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind” Praises 9/11 Hijackers on 16th Anniversary

The media unit of the Kashmir-based jihadi group “Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind” praised the 9/11 hijackers on the 16th anniversary of the attacks, and lauded them as examples for Muslims to follow.

Monday, 11 September 2017
Al-Qaeda Releases Will of 9/11 Hijacker Muhannad al-Shehri for 16th Anniversary of Attacks

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) as-Sahab Media Foundation released the video will of 9/11 hijacker Muhannad al-Shehri (AKA Abu Umar al-Azdi) on the 16th anniversary of the attacks in New York and Washington DC.

Monday, 11 September 2017

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…