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French IS Suicide Bomber Challenges Hollande in Posthumous Video

Al-Furat Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in western Iraq, released a posthumous video of a French suicide bomber urging his family to embrace Islam and declaring to French President Francois Hollande that it is impossible to win against Islam.

Saturday, 11 July 2015
IS Publishes Three-Part Photo Report on Suicide Bombings, Attacks on Yabani Bridge in Anbar

The Anbar provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq published a three-part photo report on the recent suicide bombings and attacks on the Yabani Bridge.

Saturday, 28 March 2015
IS Video Shows Scenes from Attacks in Town of al-Baghdadi in Anbar

The Anbar provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq released a video showing scenes from its recent attacks in the town of al-Baghdadi.

Friday, 20 February 2015
Jihadists Regard Copenhagen Attack as Lone-Wolf Operation, Recall Threats to Lars Vilks

Jihadists promoted the deadly shooting at a free speech seminar in Copenhagen, Denmark, as a lone-wolf attack, and noted prior calls to assassinate Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who was in attendance.

Saturday, 14 February 2015
IS Behead Steven Joel Sotloff, Threatens to Execute Briton David Cawthorne Haines

The Islamic State (IS) released a video of beheading American journalist Steven Joel Sotloff and threatening another captive, a Briton, David Cawthorne Haines.

Tuesday, 02 September 2014
IS Beheads Captured American James Wright Foley, Threatens to Execute Steven Joel Sotloff

The Islamic State (IS) released a video showing its beheading of an American citizen, James Wright Foley, and its threatening to execute another, Steven Joel Sotloff, if U.S.-authorized military operations against the group continue.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014
IS Supporters Use Ferguson Shooting, Police Tactics to Recruit on Twitter

Alleged Islamic State (IS) fighters and supporters have entered the online discussion regarding the shooting and protests in Ferguson, Mo. on Twitter to recruit jihadists on August 19, 2014.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014
IS Claims Successful Operations in Ninawa Despite U.S. Airstrikes

The Islamic State (IS) claimed successful operations in Iraq’s Ninawa province despite U.S. airstrikes on its positions, and announced that its fighters are deterring the “American Air Force-backed Kurdish-Crusader alliance”.

Monday, 18 August 2014
Jihadists Discuss Campaigns to Incite Against U.S. for Iraq Intervention

Jihadists discussed ideas for campaigns to incite Muslims against the U.S. and allied countries for launching airstrikes against positions of the Islamic State (IS) in northern Iraq, and also suggested sending thousands of “Mohammed Merahs” to hit enemy interests.

Friday, 15 August 2014
Jihadists Launch Pro-IS English Magazine “The Truth and the Best Explanation”

Jihadists launched a pro-Islamic State (IS) English magazine called "The Truth and the Best Explanation," and in the first issue, drew lessons from the jihad in Bosnia, and gave a eulogy for a Serbian IS fighter.

Tuesday, 08 July 2014
Jihadi Criticizes ISIS-Declared Caliphate

An essay circulating on forums and social media accounts that support the al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, castigated the Islamic State for declaring a Caliphate and urged al-Qaeda branches to avoid reconciling with the group.

Monday, 30 June 2014
Zawahiri Details Relationship with ISIL, Repeats Call to Return to Iraq

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri released an audio speech detailing the relationship between his group and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and its predecessor, including references to correspondence between officials recovered by the U.S. at Usama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Friday, 02 May 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Mukalla Prison Escapee, Former ISI Fighter

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Abdullah Abu Bakr Bawazir (AKA Abu Khalid), a fighter who escaped from al-Mukalla prison in Yemen in June 2011 and had fought under the Islamic State in Iraq (ISI).

Wednesday, 09 April 2014
ISIL Video Features Clip of Bin Laden Promoting Islamic State

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released the second episode in its English-language video series "The Establishment of the Islamic State, Part 2," featuring a clip from a previously-released speech by Usama bin Laden promoting the group's predecessor, the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI).

Tuesday, 31 December 2013
ISIL Video Features Posthumous Clip of Awlaki Promoting Islamic State

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released a video featuring a posthumous speech by Anwar al-Awlaki promoting the group's predecessor, the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI).

Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Ansar al-Islam Says ISIL Forced Confessions to Justify Targeting Fighters

Ansar al-Islam's leadership for Mosul district of Iraq accused the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the al-Qaeda-affiliate formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), of forcing some of its fighters to make false confessions in a video in order to justify its targeting of the group.

Monday, 22 July 2013
ISIL Video Shows Efforts by Fighters to Win Hearts and Minds in Aleppo

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released a video showing efforts by its fighters to win the hearts and minds of the people, in their holding a preaching event in the Syrian governorate of Aleppo on July 10, 2013.

Thursday, 18 July 2013
Jihadists Give Biography of ISIL Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Jihadists distributed on forums and social networking sites a biography attributed to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Tuesday, 16 July 2013
Kazakh Fighter Calls for Participation in Syrian Jihad in ISIL Video

A Kazakh fighter called upon his fellow countrymen to participate in jihad in Syria in a video released by the al-Qaeda-affiliate formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Monday, 15 July 2013
ISIL Denies Role in Bustan al-Qasr Incident, Shows Pictures from Aleppo

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) denied that its fighters had a role in suppressing a civilian protest at the Bustan al-Qasr checkpoint in Syria's Aleppo governorate on July 11, 2013, and released seventeen pictures of its fighters and what appears to be a parade in Jarabulus.

Monday, 15 July 2013
ISIL Cleric Preaches in Training Camp about Religious Dedication, Shunning Self-Interest

The al-Qaeda-affiliate formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), released a video of a cleric's sermon at a training camp about religious dedication and shunning self-interest.

Friday, 12 July 2013
ISIL Video Shows French Fighter Calling for Participation in Syrian Jihad

The al-Qaeda-affiliate formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), released a video of a French fighter calling upon French Muslims to participate in jihad in Syria.

Tuesday, 09 July 2013
ISIL Claims Suicide Raid in Syrian Town of al-Saboura in Hama

A communiqué attributed to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for a suicide raid on July 1, 2013, in the town of al-Saboura in Syria's Hama governorate.

Wednesday, 03 July 2013
Ansar al-Islam Appeals to Scholars for Help in Conflict with ISI

Ansar al-Islam appealed to Islamic scholars for help in its alleged bloody conflict with the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) after failing to receive a response from Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Monday, 01 July 2013
Special Report on the Power Struggle Between al-Qaeda Branches and Leadership

The controversy between al-Qaeda's branches in Iraq and Syria took an unexpected turn on the night of June 14, 2013, when an audio message surfaced from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of al-Qaeda's branch in Iraq, the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI)...

Tuesday, 25 June 2013
Ansar al-Islam Thanks Supporters for Advice During Recent "Ordeal"

Ansar al-Islam thanked scholars, groups and jihadi writers who gave it advice and support during an "ordeal" it experienced in the recent months, possible referring to its issues with the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI).

Thursday, 20 June 2013
Jihadist Network Confirms ISIL-NF Conflict, Asks Supporters to be Neutral

Administrators of the top-tier jihadist network Shumukh al-Islam confirmed the conflict happening between al-Qaeda-affiliates the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the al-Nusra Front (NF), and asked supporters to be neutral.

Thursday, 20 June 2013
ISIL Spokesman Criticizes Zawahiri Letter, Explains Faults

An audio message attributed to Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani al-Shami, the official spokesman of what is now the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), criticized the letter from al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri settling the dispute between it and the al-Nusra Front, and explained its faults.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013
ISI Spokesman Calls Sunnis to War Against Shi'ites in Alleged Audio

An audio attributed to Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani, the official spokesman of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), called upon Sunni Muslims in Iraq to turn anti-government demonstrations into violent protests and declare war on Shi'ites.

Monday, 17 June 2013
ISI Leader Takes Issue with Zawahiri Letter in Alleged Audio Speech

An audio speech attributed to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), surfaced on social networking websites on June 14, 2013, where he took issue with the letter from Ayman al-Zawahiri resolving the ISI’s dispute with the al-Nusra Front and cancelling the “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant”.

Saturday, 15 June 2013
ISI's al-I'tisaam Media Releases Video Showing Attacks Throughout Iraq

Al-I'tissam Media Foundation, a media unit of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), released a video showing bombings and raids against Iraqi security forces throughout Iraq.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013
Zawahiri Reportedly Settles Dispute Between ISI, al-Nusra Front

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri reportedly sent a letter to the respective leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) and the al-Nusra Front resolving the dispute between them and naming a representative in Syria, Abu Khalid al-Suri, to arbitrate any issues.

Sunday, 09 June 2013
Ansar al-Islam Denies Declaring War on ISI in Mosul Despite Issues

Ansar al-Islam's leadership for Mosul district of Iraq denied reports that it declared war on the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) and targeted its fighters, but acknowledged issues between the groups.

Wednesday, 05 June 2013
Alleged Fighter Asks al-Nusra Front, ISI to Settle Issues for Sake of Jihad

An alleged fighter in Syria urged the leaders of the al-Nusra Front and the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) to settle their differences in order to benefit the jihad in the region and reverse its dangerous course.

Monday, 03 June 2013
Ahrar al-Sham Criticizes ISI Leader's Declared Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

The Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement (ASIM), a Syrian jihadist group, criticized the announcement of the "Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant" by Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and the pledge of allegiance to Ayman al-Zawahiri by al-Nusra Front leader Abu Muhammad al-Julani.

Monday, 06 May 2013
Al-Fajr Chastises Jihadists who Slandered ISI, Spread Rumors

Al-Fajr Media Center, the exclusive online distributor of al-Qaeda's propaganda, chastised jihadists who spread rumors about the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) and slandered its leadership, and recommended that jihadist forums and media groups not associate with them.

Friday, 03 May 2013
Alleged ISI Fighter Asks about Individual Jihad, Posting Explosives Manuals

An alleged fighter in the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) asked for rulings concerning individual acts of jihad in the absence of a leader, and whether he can distribute explosives manuals on jihadist forums, knowing that Shi'ites can also access them.

Wednesday, 01 May 2013
Prominent Jihadist Says al-Qaeda in Iraq's Leadership has been Infiltrated

A prominent jihadist alleged that the leadership of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) has been infiltrated by enemy intelligence, citing the group's Shariah and organizational "perversions" after the deaths of Abu Omar al-Baghdadi and Abu Hamza al-Muhajir in April 2010.

Thursday, 18 April 2013
ISI Leader Rebrands ISI and al-Nusra Front as “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant”

Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced that the al-Nusra Front is its branch in Syria and that both groups will now be called the “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant”.

Monday, 08 April 2013
Jihadist Network Gives Pictures from ISI Training Camp, Operations

The Shumukh al-Islam Network released "exclusive" pictures from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) showing fighters marching and training at the "Sheikh Abu Ibrahim" camp and carrying out operations.

Wednesday, 03 April 2013
ISI Claims 49 Attacks in Anbar, Suicide Bombing Killing Iraqi MP

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed 49 attacks in Anbar province of western Iraq between January 13 and February 10, 2013, including the suicide bombing that killed Iraqi MP Ifan Sa'doun al-Issawi.

Monday, 01 April 2013
ISI Claims Wave of Attacks in Baghdad, Warns Justice Minister

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the wave of bombings in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on the tenth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq, declaring that it came as the “first rain” in its revenge operations for Sunni detainees.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013
ISI Claims Suicide Bombings, Raid in Kirkuk Among 32 Claimed Attacks

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed three suicide bombings and a suicide raid involving Iranian, Iraqi, Libyan, Saudi and Tunisian fighters in Iraq's Kirkuk province, hitting a Shi'ite temple and Kurdish party buildings.

Tuesday, 19 March 2013
ISI Claims Raid at Iraqi Justice Ministry in Baghdad

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the deadly raid at the Iraqi Ministry of Justice in the capital, Baghdad, on March 14, 2013.

Saturday, 16 March 2013
ISI Claims Attack on Iraqi-Syrian Military Convoy in Anbar

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on Iraqi and Syrian forces in Anbar province of Iraq on March 4, 2013.

Sunday, 10 March 2013
GIMF Releases First Video by ISI's al-I'tisaam, Shows Mortar Strikes

Several hours after announcing it will now release publications by the al-I'tisaam Media Foundation of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) released its first video, showing mortar strikes by ISI fighters.

Thursday, 07 March 2013
GIMF to Now Release Publications by ISI’s “Al-I’tisaam Foundation”

The Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) announced that it will now release publications by a media division of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) called the “al-I’tisaam Foundation”.

Thursday, 07 March 2013
ISI Fighters Give Words of Support to Female Protesters in Buraidah

A jihadist distributed two pictures showing alleged fighters from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) giving words of support to women involved in the sit-in protest outside the Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution in Buraidah, Saudi Arabia.

Monday, 04 March 2013
ISI Claims Wave of Bombings in Baghdad

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the wave of bombings in Shi’ite neighborhoods of Baghdad on February 17, 2013, and declared it came in revenge for alleged criminal acts by the Shi’ite-led government in Sunnis areas of the capital.

Monday, 18 February 2013
ISI Spokesman Urges Sunni Protestors in Iraq to Take Up Arms

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) released a speech from its spokesman, Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani, explaining to Sunni protestors seven "facts" about the Shi'ite-led Iraqi government and Sunni politicians, and urging them to take up arms.

Thursday, 31 January 2013
ISI Claims Assassination of Iraqi MP Issawi, Strikes in Anbar

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed Iraqi MP Ifan Sa'doun al-Issawi on January 15, 2013, and additionally claimed credit for other strikes in Anbar province and a "third wave" of attacks throughout the country.

Sunday, 20 January 2013
ISI Video Shows Operations in "Destroying the Walls" Campaign (Part 2)

In the second half of the Islamic State of Iraq's (ISI) two-part video on operations within its "Destroying the Walls" offensive, the al-Qaeda-affiliate featured Tasfirat prison escapees explaining how they broke out of the jail, and showed a suicide bombing in Mosul in revenge for a slain escapee.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013
ISI Video Shows Operations in "Destroying the Walls" Campaign (Part 1)

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) released a video focusing on operations within its "Destroying the Walls" offensive and featuring speeches from some of those fighters who escaped from Tasfirat prison in Tikrit in September 2012.

Friday, 11 January 2013
ISI Claims Wave of Attacks in Revenge for Imprisoned Sunni Women

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks across the country that targeted Iraqi officials and security forces, and declared it an act of revenge for imprisoned Sunni women.

Thursday, 20 December 2012
ISI Denies Reports of its Leader's Arrest

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) denied reports that Iraq's counter-terrorism unit arrested its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and declared that fighters are prepared to sacrifice themselves to protect him.

Friday, 07 December 2012
Jihadists Doubt Reports of ISI Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s Arrest

In reaction to reports on December 2, 2012, that Iraq's counter-terrorism unit arrested Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), jihadists expressed skepticism and comforted each other that jihad is not dependent upon one man.

Tuesday, 04 December 2012
Jihadist Network Gives Picture of ISI Fighter, Praises Pistol Silencers

An administrator for the Shumukh al-Islam Network again posted an "exclusive" picture from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), this time showing a fighter pointing a silenced pistol at a driver side window of a truck.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012
ISI Claims Three-Man Suicide Raid on Police HQ in Diyala, 36 Other Attacks

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the September 18, 2012, suicide raid at a police headquarters in the area of Hibhib in Diyala province of Iraq, and also claimed an additional 36 attacks in Diyala between September 17 and October 16.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Jihadist Network Gives Pictures of Tasfirat Prison Escapees

An administrator for the Shumukh al-Islam Network posted a series of 32 "exclusive" pictures of fighters in the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), including some of those who escaped from Tasfirat prison in Tikrit on September 27, 2012.

Monday, 19 November 2012
Jihadists Create Media Group to Support ISI, Jihad in General

Jihadists identifying themselves "supporters of jihad in the Islamic State of Iraq" launched a media group to support the al-Qaeda-affiliate and fighters in general, calling it "al-Battar Foundation for Media Production."

Thursday, 15 November 2012
ISI Spokesman Gives Results of Military Campaign in Iraq

Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani, the spokesman of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), announced the results of the group's "Destroying the Walls" campaign during the month of Ramadan, claiming 667 operations killing and wounding thousands.

Thursday, 01 November 2012
ISI Claims Eid al-Adha Attacks in Baghdad

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the bombings and other attacks that occurred in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, during Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice.

Monday, 29 October 2012
ISI Offers Condolences for Slain Militant Leaders in Gaza

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) offered its condolences to Muslims for the killing of Hisham al-Su'aydani and Ashraf Sabah, two militant leaders in Gaza.

Monday, 22 October 2012
ISI Claims Tasfirat Prison Break in Tikrit

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the September 27, 2012, jailbreak at Tasfirat prison in Tikrit in which 102 prisoners escaped.

Friday, 12 October 2012
ISI Claims 34 Attacks in Baghdad Between August-September, 2012

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) issued a communiqué claiming 34 operations in several districts of Baghdad province between August 24 and September 17, 2012, including those within its campaign to avenge prisoner executions.

Tuesday, 09 October 2012
SI Claims Wave of Attacks on 9/30

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the wave of bombing attacks in Baghdad and other Iraqi provinces on September 30, 2012.

Friday, 05 October 2012
ISI Claims Large-Scale Bombing Operations in Northern Baghdad

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed two large-scale bombing operations against Iraqi security forces in northern Baghdad, one involving gunmen and four car bombs on August 1, 2012, and the second with three car bombs and a suicide bomber on July 23.

Saturday, 29 September 2012
ISI Offers Condolences for Death of Abu Yahya al-Libi

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) offered its condolences to the family of Abu Yahya al-Libi, and al-Qaeda and Muslims, after al-Qaeda confirmed his death as a result of a drone strike in Mir Ali, North Waziristan, in June 2012.

Monday, 17 September 2012
ISI Claims Wave of Attacks as Revenge for Prisoner Executions

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) declared that its recent wave of attacks in Iraq is the fulfillment of its threat to make the Iraqi government "pay dearly" if it did not stop carrying out death sentences on Sunni prisoners.

Monday, 10 September 2012
ISI Claims Killing 26 in Clash in al-Hadid Area of Diyala

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed that its fighters killed 26 Iraqi security elements in a clash on July 25, 2012, in the al-Hadid area of Diyala province.

Friday, 07 September 2012
Jihadist Recommends ISI Kidnap Shi'ites to Stop Government's Executions

Directing a message to the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), a jihadist recommended that they kidnap Shi'ite civilians and threaten to execute them if the Iraqi government does not stop executing Sunni prisoners on death row.

Friday, 31 August 2012
ISI Warns Iraqi Government against Executing Sunni Prisoners

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) threatened to make the Iraqi government "pay dearly" if it continues to carry out death sentences on Sunnis held in its prisons.

Thursday, 30 August 2012
ISI Gives Report of 47 Attacks in Diyala for June-July 2012

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) released a report listing 47 attacks its fighters carried out in Diyala province of Iraq from June 21-July 18, 2012.

Tuesday, 28 August 2012
ISI Gives Report of Attacks in Anbar for June-July 2012

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) released a report of operations its fighters carried out in Anbar province of western Iraq between June 21 and July 19, 2012.

Thursday, 23 August 2012
ISI Gives Greetings for Eid al-Fitr

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) congratulated Muslims for the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, and in particular, addressed those who are deployed in the jihadi battlefields.

Monday, 20 August 2012
ISI Releases Video of March 5, 90-Man Raid in Haditha

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) released a video focusing on its 90-man raid in the city of Haditha in Anbar province that occurred on March 5, 2012, and resulted in the deaths of two senior Iraqi police officers and dozens of policemen.

Friday, 17 August 2012
ISI Claims Raid at Anti-Terror Unit in Baghdad

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the July 31, 2012, raid at an anti-terror police unit in Karrada district of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and reported the killing of more than 70 security officers.

Sunday, 12 August 2012
ISI Announces Start of New Military Campaign

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) reported that it has begun the new military campaign announced by its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in his recent message, by launching a wave of attacks against government and security targets.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012
ISI Leader Champions Mission, Calls for Support in First Audio Speech

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) released an audio speech from its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, championing the group's mission and calling for support for jihad.

Sunday, 22 July 2012
ISI Gives Report of 47 Attacks in Southern Iraq

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) issued a report of 47 attacks its fighters carried out in various areas of southern Iraq, including bombings against Shi'ite targets that came within its "Wednesday invasion" on June 13, 2012.

Tuesday, 17 July 2012
ISI Gives Report of 40 Attacks in Baghdad, Including "Wednesday Invasion"

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) issued a report of 40 attacks carried out by its "security detachments" in Baghdad province between May 22 and June 17, 2012, including bombings that came within its "Wednesday invasion" on June 13, 2012.

Monday, 16 July 2012
ISI Spokesman Rallies Fighters in Diyala for Jihad

A jihadist distributed an unreleased audio speech by Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani, the spokesman of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), rallying fighters in Diyala province of Iraq for jihad.

Tuesday, 03 July 2012
ISI Releases First Episode in New Series, "Clanging of the Swords"

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) released the first episode in a new video series it calls "Clanging of the Swords," showing in it several attacks against enemy forces as well as speeches inciting against Shi'ites and urging Awakening Council members to repent.

Monday, 02 July 2012
ISI Claims Wednesday’s Wave of Bombings in Iraq

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the wave of bombings throughout Iraqi cities including the capital, Baghdad, on June 13, 2012.

Saturday, 16 June 2012
ISI Claims Suicide Bombing Against Shi’ite Endowment’s Headquarters

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing at a Shi’ite endowment’s headquarters in central Baghdad on June 4, 2012.

Sunday, 10 June 2012
ISI Spokesman Defends Group's Reputation, Invites to Repent

Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani, the official spokesman of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), defended the group's reputation against portrayals of being blood-thirsty murders who kill innocent Muslims, and invited Sunni Iraqis to repent for supporting the enemy.

Monday, 21 May 2012
Media Group Releases Pictures from Alleged Islamic State of Iraq Raid

Al-Minbar Media Foundation released a collection of pictures from a raid reportedly carried out by the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

Friday, 27 April 2012
ISI Claims Second "Thursday Invasion" of Attacks Across Iraq

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks across in Iraq on April 19, 2012, and dubbed them its second "Thursday Invasion."

Friday, 20 April 2012
ISI Claims Kirkuk Prison Break, Warns Britain Over Abu Qatada

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) warned Britain about the consequences of extraditing Abu Qatada al-Filistini to Jordan, and claimed responsibility for a prison break in Kirkuk in which 19 fighters escaped.

Friday, 13 April 2012
ISI Responds to Allegations Raised in al-Arabiya Broadcast

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) responded to allegations raised in a recent al-Arabiya broadcast about the exposure of its officials in Anbar province as well as its spokesman, Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani.

Thursday, 05 April 2012
ISI Claims Wave of Attacks Ahead of Arab League Meeting

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq claimed a wave of attacks in Iraq to target the security plan announced by the Iraqi government for the coming Arab League summit in the capital, Baghdad.

Wednesday, 21 March 2012
ISI Claims Baghdad Police Academy Suicide Bombing

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the February 19, 2012, suicide bombing in front a police academy in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

Saturday, 17 March 2012
ISI Claims 90-Man Raid in Haditha, Killing Dozens

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed responsibility for the large-scale raid in the city of Haditha in Anbar province of Iraq on March 5, 2012, that resulted in the deaths and injuries of dozens of Iraqi policemen and two senior Iraqi police officers.

Thursday, 15 March 2012
ISI Reports Wave of Attacks in Baghdad, Frees Prisoners

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) reported on the activities of its fighters and "security detachments" in Baghdad province of Iraq, including the release of prisoners from a detainment facility in Saidiya, and the killing of a Shi'ite real estate agent and then the bombing of his funeral procession.

Monday, 05 March 2012
ISI Spokesman Calls for Support, Incites Against Shi'ites

Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani, the official spokesman of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), urged Iraqi Sunnis to recognize the alleged danger posed to them by Shi'ites, and asked that they support its fighters against them.

Friday, 24 February 2012
ISI Announces New Military Campaign Against Iraqi Officials

As part of its continued support to Sunni Muslim prisoners held Iraqi prisons, the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) announced a new military campaign that has already been implemented and has struck Iraqi officials and military headquarters.

Friday, 24 February 2012
ISI Denies Arrest of Media Official; Claims Assassination, Other Attacks

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed the assassination of an Awakening Council official and denied the arrest of its Media Minister in two communiqués issued on jihadist forums on February 6, 2012.

Monday, 06 February 2012
ISI Claims Two-Stage Suicide Raid in al-Ramadi

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) claimed the suicide raid against a police building in the city of al-Ramadi in Anbar province of Iraq that occurred on January 15, 2012.

Tuesday, 31 January 2012
Jihadist Announces Death of Fellow Forum Member in ISI Operation

A jihadist announced that a forum member and fighter in the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) was killed during an operation against Iraqi security forces.

Friday, 27 January 2012
ISI Spokesman Declares Victory Over US, Sets Sights on Iraqi Government

The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) released an audio speech from its spokesman, Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani, declaring victory against the United States in Iraq and announcing its focus on the Shi'ite-led Iraqi government.

Wednesday, 25 January 2012