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Egypt-based Hasam Movement Calls for Uprising Against Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

The Egypt-based Hasam Movement (Harakat Sawa’ed Misr) called for an uprising against Jerusalem being recognized by the United States as Israel's capital, and maintaining its nationalist interests, declared that the holy city will not be "liberated" unless Cairo is freed first.

Thursday, 07 December 2017
Alleged Group "Movement of the Sons of Jesus" Claims Rawdah Mosque Attack

An alleged group calling itself "Harakat Abna' Yeshua" (Movement of the Sons of Jesus) claimed credit for the November 24, 2017, attack at the Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed in North Sinai.

Saturday, 02 December 2017
Anti-IS Sinai-based Group Distributes Alleged Leaked Conversation Between IS Members Claiming Rawdah Mosque Attack

A Sinai-based group opposed to the Islamic State (IS) distributed what it described as a leaked wireless conversation proving the culpability of the IS in the deadly attack at the Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed.

Monday, 27 November 2017
Egypt-based Ansar al-Islam Warns Perpetrators of Rawdah Mosque Attack

Ansar al-Islam, an Egypt-based group that had previously claimed credit for the October 20, 2017, clash with security forces in the Bahariya Oasis, condemned the Rawdah mosque attack and warned its perpetrators.

Sunday, 26 November 2017
Egypt-based Hasam Movement Condemns Rawdah Mosque Attacks, Holds Government Responsible for Protecting People

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," condemned the deadly attack at the Rawdah mosque in North Sinai and declared that it holds the Egyptian government responsible for protecting the people.

Saturday, 25 November 2017
Sinai-based Jund al-Islam Declares Innocence in Rawdah Mosque Attack

The Sinai-based Jund al-Islam, a group in opposition of the Islamic State (IS) and its local branch, Sinai Province, declared it is innocent of the deadly attack at the Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed.

Friday, 24 November 2017
Sinai-based Jund al-Islam Declares Innocence in Rawdah Mosque Attack

The Sinai-based Jund al-Islam, a group in opposition of the Islamic State (IS) and its local branch, Sinai Province, declared it is innocent of the deadly attack at the Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed.

Friday, 24 November 2017
IS' Sinai Province Photographs Corpse Lt. Col. in Central Sinai

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province photographed the corpse of Lieutenant Colonel Ibrahim Hussein Mohammed, who, according to media reports, was among soldiers and civilian employees killed in an ambush in Central Sinai on November 9, 2017.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017
After Two Years of Seeming Dormancy, Sinai-based Jund al-Islam Resumes Activity and Claims Ambushing IS Fighters

The Sinai-based Jund al-Islam, a group that last released propaganda and claimed attacks in 2015, declared in an audio speech that it ambushed Islamic State (IS) fighters as a preemptive move in October 2017.

Saturday, 11 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
Egypt-based Group "Ansar al-Islam" Claims October 20th Clash with Police in Bahariya Oasis

An Egypt-based group calling itself "Ansar al-Islam" claimed credit for the clash with Egyptian security forces in the Bahariya Oasis on October 20, 2017, in which 16 officers were reportedly killed.

Friday, 03 November 2017
IS' Sinai Province Reports Casualties Among 40 Egyptian Soldiers in Two Raids, Rocket Attack on Eshkol Complex in Israel

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing and wounding 40 Egyptian soldiers in raids on "key positions" in Arish and Sheikh Zuweid, and also firing a rocket at the Eshkol Complex in Israel.

Monday, 16 October 2017
IS' Sinai Province Claims Killing 14 Egyptian Soldiers in 2-Man Suicide Raid

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing 14 Egyptian soldiers in a two-man suicide raid east of the city of al-Arish.

Friday, 13 October 2017
IS Claims Suicide Bombing, Raid on Egyptian Military Position in Cement Factory in Central Sinai

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed a suicide bombing and follow-up raid on an Egyptian military position in a cement factory in central Sinai.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017
'Amaq Reports IS Suicide Bombing on Egyptian Soldiers in Central Sinai

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported a suicide bombing on Egyptian soldiers in central Sinai.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Pro-IS Group Publishes Article Slamming Hasam Movement and Revolutionary Groups in Egypt

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Wafa' Media Foundation published an article slamming Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," and other revolutionary groups in Egypt as branches of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Hasam Claims Blast Targeting Embassy of Myanmar in Cairo as "Cautionary Message," Expression of Solidarity with Rohingya Muslims

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed the detonation of an explosive device on the Embassy of Myanmar in Cairo as a "cautionary message" and an expression of solidarity with Rohingya Muslims.

Sunday, 01 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
Hasam Mourns Former Muslim Brotherhood Leader, Likens to Nelson Mandela and Che Guevara

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam,” eulogized former Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Mahdi Akef and likened him to Nelson Mandela and Che Guevara as an “icon of resistance”.

Monday, 25 September 2017
Sinai-based Group Publishes Photos of Shells Allegedly Dropped by Egyptian Warplanes South of Rafah

After accusing Israel of spearheading a plot alongside Egypt to eliminate Rafah, the Sinai-based “Rabitah Ahl al-Sunnah wal Jama’a” published photos of shells allegedly dropped by Egyptian warplanes in the area.

Monday, 18 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
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’ 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
Egypt-based Hasam Movement Reiterates Vow to Continue Jihad in Eid al-Adha Message

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam,” issued a statement for the occasion of Eid al-Adha, reiterating in it its vow to continue jihad.

Thursday, 31 August 2017
Pro-AQ Group Puts Egyptian President on Wanted “Dead or Alive” Poster

The pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) al-Hijrah Media published a poster displaying Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi as “wanted dead or alive”.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Ambushing, Detonating Explosives on Egyptian Police Near Arish, North Sinai

In consecutive messages, ‘Amaq News Agency reported Islamic State (IS) fighters targeted Egyptian police with explosives and in an ambush near Arish in North Sinai.

The two messages were disseminated on August 10, 2017, and each specified the attack took place the previous day. According to the first message, IS fighters ambushed Egyptian police in “Bawwabat Al Malaha,” west of Arish, killing four. The following report claimed IS disabled two armored vehicles and detonated two explosive devices in Sebeika and Al Bahr Al Shamali Street, west and north of the city, respectively. No casualties were reported for the second attack

Thursday, 10 August 2017
IS Supporters Suggest Group’s Sinai Province Capitalize on Unrest in Israel and Launch Rockets, Mobilize Fighters

Amidst the unrest in Israel surrounding security restrictions placed on al-Aqsa Mosque, Islamic State (IS) supporters suggested that the group’s Sinai rovince capitalize and launch rockets and mobilize fighter units.

Monday, 24 July 2017
Egypt-based Hasam Movement: “Jerusalem will not be Liberated Until Cairo is Liberated”

In messages promoting its cause and focusing on al-Aqsa Mosque, Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," declared that “Jerusalem will not be liberated until Cairo is liberated”.

Saturday, 22 July 2017
Hasam Movement Claims Attack on Egyptian Police Convoy in Fayoum

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed credit for a shooting on an Egyptian police convoy in Fayoum in which one policeman was killed and three others were wounded.

Friday, 21 July 2017
IS Claims July 5 Drive-by Shooting in Giza in Naba 90, Says 2200+ Killed and Wounded in 10 Months in Baghdad

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the July 5, 2017, drive-by shooting at a checkpoint in South Giza, Egypt, in the 90th issue of its weekly newspaper, al-Naba, and reported over 2,200 killed and wounded among Shi’ites in a 10-month period in Baghdad.

Thursday, 20 July 2017
Hasam Movement Claims 27 Egyptian Forces Killed, 56 Wounded in Year-in-Review Infographic

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed in a year-in-review infographic that its fighters killed 27 Egyptian security forces and wounded 56 others throughout the country.

Monday, 17 July 2017
Hasam Movement Mourns Killed Fighter, Points to Nile Island Clashes to Incite Civilians Against Egyptian Government

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," mourned the killing of one of its fighters and urged Egyptian Muslims to take him as an example, and also pointed to the death of a civilian during clashes between police and residents of al-Warraq island on the Nile in Cairo, using it as a call for violence.

Monday, 17 July 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Publishes Photos of Deadly Suicide Raid, Assault in Rafah

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province published a photo report on the July 7, 2017, suicide raid and assault on Egyptian soldiers and tribal militiamen in the south of Rafah.

Sunday, 09 July 2017
Hasam Movement Claims Egyptian Government Kills Innocents Then Attributes Them to Group

The Egypt-based Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed that the Egyptian government, through its security forces, kills innocent civilians then attributes them to the group.

Saturday, 08 July 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Killing, Wounding Over 60 in Two Suicide Bombings and Raid in Rafah

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing and wounding over 60 Egyptian soldiers and tribal militiamen in two suicide bombings and a suicide raid in the south of Rafah.

Friday, 07 July 2017
Hasam Movement Claims Assassinating Egyptian National Security Police Officer in Qalyubia

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed assassinating a National Security police officer near his residence in the Khanka area of Qalyubia governorate.

Friday, 07 July 2017
Hasam Movement Urges Egyptian Revolutionaries to Unite, Vows to Continue Fighting Government and its Security

The Political Office of Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," urged Egyptian revolutionaries to unite and on its part, vowed to continue fighting the government and its security elements.

Tuesday, 04 July 2017
Hasam Movement Claims Roadside Bombing on Police Vehicle in Cairo

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed killing two police officers and wounding three others in a roadside bombing on their vehicle in Cairo.

Sunday, 18 June 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Publishes Photos of Assassinating Egyptian Police Elements in Arish Market

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province published photos of a fighter assassinating two police elements in the al-Masa’eed neighborhood of downtown Arish.

Friday, 09 June 2017
IS Issues Formal Communique for Killing Coptic Christians in Minya

Along with the report from its ‘Amaq News Agency for the attack, the Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique claiming credit for the killing of Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt.

Saturday, 27 May 2017
IS Claims Credit Through ‘Amaq for Killing Coptic Christians in Minya

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit through its ‘Amaq News Agency for the killing of Coptic Christians in the Egyptian city of Minya.

Saturday, 27 May 2017
Hasam Movement Addresses U.S. Embassy in Egypt’s Security Message to Citizens

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," noted the security message to U.S. citizens in Egypt issued by the U.S. Embassy following the group’s advertisement for a video, and remarked that the only “killers” citizens should dread are the “coup mercenaries” of Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi.

Thursday, 25 May 2017
Hasam Movement Releases Video of Armed Attack on Police Patrol in Egyptian Capital

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," released a video of its May 1, 2017, armed attack on a police patrol in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Killing 15+ Egyptian Soldiers, Tribal Militiamen in Suicide Bombing

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing over 15 Egyptian soldiers and tribal militiamen in a suicide bombing and follow-up attack in Sheikh Zuweid.

Sunday, 14 May 2017
IS Claims Ambush on “Apostate Awakenings” in Egypt, Killing Approximately 15

The Islamic State (IS) claimed an ambush on “Awakenings” forces near the Egyptian village of Barth, killing approximately 15 elements and seizing vehicles as war spoils.

Thursday, 11 May 2017
IS Leader in Egypt Warns Egyptian Muslims to “Stay Away” from Potential Targets, Return to “Monotheism and Jihad” in Naba 79

The Islamic State (IS) released an interview with its leader in Egypt in the 79th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, in which he called on Egyptian Muslims to “join your brothers of the Islamic State,” warning them to stay away from gatherings of “disbelievers” as IS fighters “can strike at any time.”

Friday, 05 May 2017
Hasam Movement Claims Armed Attack on Police Patrol in Egyptian Capital

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed killing six Egyptian policemen in a nighttime shooting on their patrol in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

Tuesday, 02 May 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Publishes Photos of Murdering Egyptian Soldier in Arish Market

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province published photos of murdering an Egyptian soldier in a market near the city council in downtown Arish.

Tuesday, 02 May 2017
Sinai-Based Group Reiterates Call for IS’ Sinai Province and Tarabin Tribe to End Dispute After Recent Incidents

After calling on the Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province and the Bedouin Tarabin tribe to resolve their conflict, and following Sinai Province recently carrying out a suicide bombing on a Tarabin position, the group “Rabitah Ahl al-Sunnah wal Jama’a” reiterated its demand for the fighting to end.

Thursday, 27 April 2017
IS Claims Killing 40 in Suicide Bombing on Tribal Checkpoint Near Rafah

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing at least 40 members of the Tarabin tribe at their checkpoint near Rafah.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Sinai-Based Group Seeks to End Dispute Between IS’ Sinai Province and Bedouin Tribe

A Sinai-based group calling itself “Rabitah Ahl al-Sunnah wal Jama’a” called on the Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province and the Bedouin Tarabin tribe to resolve their conflict and set aside their weapons.

Monday, 24 April 2017
IS Continues Coverage of MOAB Attack in Naba 77, Justifies Killing of Coptic Christians

In the 77th issue of its weekly newspaper, al-Naba, the Islamic State (IS) continued its coverage of the U.S. military dropping a “Massive Ordnance Air Blast” (MOAB) on its tunnel complex in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, and also justified the killing of Coptic Christians in Egypt.

Thursday, 20 April 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS’ Responsibility for Attack Near St. Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that the group is responsible for the attack near St. Catherine’s Monastery in south Sinai.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Pro-IS Group Ridicules Cost of MOAB Relative to Result and IS Soda Can Explosive in Infographic

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir News Agency published an infographic ridiculing the cost of the “Massive Ordnance Air Blast” (MOAB) relative not only to its cost, but to the soda can explosive used by the group’s Sinai Province to take down a Russian airliner in October 2015.

Saturday, 15 April 2017
‘Amaq Tallies 172 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in IS’ Sinai Province during 100-Day Period

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released an infographic tallying Egyptian forces killed in the group’s Sinai Province between January 1 and April 11 of 2017.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Hasam Movement Remarks on Coptic Church Bombings, Says Emergency Law "Means Nothing" to its Fighters

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," remarked on the Coptic church bombings claimed by the Islamic state (IS) in Alexandria and Tanta, and said that the emergency law enacted in their wake "means nothing" to its fighters.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Releases Video Showcasing Sniper Attacks and Training

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province released a video showcasing sniper attacks on Egyptian security forces, as well as sniper training.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Liwa al-Thawra Holds “Criminal Government Gang” Responsible for Coptic Church Bombings

The Egypt-based Liwa al-Thawra released a statement on the bombings at Coptic churches in Alexandria and Tanta, holding the “criminal government gang” responsible, and pledging that it will defend Egyptians.

Sunday, 09 April 2017
‘Amaq Publishes Infographic on IS Attacks on Coptic Churches in Egypt

After taking credit for the two suicide bombings on Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday, the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency published an infographic on those strikes and the one in December 2016.

Sunday, 09 April 2017
IS Claims Killing, Wounding 190 Christians in Two Suicide Bombings at Egyptian Churches

The Egypt division of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding a total of 190 Christians in two suicide bombings at Egyptian churches, one in Alexandria and the other in Tanta.

Sunday, 09 April 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS’ Responsibility for Church Attacks in Egyptian Cities of Alexandria and Tanta

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the group’s responsibility for attacks on two Coptic churches in the Egyptian cities of Alexandria and Tanta.

Sunday, 09 April 2017
Liwa al-Thawra Claims Bombing on Egyptian Police Training Center in Tanta

The Egypt-based Liwa al-Thawra claimed credit for the bombing outside a police training center in the city of Tanta in Gharbia governorate, declaring it an act of revenge for the killing of four of its fighters in a clash with security forces in the preceding month.

Sunday, 02 April 2017
Egypt-Based Thawra Brigade Eulogizes Four “Martyrs”

The Egypt-based Liwa al-Thawra (Thawra Brigade) released a communique and accompanying video that eulogized four “martyrs” who were killed in a clash with security forces in Giza, on the outskirts of the capital, Cairo.

Friday, 31 March 2017
Pro-IS Media Group Releases Infographic Detailing Group’s Attacks on Targets in Israel

The pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Yaqeen Media Foundation released an infographic of attacks by the group’s Sinai Province on targets in Israel.

Monday, 27 March 2017
Hasam Movement Claims Wounding Five Egyptian Security Forces in Qalyubia Bombing

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed wounding five security elements in a bombing in Egypt's Qalyubia governorate.

Sunday, 26 March 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Killing Two High Ranking Police Officers in Bombing in al-Arish

One day after claiming the murder of a high ranking Egyptian police officer in al-Arish, the Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province took credit for killing two more in the same city, Lt. Col. Fathi Amin and Captain Mehid al-Huwari.

Friday, 10 March 2017
IS Threatens Copts in Egypt, Additional Suicide Bombings in Algeria in Naba 71

The Islamic State (IS) continued to threaten Coptic Christians in Egypt, warning in the 71st issue of its al-Naba newspaper, that those who do not submit to Islam or pay a tax to live within its land will be killed.

Thursday, 09 March 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Killing Police Colonel in Bombing in al-Arish

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing Colonel Yassir al-Hadidi and wounding an officer and two security elements in the north of al-Arish.

Thursday, 09 March 2017
Egyptian "Hasam Movement" Claims Assassinating National Security Agent in Damietta

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed assassinating a National Security agent near his home in the Damietta Governorate of Egypt.

Wednesday, 08 March 2017
IS Incites to Target Western, Arab Economic Interests in Naba 70

The Islamic State (IS) incited its supporters to attack American, European, and other Western economic interests, as well as those of Arab states, in the 70th issue of its al-Naba newspaper.

Monday, 06 March 2017
IS' Sinai Province Claims Killing, Wounding Over 30 Egyptian Troops in Clashes in Arish

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing and wounding over 30 Egyptian troops in clashes over the past few days in Arish.

Sunday, 05 March 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Killing, Wounding Over 30 Egyptian Troops in Clashes in Arish

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing and wounding over 30 Egyptian troops in clashes over the past few days in Arish.

Sunday, 05 March 2017
Pro-IS Group Publishes Posters Inciting Egyptian Muslims to Kill Christians

The pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Burhan Media Foundation published a series of posters echoing the recent IS incitement to Egyptian Muslims to kill Christians in the country.

Sunday, 26 February 2017
IS Claims Killing Christians in Sinai in Naba 69, Incites Sunnis in Iran and Elsewhere to Attack Shi’ites

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing three Christians in the city of al-Arish in Sinai in the 69th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, and also incited Sunnis in Iran and elsewhere to attack Shi’ites.

Thursday, 23 February 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Publishes Photos of Rocket Strike on Israeli Settlements

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province published photos of a rocket strike on Israeli settlements, which ‘Amaq News Agency identified as the Eshkol Complex.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017
IS Threatens Christians in Egypt in Video Featuring St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral Bomber

The Islamic State (IS) released its first video from Egypt separate from “Sinai Province,” featuring posthumous footage of the suicide bomber who struck the St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in December 2016, and threatening Christians in the country.

Sunday, 19 February 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Publishes Photos of Executing Egyptian Army “Elements”

Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS) published photos of executing what it described as five “elements” of the Egyptian army while they are bound and lying on the ground.

Friday, 10 February 2017
Egyptian “Popular Resistance Movement” Threatens Pro-Government Companies and Media, Government Institutions

The “Popular Resistance Movement” in Egypt threatened attacks on pro-government companies and media organizations, as well as government institutions, and identified in particular Media Production City near Cairo.

Thursday, 09 February 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Rocket Attack on Israeli City of Eilat

Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for a rocket attack on the Israeli city of Eilat.

Thursday, 09 February 2017
IS' Sinai Province Claims Thwarting Two Egyptian Military Campaigns, Inflicting Deaths and Injuries

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed thwarting two Egyptian military campaigns in areas of Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid, inflicting deaths and injuries in the enemy ranks in the process.

Sunday, 15 January 2017
IS Claims Attack on Egyptian Police Checkpoint in Arish

The Islamic State (IS) claimed an attack on a police checkpoint in the Egyptian city of Arish.

Thursday, 12 January 2017
Hasam Movement Releases First Video, Highlights Military Training and Operations Since August 2016

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," released its first video, highlighting the military training of its fighters as well as their operations since August 2016.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Killing, Wounding 25 in Car Bombing and Raid on Egyptian Police Checkpoint

Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding 25 Egyptian policemen in a car bombing followed by a raid on their checkpoint in a neighborhood west of Arish.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017
In Helping the “Caliphate,” Jihadist Makes Weather Forecast Video for IS Provinces

A jihadist produced a weather forecast video for “provinces” of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, Libya, Sinai, and Syria, to help serve the group’s self-proclaimed Caliphate.

Monday, 09 January 2017
IS' Sinai Governor Threatens Egypt's Tourism Sector, Group Acknowledges Death of Official in Naba 60

In the 60th issue of the Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper, the group featured an interview with its "governor" for Sinai Province, acknowledging the death of an official, and threatening the tourism sector in Egypt.

Thursday, 22 December 2016
Hasam Movement Mourns Slain Fighter, Vows Revenge Against Egyptian Security Forces

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," mourned a member of its group killed during a police raid in the capital, Cairo, and threatened revenge against security forces.

Monday, 19 December 2016
Hasam Movement Claims Wounding Egyptian Security Forces in Beni Suef Bombing

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed wounding security elements in a bombing in Egypt's Beni Suef governorate.

Friday, 16 December 2016
IS Claims Credit for St. Mark's Cathedral Bombing in Cairo

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the bombing at the St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, identifying it as a suicide operation and alleging to have killed and wounded nearly 80 "Crusaders".

Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Egypt-Based Thawra Brigade Condemns Coptic Cathedral Bombing in Cairo

The Thawra Brigade, the Egypt-based group that claimed credit for assassinating Brigadier General Adel Ragaei in October 2016, condemned the bombing at the St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo.

Monday, 12 December 2016
Egyptian “Hasam Movement” Condemns Cairo Bombing

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," released a statement condemning the recent bombings on a Coptic Christian cathedral in Cairo, Egypt.

Sunday, 11 December 2016
Egyptian "Hasam Movement" Claims Bombing in Giza Killing 6 Policemen

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed credit for the bombing on al-Haram Street in Egypt's Giza governorate killing six policemen.

Friday, 09 December 2016
Thawra Brigade Releases Video on Assassinating Senior Egyptian Military Official

The Thawra Brigade, which claimed credit for the assassination of senior Egyptian military official Brigadier General Adel Ragaei, released a video on the attack.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Jihadi Ideologue Gives Biography for Slain Official in Syria Abu Abdullah al-Muhajir

Jihadi ideologue Hani al-Siba'i gave a biography for Abu Abdullah al-Muhajir (AKA Abu al-Afghan al-Masri), a veteran of the Afghan Jihad who was reportedly killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria's Idlib governorate.

Monday, 21 November 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for November 16, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the November 16, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of attacks in Syria, Iraq, Egypt, and Tunisia.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016
IS Claims Suicide Bombing at Egyptian Army Checkpoint in al-Arish

Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding a "number" of Egyptian soldiers in a suicide bombing at their checkpoint in the south of al-Arish.

Monday, 14 November 2016
Egyptian "Hasam Movement" Claims Assassination Attempt with Car Bomb on Judge in Nasr City

Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," claimed credit for the assassination attempt with a car bomb on Judge Abu El-Fotouh in Nasr City.

Monday, 07 November 2016
IS Reports Suicide Operation on Egyptian Police in Northern Sinai, Repels Attack South of Sheik Zuweid

The Islamic State (IS) claimed a suicide operation targeting Egyptian police in Arish, and repelling an attack in the area of al-Tumah, south of Sheikh Zuweid.

Sunday, 30 October 2016
Thawra Brigade Claims Assassinating Senior Egyptian Military Official, Threatens Similar Attacks

The Thawra Brigade claimed credit for the assassination of senior Egyptian military official Brigadier General Adel Ragaei in the capital, Cairo, and threatened similar operations against leaders of the "coup army".

Wednesday, 26 October 2016
IS' Sinai Province Publishes Photos of Checkpoint Attack Killing 12 Soldiers

Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS) published a photo report on its attack on checkpoint near al-Arish in which twelve security forces were killed.

Saturday, 15 October 2016