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IS Fighters Identifying as Former Egyptian Army Officers Call Soldiers to Leave Military, Threaten Israel in Video

The Islamic State's Sinai Province released a video of fighters identifying as former Egyptian army officers calling on soldiers to leave the military and threatening Israel.

Friday, 16 November 2018
IS Supporter Incites for Lone-Wolf Attacks on Churches in Egypt and Western Countries

An Islamic State (IS) supporter incited lone wolves in Egypt and Western countries including the United States to attack churches and "worshipers of the Cross," and separately, depicting a fighter looking at Columbus Circle in New York City, warned of "slaughter" to come.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018
IS Claims Ambush of Coptic Christians in Minya as "Revenge" for Arrested Female Muslims

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the ambush of Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt, in a formal communique, declaring that the operation came in "revenge" for the arrest of female Muslims.

Monday, 05 November 2018
IS Claims Credit Through 'Amaq for Attack on Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit through its 'Amaq News Agency for the attack on Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt. Ciitng a "security source," the group reported that the executor of the ambush were IS fighters.

 

 

Sunday, 04 November 2018
Sinai-based Jund al-Islam Releases Video Promoting its Fighters and Jihad, Guarding Frontiers

The Sinai-based Jund al-Islam, an al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned group, released a video promoting its fighters and urging Muslims to participate in jihad and guard the frontiers of Sinai against enemy plots.

Tuesday, 11 September 2018
IS Claims Repulsing Egyptian Military Offensive, Executing Commando Attack in North Sinai

The Islamic State (IS) claimed repulsing an Egyptian military offensive and executing a commando attack in two separate incidents in North Sinai.

Tuesday, 28 August 2018
Sinai-based Jund al-Islam Publicly Dismisses Group Member

The Sinai-based Jund al-Islam, an al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned group, publicly dismissed one of its members in its first statement since November 2017.

In the message, which was distributed on Telegram on August 26, 2018, the group announced that "Ahmed al-'Arjani" was expelled its ranks due to his "lack of adherence to the policy of the group and its regulations," without elaborating upon his exact violation.

Using his example as a warning to others, Jund al-Islam wrote:

We call on our dear brothers - soldiers and officials - on the necessity of being disciplined on the methodology and policy followed by the group, for there is no group without listening and obeying. We stress that any violation of this policy requires punishment and accountability, which may rise above dismissal.

 

Monday, 27 August 2018
IS' Sinai Province Claims Suicide Bombing on Egyptian Soldiers as They Allegedly Bulldozed Houses in al-Arish

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed a suicide bombing on Egyptian soldiers as they allegedly bulldozed houses in al-Arish.

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
IS Supporters Call Lone Wolves in Egypt to Kill Christians, Security Forces to Avenge Blockade in Sinai

Islamic State (IS) supporters behind a campaign to target Egyptian security forces, called on lone wolves in Egypt to kill or assault those forces as well as Christians in revenge for a blockade on civilians in Sinai.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Pro-IS Group Depicts St. George Church in Cairo as Future Target

An Egypt-focused pro-Islamic State (IS) media group depicted the St. George Church in Cairo as a future target.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018
IS-linked Group Distributes Wanted Posters for Egyptian President, Army and Intel Members

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group designed and distributed wanted posters for Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi and soldiers and intelligence agents.

Monday, 07 May 2018
IS Claims Killing 22 Soldiers in 2-Man Suicide Raid on Egyptian Military Base in Central Sinai

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed killing 22 among Egyptian military officers and soldiers in a two-man suicide raid on their base in Central Sinai.

Sunday, 15 April 2018
In Lead-Up to Egyptian Presidential Election, IS Supporters Launch Campaign Opposing Democracy

Just four days before the Egyptian presidential election, Islamic State (IS) supporters launched a campaign to reveal the "truth" about democracy, seeking to impact voter turnout.

Thursday, 22 March 2018
After Giving Update on Results of Counter-Offensive in Sheikh Zuweid, IS' Sinai Province Provided Report on Rafah

One-day after giving an update on its counter-offensive agains the Egyptian army in Sheikh Zuweid, the Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province provided an update for Rafah, claiming to have killed and wounded dozens of soldiers.

Wednesday, 28 February 2018
IS Sinai Province Claims Destroying Egyptian Army Vehicles, Clashing with Soldiers in Sheikh Zuweid Amidst Enemy Offensive

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province provided an updated on its ongoing counter-offensive against the Egyptian military campaign "Sinai 2018," claiming to have destroyed army vehicles and clashing with soldiers in Sheikh Zuweid.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018
IS' Sinai Province Claims 4-Man Suicide Raid on Egyptian Military HQ in Arish

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed a four-man suicide raid on an Egyptian military command center in Arish.

Thursday, 22 February 2018
IS’ Sinai Province Reports Repulsing Egyptian Military Campaign at Beginning of its 2nd Week, Inflicting Human and Material Losses

As the “Sinai 2018” Egyptian military campaign on militants in the Sinai Peninsula enters its second week, the Islamic State’s (IS) local division reported their repulsing the offensive and inflicting human and material losses.

Saturday, 17 February 2018
Amidst Egyptian Offensive in Sinai, IS Warns Fighters in Egypt are Seeking to Escalate Attacks on Christians, Tourists, and Others

The Islamic State (IS) warned that amidst the large Egyptian military offensive on militants in the Sinai Peninsula, fighters elsewhere in Egypt are seeking to escalate their attacks on Christians, tourists, and others.

Thursday, 15 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
IS' Sinai Province Threatens Upcoming Egyptian Presidential Election, Showcases Recent Attacks in Video

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province threatened to attack polling stations during the upcoming Egyptian presidential election and showcased its recent attacks, including assassinations in broad daylight, in a video.

Monday, 12 February 2018
IS' Sinai Province Claims Suicide Bombing on Egyptian Military Convoy in Southern Arish

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed credit for a suicide bombing on an Egyptian military convoy in the south of Arish in North Sinai.

Saturday, 27 January 2018
IS' Sinai Province Claims Multiple Bombings on Egyptian Security Forces Around al-Arish, Shows Photos of Remnants

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed multiple bombings targeting Egyptian army and police vehicles around al-Arish, and published photos of the remnants.

Monday, 22 January 2018
IS’ Sinai Province Vilifies Hamas in Video, Calls to Attack its Members and Shi’ites and Christians in Gaza

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province released a video vilifying Hamas and calling on Muslims in Gaza to attack its members as well as Shi’ites and Christians.

Wednesday, 03 January 2018
Fifth Issue of Pro-IS "Anfal" Features Threat to Paris, IS Operation Statistics for Past Month

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Dera' al-Sunni Foundation released the fifth issue of its "Anfal" magazine, featuring a poster threatening Paris, and another graphic presenting statistics of IS operations in Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, and Syria in the past month.

Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Pro-IS Group Publishes Article in 5 Languages Inciting for Holiday Attacks, Urging to Attack Churches and Kill Women and Children

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Ashhad Media Foundation published an article in five language inciting lone-wolf jihadists everywhere to attack Christians during the holiday season, and in particular, urging they strike churches and kill women and children.

Saturday, 30 December 2017
IS Issues Formal Communique for St. Mina Church Attack in Helwan

The Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique taking credit for the shooting attack at the St. Mina Coptic Church in Helwan in the south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

Friday, 29 December 2017
'Amaq Reports IS' Responsibility for Attack at St. Mina Coptic Church in Cairo

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that the group is responsible for the shooting attack at the St. Mina Coptic Church in Helwan, located on the southern outskirts of the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

Friday, 29 December 2017
IS Reports Cutting Power to Factory for Army Use in Central Sinai in Naba 112, Claims Controlling Areas in Diyala

As part of its “economic war” on U.S. allies, the Islamic State (IS) reported in Naba 112 that its fighters in Central Sinai cut power to a cement factory used by the Egyptian military, and separately, asserted that fighters in Iraq’s Diyala governorate hold control over areas.

Friday, 29 December 2017
IS’ Sinai Province Claims IED Blast on Egyptian Humvee, Attacks on Police in Arish

The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province claimed targeting Egyptian military and police forces in a bomb blast, RPG attack, and clashes in Arish, killing and wounding several.

Friday, 29 December 2017
‘Amaq Releases Video Will of IS Fighter Involved in Helwan Church Attack

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video will of one of the fighters involved in the St. Mina Coptic Church in Helwan, Egypt.

Friday, 29 December 2017
Egypt-based Liwa al-Thawra Criticizes Designation by UK as Proof of its Supporting Dictatorships

The Egypt-based Liwa al-Thawra criticized its designation as a terrorist organization by the United Kingdom as evidence of its supporting dictatorships, and declared it is "worthless". 

Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Egypt-based Hasam Movement Condemns Designation as Terrorist Organization by UK

The Egypt-based Harakat Sawa’ed Misr, or Hasam, condemned its designation as a terrorist organization by the United Kingdom.

Monday, 25 December 2017
'Amaq Video Shows IS Attack on Helicopter at al-Arish Airport During Visit by Defense and Interior Ministers

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a video of the group's attack on al-Arish Airport during the visit to it by the Egyptian Ministers of Defense and Interior.

Thursday, 21 December 2017
IS' Sinai Province Claims Attack on Arish Airport While Interior Minister, Military Chief Present

The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed striking an Apache helicopter and killing two military officers during the presence of Egyptian Interior Minister Majdi Abdul Ghaffar and Chief-of-Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Sedki Sobhy at Arish Airport.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017
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

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…