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AQIM Leader Addresses Yellow Vest Protests in France in Audio, Denies Killing of JNIM's Macina Official

Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), addressed the Yellow Vest protests in France, attributing the cause of the fuel taxes and other issues to French military spending abroad, and denying the killing of the Macina official in Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM).

Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Jihadi Poster Campaign Aimed at Lone Wolves Capitalizing on Paris Unrest Continues

Jihadists persist in publishing posters aimed at inciting lone wolves to capitalize on the Yellow Vest protests in Paris, France, and use the large gatherings and diverted security as an opportunity to attack.

Friday, 07 December 2018
Eying French Unrest as Opportunity for Attacks, More IS-aligned Groups Participate in Incitement Campaign

Additional Islamic State (IS)-aligned groups and jihadists participated in the recent campaign to use the French unrest as an opportunity for attacks, publishing posters in Arabic, English, and French to inspire lone wolves.

Tuesday, 04 December 2018
Jihadists Reiterate Call to Capitalize on Civil Unrest in Paris and Mount Attacks

As civil unrest continues in Paris, France, with violent protests for the third consecutive weekend, jihadists reiterated their call to lone wolves to capitalize on the situation and mount attacks.

Tuesday, 04 December 2018
Two IS-aligned Groups Call Lone-Wolf Jihadists to Capitalize on Protests in Paris and Attack

Two Islamic State (IS)-aligned groups separately issued posters inciting lone-wolf jihadists to strike France, coming after violent protests in the capital, Paris.

Monday, 26 November 2018
IS-aligned Group Claims Hacking Surveillance Cameras, Threatens Paris

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group claimed hacking seven surveillance cameras, four of them in Israel, and separately threatened Paris, France.

The "Ansar Cyber Army" (Jaysh al-Ansar al-Elektroni) published a poster of its own design and that of a subsidiary, al-Irhab (Terror) Media Foundation, on Telegram on November 20, 2018.

In the poster regarding CCTV cameras, the group warned "we are watching you in your homes" and identified the locations and numbers of cameras:

4 inside the Jewish statelet 1 inside the home of the Crusaders 1 American forest 1 Greek cafe

The second poster shows an individual looking over Paris, with most of the cityscape covered by an obtrusive warning in Arabic and French stating: "Soon in Paris".

Tuesday, 20 November 2018
IS-aligned Group Gives Biography of Alleged French Fighter who Voiced IS Chant

A foreign-fighter centric Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published a biography of an alleged French fighter who it claimed voiced chants produced by the IS.

Monday, 19 November 2018
IS Supporter Advises on Lone-Wolf Tactics in Infographic Depicting Palais de Chaillot and Eiffel Tower

An Islamic State (IS) supporter advised on lone-wolf tactics in an infographic depicting the Palais de Chaillot and Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Friday, 16 November 2018
London, Paris, Rome, Sydney, and Washington Threatened in Poster Collection by IS-aligned Group

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published a collection of posters threatening and inciting for attacks in London, Paris, Rome, Sydney, and Washington D.C..

Thursday, 15 November 2018
Pro-IS Media Groups Warn America, France, and Italy of Attacks

Pro-Islamic State (IS) media groups warned America, France, and Italy of attacks, depicting, for example, the IS flag in Venice and the Eiffel Tower collapsed in Paris.

Monday, 29 October 2018
French IS-linked Group Urges Fighters to Obey Their Leaders

The French Islamic State (IS)-linked an-Nur Media Center urged fighters to obey their leaders, arguing that disobedience can ultimately lead to revolt.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018
IS-linked Groups Warns of Drone Attacks in Poster Depicting Eiffel Tower

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group published a poster warning of drone attacks and depicting the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, and a cityscape.

Thursday, 11 October 2018
French IS-linked Group Publishes Essay Urging Supporters to Ignore Defeatists, Anticipate Victory

A French Islamic State (IS)-linked group published an essay urging supporters and particularly those in areas where the IS operates, to ignore defeatists and anticipate victory.

Thursday, 04 October 2018
IS-linked Group Promote Lone-Wolf Attacks in Belgium, Canada, and France in Video

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group copied the format of al-Hayat's weekly statistical video of IS operations and applied it to lone-wolf attacks in Belgium, Canada, and France over the past four months.

Saturday, 15 September 2018
French IS-linked Group Stresses Faith in God as Sole Determinant of Victory

A French Islamic State (IS)-linked group stressed faith in God as the sole determinant of victory and encouraged fighters to possess a "desire for death".

Thursday, 06 September 2018
IS' al-Hayat Media Releases French Chant Promoting Patience Till Victory

Al-Hayat Media Center, the foreign language media division of the Islamic State (IS), released a French chant promoting patience till victory.

Monday, 27 August 2018
'Amaq Reports Paris Suburb Knife Attacker an IS Fighter

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that the executor of the knife attack in Trappes, a suburb in western Paris, France, is an IS fighter.

Thursday, 23 August 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Attack on French Forces Before Malian Elections

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, claimed credit for attacking French and MINUSMA forces in Aguelhok before the Malian elections.

Monday, 30 July 2018
NIM Leader Ag Ghaly Urges Malian Muslims Join it and Fight G5 Sahel and French Forces

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM) leader Iyad Ag Ghaley (AKA Abu al-Fadhil) addressed a speech to Malian Muslims, urging them to join the group and fight forces from G5 Sahel countries and France.

Friday, 27 July 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Warns Tribal Leaders from Allowing Tribesman to Join French Ally

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), warned tribal leaders from allowing their tribesman to join a French ally against fighters.

Friday, 27 July 2018
French IS-linked Group Publishes Letter Advising Muslims in France How to Support IS

A French Islamic State (IS)-linked group published a letter advising Muslims in France how to support the IS despite living in a "land of disbelief" and under the watchful eye of enemy intelligence.

Friday, 27 July 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Vilifies France and Urges Muslims Join in Expelling it from Country

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), issued a statement regarding its April 2018 suicide attack at Timbuktu Airport and what allegedly followed of French criminality, vilifying France and urging Muslims to join in expelling its forces from the country.

Friday, 27 July 2018
French Pro-AQ Group Incites Lone Wolves to Attack Russia

Again citing the May 2017 speech from al-Qaeda (AQ) official Hamza bin Laden, a French pro-AQ group incited lone wolves to attack Russia.

Wednesday, 04 July 2018
NIM Issues Formal Communique for Suicide Bombing on French Forces in Gao

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), issued a formal communique claiming credit for the suicide bombing on French forces in Gao, and provided a photo of the bomber.

Monday, 02 July 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Reportedly Claims Suicide Bombing on French Forces in Gao and Calls it Message to Macron

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, reportedly claimed credit for the attack on French forces in Gao, identifying it as a suicide bombing and declaring it to be a message to French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of the African Union summit in Mauritania.

Monday, 02 July 2018
Displaying a Knife and the Eiffel Tower, IS-linked Group Warns France

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group warned France if attacks to come in a poster displaying a knife-wielding man and the Eiffel Tower.

Wednesday, 27 June 2018
French Pro-AQ Group Promotes Hamza bin Laden's Call to Lone Wolves

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

Wednesday, 27 June 2018
French Pro-AQ Group Distributes Posters Urging Murder of Americans and Jews

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

Monday, 04 June 2018
IS-linked Group Says "Blood for Blood" in Justifying Paris Attack

After the Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency declared the Paris knife attacker to be a group "soldier," an IS-linked group published a poster justifying the incident as "blood for blood".

Sunday, 13 May 2018
'Amaq Reports Paris Knife Attacker an IS "Soldier"

'Amaq News Agency reported that the man who stabbed five people in Paris, France, on May 12, 2018, is a "soldier of the Islamic State".

Saturday, 12 May 2018
AQIM Threatens Western Companies in North Africa and Sahel, Calls Muslims to Boycott

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) threatened Western companies and enterprises operating in North Africa and the Sahel, especially those owned by French, and called on Muslims to boycott them.

Tuesday, 08 May 2018
IS-linked French Group Tells Lone Wolves to "Choose Your Target" at 2018 FIFA World Cup

In its third poster threatening the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, an Islamic State (IS)-linked French media group told lone wolves to "choose your target".

Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Pro-AQ French Media Unit Calls for Lone-Wolf Attacks in Paris and Timbuktu

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

Tuesday, 17 April 2018
IS Supporters Distribute Posters Promoting Trèbes Attack as "Just Terror"

Islamic State (IS) supporters distributed Arabic and English posters promoting the IS-inspired attack in Trèbes, France, as "just terror," and warning of and inciting for more lone-wolf strikes.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018
IS Supporters Wage Coordinated Celebratory Online Campaign for Trebes, France Attack

Islamic State (IS) supporters launched a coordinated online campaign for a reportedly IS-pledged gunman’s hostage-taking operation at a supermarket in Trebes, France.

Friday, 23 March 2018
IS' 'Amaq Reports Trèbes Attacker a "Soldier" of the Group

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that the perpetrator of the hostage-taking incident at a supermarket in Trèbes, France, was a "solider" of the group.

Friday, 23 March 2018
IS Supporting Group Calls Muslims to Follow Example of Paris Attackers

An Islamic State (IS) supporting group called on Muslims to follow the example of the November 2015 Paris attackers and mount strikes in the West.

Friday, 16 March 2018
Pro-IS French Group Attempts to Shame Men to Act by Citing Woman in IS Battle Footage

A pro-Islamic State (IS) French media group attempted to shame men to act by citing the footage of a woman engaged in battle from an IS video production.

Friday, 16 March 2018
Al-Qaeda Leader Zawahiri Urges North African Muslims Fight Against French

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

Tuesday, 06 March 2018
Francophone IS Supporters Launch Magazine to Counter French Media

Francophone Islamic State (IS) supporters launched a magazine to counter what they see as an anti-Islam bias in the French media, where in one article they urged French rapper Maître Gims to eschew celebrity and truly embrace Islam.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Jihadist Reports Deaths of French IS Fighter, Executor of Purported Mossad Spy in March 2015 IS Video

A jihadist reported the death of French Islamic State (IS) fighter and his young relative who had executed a purported Palestinian Mossad spy in a March 2015 IS video.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Jan. 27 Raid on Malian Army Base in Soumpi, Attacks on French and MINUSMA Forces

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

Tuesday, 30 January 2018
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 Jihadists Continue Incitement Campaign, Tell Muslims in West that Knife is "Medicine"

Islamic State (IS) supporters continued their "Hunt Them" incitement campaign directed at Muslims in the West, with some posters portraying their situation among non-Muslims as a disease and a knife as "medicine" to cure themselves. 

Wednesday, 27 December 2017
After Christmas, IS Supporters Threaten Attacks On New Year's Eve

Following their flood of posters inciting for and threatening attacks in the West during Christmas, Islamic State (IS) supporters have begun to do the same for New Year's Eve. 

Tuesday, 26 December 2017
IS Supporters Incite Holiday Attacks, Threaten with English, French, and German Posters

With the arrival of Christmas and the approach of New Year's Eve, Islamic State (IS) supporters continue to incite lone-wolf jihadists to act and threaten attacks, publishing posters in English, French, and German.

Monday, 25 December 2017
Threatening Pro-IS Posters Incite for Attacks During Holiday Season, Show New York and Paris

Pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram accounts continued to circulate threatening posters inciting for lone-wolf attacks on those celebrating the holiday season, releasing five within two days.

Friday, 22 December 2017
IS Supporter Produces "Christmas Hell" Video Threatening Attacks in West

After publishing a series of posters threatening attacks in the West, including America, Britain, and France, an Islamic State (IS) supporter produced a video he called "Christas Hell," reiterating the same warnings.

Sunday, 03 December 2017
IS Supporter Dismisses Concrete Barriers as Method to Prevent Attacks on Christmas Markets

An Islamic State (IS) supporter dismissed the measure taken by European security agencies of placing concrete barriers outside Christmas markets to prevent vehicular attacks similar to that in Berlin, Germany, in December 2016.

Saturday, 02 December 2017
IS Supporters Threaten Holiday Attacks in Amsterdam, London, and Paris

As pro-Islamic State (IS) media groups and jihadists publish posters threatening attacks during the holiday season in America and Europe, two more supporters designed their own graphics, specifying Christmas operations in London and Paris, and New Year's Day in Amsterdam.

Friday, 01 December 2017
IS Claims Bomb Placement in Charles de Gaulle Airport Leading to Evacuation

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

Friday, 22 September 2017
Jihadi Media Group Gives Bio of Slain French AQ Explosives Expert David Drugeon

The jihadi media group al-Fursan published a biography of David Drugeon (AKA Abu Hamza al-Jaza’iri, Salman al-Faransi), a French al-Qaeda (AQ) explosives expert killed in an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, in July 2015.

Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Pro-AQ Group Specialized in French Translations Established

A pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) media group specialized in French translations of media from AQ and its branches in Mali, North Africa, Somalia, and Yemen announced its establishment.

Monday, 21 August 2017
AQAP Dedicates Inspire 17 to Train Derailment - Economic Impact, Derail Tool Construction, U.S. Passenger Train Routes

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) dedicated the 17th issue of its Inspire Magazine to train derailment and impacting the transportation sector, reviewing the economic impact, giving designs and instructions for fabricating a derail tool, and providing major passenger train routes in the United States.

Sunday, 13 August 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Branch in Mali Claims Attacks on Burkinabe and Malian Forces in Border Area, Strike on French Convoy

The Mali-based al-Qaeda branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed two attacks in the border area between Burkina Faso and Mali, one striking Burkinabe soldiers and the other Malian, as well as bombing a French military convoy near Kidal.

Thursday, 27 July 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Encourages Attacks in Australia and France in Reaction to Security News

Addressing lone-wolf jihadists, a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel encouraged them to act and capitalize on disputes in France over defense budget cuts, and the Australian military being granted greater power to respond during terror attacks.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017
IS Claims Credit for Ramadan Attacks in Paris and Brussels, Calls to Strike Western Economies and Kidnap Children

In the 11th issue of its Rumiyah magazine, the Islamic State (IS) for the first time claimed credit for the June 19, 2017, attack in Paris, France, and the bombing in Brussels, Belgium, the following day, and called to strike Western economies, to kidnap children, and to kill a German national.

Thursday, 13 July 2017
French-Writing Jihadi Says European Non-Muslims “Want another Attack”

After commenting on alleged threats to Muslims, a user on a French-language jihadist Telegram chat group expressed hope for retaliatory attacks with a focus on Paris and London.

Thursday, 06 July 2017
Iranian, Russian, Turkish, and Turkmen Children Execute Prisoners in Grisly IS Video, Call for Attacks

Al-Jazeera Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq released a grisly video featuring Iranian, Russian, Turkish, and Turkmen children brutally executing prisoners and calling for and threatening attacks in their native lands and the West.

Tuesday, 04 July 2017
IS Supporters Disseminate Image Threatening Paris with “Explosions”

Islamic State (IS) supporters disseminated an image threatening attacks on Paris, warning, “Wait for the explosions.”

Monday, 26 June 2017
Pro-IS Group Calls to Poison “Crusaders” in Western Countries

After calling on lone wolves in Western countries to execute knife and vehicular attacks in Western countries, the pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir News Agency urged them to poison “Crusaders”.

Sunday, 25 June 2017
IS Supporters Suggest Lone Wolves Attack Remote Areas in France and West in General, Set Forest Fires, Derail Trains

Islamic State (IS) supporters suggested lone wolves in France and the West in general attack remote areas and set forest fires to deter the enemy from harming Muslims.

Friday, 23 June 2017
Alleged IS Fighters in France Demand People Pressure Government to End Anti-IS Campaign or Face Attacks

A message attributed to Islamic State (IS) fighters in France demanded the French people to pressure their government to end its role in the anti-IS coalition and “oppression of Muslims,” or be held accountable for its actions and be subject to attacks.

Sunday, 04 June 2017
Pro-IS Jihadists Discuss Disneyland Paris as Possible Lone-Wolf Target

Pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadists discussed Disneyland Paris as a possible target for lone wolves, with some mockingly suggesting that fighters give a “reception” to visitors to the theme park.

Friday, 02 June 2017
AQIM Official Remarks on French President’s Speech in Mali, Reiterates Call to Lone Wolves to Mobilize in France

An official in al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) published an article in a digital newspaper linked to the group’s counterpart in Yemen, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), remarking on the speech given by French President Emmanuel Macron in Gao, Mali, and reiterating a call to lone wolves to mobilize in France.

Saturday, 27 May 2017
French-Language Jihadi Chat Users Suggest Migration to Syria Via Jordan

Users on a Telegram French-language jihadist chat group discussed potential migration routes to Raqqa, Syria, suggesting traveling via Jordan.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Users on French-Language Jihadi Chat Group Discuss Prospect of Future Attacks

Users on a Telegram French-language jihadist chat group discussed the prospect of future terrorist attacks, urging “discretion and patience” within the community.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Condemns “Pig” Macron, Calls for Terror Attacks in France

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel dedicated to inciting lone wolves called for attacks in France in response to President-elect Emmanuel Macron’s willingness to fight terror at home and abroad.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017
Pro-IS Images Demand Muslims not Participate in French Election, Call for Attacks

Islamic State (IS) supporters disseminated French-language artwork demanding that Muslims not participate in the 2017 French Presidential Election, insisting instead that they carry out attacks.

Saturday, 06 May 2017
French Edition of IS’ Rumiyah 9 Calls for Attacks on Politicians, Voters, and Staffers ahead of May 7 Election

In the French edition of the ninth issue of its “Rumiyah” magazine, the Islamic State (IS) called for attacks on politicians, voters, and polling staff ahead of France’s May 7 run-off election.

Friday, 05 May 2017
AQIM Official Vilifies France in AQAP-Affiliated Newspaper, Incites for Lone-Wolf Attacks

Al-Masra, a digital newspaper linked to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), published an article from an al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) official vilifying France for its military and political roles in Mali, and inciting for lone-wolf attacks.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Francophone Jihadist Advises Potential Migrants on Preparations for Journey to Syria

A French-language jihadist addressed potential migrants to Syria, advising on how to prepare for their journey, including to remain discreet, sell items on Ebay, bring a portable charger, and be wary of online recruiters.

Monday, 24 April 2017
Jihadists React to Champs-Élysées Shooting, Threaten “Worse” Attacks in France

Jihadist on social media criticized France following the April 20, 2017 shooting of police officers on Champs-Élysées, Paris, noting it took place just days before the country’s presidential election, and threatening “what is to come is worse.”

Friday, 21 April 2017
‘Amaq Claims Champs-Élysées Shooter an “Islamic State Fighter,” Identifies Attacker as Belgian

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that the Champs-Élysées shooter is an “Islamic State fighter” and identified him as Belgian.

Thursday, 20 April 2017
Jihadists on Social Media Describe MOAB Bombing as a “Joke,” Assign Blame, Incite for Violence in U.S. and Saudi Arabia

Jihadists on social media reacted to America’s dropping of a “Massive Ordnance Air Blast” (MOAB), a 10,300 kg bomb, on what was described as an Islamic State (IS) tunnel complex in Nangarhar, calling it a “joke,” assigning blame, and inciting for revenge attacks in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.

Friday, 14 April 2017
French-Language Jihadist Chatroom Members Praise Recent Attacks as “Good Start” toward “Carnage” in Europe

Users on a French-language jihadist chat group called recent terror attacks in Europe “a good start” toward impending “carnage” between Muslims and non-Muslims on the continent, and incited for more.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017
IS Claims Suicide Bombing by French Fighter on PKK, East of Tabqa

The Islamic State’s (IS) ar-Raqqah Province claimed killing and wounding 16 PKK elements in a suicide bombing by a French fighter, east own the city of Tabqa.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017
AQ’s Nusrat al-Islam was Muslimeen Claims Rocket Attack on French Military Base in Tessalit

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam was Muslimeen claimed a rocket attack on a French military base in Tessalit.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017
AQIM Memorializes Slain Commander Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi in Video

The Sahara division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video memorializing Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi, a commander from the Spanish enclave of Melilla who was killed in a raid by French commandos in Mali in March 2016.

Friday, 17 February 2017
AQIM Previews Forthcoming Video Eulogy for Slain Commander

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) previewed a forthcoming video eulogy for Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi, a commander from the Spanish enclave of Melilla who was killed in a raid by French commandos in Mali in March 2016.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Pro-AQ Group Incites for Lone-Wolf Attacks in America, France, and Russia

The pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) Isnad Center incited for lone-wolf attacks in the West in general and America, France, and Russia in particular, in revenge for Syrian women and children.

Monday, 02 January 2017
Pro-IS Group Threatens and Incites for Attacks in France on New Year's Eve

Continuing its incitement for attacks during the holiday season, the pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir Media Foundation called for and threatened lone-wolf operations during New Year's Eve celebrations in France.

Saturday, 31 December 2016
Pro-IS Group Calls on Lone Wolves in West to Launch Attacks During Holiday Season

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir Media Foundation called on lone wolves in the West and in Europe in particular to carry out attacks during the holiday season, and also advised Muslims to avoid locations of holiday festivities.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016
IS French Media Division Incites to Copy Berlin Vehicular Attack

A French-language media division of the Islamic State (IS) published a graphic inciting supporters to copy the vehicular attack that was carried out the German capital, Berlin.

Saturday, 24 December 2016
IS French Media Division Calls on Supporters to “Participate in the Media War”

A French-language media division of the Islamic State (IS) published a message to all “supporters of the Caliphate,” calling on them to “take command over the social networks and participate in the media war.”

Thursday, 22 December 2016
IS Claims Suicide Bombing by French Fighter on Militiamen South of Tal Afar

Al-Jazeera Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq claimed a suicide bombing by a French fighter on militiamen south of Tal Afar.

Thursday, 08 December 2016
IS French Media Division Promotes Vehicular Attacks in Graphic

A French-language media division of the Islamic State (IS) published a graphic promoting vehicular attacks.

Friday, 02 December 2016
Irish IS Suicide Bomber was Recognized Member of Pro-IS Community Online

Terence Edward Kelly (AKA “Khalid Kelly” or “Abu Usama Al-Irelandi”), a prominent radical Irish preacher and IS suicide bomber, was a recognized member of the pro-IS community online.

Monday, 07 November 2016
Ansar Dine Claims Bombing Two French Vehicles Near Kidal

The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed bombing two French vehicles near the town of Kidal.

Sunday, 06 November 2016
Ansar Dine Claims Bombing French Vehicle 60km from Kidal

The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed bombing a French military vehicle on a road 60 kilometers from the town of Kidal.

Friday, 04 November 2016
Ansar Dine Claims Destroying French Vehicle with Mine Near Abeibara

The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed destroying a French military vehicle with a mine near Abeibara.

Thursday, 03 November 2016
Jihadist Telegram Channel Requests German, Spanish, Other Language Translators for Outreach

A jihadist Telegram channel requested assistance from German, Spanish, French, Dutch, and other language translators for outreach material.

Thursday, 27 October 2016
Pro-IS French Telegram Channel Incites for Jihad in Colorful Infographic

A French Telegram channel in support of the Islamic State (IS) posted a colorful infographic inciting jihad among “disbelievers” or immigrating to IS-held territories within its “Caliphate”.

Monday, 10 October 2016
Ansar Dine Claims Rocket Strike on French Barracks in Abeibara (Mali)

The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed a strike with five rockets on French military barracks in Abeibara.

Friday, 30 September 2016
IS French Media Division Suggests Methods to Poison Enemies

A French-language media division of the Islamic State (IS) published an infographic suggesting two methods to poison enemies.

Monday, 26 September 2016
Belgian IS Suicide Bomber Appeals to Muslims in Belgium, France, and Germany in Posthumous Video

A Belgian suicide bomber appealed to Muslims in Belgium, France, and Germany in a posthumous video released by the Islamic State (IS), calling on them not to fear death but to seek it.

Thursday, 22 September 2016
IS Mocks Foreign Intelligence Agencies, Executes Spies in Scene Reminiscent of a Slaughterhouse in Sickening Video

Al-Khayr Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) for Deir al-Zour, Syria, released a grisly and sickening video in which fighters execute spies in a scene reminiscent of a slaughterhouse.

Monday, 12 September 2016
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Threatens Lone-Wolf Attacks in France, States “Our Wolves Fill Your Country”

In response to reports of French airstrikes in Libya, a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel threatened the country and its civilians, stating “your people will pay for it.”

Thursday, 08 September 2016
Pro-IS Group Releases "Videographic" on "Most Important" Attacks by IS Fighters, Supporters on Coalition Citizens

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Granddaughters of 'Aisha Foundation released in Arabic, Dutch, English, and French, what it described as a "videographic" on the "most important" attacks by IS fighters and supporters on citizens of coalition countries.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016
IS French Media Division Incites Supporters to Avenge Spokesman’s Killing

A French-language media division of the Islamic State (IS) incited supporters to avenge the killing of IS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-‘Adnani and heed his calls to attack.

Thursday, 01 September 2016

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…