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Jihadists Discuss Possible Locations of Next al-Qaeda Strike

Jihadists discussed possible locations of al-Qaeda's next strike and battlefront, with one suggesting attacks in the U.S. and Europe, and another believing a front will be opened in Lebanon.

Wednesday, 20 November 2013
Jihadists Report Suicide Bombing by French Fighter in Syria

Jihadists reported that a French fighter carried out a suicide bombing in Syria's Aleppo governorate. According to messages posted on jihadi forums and social media on October 9, 2013,

Friday, 11 October 2013
Ansar al-Muslimeen Releases Video of French Hostage Francis Colump

The Nigeria-based Ansar al-Muslimeen released a video of French hostage Francis Colump and warned the French and Nigerian governments that they are responsible for his fate.

Friday, 27 September 2013
Syrian Jihadi "Coordinating Body" Gives Story of 63-Year-Old French Fighter to Motivate Others

The Damascus-based "Coordinating Body for the al-Shaghour Neighborhood and the Surrounding Areas" gave a story of a 63-year-old French fighter to motivate Muslims for jihad, noting his exchanging a "life of luxury" for the battlefield.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013
ANI Reports on AQIM Video of European, South African Hostages

The Mauritanian news organization Nouakchott News Agency (ANI) reported on a video it received from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) showing seven Dutch, French, Swedish and South African hostages the group kidnapped in Mali in September 2010 and Mali in November 2012.

Monday, 16 September 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Bomber Incites for Attacks in France, US

A suicide bomber belonging to Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa incited Muslims in France and the United States to carry out lone-wolf attacks against enemy targets, explaining in a posthumous video clip that voting in elections makes civilians responsible for their leaders' actions.

Tuesday, 23 July 2013
ISIL Video Shows French Fighter Calling for Participation in Syrian Jihad

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

Tuesday, 09 July 2013
AQIM Says European Hostages Safe, Announces Forthcoming Video

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) announced that the eight European hostages it is holding are safe and that a video of them is forthcoming.

Sunday, 23 June 2013
AQIM Official Analyzes French Goals in Mali in Third Issue of "al-Balagh"

In the third issue of its magazine, "al-Balagh," the jihadi media group Fursan al-Balagh published a new article by Ahmed Abu Abdul Ilah, the head of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's (AQIM) al-Andalus Media Foundation, discussing the alleged goals and motivations behind the French "occupation" of northern Mali.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Fursan al-Balagh Focuses on Northern Mali in Third Issue of Magazine

The jihadi media group Fursan al-Balagh focused on the French-led war in northern Mali in the third issue of its magazine, "al-Balagh," featuring articles discussing France's "hidden goals" in the country and the Sahel exploring the situation from media and political angles.

Friday, 10 May 2013
AQIM Denies Killing of Saharan Leader

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) denied reports about the killing of its leader for the Sahara region, claiming that they are lies invented by French President Francois Hollande to "delude" the French and international public.

Friday, 05 April 2013
SSP Releases Third Issue of English Magazine "Al-Rashideen"

Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP), or "Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat," a Deobandi Pakistani group, released the third issue of its anti-Shi'a, English-language magazine "al-Rashideen."

Thursday, 04 April 2013
AQIM Threatens to Kill Remaining French Hostages

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) officially released on jihadist forums its statement announcing the execution of French hostage Philippe Verdon and threatening to kill its remaining French hostages.

Thursday, 28 March 2013
AQIM's Media Arm Joins Twitter

Al-Andalus Media Foundation, the media arm of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), gave "glad tidings" to supporters of jihad that it has joined the microblogging website Twitter.

Thursday, 28 March 2013
Ansaruddin Gives Statement on Current State of War in Mali

Ansaruddin, one of the jihadist groups involved in the French-led war in northern Mali, released a statement regarding the current state of the conflict, claiming that its fighters are well and are punishing Chadian and French soldiers, and that the campaign revealed the depths of France's alleged hatred for Islam and Muslims.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013
AQIM Threatens to Kill Remaining French Hostages

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) announced its execution of French hostage Philippe Verdon and threatened to kill its remaining French hostages, claiming it is has the right for "just punishment" in revenge for Muslim deaths in the French-led military intervention in Mali.

Monday, 25 March 2013
Prominent Jihadist Slams Media Over War in Mali, Rallies for Jihad

Regarding reports about France's progress in the war in Mali and the alleged death of al-Qaeda officials in the region, a prominent jihadist criticized the media for its influence and rallied fighters and supporters to remain steadfast in the battle.

Monday, 11 March 2013
Jihadist Mocks Chadian, French Officials Over Inability to Identify Slain

The jihadist who earlier rejected reports that the Chadian army killed Moktar Belmoktar (AKA Khalid Abu al-Abbas) in Mali, mocked Chadian and French officials over being unable to determine if a picture of a slain man is Belmoktar, Abdul Hamid Abu Zeid, or someone else.

Tuesday, 05 March 2013
Jihadist Champions War in Mali, Urges Fighters to Hit French Companies

A prominent jihadist urged African Muslims to fight the French-led war in Mali and to strike French interests and "vital companies" throughout the region, claiming such attacks to be an "obligation".

Thursday, 28 February 2013
Boko Haram Releases Video of French Family Kidnapped in Cameroon

Boko Haram released a video of the French family it kidnapped in northern Cameroon on February 19, 2013, and stipulated its demands for their release.

Monday, 25 February 2013
Jihadist Turns Hacked Websites into File Servers for Jihadi Propaganda

In support of jihadi media, a jihadist hacked ten websites and installed on their servers a file-sharing script enabling users to upload and download jihadi propaganda.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Jihadist Cleric Gives Fatwa on Stealing from French, Hacking US Markets

Radical Mauritanian cleric Abu al-Mundhir al-Shanqiti gave fatwas endorsing the stealing of money from the French and hacking American markets to also steal from them.

Wednesday, 06 February 2013
Ansar al-Shariah in Egypt Urges Support for Malian Muslims Amidst War

Ansar al-Shariah in Egypt released a message from an Egyptian Salafist, Jalaluddin Abu al-Fotouh, condemning the French-led military intervention in Mali to oust Islamists and cease their implementation of Shariah-based governance in the north, and urging Muslims to support their Malian brethren.

Thursday, 31 January 2013
Jihadist Asks AQAP to Strike UAE for Supporting France in Mali

A jihadist appealed to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to first advise, then threaten, and eventually launch strikes in the United Arab Emirates in revenge for supporting the French-led military intervention in Mali.

Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Prominent Jihadists Threaten France Over Mali War, Anti-Muslim Policies

Two prominent jihadists threatened France over its leading role in the military intervention in Mali and its alleged anti-Muslim policies domestically and abroad, saying that its interests and people have become "legitimate targets" for the fighters.

Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Mauritanian Prisoner Analyzes Causes for French-Led Intervention in Mali

Al-Qabidun 'Ala al-Jamr (Grippers of Embers) Media Foundation, an affiliate of the Sinam al-Islam Network, distributed an analysis of the French-led military intervention campaign in Mali by an imprisoned Salafist in Mauritania.

Monday, 28 January 2013
Bahraini Scholars Incite for Resistance Against France

Eighty-one Bahraini scholars and judges signed a statement condemning the French intervention in Mali as a manifestation of Western aggression against the Islamic world and recruited Muslims to engage in resistance.

Monday, 28 January 2013
Egyptian Party Comments on Mali Intervention

A Salafist political organization in Egypt, the El Nour Party, condemned France's military operation in Mali and questioned the country's decision to intervene in Mali but not in Syria.

Friday, 25 January 2013
Prominent Jihadist Incites Against French Targets

A prominent jihadist forum member called for jihadists to respond to France'sengagement in Mali by waging war against the country and highlighted tactics that he expected to be particularly effective. In an Arabic-language essay titled "France Launches the Crusader Campaign in Mail,

Friday, 25 January 2013
AQAP Counsels France to Cease Military Operations in Mali

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) commented on the French military invention in Mali, advising France to cease "aggression" and instead focus on their own domestic issues.

Thursday, 24 January 2013
Jihadist Proposes Striking African Allies of France

Jihadists issued a call for the mujahideen to strike diplomatic targets associated with French allies, particularly African nations who provide military assistance to the country, and tourist targets in Dubai.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Video Incites for Worldwide Attacks Against France, French Interests

Claiming to represent mujahideen in the Levant, a fighter called upon Muslims in France and around the world to strike globally at French military and civilian targets in retaliation for France's military engagement in Mali.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Jihadists Suggest Attacks Against French Transport, Dams

Continuing to suggest that lone wolf attackers target French infrastructure, jihadist forum members presented transportation networks asviable targets.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013
Jihadists Call For Lone Wolves to Target French Nuclear Plants

Jihadist forum members encouraged lone wolves to attack nuclear powerplants in France, in particular the reactor in Nogent-sur-Seine, and strategized how such an operation might be carried out.

Monday, 21 January 2013
Al-Mulathameen Brigade Leader Claims Responsibility for Siege, Describes Interest in Negotiation

Al-Mulathameen Brigade leader Moktar Belmoktar (AKA Khalid Abu al-Abbas) demanded the cessation of French intervention in Mali and offered to exchange American hostages for Omar Abdul Rahman and Aafia Siddique in a video obtained by Sahara Media, a Mauritania-based news organization.

Monday, 21 January 2013
Jihadists Threaten France, Call for Revenge Attacks for Mali Intervention

Since the launch of French-led military intervention operations in northern Mali on January 11, 2013, jihadists have called for revenge attacks against the French on their own soil and in the Muslim world.

Friday, 18 January 2013
Al-Qaeda-Affiliate Gives Demands for Safety of Foreign Hostages

The division of an al-Qaeda-affiliate in the Sahara demanded that France cease its military intervention in northern Mali in order to ensure the safety of the 41 Western nationals being held hostage in a BP oil facility in In Aménas, Algeria.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013
Jihadist Networks Urge Support for Fighters in Mali, West Africa

The Sinam al-Islam Network and al-Minbar Jihadi Media Forum released a joint statement urging jihadists to support fighters in northern Mali and West Africa against what they see as a "Crusader war" led by France at America's insistence.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013
Shabaab Announces Execution of French Hostage Denis Allex

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement announced that it executed its French hostage, Denis Allex, as punishment for French soldiers’ alleged killing of civilians during the failed rescue attempt and what it sees as France’s belligerent policy towards Muslims in general.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013
Shabaab Says French Commander Died in its Custody

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement reported that the French commander it captured after the failed operation to rescue Denis Allex in Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, has died, and in pictures, displayed his body as one of the spoils of the clash.

Monday, 14 January 2013
Jihadist Calls to Attack French Interests Over Mali Intervention

A jihadist called for attacks against French interests as French President Francois Hollande deployed French ground troops to back the Malian army in its war with Islamists in northern Mali.

Friday, 11 January 2013
Al-Nusra Front Video Shows Suicide Bombing at French Hospital in Aleppo

The al-Nusra Front released a video focusing on its suicide bombing at a French hospital in Aleppo, Syria, and showing the bomber involved inciting fellow fighters to carry out similar attacks.

Thursday, 10 January 2013
AQIM Leader Challenges French-African Military Intervention in Mali

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) leader Abu Musab Abdul Wadud challenged France and African states in the Sahel to intervene military in northern Mali, stating in a video speech that it is prepared for war, and urged Malian Muslims to support the "Islamic project" under the Ansaruddin Movement.

Tuesday, 04 December 2012
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Releases Video of French Hostage

Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa released a video from a French national it kidnapped in southwestern Mali, asking the French government to quickly responded to the group's demands.

Tuesday, 04 December 2012
Al-Nusra Front Claims Suicide Bombing at Hospital, Raid with Chechens

The al-Nusra Front claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing inside a French hospital in Aleppo, Syria, and reported a joint operation with Chechen fighters against a Syrian Air Defense brigade.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012
French Shooter Mohammed Merah Directed By Moez Garsalloui

Amidst the French police siege on Toulouse shooter Mohammed Merah's apartment on March 22, 2012, a post on the Shumukh al-Islam jihadist forum, the online primary source for al-Qaeda's propaganda, claimed responsibility for Merah's March 19th shooting at the Ozar Hatorah Jewish day school that killed three students and a rabbi.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Jihadist Calls to Attack French for Hollande Backing Mali Intervention

A jihadist called for attacks against French citizens and interests in revenge for French President François Hollande backing military intervention in northern Mali.

Monday, 15 October 2012
French Hostage Held by Shabaab Appeals to President Francois Hollande

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released a video from its French hostage, Denis Allex, appealing to French President Francois Hollande to negotiate for his release and save him from death.

Thursday, 04 October 2012
AQIM Criticizes France's Alleged Negligence of Hostage Issue (Update)

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released its official communiqué criticizing the French government for allegedly neglecting negotiations over its citizens who were kidnapped in Arlit, Niger, in September 2010, and threatening to kill them if France invades northern Mali.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012
AQIM Criticizes France's Alleged Negligence of Hostage Issue, Makes Threat

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) criticized the French government for allegedly neglecting negotiations over its citizens who were kidnapped in Arlit, Niger, in September 2010, and threatened to kill them if France invades northern Mali.

Thursday, 20 September 2012
Jihadists Call for Action in France Against Satirical Newspaper

A jihadist called for action in France, and specifically, to repeat what he called the "heroic acts" of Toulouse shooter Mohammed Merah, in response to the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo published a cartoon mocking the Prophet Muhammad.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012
Madad Video Shows Release of French Aid Worker in Yemen

Madad News Agency issued a video of Ansar al-Shariah releasing a French air worker who was kidnapped by gunmen in Yemen in April 2012.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012
Madad Reports on AQAP Helping Release Kidnapped French Aid Worker

Madad News Agency reported that al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) helped release a French aid worker who was kidnapped by gunmen in Yemen in April 2012.

Monday, 16 July 2012
IWISC Releases Text on Hitting Civilian, Corporate and Government Sites

The Somalia-based Islamic World Issues Study Center (IWISC) released a booklet that calls upon lone-wolves and small cells to target civilian sites and corporate and government interests.

Friday, 13 July 2012
Jihadist Analyzes Toulouse Shooter's Final Conversation with French Police

A jihadist analyzed the leaked recording of Toulouse shooter Mohammed Merah's final conversation with French police, finding that he "terrified them with his words more than his weapon."

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

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
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
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
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
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
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
Madad News Agency, a jihadist media group that reports from Yemen and acts as an…