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Two Pro-IS Media Groups Merge, Publish Posters Threatening U.S. and Russia, FIFA World Cup

Two pro-Islamic State (IS) media groups, al-Wafa' Media Foundation and al-Wa'd Media Foundation, announced their merger, and published posters threatening the United States and Russia and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow.

Friday, 13 October 2017
IS Supporter Questions Permissibility of Targeting 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

An Islamic State (IS) supporter questioned other jihadists about the permissibility of targeting the 2018 FIFA World Cub that is scheduled to take place in Russia.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017
'Amaq Releases Video of Two Russian Soldiers Captured by IS in Deir al-Zour

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a video of two Russian soldiers captured by the group in Shola village in Deir al-Zour, Syria.

Tuesday, 03 October 2017
IS Claims Killing at Least 80 Russian and Syrian Soldiers, Capturing Two Russians in Deir al-Zour

The Islamic State's (IS) Khayr Province, its division for Deir al-Zour, Syria, claimed killing at least 80 Russian and Syrian soldiers as well as capturing two Russians, during an offensive on two axes.

Thursday, 28 September 2017
'Amaq Reports IS Fighters Taking Two Russian Soldiers Prisoner, Killing a Third Amidst Offensive in Deir al-Zou

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that the group captured two Russian soldiers in the west of Syria's Deir al-Zour governorate, and killed a third, and also killed thus far 33 Syrian regime forces.

Thursday, 28 September 2017
IS Claims Killing Two Russians, 9 Opposition and “PKK” Elements in Eastern Deir al-Zour

Following an earlier claim of killing 30 soldiers from the Russian and Syrian armies in a clash on the outskirts of Madhlum in eastern Deir al-Zour, the Islamic State (IS) reported that it killed another two Russians, as well as “PKK” and opposition elements in the same village.

Friday, 22 September 2017
IS Claims Killing 3 Russian Soldiers in Western Hasakah, ‘Amaq Publishes Photos of Corpses

The Islamic State’s (IS) Barakah Province, its division of Hasakah, Syria, claimed killing three Russian soldiers during clashes, and the group’s ‘Amaq News Agency published photos of the corpses.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
IS Media Affiliate Releases Video of Malgobek Commando, Attacks on FSB Building and Police in March-May 2017

The Islamic State (IS) affiliated Furat Media released a video on attacks waged by IS fighters in Malgobek, a town in Ingushetia, Russia, in March-May 2017, and featuring a speech by one of the two commandos involved in the May 12 attack at a police checkpoint.

Friday, 08 September 2017
IS Video Shows Russian Soldiers Killed During Clashes in Hama, Two Suicide Bombings

The Islamic State’s (IS) Hama Province in Syria released a video on recent clashes in Uqayribat, showing dead Russian soldiers among the casualties.

Friday, 08 September 2017
English-Speaking IS Fighter in Khorasan Province Video Notes Presence of Indians and Russians in its Ranks

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province, which spans Afghanistan and Pakistan, released a video showing Eid al-Adha festivities, featuring an English-speaking fighter noting the presence of Indians, Russians, and Tajiks in their ranks.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017
IS Video Focuses on Elderly Fighter Brainwashing Children to Become Suicide Bombers, Inciting Attacks in America, China, and Russia

The Islamic State (IS) released a video from its Khayr Province (Deir al-Zour) in Syria focusing on an elderly fighter brainwashing children to become suicide bombers and inciting Muslims outside the country, namely those in America, China, and Russia, to carry out attacks.

Tuesday, 05 September 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters Killing 7 Russian Soldiers During Clashes in Hama

‘Amaq News Agency reported that seven Russian soldiers were killed during clashes with Islamic State (IS) fighters in Syria’s Hama governorate.

Saturday, 02 September 2017
Pro-IS Group Warns of Attacks to Come in Moscow

A pro-Islamic State (IS) group warned of attacks to come in Moscow, and Russia in general.

Saturday, 02 September 2017
IS Issues Communique for Two Russian Soldiers Killed during Clashes in Hama, Syria

After its ‘Amaq News Agency reported that two Russian soldiers were killed during clashes in Hama, Syria, the Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique for the attack, stating a number of Syrian forces were killed as well.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Two Russian Soldiers Killed During Clash in Hama, Publishes Photo of One

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that two Russian soldiers were killed during clashes in Hama, Syria, and published a photo of the corpse of one.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017
Surgut Attacker Calls on Muslims to Attack with Knives, Screwdrivers in Posthumous Video

The Islamic State (IS) affiliated Furat Media released a posthumous video of a man identified as ‘Masa’ud al-Surghuti,” who carried out the IS-claimed stabbing attack in the Russian city of Surgut on August 19, 2017.

Monday, 21 August 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS’ Responsibility for Knife Attack in Russian City of Surgut

‘Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported the group’s responsibility for the knife attack in the Russian city of Surgut.

Saturday, 19 August 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Encourages Attacks in St. Petersburg on Navy Day

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel encouraged attacks in the Russian port city of St. Petersburg on Navy Day.

Saturday, 29 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
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
Hamza bin Laden Gives Advice to Lone Wolf Attackers in the West, Suggests Targets

Hamza bin Laden, a son of former al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Usama bin Laden, provided advice for lone wolf attackers in the West in an audio speech.

Saturday, 13 May 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Attack on Ingushetia Police Checkpoint Carried Out by “Fighters from the Islamic State”

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that “fighters from the Islamic State” attacked a police checkpoint Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Ingushetia.

Friday, 12 May 2017
IS Releases Russian-Language Video from Furat Media Showing Beheading of Russian Colonel

The Islamic State (IS) released a Russian-language video from Furat Media declaring the group’s successes against Russian forces and showing the beheading of a Russian colonel identified as Evgeny Petrenko.

Monday, 08 May 2017
Alleged AQ-Linked Group Claims St. Petersburg Metro Bombing

An alleged al-Qaeda (AQ)-linked group claimed credit for the April 3, 2017, St. Petersburg metro bombing and threatened additional attacks.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS’ Responsibility for Shooting at FSB Office in Eastern Russia

One day after it claimed credit for the shooting of French police officers on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, the Islamic State (IS) took credit for the attack at a Russian FSB office in Khabarovsk.

Friday, 21 April 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS’ Responsibility for Two Attacks on Russian Police, National Guard in Astrakhan

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the group’s responsibility for two attacks in the city of Astrakhan in southern Russia.

Thursday, 06 April 2017
IS Spokesman Rallies Fighters and Challenges America in Audio Speech, Calls on Lone Wolves

The Islamic State (IS) released an audio speech from its spokesman, Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, rallying the groups fighters in all its “provinces” and especially Iraq and Syria, and challenged America as well as calling on lone wolves in the U.S., Europe, and Russia to “preoccupy” the enemy and attack their interests.

Tuesday, 04 April 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 Claims Striking Russian Delegation in Deir al-Zour with Weaponized UAV

Al-Khayr Province, the Islamic State (IS) division for Deir al-Zour, Syria, published photos of its using a weaponized unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to attack a “Russian delegation”.

Monday, 27 February 2017
Jihadists Comment on Trump’s Inauguration, Predict Continued “Crusade” against Islam

Jihadists across Deep Web and social media spaces have reacted to Donald Trump’s January 20, 2017 inauguration as president of the United States.

Friday, 20 January 2017
JFS Claims Killing 16 Russian Military Consultants in Double Suicide Bombing in Damascus

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed killing 16 Russian military consultants, and “tens” of other enemy forces in a double suicide bombing carried out with explosive belts on January 12, 2017 in Kafr Sousah, Damascus after two months of observation of the enemy forces.

Wednesday, 18 January 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
IS' Caucasus Province Releases Video of Grozny Attackers, Threats to Russia

Just eight days after the two-day clash between Islamic State (IS) fighters and security forces, the group's Caucasus Province released a video of them and their threats to Russia.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016
Unified Military Command in Damascus Formed Against Starvation and Forced Displacement Politics in the Area

Towns and cities in the countryside of Damascus announced forming a “unified military command” against forced displacement of the people and any potential breaches of truce agreements by the Syrian regime.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016
JFS Officials Inspire Steadfastness Among Rebels In Video

A Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) video focused on significance of patience, unity, and resilience during jihad, and compared past and current battles to inspire and encourage steadfastness among the rebel fighters to achieve victory.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016
JFS and Jaish al-Fateh Deny Involvement in Russian Ambassador’s Killing, Dismiss “Forged” Announcement

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) and the Jaish al-Fateh coalition of Syrian opposition groups denied involvement in the killing of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, calling a disseminated announcement of their responsibility “forged.”

Wednesday, 21 December 2016
Jihadist Telegram Channel Suggests Attack Methods, Targets to Lone Wolves

A jihadist Telegram channel provided a list of attack methods and targets to prospective lone wolf terrorists in non-Muslim countries.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016
IS Claims Two-Day Clash with Russian Security Forces in Downtown Grozny

Caucasus Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding a number of Russian security forces in a two-day clash in downtown Grozny.

Monday, 19 December 2016
Pro-JFS Groups Laud Assassin of Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Distribute List of Russian Embassies

Groups in support of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) and other Syrian rebel factions lauded the assassin who killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey, and one group distributed a list of Russian embassies around the world and incited for violence against them.

Monday, 19 December 2016
Four Children, Including a Russian and an Uzbek, Execute Spies in IS Video

Al-Jazeera Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq released a video showing four children, one of whom is Russian and another, Uzbek, executing spies by gunshot.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016
'Amaq Releases Video of IS Fighter Involved in Attack in Russian City of Nizhny Novgorod

After reporting that two Islamic State (IS) "soldiers" carried out the armed attack in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod, 'Amaq News Agency released a video of one of the men, who renewed his allegiance to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and threatened the group's enemies.

Thursday, 27 October 2016
'Amaq Reports IS "Soldiers" Executed Attack in Russian City of Nizhny Novgorod

'Amaq News Agency reported that two "soldiers of the Islamic State" carried out the armed attack in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Faylaq al-Sham Claims Killing 6 Russian Officers in Hama, Threatens Greater Violence

Faylaq al-Sham claimed killing six Russian officers and several Iranian and Syrian officers in Hama, Syria after having “tracked and monitored” them for more than three months.

Friday, 14 October 2016
JFS Video Criticizes Ceasefire, Calls U.S. Stance against Assad “Lies and Deception”

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a video detailing tenants of the U.S.-Russia-brokered ceasefire deal for Syria, calling Russia “the cause of all hostilities” and characterizing America’s stated opposition to Assad as hollow.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016
IS Affiliate Releases Video Plea from Captured Russian Intelligence Officer

The Islamic State (IS) affiliated Furat Media released a video plea from a captured Russian intelligence officer to Vladimir Putin and the Russian people.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016
JFS Official Condemns U.S.-Russia-Brokered Ceasefire Deal: “No Honorable Group” Would Agree

Abu Sulayman al-Muhajir (AKA Mostafa Mahamed), an Australian cleric and Director of Foreign Media Relations with Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, condemned the U.S.-Russia-brokered ceasefire deal set to take effect on September 12, 2016.

Monday, 12 September 2016
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Releases Statement on the Death of Commander, Accuses US of “Alliance” with Russia

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham released a statement, in English, regarding the recent death of their General Commander, Abu Umar Saraqib, accusing the US of aiding Russia in weakening “the forces fighting the Assad regime.”

Saturday, 10 September 2016
IS Reports on Death of Demining Firm’s Contractor in Ramadi, Attack Near Moscow in al-Naba

The Islamic State (IS) reported on the death of a British contractor for the American demining firm Janus in Ramadi in its al-Naba newspaper, and on the attack by two “soldiers of the Caliphate” in Balashikha, east of Moscow.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Claims Targeting Syrian and Russian Aircraft in Aleppo, Attacks on Regime in Homs

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham claimed targeting the Syrian and Russian aircraft in Um al-Qara Hill in Aleppo, and reported attacking the Syrian regime in al-Zara village, Homs.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Pro-IS Media Group Warns Russia of Future Attacks

Echoing its warnings to Canada after the attempted suicide bombing by Aaron Driver in Ontario, the pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Wa'd Foundation published posters with similar messages to Russia after the attack on police near Moscow.

Monday, 22 August 2016
Balashikha, Russia Attackers Affirm IS Pledge, Call for More Violence in ‘Amaq Video

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video allegedly of the two individuals to attack police in Balashikha, Russia with axes and guns on August 17, 2016.

Thursday, 18 August 2016
'Amaq Reports 2 IS Fighters Responsible for Attack on Police Near Moscow

'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that the men who attacked Russian police outside of Moscow were "fighters from the Islamic State".

Thursday, 18 August 2016
IS Video Shows Attacks on Syrians and Russians in Homs, Downing of Russian Attack Helicopter

Homs Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria released a video on its suicide bombings and other attacks on Syrian and Russian soldiers in Tadmur (Palmyra), including the downing of what it described as a Mi-35 Russian attack helicopter.

Friday, 12 August 2016
Russian-Speaking IS Fighter Threatens Attacks in Russia in Video Showing Raids in Western Iraq

In a video showing raids by Islamic State (IS) fighters in western Iraq, a Russian-speaking fighter threatened attacks in Russia, declaring: "Listen O Putin, we will come to you in Russia, we will kill you all in your homes, Allah willing".

Tuesday, 02 August 2016
IS Claims Downing 30 Aircraft in al-Naba Infographic

The Islamic State (IS) claimed to have taken down 30 aircraft in a three-and-a-half-month period in an infographic provided in its al-Naba news publication.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Australian NF Cleric Condemns Proposed U.S.-Russian Coordination against Group

Abu Sulayman al-Muhajir (AKA Mostafa Mahamed), an Australian cleric and member of the Shariah Committee of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front (NF), condemned the proposed U.S.-Russian Joint Implementation Group (JIG) for Syria.

Monday, 18 July 2016
IS Claims Seizing Regime-Held Barriers and Downing Russian Helicopter near Tadmur

The Homs provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed downing a Russian helicopter while seizing three regime-held barriers east of Tadmur (Palmyra).

Friday, 08 July 2016
IS' 'Amaq Reports Killing of 3 Russian Soldiers in Bomb Blast Between Hama and Raqqah

'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that three Russian soldiers were killed in a bomb blast on their vehicle between Syria's Hama and ar-Raqqah governorates.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016
American, French, Indonesian, Russian, and Uzbek Fighters Laud Omar Mateen in Video, Call for Lone-Wolf Attacks

American, French, Indonesian, Russian, and Uzbek fighters in Furat Province the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq lauded Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen and called upon Muslims to follow his example and kill "disbelievers".

Sunday, 19 June 2016
IS Claims Killing CID Chief in Suicide Raid in Dagestan

Caucasus Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing the head of the Criminal Investigation Department in the city of Derbent in southern Dagestan in a suicide raid.

Sunday, 15 May 2016
Jaish al-Islam Prepares to Attack Russian Military Base in Lattakia

Jaish al-Islam released a video divulging the group’s plans to target the Khmeimim Airbase to the southeast of Lattakia.

Wednesday, 04 May 2016
IS Outlines Benefits of Airstrikes, Denounces Muslim Brotherhood in 4th Issue of Russian Magazine “Istok”

The Islamic State (IS) refered to bombings as “vitamins” and coalition airstrikes as “antiobiotics and denounced the Muslim Brotherhood in the fourth issue of its Russian-language magazine, “Istok” (The Source).

Monday, 02 May 2016
IS Affiliate Releases Video Version of German Chant Inciting Lone-Wolf Attacks in America, Europe, Russia

After releasing the audio of a German-language chant inciting lone-wolf attacks in America, Europe, and Russia, the Islamic State (IS) affiliate Furat Media published a video version with Arabic and Turkish subtitles.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016
German-Language IS Chant Calls Europe its “Battleground,” Names Paris, New York, Moscow, and Berlin

Furat Media, an affiliate of the Islamic State (IS), released a German-language chant calling Europe its battleground and naming the cities of Paris, New York, Moscow, and Berlin.

Monday, 18 April 2016
IS’ Homs Province Reports on Russian Soldiers Killed near Tadmur

The Homs provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed the killing of five Russian soldiers among others near Tadmur (Palmyra), adding to related reports by the IS-linked ‘Amaq News Agency.

Friday, 18 March 2016
‘Amaq News Reports Five Russians Killed Near Tadmur, Releases Photos Taken from Killed Fighter

The Islamic State (IS)-linked ‘Amaq News Agency claimed that IS killed five Russian soldiers near Tadmur (Palmyra) in Syria’s Homs province, and provided photos obtained from one of the killed individuals.

Thursday, 17 March 2016
IS-Linked 'Amaq Agency Releases Video of Russian Military Advisor Killed Near Tadmur (Palmyra)

The Islamic State (IS)-linked 'Amaq News Agency released a video showing the corpse and equipment of a man it identified as a "Russian military advisory" killed in fighting near Tadmur in Syria's Homs governorate.

Thursday, 17 March 2016
IS’ al-Hayat Media Video Incites Fighters, Lone Wolves in Caucasus to Attack Russians to Preoccupy from Syrian Airstrikes

Russian-speaking Islamic State (IS) fighters incited their counterparts in the group's Caucasus Province, as well as lone wolves to launch attacks in Russia in order to preoccupy the Russians from mounting airstrikes in Syria.

Tuesday, 08 March 2016
Official in IS' Caucasus Province Calls for Lone-Wolf Attacks in Russia, Video Shows Suicide Bomber

Caucasus Province of the Islamic State (IS) released a video in which its deputy leader incited for lone-wolf attacks in Russia, and showed the gunshot execution of an "apostate agent" of the Russian intelligence, and a suicide bomber.

Monday, 07 March 2016
Ahrar al-Sham Claims Killing High-Ranking Russian Generals in Car Bombing near Lattakia

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement claimed killing high-ranking Russian generals in a car bomb attack carried out in Snobar Jableh near Lattakia.

Thursday, 25 February 2016
IS’ al-Hayat Media Center Releases Bengali Chant “Story of a Mujahid”

Al-Hayat Media Center, the foreign language media division of the Islamic State (IS), released a Bengali chant entitled, “Story of a Mujahid”.

Saturday, 20 February 2016
IS Claims Killing Nearly 70 Syrian Regime Forces in Hama, Says Russian Airstrikes Mistakenly Hit Enemy

Hama Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria claimed killing nearly 70 Syrian regime forces and Shi'ite militia elements amidst a two-day clash on the Athriya – ar-Raqqah road, and reported that Russian warplanes mistakenly bombed regime positions, killing an additional number.

Friday, 19 February 2016
Nusra Front Video Shows Arrival of Reinforcement from Hama to Aleppo

Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, released a video featuring the arrival of reinforcements from Hama to Aleppo and its countryside.

Thursday, 18 February 2016
NF Video Details Costs and Casualties of War through Infographics

Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, released an infographics video on the cost of the Syrian war to the Syrian regime and Russia, the number of civilian and military casualties, and the impact of the Russian intervention.

Tuesday, 02 February 2016
Levantine Front and Thouwar al-Sham Announce Merger, Call upon Opposition Factions to Unite

Thouwar al-Sham (Rebels of al-Sham) announced its merger with the Levantine Front (Jabhat al-Shamiya), and called upon other opposition factions to unite their ranks.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for December 31, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the December 31, 2015 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of an assault in Syria, a village captured and suicide operation in IS’ Aleppo Province, and an assault on Russian intelligence officers in the group's Caucasus Province.

Thursday, 31 December 2015
Opposition Fighters and Supporters Eulogize Zahran Alloush

Fighters with opposition groups in Syria, along with those groups’ supporters, commented on the death of Jaish al-Islam leader Zahran Alloush.

Saturday, 26 December 2015
IS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Criticizes Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance, Threatens Enemy States

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State (IS) and its declared “Caliph,” criticized the Saudi-led Islamic military alliance against terrorism, and threatened enemy states, specifically America, Russia, and European countries.

Saturday, 26 December 2015
Leadership Council of Jaish al-Islam Appoints Alloush’s Successor in Video

The Leadership Council of the Syria-based Jaish al-Islam confirmed the killing of its leader, Zahran Alloush, and announced the appointment of his successor.

Friday, 25 December 2015
Ahrar al-Sham Gives Condolences for Death of Zahran Alloush

The Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, the leading group within the Syria-based Islamic Front, gave its condolences for Jaish al-Islam leader Zahran Alloush, who was reportedly killed in a Russian airstrike in Damascus.

Friday, 25 December 2015
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for December 16, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the December 16, 2015 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of two suicide operations in Iraq, an assault on “Awakenings” and Iraqi military barracks in Iraq, and Russian airstrikes in IS’ Aleppo Province.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015
Abdullah al-Muhaysini Injured by Russian Airstrike in Lattakia

Fighters affiliated with the Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) Syrian affiliate, posted pictures of a pro-Nusra Front (NF) Saudi cleric Abdullah al-Muhaysini in a state of injury.

Friday, 04 December 2015
Ahrar al-Sham Claim Clashes with Syrian and Russian Forces in Lattakia

The Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, the leading group within the Islamic Front, reported clashes and attacks on Syrian forces and a Russian airbase in Lattakia.

Thursday, 03 December 2015
Afghan Taliban Denies Leader Being Wounded in Pakistan, Cautions Russia about Reengagement in Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban denied rumors that its leader, Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, was wounded and possibly killed in an attack in the Pakistani city of Quetta, and separately, cautioned Russia about reengaging in Afghanistan to stop the mounting Islamic State (IS) threat.

Thursday, 03 December 2015
IS Fighters in Libya, Including English-Speaker, Laud Paris Attacks, Threaten U.S., Russia

Barqah Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Libya released a video featuring two foreign fighters, one of them an English-speaker, applauding the deadly attacks in Paris and threatening the United States and Russia.

Wednesday, 02 December 2015
Russian-Speaking IS Fighter Beheads Alleged Russian Spy in Video

A Russian-speaking Islamic State (IS) fighter beheaded an alleged Russian spy in a video from the group’s ar-Raqqah Province, and threatened Russia with attacks.

Wednesday, 02 December 2015
IS Claims April 2015 Murder of Syrian Teacher in Southern Turkey in 4th Issue of Turkish Magazine “Constantinople”

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the April 2015 murder of a Syrian teacher in the city of Kahramanmaras in southern Turkey, accusing him of spying and delivering information on foreign fighters to the enemy intelligence.

Wednesday, 02 December 2015
IS Promotes Downing Russian Airliner, Paris Attacks in 3rd Issue of Russian Magazine “Istok”

The Islamic State (IS) promoted the October 31, 2015, downing of the Russian airliner in Sinai, and the November 13 attacks in Paris in the third issue of its Russian magazine, “Istok” (The Source).

Monday, 30 November 2015
Shabaab Approves of Paris and Bamako Attacks, Calls for Attacks on Jewish and Western Interests

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, issued a statement approving of the attacks in Paris and Bamako, while also calling for attacks on Jewish and Western interests, domestically and internationally.

Thursday, 26 November 2015
Austrian, Chechen IS Fighters Threaten Attacks Like Paris in Russia, Coalition Countries

Two fighters, an Austrian and a Chechen, in al-Jazeera Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq are featured in a video threatening attacks similar to Paris in Russia and coalition countries militarily intervening against the IS.

Friday, 20 November 2015
IS Identifies Purported IED that Brought Down Russian Airliner in Dabiq 12

In the twelfth issue of its English magazine, “Dabiq,” the Islamic State (IS) published a photo purporting to show the explosive that brought down the Russian airliner in Sinai.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Nusra Front Claims Downing of Two Russian Reconnaissance Planes

The Nusra Front (NF), the al-Qaeda (AQ) branch in Syria, claimed to have downed two Russian reconnaissance planes from the Abu Dhuhur airbase located in Idlib.

Tuesday, 17 November 2015
NF Claims Attacks on Syrian, Russian Forces in North Latakia

The Latakia division of the Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, reported of clashes with Syrian and Russian forces in Ghamam village and in the area of Jub al-Ahmar in northern Latakia.

Wednesday, 11 November 2015
Nusra Front Claims Youths Joining Jihad in Increasing Numbers Since Russian Intervention

The Idlib division of the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, released a visual meeting with an 18-year-old who joined the group, and claimed in the introduction that the number of Muslim youths coming out to participate in jihad has increased after the Russian intervention.

Tuesday, 10 November 2015
NF Details Entrance into the Group, Claims Intent to Fight Russia and Iran in Video

In a video released by the Nusra Front (NF), the al-Qaeda branch in Syria, a young fighter from Idlib explained events that led to him joining the group and detailed the training process.

Wednesday, 04 November 2015
IS Residents Claim Onslaught of Russian Airstrikes, Civilian Casualties

Alleged residents under the Islamic State (IS) claimed high civilian casualties and increased sympathy amid airstrikes by Russian forces in Syria.

Wednesday, 04 November 2015
IS’ Sinai Province Reiterates Claim for Downing Russian Airliner in Audio, Challenges Doubters

Days after claiming to have downed a Russian airliner and killing its 244 passengers, Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS) issued an audio speech reiterating its claim and challenging those who doubt its veracity to prove them wrong.

Wednesday, 04 November 2015
Jund al-Aqsa Reports Attacking Syrian and Russian Forces in Hama

Jund al-Aqsa, a founding faction of Jaish al-Fath coalition before leaving it, reported an assault on the Syrian and Russian forces in the Northern countryside of Hama.

Tuesday, 03 November 2015
Fighters in IS’ Ninawa Province Celebrate Downing of Russian Plane in Sinai

Ninawa Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq released a video of fighters celebrating and promoting the claim by Sinai Province for taking down a Russian airliner, and a Russian-speaking fighter threatening additional attacks.

Tuesday, 03 November 2015
IS’ Sinai Province Claims Downing of Russian Air Liner KGL9268

Sinai province of the Islamic State (IS) released a communique claiming to have downed the Russian Air Liner KGL9268, which resulted in 220 deaths.

Saturday, 31 October 2015