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Al-Qaeda Derides Trump Visit to KSA, Finds “Treachery” of Saudi Royals

Al-Qaeda (AQ) derided the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia and found it to be another example of the Saudi royals’ “treachery,” in the 15th issue of its “al-Nafeer” (Call to Mobilize) bulletin.

Sunday, 21 May 2017
Hamza bin Laden Highlights Historical Saudi Collusion with British in Speech Inciting Regime Overthrow

Hamza bin Laden, a son of former al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Usama bin Laden, highlighted Saudi collusion with the British in the early-20th century in a speech encouraging Muslims in Saudi Arabia to overthrow the royal family.

Saturday, 20 May 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
Al-Qaeda Says CIA Director Awarding Saudi Crown Prince is Proof of Saudi Loyalty to America

Al-Qaeda pointed to CIA director Mike Pompeo awarding Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef for his work against terrorism as proof of Saudi loyalty to America, and urged Muslims to fight such “apostate regimes”.

Wednesday, 15 February 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-IS Group Urges Lone Wolves in Saudi Arabia to Target Foreign Companies and Embassies, Hit New Year's Eve Celebrations

The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir Media Foundation urged lone wolves in Saudi Arabia to target foreign companies and embassies, and to strike New Year's Eve celebrations.

Friday, 30 December 2016
Jihadist Distributes Message Giving Advice to Lone Wolves in Saudi Arabia

A jihadist distributed a message giving advice to lone wolves in Saudi Arabia about conducting operations. He posted an image bearing the recommendations on the pro-Islamic State (IS) Deep Web forum al-Minbar Jihadi Media on December 30, 2016.

Friday, 30 December 2016
Pro-IS Jihadist Creates Game to Destroy Saudi Ministry Buildings with Missiles

A pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadist created a game in which a player fires missiles at buildings for the purpose of “revenge against the criminal Saudi Ministry of Interior.”

Monday, 31 October 2016
Prominent Jihadi Cleric Demands Medical, Financial Assistance from Muslims of Various Professions

Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric and jihadist figure in Syria, called for financial, medical, and other forms of aid to fighters in the country.

Thursday, 06 October 2016
Anti-IS Group Translates Muhaysini Speech on Extremism of IS into Seven Languages

An anti-Islamic State (IS) jihadi media group released a translation in seven languages of a speech by radical Saudi cleric Abdullah al-Muhaysini on the extremism of the IS.

Thursday, 01 September 2016
Jund al-Aqsa Claims Suicide Bombing by Saudi Fighter, Capturing Several Villages in Hama

Jund al-Aqsa claimed a suicide bombing carried out by a Saudi fighter in the northern countryside of Hama, and announced capturing numerous villages as a result on the Marwan Haded Battle which the group launched against the regime.

Thursday, 01 September 2016
Prominent Anti-IS Cleric Abdullah al-Muhaysini Justifies Rejoicing in Killing of IS Spokesman

Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric in Syria and opponent of the Islamic State (IS), justified rejoicing in the killing of the IS' spokesman, Abu Muhammad al-'Adnani.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Hamza bin Laden Incites Saudis to Overthrow Regime, Train with AQAP

Echoing his father Usama's call to overthrow the Saudi regime, Hamza bin Laden incited Saudis to act and end American influence in the country, and to seek military training with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in Yemen.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Jihadi Media Group al-Fursan Gives Biography of Slain al-Qaeda Shariah Committee Member

Al-Fursan Media Foundation published a biography of a Saudi member of al-Qaeda's Shariah Committee who was killed in in Afghanistan in April 2015.

Friday, 22 July 2016
TTP Condemns Suicide Bombing Outside Prophet's Mosque in Medina

Joining several other jihadi groups in condemning the suicide bombing outside the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) disavowed the act and said such an operation is not part of its policy and doctrine.

Thursday, 07 July 2016
Nusra Front Claims Suicide Bombing in Leiramoun, Recapturing Parts of Region

Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, claimed recapturing part of Leiramon in Aleppo following a suicide bombing carried out by a wheelchair-bound Saudi fighter.

Tuesday, 05 July 2016
Jihadists React to Medina Blast on Social Media

Jihadists on social media commented on a reported suicide bombing on the Prophet's Mosque in Medina.

Tuesday, 05 July 2016
Afghan Taliban Condemns Attack at Prophet’s Mosque

The Afghan Taliban condemned the July 4, 2016 bombing at the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia as a “gruesome act.”

Tuesday, 05 July 2016
IS Claims Attack in al-Ahsa (Saudi Arabia), Killing and Wounding Over 8k in Iraq in Sixth Months in al-Naba

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for bombings at a highway patrol station in al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, in its al-Naba weekly newspaper, and alleged in an infographic that its fighters killed and wounded over 8,000 in Iraq over a six-month period.

Tuesday, 03 May 2016
Jihadi Media Group al-Fursan Gives Biography of Slain Saudi Associate of Former al-Qaeda Official

Al-Fursan Media Foundation published a biography of a slain Saudi military camp trainer and associate of former al-Qaeda official Mustafa Abu al-Yazid.

Monday, 02 May 2016
Document Details Killed Saudi NF Fighter’s Multiple Travels to Syrian Battlefronts

Jihadists on social media disseminated a biography of a killed Saudi Nusra Front (NF) fighter identified as “Abu Muhammad al Jazrawi,” detailing his multiple trips to Syrian battlefronts.

Monday, 18 April 2016
Jund al-Aqsa Claims Suicide Bombing in Sahl al-Ghab, Northwest of Hama

Syrian rebel group Jund al-Aqsa claimed a suicide bombing carried out by a Saudi fighter in the Kherbat al-Naqus village in Sahl al-Ghab, located northwest of Hama, and released footage of the explosion.

Monday, 18 April 2016
IS Interviews Security Official for "Najd Province" in Saudi Arabia in al-Naba Newspaper

The Islamic State (IS) featured in the 26th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper an interview with the "security official" for Najd Province, a division of the group in Saudi Arabia, discussing the attacks it carried out on Shi'ite mosques and Saudi security forces and officials.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016
IS' Najd Province Releases Video of Assassinating Quway'iyah Investigations Director

In its first video release, Najd Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Saudi Arabia, showed the drive-by shooting in which it assassinated Colonel Kitab Majid al-Hammadi, the Director of General Investigations for the town of al-Quway'iyah.

Friday, 08 April 2016
IS' Najd Province Claims Assassinating Director of General Investigation for al-Quway'iyah, Eastern Riyadh

Najd Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Saudi Arabia, claimed credit for the assassination of Kitab Majid al-Hammadi, the director of General Investigation for the town of al-Quway'iyah in Riyadh.

Tuesday, 05 April 2016
IS' 'Amaq News Reports Assassination of Director of General Investigation for Saudi Town in Riyadh

'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that fighters assassinated the director of General Security for the town of al-Quway'iyah in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

Tuesday, 05 April 2016
IS Claims Bombing in Front of Saudi Police Station South of Riyadh

Najd Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Saudi Arabia, claimed a bombing in front of a Saudi police station south of Riyadh.

Sunday, 03 April 2016
Man Identified as Saudi Soldier Executed in Video by IS Pledges in KSA

Jihadists distributed a video showing the execution of a man identified as a Saudi emergency soldier, by individuals who pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Friday, 26 February 2016
IS Challenges Ground Forces from Arab States in al-Naba Weekly Newspaper

The Islamic State (IS) challenged ground forces from Arab states, declaring that it will fight them like its fights all “polytheists and apostates,” in its al-Naba weekly newspaper.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for February 14-15, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the February 14-15, 2016 English editions of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of a repelled advance in Syria, a brigadier general assassinated in Saudi Arabia, and a suicide operation in Syria.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
IS Division in Saudi Arabia Claims Assassination of Brigadier General

Al-Hijaz Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Saudi Arabia, claimed the assassination of a brigadier general in Jizan.

Monday, 15 February 2016
IS Claims Bombing in Riyadh, Likens Syrian Opposition Factions to Genetically Modified Chicken for Slaughter in al-Naba Weekly Newspaper

The Islamic State (IS) claimed bombing a vehicle of a Saudi soldier in Riyadh, calling it the “beginning of a new chapter of unique attacks,” and likened Syrian opposition factions to genetically modified chicken for slaughter in its al-Naba weekly newspaper.

Tuesday, 09 February 2016
IS-Linked ‘Amaq News Reports IS Bombing of Saudi Army Vehicle in Riyadh

The Islamic State (IS)-linked ‘Amaq News Agency reported that a sticky bomb planted by IS fighters on a vehicle of a Saudi soldier exploded in the city of Riyadh.

 In a brief message posted on its Telegram channel on February 8, 2016, ‘Amaq cited an unidentified source to state that a sticky improvised explosive device (IED) blew up on a vehicle of an “element of the Saudi army” in the Azaziyah neighborhood. It reads:

A source for ‘Amaq Agency: Detonation of a sticky device planted by elements from the Islamic State in a car of one of the elements of the Saudi army in the Aziziyah neighborhood of the city of Riyadh.

Monday, 08 February 2016
Prominent Jihadi Cleric Issues Fatwa: All Aleppo Fighters to Battlefront Immediately

Saudi cleric and Nusra Front (NF)-affiliated fighter Abdullah al-Muhaysini released an audio fatwa calling fighters in Aleppo to battle immediately amid a massive offensive by pro-regime forces in the province.

Wednesday, 03 February 2016
Shabaab Mourns Scholars and Fighters Executed by Saudi Arabia, Applauds AQIM for Burkina Faso Attack

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement extended its condolences for imprisoned Sunni scholars and fighters executed by Saudi Arabia, and applauded fellow al-Qaeda branch al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) for its deadly attack at the Splendid Hotel in Burkina Faso.

Sunday, 24 January 2016
AQAP Official Incites for Revenge for Saudi Execution of Prisoners

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from group official Khalid Batarfi inciting Muslims to avenge the execution of prisoners by the Saudi government, and to attack not only them, but America, as well.

Thursday, 21 January 2016
Issue 13 of IS’ Dabiq Magazine Calls to Kill Shi’ites, Eulogizes “Jihadi John”

The Islamic State (IS) released the 13th issue of Dabiq, its English-language magazine, which contained a thematic focus on the jihadist imperative to kill Shi’ites.

Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Zawahiri Criticizes Riyadh Conference, Cautions Against and Condemns IS

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri criticized the Riyadh conference attended by Syrian opposition groups in an audio speech, warning of the “cunning” of Saudi Arabia, and continued to caution against and condemn the Islamic State (IS).

Thursday, 14 January 2016
Zawahiri Calls to Attack Interests of “Zionist-Crusader Alliance” to Avenge Prisoner Executions by Saudi Arabia

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called in an audio speech for fighters to attack interests of the “Zionist-Crusader alliance” in revenge for the execution of Sunni militants and scholars by Saudi Arabia.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016
AQAP, AQIM Threaten KSA in Joint Statement on Prisoner Executions

Two branches of al-Qaeda, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), published a joint statement on Saudi Arabia executing imprisoned fighters and jihadi ideologues, threatening retaliation against the Kingdom.

Sunday, 10 January 2016
AQAP's Chief Bombmaker Eulogizes Sunnis Executed by Saudi Arabia, Threatens America

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from its chief bombmaker, Ibrahim al-‘Asiri, eulogizing imprisoned Sunni fighters and clerics executed by Saudi Arabia, and threatening America.

Sunday, 10 January 2016
Jund al-Aqsa Calls for Retaliation for Executions by Saudi Government

Jund al-Aqsa denounced Saudi Arabia’s mass execution of 43 Sunni Muslims and scholars convicted on terrorism charges, and called for attacks and protests on the Saudi government.

Friday, 08 January 2016
Faylaq al-Sham Declares Support for Saudi Arabia's Severed Ties with Iran, Calls for All Arab States to Follow

Syrian opposition group Faylaq al-Sham (“The Sham Legion”) released a statement of support for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, who recently announced severing relations with Iran, and called on all members of the League of Arab States to follow.

Thursday, 07 January 2016
Nusra Front Videos Show Civilian Opposition towards Riyadh Conference

The Nusra Front (NF), the al-Qaeda (AQ) branch in Syria, released multiple videos from different parts of Syria featuring civilians rejecting the Riyadh Conference held in Saudi Arabia.

Thursday, 07 January 2016
Brigades of Abdullah Azzam Condemns Saudi Execution of Prisoners

The Lebanon-based Brigades of Abdullah Azzam condemned the execution of 47 prisoners by Saudi Arabia, and called on Saudi Muslims to participate in jihad.

Saturday, 02 January 2016
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Calls for Attacks on Saudi Embassies, Police

A prominent pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel called for attacks on Saudi embassies, police, and scholars in wake of Shi’ite-led protests against the country in Iran.

Saturday, 02 January 2016
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
IS Fighters in 14 Provinces Call for Attacks in Saudi Arabia (Part 2)

The Islamic State (IS) launched on December 16, 2015, a media campaign dubbed “O Land of the Revelation, Be Patient,” during which fourteen of its provinces in Iraq, Libya, Sinai, Syria, and Yemen released videos slamming Saudi Arabia for its alleged “nullifications” of Islam, and calling for attacks in the Kingdom.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015
IS Fighters in 14 Provinces Call for Attacks in Saudi Arabia (Part 1)

The Islamic State (IS) launched on December 16, 2015, a media campaign dubbed “O Land of the Revelation, Be Patient,” during which fourteen of its provinces in Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen released videos slamming Saudi Arabia for its alleged “nullifications” of Islam, and calling for attacks in the Kingdom.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015
More Opposition Groups Release Statement of Gratitude towards Saudi Arabia

Eight Syrian opposition groups that participated in the Riyadh talks released a joint statement of appreciation to the hosting country, Saudi Arabia, for the ultimate decision against Bashar al-Assad and for standing with the revolution of the Syrian people.

Friday, 18 December 2015
Four Factions Express Gratitude to Saudi Arabia for Hosting Riyadh Conference

Syrian opposition groups al-Shamiyah Front [the Levantine Front], Thouwar al-Sham [Rebels of al-Sham], al-Fawj al-Awwal [the First Battalion], and Fa Istaqm Kama Umert Union issued a joint statement to thank Saudi Arabia for its support of the Syrian people.

Friday, 18 December 2015
Nusra Front Publishes Photos of Mass Demonstration in Idlib Rejecting Riyadh Conference

The Idlib correspondent of the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, published photos of what it described as a mass demonstration rejecting the Riyadh Conference.

Friday, 18 December 2015
Jihadi Media Group Warns Maldivians: Don’t Be a “Pawn” for Saudi Arabia

Bilad al-Sham Media, a Nusra Front (NF)-associated media group dedicated to Maldivians fighting in Syria, disseminated a warning for Maldivian forces to cut ties with Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Military Alliance or face being “buried along side the Shias.”

Thursday, 17 December 2015
IS Begins Media Campaign Slamming Saudi Role in Fighting IS, Fighters in Salah al-Din Call Counterparts in KSA to Attack

The Islamic State (IS) began a media campaign slamming Saudi Arabia for its role in fighting it, and in the first release, from the group’s Salah al-Din Province, fighters called on their counterparts in the kingdom to mount attacks.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015
Jihadists Campaign for Sentenced Saudi Ideologue, Issue Threats

Jihadists on Twitter have persisted with a campaign on Twitter for Faris al-Zahrani, a jihadi ideologue sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for attacks in the country. Statements of support for Zahrani have come from both al-Qaeda (AQ) and Islamic State (IS) supporters, with some expressing threats on Zahrani’s behalf.

Thursday, 03 December 2015
AQAP Threatens Saudi Government Over Upcoming Prisoner Executions

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) threatened the Saudi government over its intent to carry out a mass execution of prisoners.

Monday, 30 November 2015
IS Video Focuses on Saudi Hospital Director Turned Suicide Bomber in Salah al-Din

A man described as Saudi doctor and hospital director turned fighter who fought in Aleppo governorate of Syria, and carried out a suicide bombing in Salah al-Din province of Iraq, is the focus on an Islamic State (IS) video.

Wednesday, 04 November 2015
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for October 27, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the October 27, 2015 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of capturing two strategic hills and a military checkpoint in Syria and suicide operations in Saudi Arabia and Iraq.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Najran Mosque Suicide Bomber Threatens Shi’ites, Saudi Soldiers in Posthumous IS Audio

Al-Hijaz Province of the Islamic State (IS) released a posthumous audio from Abu Ishaq al-Hijazi, the suicide bomber who struck the al-Mashhad mosque in the Saudi city of Najran.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015
IS’ al-Hijaz Province Claims Suicide Bombing at Shi’ite Mosque in Najran

Al-Hijaz Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the suicide bombing at the al-Mashhad mosque in the Saudi city of Najran.

Monday, 26 October 2015
Jihadists Report Death of Wanted Saudi in Airstrike in Aleppo

Jihadists reported that Abdul Muhsen Abdullah al-Sharekh (AKA Sanafi al-Nasr), a wanted Saudi and al-Qaeda member who fought in the Afghanistan-Pakistan (Khorasan) region and Syria, was killed with two colleagues in an airstrike in Aleppo.

Friday, 16 October 2015
IS’ “Bahrain Province” Claims Shooting at Shi’ite Hall in Saudi Arabia

“Bahrain Province,” a newly-established division of the Islamic State (IS), claimed credit for the shooting at a Shi’ite religious hall in the area of al-Qatif in Saudi Arabia.

Friday, 16 October 2015
Saudi Cleric Leads Fighters from 12 Countries in Vowing that Syria will be a Russian “Graveyard”

Abdullah bin Muhammad al-Muhaysini, a radical Saudi cleric and ally of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front, led fighters from twelve different countries in vowing that Syria will be a “graveyard” for Russian soldiers.

Thursday, 15 October 2015
Jaish al-Adl Claims Saudi Riyal Donation from Unnamed “Philanthropist”

Jaish al-Adl, an Iranian Sunni Islamist insurgent group, claimed to have received financial donations from an unspecified donor.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Pro-NF Saudi Cleric Gives Fatwa Prohibiting Migration to Europe

Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a pro-Nusra Front Saudi cleric, gave a fatwa prohibiting Sunni Muslims from emigrating from Syria to Europe, claiming that it is part of a plot to make Syria a Sunni-minority country.

Thursday, 10 September 2015
Pro-NF Saudi Cleric-Led Group Releases Video on Training Camp for Children in Syria

The “Jihad Callers Center,” a Syria-based group led by pro-Nusra Front Saudi cleric Abdullah al-Muhaysini, released a video on a training camp for children called the “Cubs of al-Aqsa Camp for the Preparation of Mujahideen”.

Friday, 04 September 2015
Supporters of the IS in KSA Call on Saudi Muslims to Pledge to IS in Audio

Al-Nusra Al-Yamaniyah Foundation, a pro-Islamic State (IS) media group, released an audio speech from a representative of what is called “Supporters of the Islamic State in the Land of the Two Holy Mosques,” calling on Muslims in Saudi Arabia to pledge to the IS and fight the Saudi government.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Prominent Imprisoned Saudi Cleric Nasir al-Fahd Allegedly Pledges to IS

Al-Battar Media Foundation, a pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadi media group, released two messages attributed to prominent imprisoned Saudi cleric Nasir al-Fahd pledging allegiance to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and calling on Muslims and fighters to join the group.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Abha Mosque Bomber Promotes Suicide Attacks in Posthumous IS Audio

Al-Hijaz Province of the Islamic State (IS) released a posthumous audio from Abu Sinan al-Najdi, the suicide bomber who hit a mosque for emergency forces in the city of Abha in southwestern Saudi Arabia.

Friday, 07 August 2015
Saudi IS Fighters in Homs Threaten Shi’ites in KSA, Behead Syrian Regime Agent

Saudi fighters in the Islamic State (IS) delivered messages from the group’s Homs Province threatening Shi’ites in Saudi Arabia and inciting Sunnis in the Kingdom to fight them, and beheaded an agent of the Syrian regime.

Thursday, 06 August 2015
IS’ “Al-Hijaz Province” Claims Suicide Bombing at Mosque in Abha

A newly-announced division of the Islamic State (IS), “Al-Hijaz Province,” claimed credit for the suicide bombing at a mosque for emergency forces in the city of Abha in southwestern Saudi Arabia.

Thursday, 06 August 2015
IS Suicide Bomber Justifies Killing Uncle in Riyadh in Posthumous Audio

Najd Province of the Islamic State (IS) released a will from Abu Omar al-Najdi, the suicide bomber who shot to death his uncle, a colonel in the Saudi Interior Ministry, and then detonated his explosive belt at a checkpoint near al-Ha’er prison in Riyadh.

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
IS al-Bayan News Bulletin for July 17-18, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin for July 17-18, 2015, which includes multiple operations in Syria, Iraq, the Sinai Peninsula, Yemen and an assassination and an attack at a prison checkpoint in Saudi Arabia.

Saturday, 18 July 2015
IS’ Najd Province Claims Attacks by Suicide Bomber in Riyadh

Najd Province of the Islamic State (IS), the division responsible for three prior suicide bombings in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, claimed credit for the suicide bombing at a checkpoint near al-Ha’er prison in Riyadh, and the attack by the bomber on his uncle prior to the operation.

Thursday, 16 July 2015
Saudi IS Suicide Bomber Urges Colleagues Wage Similar Attacks in Posthumous Video

The Salah al-Din division of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq released a posthumous video of a Saudi suicide bomber calling on his colleagues to wage similar attacks, and threatening the “Crusader” coalition that the group cannot be defeated.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015
AQAP Releases Video of Anwar al-Awlaki Speaking about the “Culture of Martyrdom”

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a posthumous video of Anwar al-Awlaki speaking about the “culture of martyrdom”.

Saturday, 13 June 2015
Saudi Fighters in IS’ Shabwa Province Threaten to Return to Saudi Arabia After Preparing, Gaining Experience

Saudi fighters in Shabwa Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Yemen threatened the Saudi government in a video, declaring that they would return after preparing and gaining experience.

Tuesday, 02 June 2015
IS al-Bayan News Bulletin for May 30, 2015

The Islamic State (IS) released the English edition of its al-Bayan news bulletin for May 30, 2015, giving highlights from the missing May 29th bulletin, and reporting on its attacks in Iraq, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Syria.

Sunday, 31 May 2015
IS’ Najd Province Declares War on Shi’ites in Audio, Urges Saudi Youths to Join IS

A representative of Najd Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Saudi Arabia, delivered an audio speech declaring war on Shi’ites and urging Sunni Saudi youths to join the group.

Friday, 29 May 2015
IS Claims Suicide Bombing Outside Shi’ite Mosque in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Najd Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Saudi Arabia, claimed credit for the suicide bombing outside the Imam al-Hussein mosque, a Shi’ite temple, in the city of Dammam.

Friday, 29 May 2015
IS Claims Suicide Bombing in Shi’ite Mosque in al-Qatif, Saudi Arabia

In its first official claim for an attack in Saudi Arabia, the Islamic State (IS) took credit for the suicide bombing at a Shi’ite mosque in al-Qatif province.

Friday, 22 May 2015
IS Publishes Three-Part Photo Report on Suicide Bombings, Attacks on Yabani Bridge in Anbar

The Anbar provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq published a three-part photo report on the recent suicide bombings and attacks on the Yabani Bridge.

Saturday, 28 March 2015
IS Claims Suicide Bombings by Saudi Fighters Near Town of Rutba in Anbar

The Anbar provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq claimed two suicide bombings by Saudi fighters targeting Iraqi army barracks near the town of Rutba.

Friday, 27 March 2015
IS Claims Suicide Operation Involving Lebanese, Saudi, and Uzbek Fighters on Yabani Bridge in Anbar

The Anbar provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq claimed suicide operation involving Lebanese, Saudi, and Uzbek fighters on the Yabani Bridge, finishing off the operation it launched on the target two days prior.

Thursday, 26 March 2015
Houthis, Jihadists React to Airstrikes in Yemen by Saudi Arabia and Partnering Nations

Houthis and jihadists provided an array of both religious and nationalist-minded reactions on social media following recently initiated airstrikes on Houthi targets in Yemen by Saudi Arabia and Arab allies.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Saudi Fighter in IS’ Tripoli Province Calls Muslims to Wage Jihad in Video

Tripoli Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Libya, released a video of a Saudi fighter calling on Muslims to wage jihad.

Friday, 27 February 2015
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Saudi Fighter, Former al-Nusra Front Member

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Abdullah al-Rajihi (AKA Kassab al-Muhajir), a slain Saudi fighter and former member of al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, the al-Nusra Front.

Thursday, 05 February 2015
IS Claims Storming Border Post Between Iraq and Saudi Arabia

The Anbar provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq claimed storming a border post with Saudi Arabia and killing the guards inside.

Friday, 30 January 2015
Saudi IS Fighters Threaten in Video to Invade Saudi Arabia, Incite for Attacks in Kingdom

The ar-Raqqah provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) released a video of Saudi fighters threatening that the group will invade Saudi Arabia, and inciting Muslims in the Kingdom to carry out attacks on "disbelieving sects".

Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Alleged Fighters in “Yemen Province” Threaten to Attack Saudi Arabia

In an alleged video from “Yemen Province,” fighters celebrated the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz and threatened to mount attacks inside Saudi Arabia.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Saudi IS Fighter Applauds Nov. 2014 Attack in Ahsa, Urges Countrymen to Fight Saudi Government in IS Video

A Saudi fighter in the Islamic State (IS) applauded the November 4, 2014, attack on Shi'ites in Saudi Arabia's al-Ahsa governorate, and urged his fellow countrymen to disavow and kill members of their own family if they work for the Saudi Interior Ministry or military.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015
AQAP Gives Biography of Mukalla Police Station Suicide Bomber, Posthumous Video

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Abdullah al-Medawi, a Saudi who carried out a suicide bombing at the Mukalla police station in Yemen's Hadramawt province, and released a posthumous video of the bomber inciting Muslims to execute suicide attacks.

Monday, 19 January 2015
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Saudi Muhammad bin Ahmed al-Rubeish

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of a slain Saudi identified as Muhammad bin Ahmed al-Rubeish (AKA Faris al-Qassimi).

Friday, 16 January 2015
Pro-IS Jihadists Identify Suicide Bomber Near Arar, Saudi Arabia, as Abu Dher al-Shalahi

Pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadists identified the suicide bomber who attacked border guards near the city of Arar in northern Saudi Arabia as "Abu Dher al-Shalahi," and distributed pictures of him, one of which shows him holding a decapitated head.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015
Saudi Cleric in IS Killed in Coalition Airstrike in Kobani

Jihadists and pro-Islamic State (IS) media groups reported that Uthman al-Nazeh, a Saudi cleric and former professor at King Khalid University who had joined the group and appeared in its videos, was killed in a coalition airstrike in Kobani.

Friday, 02 January 2015
Jihadist Makes Implied Call for Lone Wolf Attacks amid Rumors of Attack in Riyadh

A pro-jihadist Twitter account made an implied call for lone wolf attacks amid unconfirmed rumors of a Dutch man being killed by IS attackers on December 3, 2014 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Thursday, 04 December 2014
Pro-IS al-Battar Media Foundation Releases Alleged Video of Shooting of Dane in Saudi Arabia

The pro-Islamic State (IS) media group al-Battar Media Foundation released a video purporting to show the shooting of a Dane in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, and identifying it as an operation by the "Supporters of the Islamic State in the Land of the Two Holy Mosques (Saudi Arabia)".

Monday, 01 December 2014
Al-Nusra Front Publishes Photos of Fighters in Handarat, Aleppo

The al-Qaeda branch in Syria, the al-Nusra Front (NF), published photos showing its fighters in the Handarat region of Aleppo, Syria.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
AQAP Announces Death of Official for Lahij, Former Guantanamo Detainee

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced that its official for Yemen's Lahij governorate, a former Guantanamo detainee and one of 85 men listed by Saudi Arabia in February 2009 as a most wanted terrorist suspect, was killed in Aden.

Friday, 14 November 2014
IS Video Shows Fighters in Ninawa Celebrating Pledges from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen

The Ninawa provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) released a video showing its fighters handing out flyers and candy to civilians in celebration of the recent pledges from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.

Thursday, 13 November 2014