- IS-aligned Group Uses Image of Los Angeles Skyline to Threaten Attacks
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group used an image of the Los Angeles skyline to threaten attacks in the United States and the West.
- Depicting Post Apocalyptic City, IS-aligned Group Warns U.S. of Coming Attacks
Showing the ruins of a city, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned group warned the U.S. of coming attacks and declared "the meeting is at Rome, O servants of the cross".
- Afghan Taliban Announces Next Two Rounds of Negotiations with the U.S.
After identifying the members of its new team for negotiations with the United States, including former Guantanamo inmates, the Afghan Taliban announced the next two rounds of talks, one in Doha and the other in Islamabad.
- Afghan Taliban Confirms at Moscow Conference Negotiations with U.S. Not to Allow Afghanistan to Harbor Global Terrorists
The Afghan Taliban published the English transcript of the speech delivered by its delegation at the Moscow conference on Afghanistan, wherein it confirmed negotiations with the U.S. not to allow the country to be "used against others," referring to the harboring of global terrorists and allowing them to operate training camps.
- 2nd Episode of AQAP's "Demolishing of the Espionage" Series Explores Recruitment of Spies, Features Alleged Audio of U.S. Intel Agent
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the second episode in its "Demolishing of the Espionage" series, exploring in it the recruitment of spies through blackmail and intimidation, and featuring an alleged audio conversation between a U.S. intelligence agent and a recruit.
- Afghan Taliban Notes "Progress" in Talks with U.S. Over Foreign Troop Withdrawal
Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabihullah noted "progress" in talks with the United States over foreign troop withdrawal, as the current round of negotiations has come to an end.
- IS Supporter Discusses Non-Traditional Attacks on Economic Infrastructure, Veterans in Nevada
An Islamic State (IS) supporter, possibly based in the U.S., discussed using explosives and napalm in attacks on U.S. military personnel and veterans in Nevada as well as his ability to buy guns as a non-felon.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 U.S. Soldiers, "Large Number" of Afghans in Failed Air Landing Operation in Uruzgan
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three American soldiers and a "large number" of Afghan commandos in a clash following a failed air landing operation in Uruzgan.
- Afghan Taliban Calls Trump the "American Gorbachev" for Withdrawing Troops from War Zones
Focusing on the final tweet for 2018 by U.S. President Donald Trump, wherein he noted his campaign promise to withdraw American soldiers from Syria and other war zones, the Afghan Taliban regarded Trump as the "American Gorbachev".
- AQ-linked Jihadists Eulogize USS Cole Bombing Organizer, Warn that "Generations" He Established Will Fight America
Al-Qaeda (AQ)-linked jihadists confirmed the killing of Jamal al-Badawi, the organizer of the 2000 USS Cole suicide bombing in Aden, Yemen, in a U.S. airstrike, and warned that the "generations" he established will continue to fight America.
- After SDF Arrest of Americans and Irish National, IS-affiliated Group Warns Foreign Fighters of Entering Among Civilians
After Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the arrest of two Americans, two Pakistanis, and an Irish national in Deir al-Zour, an Islamic State (IS)-affiliated group warned foreign fighters to avoid entering among civilians.
- IS-Linked Graphics Incite for Attacks Targeting U.S. President Trump & Capitol Building
Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporters disseminated graphics inciting for attacks in the United States, publishing threatening posters featuring U.S. President Donald Trump and the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
- IS' Khorasan Province Claims Thwarting Joint U.S.-Afghan Attack in Ibrahim Khel (Nangarhar)
The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed thwarting a joint attack by U.S. and Afghan forces in Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan.
- New Year’s Eve Attacks on New York City Threatened by IS-Linked Groups
Prominent Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked groups are inciting supporters to carry out lone actor operations in New York City on New Year’s Eve.
- IS-aligned Group Identifies Churches, Squares in America, Australia, and Europe for Lone Wolves to Target
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published an infographic identifying famous churches and squares in America, Australia, and Europe for lone wolves to target.
- 'Amaq Reports IS Fighters Thwarting Joint U.S.-Afghan Attack in Southern Nangarhar
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, thwarted a joint attack by U.S. and Afghan forces, and alleged that coalition aircraft bombed civilian homes, killing 25 people.
- IS-linked Group Warns that Despite Trump Pullout from Syria, "Flames of War" Will Still Come to America
Remarking on the announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump of pulling out American troops from Syria, an Islamic State (IS)-linked media group warned that despite that act, the "flames of war" will still reach America.
- 3 IS-linked Groups Release Joint Video Inciting Arson in West, Portray U.S. Pullout from Syria as American Defeat
Three Islamic State (IS)-linked groups released a joint video inciting lone wolves in the West to carry out arson attacks and portraying the U.S. troop pullout from Syria as American defeat.
- Syria-based Jihadi Cleric Muhaysini Sees U.S. Withdrawal from Country a "New Turn" in Syrian Revolution
Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric and jihadi figure in Syria, discussed the American withdrawal from the country, finding it a "great incidence" and a "new turn" in the Syrian revolution.
- Shabaab Reports Engaging in Clash with U.S. and Somali Forces in Lower Shabelle
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported its fighters engaging in clashes with American and Somali forces in Lower Shabelle region, and additionally claimed attacks on Somali police and soldiers in Hiran and Mogadishu.
- Afghan Taliban Reports on 3-Day Meeting Including U.S. Envoy, Reiterates Refusal to Meet Afghan Officials
The Afghan Taliban reported on the first of its three-day meeting in Abu Dhabi regarding "peace and reconstruction of Afghanistan," attended by U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilizad and representatives of Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, and reiterated its refusal to meet with Afghan government officials.
- Afghan Taliban Announces Meeting with Representatives of America, KSA, Pakistan, and UAE
The Afghan Taliban announced that officials from its Political Office will meet with representatives of America as well as Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arabic Emirates, but not Afghanistan.
- Afghan Taliban Claims 23 Casualties Among American Advisors and Afghan Soldiers in Kabul Suicide Bombing
The Afghan Taliban claimed inflicting 23 casualties among American advisors and Afghan soldiers in a suicide bombing in Kabul.
- Former IS-linked Group Confirms Killing of Judge Imprisoned by IS
A former Islamic State (IS)-linked group confirmed that Abu Muhammad al-Masri, the previous judge of the IS' Military Bureau who the IS had imprisoned on charges of dissension and sedition, was killed, though the circumstances are unknown.
- Shabaab Claims Killing Somali Military Commanders in Mogadishu, Thwarting U.S. Special Forces Raid in Lower Shabelle
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed killing two Somali military commanders in a bombing in Mogadishu and also thwarting a raid by U.S. Special Forces and Somali soldiers in Lower Shabelle.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Downing U.S. Chinook in Kapisa, Mourns Death of Helmand Official
The Afghan Taliban claimed shooting down a U.S. Chinook helicopter in Kapisa province, killing all of the soldiers onboard, and in a separate message, mourning the death of its "governor" for Helmand in a U.S.
- JNIM Reportedly Rejects Claim that Victims of U.S. Airstrike in Libya were AQIM Members
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's branch in Mali, reportedly rejected the claim by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) that its airstrike in Libya killed 11 al-Qaeda members, alleging instead that the victims were Tuaregs with no connection to the group.
- IS-aligned Group Warns of New Year's Day Attacks in New York City, West
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group warned of attacks on New Year's Day in New York City and the West in general.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 U.S. Soldiers with IED in Ghazni, Repelling Joint U.S.-Afghan Raid on Positions Against IS in Nangarhar
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three U.S. soldiers in a bombing in Ghazni and repelling a joint offensive by American and Afghan forces on their positions against the Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) in Nangarhar.
- IS-linked Group Accuses Media of Obfuscating Cause of California Wildfires, Motives Behind Attacks in Europe
The Islamic State (IS)-linked al-Battar Media Foundation accused press agencies of obfuscating the cause of the California wildfires and the motives behind recent attacks in European cities, suggesting that the IS is involved.
- Al-Qaeda Supporters Distribute Posters Portraying California Wildfires as Divine Punishment
Similar to pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadists earlier, supporters of al-Qaeda (AQ) designed and distributed posters portraying the California wildfires as divine punishment.
- Afghan Taliban Acknowledges 3-Day "Preliminary Talks" with U.S. Delegation in Qatar
The Afghan Taliban acknowledged a three-day meeting with a "high-ranking" American delegation in Qatar, calling them "preliminary talks" aimed at reaching a "true solution" to ongoing war in Afghanistan.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 American Soldiers in Helmand and Uruzgan
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing two American soldiers and wounding a third in attack in neighboring Helmand and Uruzgan provinces.
- 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..
- IS-aligned Group calls California Wildfires a Divine "Punishment" for Syria Bombings
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group called the wildfires ravaging California a "punishment" from God for U.S. bombing of Muslims in Syria.
- Posters Threaten White House and U.S. Capitol, Additional Attacks in Melbourne as "Just Terror"
An Islamic State (IS)-linked group published posters threatening the White House and U.S. Capitol building and additional attacks in Melbourne, Australia, both using the "Just Terror" phrase.
- Afghan Taliban Remarks that Insider Attack Killing Utah Mayor in Kabul Indicative of Peaking "Anti-Occupation Sensitives"
The Afghan Taliban remarked that the November 3, 2018, insider attack in Kabul in which Utah mayor Brent Taylor was killed is indicative of peaking "anti-occupation sensitivities" among Afghan armed forces.
- IS-Aligned Group Gives Biography of Alleged Canadian Hacker of U.S. CENTCOM Twitter Account
A foreign fighter-centric Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published a biography of an alleged Canadian who it claimed is behind the January 2015 hacking of the Twitter account of U.S. CENTCOM.
- Lauding Insider Attack Killing U.S. Soldier in Kabul, Afghan Taliban Urges Afghan Armed Forces to Follow Example
Lauding the Afghan soldier who killed an American soldier in an insider attack in Kabul, the Afghan Taliban urged members of the Afghan armed forces to follow his example.
- IS-Linked Group Incites “Lone-Wolf” Violence in America
Threatening Americans with “flame and sharp knives,” an Islamic State (IS) -linked media group distributed an English-language graphic depicting urban warfare.
- 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.
- Afghan Taliban Condemns U.S. Treasury Designations of Officials as "Exhibitory in Nature"
Responding to designations by the U.S. Treasury Department and financial sanctions imposed on its officials, the Afghan Taliban condemned them as "ineffective" and "exhibitory in nature".
- Pro-IS Group Gives Biography of Alleged American Cameraman from Michigan
A foreign fighter-centric pro-Islamic State (IS) group published a biography of an alleged American from Michigan who served as an IS cameraman in its battles in Syria.
- Filipino IS Operative Declares Battle Continues, Threatens U.S., Australia, China, and India
A message attributed to a Filipino Islamic State (IS) operative who reported on events in Marawi in the past, declared that fighting in the Philippines is not over, and threatened revenge against America, Australia, Israel, and China.
- Regarding Assassination Attempt on Top U.S. Commander, Afghan Taliban Remarks on Countrymen Giving Their Lives for Him
The Afghan Taliban remarked that Afghan generals and "loyalists" are responsible for saving the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller, from the recent assassination attempt in Kandahar.
- Pro-IS Khattab Media Threatens U.S. Law Enforcement Official Over Arrest of Group Member
The pro-Islamic State (IS) Khattab Media Foundation threatened an American law enforcement official over the arrest of a group member.
- IS-linked Group Reminds of Orlando Nightclub Shooting in Poster Warning of Attacks
An Islamic State (IS)-linked group reminded of the 2016 shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in a poster warning of attacks.
- Pro-IS Group Gives Biography of Slain American Surgeon from New York
A foreign fighter-centric pro-Islamic State (IS) group gave a biography for an alleged American IS member it identified as a surgeon from New York who treated fighters on the frontlines.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Assassination Attempt on Top U.S. Commander in Afghanistan, Killing Senior Afghan Officials
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing senior Afghan officials in an assassination attempt on the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller, in Kandahar province.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 6 U.S. Soldiers, Wounding 4 Others in Parwan Suicide Bombing
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing six American soldiers and wounding four others in a suicide bombing on their convoy in Bagram district in Parwan province.
- Afghan Taliban Describes Meeting with U.S. Delegation in Qatar as "Pivotal Path" and American Acceptance of Loss
After acknowledging a meeting between representatives of its Political Office in Qatar and a U.S. delegation, the Afghan Taliban described the event as America accepting military loss, and representing a "pivotal path" to attaining peace.
- Afghan Taliban Acknowledges its Political Office in Qatar Meeting with U.S. Delegation
The Afghan Taliban acknowledged that its Political Office in Qatar met with a U.S. delegation regarding a "peaceful resolution to the Afghan conflict".
- Shahada News Claims Shabaab Executed Five Spies Working for US, British, and Somali Intelligence
Shahada News Agency, the media unit for Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) Somali branch, reported the executions of 5 alleged spies.
- 'Amaq Reports IS Detonating Bike Bomb on U.S. Convoy in Raqqah
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters in Raqqah, Syria, detonated an explosives-laden bicycle on a U.S. military convoy.
- IS Supporter Echoes Bin Laden Strategy in Calling for Attacks on U.S. Economy
An Islamic State (IS) supporter echoed the strategy of former al-Qaeda (AQ) leader in hitting the economy of the "head of the snake," America, to cause its collapse and end its global influence.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing Over 10 U.S. Troops in Attacks in Helmand and Parwan
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing over 10 U.S. troops in attacks in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan and Parwan in the northeast of the country.
- Afghan Taliban Again Accuses U.S. Forces of Supporting IS through Airstrikes
The Afghan Taliban again accused U.S. forces of supporting the Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) through airstrikes, this time charging that drone strikes on their positions in Nangarhar seek to halt their progress against the rival group.
- After Depicting U.S. President Trump Beheaded, Pro-IS Group Portrays Him Shot
A pro-Islamic State (IS) group portrayed U.S. President Donald Trump shot in the head, in a poster claiming that fighters will ultimately conquer America.
- IS Claims Killing Three U.S. Soldiers in Thwarted Anbar Airdrop
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing three U.S. soldiers during an attempted airdrop in Anbar, Iraq.
- Depicting U.S. President Trump Assassinated, IS-linked Group Echoes Baghdadi's Threat of Attacks to Come
Depicting U.S. President Donald Trump assassinated, an Islamic State (IS)-linked group echoed the threat of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi of more attacks and violent conflict to come.
- Pro-IS Group Refers to Hitler and WW2 in Challenging U.S. to Defeat IS
A pro-Islamic State (IS) group referred to Adolph Hitler and World War II in challenging the United States to defeat the IS.
- AQ Supporter Explains Why U.S. is Higher Priority Target than Others
An al-Qaeda (AQ) supporter distributed a message explaining why the United States is a higher priority target than other Western forces, focusing on its economy and military and technological abilities.
- AQ and IS Supporters Alike Celebrate 9/11 Anniversary with Remembrance and Threats
On their respective channels, al-Qaeda (AQ) and Islamic State (IS) supporters celebrated the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with posters remembering the event and threats of similar operations to come.
- AQ Leader Zawahiri Advises How to "Confront" America on 17th Anniversary of 9/11
In its 17th anniversary production commemorating the 9/11 attacks, al-Qaeda (AQ) released a speech from its leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, advising how to "confront" America.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 U.S. Soldiers in Attack in Logar
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing two American soldiers in an attack in Muhammad Agha district in Logar province of northern Afghanistan.
- IS-linked Group Identifies Americans, Iranians, and Russians as Targets
An Islamic State (IS)-linked group identified the leaders of America, Iran, and Russia and their respective people as targets.
- IS' Khorasan Province Claims RPG Attack on Dining Facility for U.S. Soldiers in Bagram
The Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province claimed an RPG attack on a dining facility for U.S. soldiers in Bagram district in Parwan, Afghanistan.
- 'Amaq Reports U.S. Soldiers Wounded in IS Bomb Blast in Hasakah
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that American soldiers were wounded in a bomb blast in Hasakah governorate of Syria.
- Afghan Taliban Again Boasts of Rendering IS an "Exemplary Defeat" in Northern Afghanistan, Charges U.S. with Backing IS
The Afghan Taliban again boasted of rendering the Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province an "exemplary defeat" in northern Afghanistan and charged the U.S. with not only backing the IS there but in Iraq, as well.
- Afghan Taliban Accuses U.S. Forces of "Rescuing" IS in Nangarhar, Charges U.S. General with Deliberately Lying about Trump Strategy
The Afghan Taliban again accused American forces of "rescuing" Islamic State (IS) fighters from its clearing operations, and charged U.S. General John Nicholson with deliberately lying to the American people about the success of President Donald Trump's strategy in Afghanistan.
- AQ-linked Group Releases Video of Bangladeshi Fighters Attacking U.S. Forces in Afghanistan
An al-Qaeda (AQ)-linked group released a video showing what it described as Bangladeshi fighters attacking U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
- Pro-IS Group Depicts U.S. President Donald Trump Beheaded
A pro-Islamic State (IS) group depicted U.S. President Donald Trump beheaded along with the word "soon".
- Afghan Taliban Promotes Suicide Attackers in Video, Highlights 7-Man Raid at PD6 in Kabul and Suicide Bombing on U.S. Convoy in Nangarhar
The Afghan Taliban promoted its suicide attackers in the 12th episode of its "Caravan of Conquest" video series and highlighted the March 2017 7-man raid at PD6 in Kabul and the May 2017 suicide bombing on a U.S. military convoy in Nangarhar.
- 'Amaq Publishes Photos of Bomb Blast on Vehicle Allegedly Carrying U.S. Soldiers in Raqqah
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency published photos of a bomb blast on a vehicle allegedly carrying U.S. soldiers in Raqqah, Syria.
- Afghan Taliban Leader Boasts of Success in War, Expresses Willingness for Direct Negotiations with U.S.
A statement attributed to Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada for the occasion of Eid al-Adha boasted of the group's success and what it describes as America's failure in the war in Afghanistan, and expressed willingness for direct negotiations with the U.S.
- Using Scene from Fallout: New York Mod, IS-linked Group Depicts Beheading
An Islamic State (IS)-linked group used a screen capture from the New York modification for the Fallout 4 video game to depict a beheading.
- Afghan Taliban Boasts of Conquering Ghazni City, Claims Killing Over 200 Afghan and 10 U.S. Soldiers
After providing daily updates on its military activities and conquests over the past four days in the capital city of Afghanistan's Ghazni province, including the killing of over 200 Afghan and 10 American soldier, the Afghan Taliban boasted of its success and the "failure" on U.S. strategy in the country.
- IS' Khorasan Province Claims Killing U.S. Soldiers in Bomb Blast in Nazyan (Nangarhar)
The Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing American soldiers in a bomb blast on their vehicle in Nazyan district in Nangarhar, Afghanistan.
- IS Supporters Discuss Targeting of Military and Commercial Ships
In subsequent posts in a discussion launched by an Islamic State (IS) supporter about maritime attacks on military, commercial, and civilian ships, that user and another examined the targeting of such vessels, especially with the presence of radar systems.
- Pro-IS Group Warns of Attacks with Poster of New York City's Times Square
A pro-Islamic State (IS) group warned of attacks with a poster showing New York City's Times Square and the now-deceased IS fighter Mohammed Emwazi (AKA "Jihadi John").
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 5 U.S. Soldiers in Mine Blast in Bagram
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing five American soldiers in a mine blast on their armored vehicle in Bagram district in Afghanistan's Parwan province.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 U.S. Soldiers During Clashes in Herat
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 3 U.S. soldiers during clashes in Shindand district in Afghanistan's Herat province.
- IS-linked Group Depicts Assassination of U.S. President Donald Trump
An Islamic State (IS)-linked group depicted U.S. President Donald Trump assassinated by gunshot.
- AQIS Gives Eulogy for Former TTP Leader Fazlullah Khorasani, Describes U.S. as Main Obstacle to Success for Jihadi Movements
Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) gave a eulogy for former Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Fazlullah Khorasani and offered its "best wishes" to his successor, Mutfi Noor Wali Mehsud.
- IS-linked Group Depicts U.S. President Trump as IS Captive, Continues Bio-Terror Propaganda Campaign
An Islamic State (IS)-linked group depicted U.S. President Donald Trump as an IS captive and continued its bio-terror propaganda campaign with two new posters threatening attacks.
- Shabaab Claims Bombing Burundian Military Vehicles Twice in Same Location on Same Day, Killing 10 Somali Soldiers Near U.S. Base
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed bombing Burundian (AMISOM) military vehicles twice in the same location on the same day, and also killing 10 Somali soldiers near a U.S.
- Afghan Taliban Criticizes Top U.S. Commander in Afghanistan for "Providing" Propaganda to IS
The Afghan Taliban criticized General John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, for encouraging its fighting the Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province, arguing that such a remark provides propaganda to the IS against Taliban fighters.
- IS-linked Group Depicts Trump and Putin as Targets
An Islamic State (IS)-linked group depicted U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin as targets and incited for their death.
- Afghan Taliban Charges "American Invaders" with Complicity in Dozens of Civilian Deaths in Kunduz and Paktia, Vows Revenge
The Afghan Taliban charged "American invaders" with complicity in dozens of civilian deaths in Kunduz and Paktia provinces in Afghanistan and vowed revenge.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 U.S. Soldiers, 19 Afghan Special Forces During Clashes in Kunduz
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 2 U.S. soldiers and wounding a third and killing 19 Afghan Special Forces during clashes in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan.
- Afghan Taliban Promotes Death of U.S. Soldier Due to Wounds Inflicted in Clash with Fighters in Paktia
Two days after the Afghan Taliban claimed wounding two U.S. soldiers in a clash in Paktia province, the group promoted news that one of the soldiers died from his injuries.
- French IS-linked Group Depicts Fighter Overlooking Midtown Manhattan to Warn of Future Attacks
A French Islamic State (IS)-linked media group depicted a gun-toting fighter overlooking Midtown Manhattan to warn of future attacks.
- Referencing Hollywood Film, IS-linked Group Warns "White House Down" Soon
In a poster referencing the 2013 film "White House Down," an Islamic State (IS)-linked group warned that it will happen and "is not a movie".
- Afghan Taliban Claims 5 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Logar Suicide Bombing, Declares it Revenge for Airstrikes and Raids
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing five American soldiers in a suicide bombing in Pul-i Alam, the capital of Afghanistan’s Logar province, and declared that the attack to be an act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes and raids there.
- Afghan Taliban Claims Suicide Bombing with VBIED on U.S. Convoy in Logar
The Afghan Taliban claimed the execution of a suicide bombing with a VBIED on a U.S. convoy in Logar province.
- Jihadists Report Death of AQAP Judge in U.S. Airstrike in Yemen
Jihadists reported that Abu Bishr Muhammad Darama, a religious judge in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen.
- Shabaab Claims Bombing U.S.-Trained Somali Special Forces in Wanlaweyn, AMISOM and SNA Forces in Bal’ad
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed bombing U.S.-trained Somali Special Forces in Lower Shabelle and AMISOM and SNA forces in Middle Shabelle.
- Iraq-based Shi’ite Militia Groups Condemn Airstrike Near Iraq-Syria Border, Call for Action Against U.S. and Israel
Two Iraq-based Shi'ite militia groups separately condemned an airstrike by an unidentified party near the Iraq-Syria border and called for action against who they believe to be the perpetrator, either the U.S. or Israel.
- Afghan Taliban Reports Nearly Eliminating IS Presence in Laghman, Claims U.S. Aircraft Interfered in Operations
The Afghan Taliban reported that its fighters in Laghman province in eastern Afghanistan have nearly eliminated the Islamic State (IS) presence there, and claimed that U.S. aircraft interfered in its operations.
- Using Footage from Boston Marathon Bombing, IS-linked Group Incites Lone Wolves to Attack 2018 FIFA World Cup
Using footage from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and clips from a previously-released Islamic State (IS) production, an IS-linked group incited lone wolves to mount attacks during the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.