Within the IS' multi-country campaign avenging territorial losses in Syria, the group's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed attacks on Nigerian soldiers in Yobe, Nigeria, and assassinating a "collaborator" with the African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) in Borno.


Zakir Musa, the leader of the al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH), decried the upcoming Indian general election in Jammu and Kashmir and attacked attempts by India and Pakistan, under U.S. "patronage," to end jihad in the region.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Multimedia: Multimedia
Countries: India,Jammu and Kashmir,Pakistan
Media Groups: Hurr Media
Groups: Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind
Individuals: Musa, Zakir


Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced that an escapee from Political Security prison in the Yemeni capital rejoined its fighters, and claimed capturing Islamic State (IS) positions in al-Bayda' and confiscating what they contained of weapons, money, and electronic equipment.