Ansar ul-Yateem, a charity organization started by slain Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Adnan Rasheed in 2011, released three episodes of a video series showing fighters in Khorasan (Afghanistan-Pakistan region) aiding to those orphaned and widowed by airstrikes.
The Shabaab al-Mujahaideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, claimed an attack on Halgan town, near Beledweyne city in Hiraan province, Central Somalia; as well as repelling American forces 60 kilometers southwest of the capital, Mogadishu.
Faylaq al-Sham released a video and photo report on the group’s assault on Syrian regime and Shi’ite militia forces in Handarat, in the northern countryside of Aleppo.
After claiming to have killed 45 Popular Mobilization forces and wounding 70 others in a suicide operation in Baghdad's al-Shaab district, the Islamic State (IS) reported that another of its suicide bombers killed and wounding nearly 70 in Sadr City.
Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 13 Afghan Taliban fighters in a clash in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.
Baghdad Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq claimed killing 45 from the Popular Mobilization and wounding 70 others in a suicide operation in al-Shaab district.
Jund al-Aqsa released a video reporting the seizure of Khirbet al-Naqus and Talat al-Dababat villages, along with other unidentified points in western Hama, and announcing plans to advance on regime coastal positions.
The Islamic State (IS) released the May 15-16, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of operations in Yemen, Afghanistan, Egypt, Russia, Syria, and Iraq.
An alleged British jihadi fighter in northern Aleppo called Muslims to the country in a video interview, characterizing the Syrian Civil War as “an opportunity to fulfill...defensive jihad.”
The Gaza-based Army of Islam (Jaish al-Islam) released a video on a training course named in honor of Nidal al-'Ashi, a fighter who participated in Gaza, Libya, and Syria, and was killed in 2012 in Aleppo.
Jihadists on social media disseminated issue 15 of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s (AQAP) “Inspire” magazine, encouraging Western Muslims to use it as a resource for attacks.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced that the North Waziristan-based "Majlis Shura" has joined its group.