A Twitter account allegedly belonging to Sally Jones (“Umm Hussain Britaniya”), the widow of IS recruiter and hacker Junaid Hussain (“Hussain al-Britani”), posted multiple threats to Westerners in the United Kingdom, inciting lone wolves to carry out attacks there during the month of Ramadan (roughly June 5 – July 5, 2016).
'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that IS fighters stabbed to death a Hindu businessman in Gaibandh in northern Bangladesh.
The Afghan Taliban confirmed that its now-former leader, Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, was killed in a U.S. drone strike, and announced the appointment of his successor, former deputy Haibatullah Akhundzada.
The Islamic State (IS) reported a bloody week in Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen, claiming to have killed and wounded over 900 people, 400 of them in Latakia alone, in its al-Naba weekly newspaper.
An alleged jihadi fighter in Syria commented on “skyrocketed” fuel prices in the country, attributing the rises to routes closed by Kurdish forces.
The Nusra Front (NF), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Syria, released a video showing the recapture of several towns and villages in Aleppo’s southern countryside.
The Islamic State (IS) released the May 24, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of operations in Syria and Iraq.
A jihadist gave a report on the death of an Islamic State (IS) fighter and media worker near Jebel Mghilla in Tunisia's Kasserine governorate.
'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) provided additional information on the operation claimed by the group’s newly-created “Al-Sahel Province” in Syria’s Latakia governorate, reporting that it involved ten fighters, and killed and wounded approximately 400.
"Al-Sahel Province," a newly-created division of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, claimed killing more than 150 in suicide bombings and other blasts in Latakia.
Amidst the push by Iraqi forces to retake Fallujah in western Iraq, the Islamic State (IS) claimed repelling these forces in multiple areas of the city, and released videos, one of which shows a fighter using a shoulder-fired surface-to-air (SAM) rocket.
Aden-Abyan Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Yemen claimed killing over 30 Yemeni soldiers in a suicide bombing on a recruitment center in Aden's Khormaskar district, and an explosion that followed.