The Islamic State (IS) has moved into new areas of Syria's Idlib governorate, claiming to have seized control over several regime positions near the town of Sinjar in Marat al-Nu'man district.
The SITE Intelligence Group’s Weekly inSITE reports provide periodical macro-analyses of extremist groups based on official communiques, online chatter, media reports, and existing SITE research.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing and wounding a number of soldiers of the Afghan army during a convoy raid in the area of Tora Bora.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed an attack with an explosive-laden vehicle on AMISOM, Somali National Army (SNA), and “mercenary” forces in a suburb of Mogadishu.
In the 87th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing more than 74 Chadian, Nigerian, and Cameroonian soldiers in several operations within one week.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Ninawa Province claimed killing at least 13 Iraqi Federal Police amidst its ongoing assault in west Mosul, and striking a helicopter with an anti-aircraft weapon in the Bab al-Tub area.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel incited lone wolves in the West to act, and addressing those in the United Kingdom together, urged they kill people found to be threatening Muslims.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing a U.S. general and 18 Afghan soldiers in Kunduz district, the provincial capital of Kunduz.