Jihadists persist in publishing posters aimed at inciting lone wolves to capitalize on the Yellow Vest protests in Paris, France, and use the large gatherings and diverted security as an opportunity to attack.
The editors of the pro-Islamic State (IS) periodical "Liwa' al-Ansar" (Brigade of the Supporters) continued in the second issue their promotion of lone-wolf attacks they introduced in the inaugural edition, featuring an infographic on IS and IS-inspired attacks in the West.
Additional Islamic State (IS)-aligned groups and jihadists participated in the recent campaign to use the French unrest as an opportunity for attacks, publishing posters in Arabic, English, and French to inspire lone wolves.
As civil unrest continues in Paris, France, with violent protests for the third consecutive weekend, jihadists reiterated their call to lone wolves to capitalize on the situation and mount attacks.
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.
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group warned of attacks on New Year's Day in New York City and the West in general.
An article attributed to a member of Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) and featured in the fifth issue of "Risalah" newsletter explains the IS' methodology and calls the Kashmir Jihad of the past a "myth and an industry" created by "tyrants".
Remarking on media reports of unclaimed attacks by the Islamic State (IS) on oil wells and gold mines and their guards in West Africa, an IS-linked group suggested to lone wolves there to attack sites of natural resource extraction.
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) reportedly denied that its official for Mali's Macina region, Muhammad Kufa, was killed in a raid by French forces.
In a new pro-Islamic State (IS) periodical, promoted as a weekly newspaper, editors called on lone wolves in the West to burn forests and crops, poison water supplies, and mount vehicular and gun attacks.
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.
A foreign-fighter centric Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published a biography of an alleged French fighter who it claimed voiced chants produced by the IS.
Similar to pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadists earlier, supporters of al-Qaeda (AQ) designed and distributed posters portraying the California wildfires as divine punishment.
Al-Burhan Media Center, representing Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK), released the third and fourth issues of the "Risalah" newsletter, featuring fighters discussing faith and jihad and questioning Hizb-ul-Mujahideen for executing spies.
An Islamic State (IS) supporter advised on lone-wolf tactics in an infographic depicting the Palais de Chaillot and Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Depicting an individual with an explosive vest in one graphic and Russian President Vladimir Putin beheaded in another, an Islamic State (IS)-linked media group respectively incited for suicide bombings among groups and attacks in Russia.
The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), reportedly claimed credit for an ambush on Malian soldiers, killing three.
Five days after the vehicular and knife attack by an Islamic State (IS)-inspired individual in Melbourne, aligned groups continue to publish posters warning Australia and the West in general of more operations to come.
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group called the wildfires ravaging California a "punishment" from God for U.S. bombing of Muslims in Syria.
A graphic from an Islamic State (IS)-linked group threatened future attacks “witnessed on your streets.”
An Islamic State (IS) supporter suggested lone wolves utilize a Snapchat feature to plan attacks.