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IS' West Africa Province Claims 23 Nigerian Soldiers Killed in Suicide Bombing and Clash, Bombing MJTF in Niger

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing 23 Nigerian soldiers in a clash and suicide bombing in Borno, and bombing African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) troops in Toumour, in neighboring Niger.

Sunday, 14 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 16 Casualties Total Among MJTF Troops and Nigerian Soldiers in Niger and Nigeria

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed 16 casualties total among African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) troops in attacks in Niger and Nigerian soldiers in neighboring Nigeria.

Friday, 12 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 4-Man Suicide Raid on Nigerien Border Guard Post in Diffa

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed a four-man suicide raid on a Nigerien border guard post in Diffa, as a result of which "dozens" were killed and wounded.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 20 Casualties in Rocket Attack on Diffa Airport and Military Base

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicting 20 casualties among Nigerien soldiers in a rocket attack on Diffa airport and a military base in its vicinity.

Tuesday, 09 April 2019
IS Supporters on WhatsApp Discuss “Stopping” Indonesian Election

Members of an Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked WhatsApp group discussed “martyrdom” and “stopping” the upcoming Indonesian general elections.

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Tuesday, 09 April 2019
'Amaq Video Shows Armed Attack by IS Fighters on French Forces Near Mali-Niger Border

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a video of an armed attack by fighters on what it described as French forces, near the Mali-Niger border.

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Wednesday, 03 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Bombing MJTF Vehicle in Diffa (Niger)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed bombing a vehicle belonging to the African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) near Toumour village in Niger's Diffa region.

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing Spies in Niger and Nigeria, Attack on "Crusader" in Lake Chad Area

In both Niger and Nigeria, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing spies, one working for the Nigerian army, and the other, the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF), and also attacking a "Crusader" in the Lake Chad area.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019
IS Formally Claims Tongo Tongo Operation, Claims Kidnapping and Execution of Canadian in Burkina Faso

In Naba 175, the Islamic State (IS) presented a special report on operations by its fighters in the Sahel and West Africa, formally claiming credit for the Tongo Tongo ambush in in which 4 U.S. Special Forces were killed, and the kidnapping and execution of Canadian Kirk Woodman in Burkina Faso.

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Thursday, 28 March 2019
IS Reports Close to 2000 Operations with Over 7450 Casualties in 6-Months, Other Statistics in Naba Newspaper

As a feature in Naba 174, the Islamic State (IS) gave an infographic covering military statistics for the past six months by its fighters and those inspired by the group in the West, totaling nearly 2,000 operations and over 7,450 casualties.

Wednesday, 27 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Mortar Strikes in Borno (Nigeria), Publishes Photos of Rocket Attack on Diffa Airport (Niger)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed mortar strikes on Nigerian army positions in two towns in Borno, Nigeria, and published photos of its rocket attack on Diffa airport in Niger.

Friday, 22 March 2019
IS Claims Killing 6 Russian Soldiers in Homs, Reports Previously-Undocumented Suicide Bombing in Niger in Naba 174 "Exclusives"

In an issue with multiple "exclusives," installment 174 in the Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper reported fighters killing six Russian soldiers in Homs, Syria, and a previously-undocumented suicide bombing in Niger.

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Thursday, 21 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of Attack on Nigerien Military Positions in Diffa

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) published photos of its attack on Nigerien military positions in Toumour, a city in Niger's Diffa region.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Rocket Strike on Diffa Airport in Niger

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed a rocket strike on Diffa Airport in Niger.

Friday, 15 March 2019
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Killing 30 in Diffa Region of Niger, Small-Scale Attacks in Nigeria

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province claimed killing 30 Nigerien soldiers, and wounding others, as the result of an armed assault in Diffa, Niger.

Saturday, 09 March 2019
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Attacks in Niger and Nigeria

The Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed responsibility for an attack on a barracks in Niger and an attack on vehicles of the Nigerian army near Lake Chad.

Saturday, 16 February 2019
JNIM Claims 19 Attacks in November-December 2018 in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) issued two communiques claiming a total of 19 attacks in its home base of Mali and neighboring Burkina Faso and Niger, targeting local security forces and international troops affiliated with MINUSMA.

Monday, 31 December 2018
IS-Linked Group Highlights Attacks on Natural Resource Sites, Calls for Similar Lone Actor Operations

Following unclaimed attacks on natural resource extraction sites in West Africa, an Islamic State (IS)-linked group calls for similar lone actor operations.

Monday, 10 December 2018
IS-linked Group Suggests Lone Wolves in West Africa Attack Areas of Natural Resource Extraction

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.

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
Armed Attack on Foraco International Well Site in Niger

A group of armed men carried out attack on a Foraco International water well site in Niger.

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Tuesday, 27 November 2018
JNIM Official for Mali's Macina Region Incites Fula in West Africa to Take Up arms

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's Mali branch, released a video from its official for the country's Macina region inciting the Fula people there and in the entirety of the Sahel and West Africa to take up arms.

Thursday, 08 November 2018