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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 Attacks on Nigerian Soldiers in Yobe, Assassinating MJTF "Collaborator" in Borno

Within the IS' multi-country campaign avenging territorial losses in Syria, the group's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed attacks on Nigerian soldiers in Yobe, Nigeria, and assassinating a "collaborator" with the African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) in Borno.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019
Nigeria Probes NGO Finances in Efforts Against Terrorist Financing

The Nigerian government announced a plan to probe the finances of NGOs within the country, in attempt to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

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Wednesday, 10 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Ambush on Nigerian Soldiers Near Maiduguri, Inflicting Multiple Casualties

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an ambush on Nigerian soldiers near Maiduguri, in Borno state, inflicting multiple casualties in their ranks.

Saturday, 06 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
‘Amaq Releases Video Showing Executions of Soldiers in Borno, Nigeria

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video showing the executions of five Nigerian soldiers in an unspecified area of Borno State.

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Monday, 01 April 2019
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Killing “A Number of” Nigerian Forces in Borno Attack

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province claimed an attack on Nigerian Army forces in the country’s Borno state, killing “a number of them.”

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Sunday, 31 March 2019
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Killing “A Number” of Nigerian Army Soldiers in Borno

The West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed an attack on Nigerian forces in Borno, claiming “a number” of soldiers killed.

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Friday, 29 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 Attack on the Nigerian Army in Borno State (Nigeria), Resulting in 3 Killed and Wounded

The Islamic State (IS/ISIS)’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on positions of the Nigerian army in a village in Borno state, Nigeria.

Saturday, 23 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 Claims Suicide Bombing on Nigerian Soldiers in Arege

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed a suicide bombing - an attack method it has not documented for nearly a year - on Nigerian soldiers in Arege, a town in Borno state.

Thursday, 14 March 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 156 Casualties in 44 Attacks in Breakdown of Ops (Feb 28 - March 6)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper, Issue 172, featured an infographic identifying 156 casualties in 44 attacks - its lowest number of recorded attacks in eight months - in a breakdown of IS military actions for the week of February 28 - March 6, 2019.

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Tuesday, 12 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 Attack on Nigerian Checkpoint in Dambowa (Borno)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on a Nigerian military checkpoint in Dambowa, a town in Borno state.

Thursday, 07 March 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 140 Casualties in 51 Attacks in Breakdown of Ops (Feb 21-27)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper, Issue 171, featured an infographic identifying 140 casualties in 51 attacks, in a breakdown of IS operations for the week of February 21-27, 2019.

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Wednesday, 06 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 10 Nigerian Soldiers in Clash Near Maiduguri, Shows Bloody Corpse of Enemy

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing 10 Nigerian soldiers in a clash near Maiduguri, in Borno state, and published photos of a bloody corpse from the enemy and a vehicle captured as war spoils.

Saturday, 02 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 3 Nigerian Soldiers in Ambush Northeast of Maiduguri

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing three Nigerian soldiers in an ambush northeast of Maiduguri, in Borno state.

Tuesday, 26 February 2019
After Nigerian Elections, IS' West Africa Province Continues Military Activity in Attacking Soldiers in Borno Town

After its attack surge on the day of the Nigerian elections, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) continued its military activity, attacking soldiers in a town in Borno state.

Tuesday, 26 February 2019