After its spike in operations and estimated enemy casualties during its "Revenge Invasion for Sham Province," the Islamic State (IS) maintained a high number of attacks in the week after, providing a statistical breakdown in Naba 178 for its military data for April 11-17, 2019.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed credit for a car bombing in the capital, Mogadishu, and reported the surrender of 20 Somali soldiers total in Galguduud and Gedo regions.
Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri delivered a religious lecture on "injustice" in the first episode of a new preaching series.
The Islamic State (IS) reported in Naba 178 that its fighters in Tunisia beheaded a spy in Djebel Orbata, and also threatened Madkhalis in Libya.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed 8 casualties from the Congolese Army in an attack in the Beni region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, near the border with Uganda.
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported the first attack by the group in Congo.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) offered a prisoner swap with the Islamic State (IS) and threatened reprisals if any of its captive fighters are harmed.
The Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisian division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), claimed bombing Tunisian soldiers in the Chambi Mountains and also denied reports of the death and capture of its fighters in El Kef.
The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), claimed credit for an attack in its home base, between Hombori and Gossi, and in neighboring Burkina Faso.
The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed killing a Presidential Security officer in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and provided a photo of his gun and communications devices the "security detachment" captured.
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed bombing Malian and MINUSMA forces in central and southern Mali, killing at least thee soldiers.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing 15 Kenyan and 6 Ethiopian troops in bombings in Bakool and Lower Juba regions, respectively, in addition to 11 other attacks in five days.
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published a poster on the Notre Dame Cathedral fire regarding it as "retribution and punishment".
The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed a two-man suicide raid at a police checkpoint in South Sinai, and a jihadist identified one of the participants as a German-Russian fighter.
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.
The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed killing and wounding 70 Hazara Shi'ites and Pakistani soldiers in a suicide bombing in Quetta.
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.
In its first official communique for an attack in Mali, the Islamic State's (IS) West Africa Province claimed killing an officer in the Movement for the Salvation of Azawad (MSA) in the south of Ménaka.
The Afghan Taliban announced the commencement of its new military offensive, dubbed "Al-Fath," and called the "peeling away of countrymen serving in the military ranks of army, police and militias" a "key part" of the campaign.
The Islamic State's East Asia Province (ISEAP) claimed killing and wounding 25 Filipino soldiers in a clash in Patikul, in Sulu, Philippines.
The Afghan Taliban's Military Committee announced that it has "banned" the activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and World Health Organization (WHO) in the areas it controls in Afghanistan, and rescinded its assurance of security for its senior officials.