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IS' West Africa Province Claims Capturing a Nigerian Soldier in a 2nd Attack on the Same Day

After claiming an attack on Nigerian soldiers and capturing one near Monguno, in Nigeria's Borno State, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) took credit for a second attack in the same area on the same day, and taking another soldier prisoner.

IS' West Africa Claims Capturing Nigerian Soldier, Killing 3 Others in Attack Near Monguno

The Islamic State's Nigeria-based division, West Africa Province (ISWAP), claimed capturing a Nigerian soldier and killing three others in an attack near Monguno in Borno State.

Afghan Taliban Reports on 3-Day Meeting Including U.S. Envoy, Reiterates Refusal to Meet Afghan Officials

The Afghan Taliban reported on the first of its three-day meeting in Abu Dhabi regarding "peace and reconstruction of Afghanistan," attended by U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilizad and representatives of Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, and reiterated its refusal to meet with Afghan government officials.

IS Claims Close to 20 Casualties Among Egyptian Border Guards in Ambush in Central Sinai

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding close to 20 Egyptian border guards in an ambush in Central Sinai.

Boko Haram Publishes Photos of Clash with Nigerian Soldiers in Molai Village and the Aftermath

The Nigeria-based Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or "Boko Haram," published photos of its clash with Nigerian soldiers in Molai village, and the aftermath.

Shabaab Claims Killing 12 Ethiopian Troops in Bakool, 5 Somali Explosives Experts in Lower Shabelle

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing 12 Ethiopian troops in Bakool region and five Somali explosives experts in Lower Shabelle.

Afghan Taliban Announces Meeting with Representatives of America, KSA, Pakistan, and UAE

The Afghan Taliban announced that officials from its Political Office will meet with representatives of America as well as Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arabic Emirates, but not Afghanistan.

After Suggesting a Coming Showdown with Shabaab, IS Claims First Attack on the AQ Branch in Somalia

The Islamic State (IS) claimed its first offensive on the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement in Somalia, carrying out a preemptive strike on its fighters in the north of the country and killing 14.

Using Christmas Symbols Like Santa Claus, and Depicting 2 Streets in England, IS-aligned Groups Warn of Attacks

Islamic State (IS)-aligned groups warned of attacks during the holiday season, using Christmas symbols such as Santa Claus on their posters, and showing fighters on two streets in England.

In 2nd Attack on Same Day, IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 5 Nigerian Soldiers in Gudumbari

After taking credit for an attack on Nigerian soldiers near Gamboru, in Nigeria's Borno State, the Islamic State's West Africa Province claimed killing five soldiers in Gudumbari on the same day.

Shabaab Claims Bombing Near Central Bank in Bosaso, Expelling Galmudug Security Forces from Strategic Town

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed a bombing near the central bank in Bosaso, in northern Somalia's Bari region, and expelling the Galmudug Security Force (GSF) from what it described as a "strategic town" in Galguduud.

IS' West Africa Province Claims Strike on Nigerian Soldiers Near Gamboru

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on Nigerian soldiers near Gamboru, a town in Nigeria's Borno State.

'Amaq Identifies Strasbourg Gunman as an IS "Soldier"

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency identified the shooter in Strasbourg, France, as a "soldier" of the group.

Kashmiri Fighter Urges Countrymen in Security Forces to Repent and Carry Out Insider Attacks, or Await "Hellfire" in Risalah 7

In the seventh issue of "Risalah" newsletter, a periodical from the self-described "Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir" (ISJK), an article attributed to a Kashmiri fighter urged fellow countrymen in the local security forces to "repent" and carry out inside attacks, or await "hellfire".

IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 3 Nigerian Soldiers in Attack on Barracks in Kukawa

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing three Nigerian soldiers in an attack on their barracks in Kukawa, a town in Borno state, close to Lake Chad.

IS Claims Dual Suicide Bombing Near Hajin by Algerian and Uyghur Fighters, Bringing Single Day Total to 4 Bombers

The Islamic State (IS) claimed a dual suicide bombing involving Algerian and Uyghur fighters near Hajin, bringing the single day total of bombers in that area to four.

AQAP Claims 3 Attacks on SBF in Abyan, Sniping Houthi in al-Bayda'

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed three attacks on UAE-backed Security Belt Forces (SBF) in Yemen's Abyan governorate and sniping a Houthi fighter in al-Bayda'.

Shabaab Executes Electoral Committee Member Along with 2 Somali Soldiers, Claims Strike on Djiboutian Base

The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement announced that it executed an electoral committee member alongside two Somali soldiers for "apostasy," and claimed a strike on a Djiboutian (AMISOM) base in Hiran.

IS Claims Two Suicide Bombings Near Hajin Inflicting 25 Casualties

Amidst the ongoing heated clashes between the Islamic State (IS) and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in and around Hajin, a town in Deir al-Zour, the IS claimed inflicting 25 casualties in two suicide bombings.

AQIM Leader Addresses Yellow Vest Protests in France in Audio, Denies Killing of JNIM's Macina Official

Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), addressed the Yellow Vest protests in France, attributing the cause of the fuel taxes and other issues to French military spending abroad, and denying the killing of the Macina official in Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM).