Islamic State (IS) supporters disseminated an image threatening attacks on Paris, warning, “Wait for the explosions.”
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, published photos of Eid al-Fitr celebrations it held in areas it controls in Galguduud and Middle Juba regions, showing gun-toting children among the people, and claimed attacks on Somali National Army forces.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) denied any connection to drive-by shootings on civilians in Yemen’s Lahij governorate, and claimed eight attacks in an eight-day period on Houthi fighters in al-Bayda’, half of them involving snipers.
In its first documented attack in Somalia since the May 23, 2017, suicide bombing in Puntland, the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing two soldiers in clashes in the same territory.
Finding inspiration in the Grenfell Tower fire in London, England, an Islamic State (IS) supporter urged arson in “Crusader” countries and gave justification for such acts.
Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the AQ branch for Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, and as it just revealed, Afghanistan and Burma (Myanmar), released its “Code of Conduct,” wherein it declared that Americans and U.S. interests in Pakistan are its “foremost priority”.
After calling on lone wolves in Western countries to execute knife and vehicular attacks in Western countries, the pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir News Agency urged them to poison “Crusaders”.
In a final push for lone-wolves to act, and to threaten the West before the Islamic holy month of Ramadan ends, the pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir News Agency published a poster warning Western citizens to “expect” fighters to reach them.
Islamic State (IS) supporters suggested lone wolves in France and the West in general attack remote areas and set forest fires to deter the enemy from harming Muslims.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir News Agency published a message in Arabic and English promoting the pursuit of "martyrdom" and describing the fighters who seek it as the "most feared of the enemies of Islam".
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 40 Iraqi soldiers and “Awakening” elements in a four-man suicide raid in the city of al-Baghdadi in Anbar.
The Islamic State's (IS Khorasan Province and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar each claimed credit for a bombing in Quetta on Pakistani police, with the individual groups providing differing details.
The Afghan Taliban released an Eid al-Fitr message attributed to its leader, Haibatullah Akhundzada, regarding Americans as a “key factor” behind the ongoing war in Afghanistan, and expressing that the group is “deeply upset” by the recent conflict between Qatar and Gulf states.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency published an infographic on the Great Mosque of Nuri and Habda’ minaret in Mosul and its assertion that U.S. aircraft destroyed the iconic structures.
As the Islamic holy month of Ramadan draws to a close, the pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir News Agency published two posters calling for lone-wolf knife and vehicular attacks in the West.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video report on the destruction of the Great Mosque of Nuri and its Hadba’ minaret in Mosul, maintaining its claim that the two iconic structures were destroyed by American airstrikes and not bombs of its fighters.
Nearly two weeks after launching a financial campaign to equip its fighters, the Gaza-based Jaish al-Islam (Army of Islam) released a video of a fighter appealing to Muslims to contribute.
The Afghan Taliban released a video focusing on the various military training camps it operates in Afghanistan, and promoting jihad as integral for Muslims’ salvation and its preparation as a “divine obligation”.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 73 Afghan security forces and wounding 44 others in a suicide bombing outside the Kabul Bank branch in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing and wounding dozens in a suicide bombing at the Waberi district police station in the capital, Mogadishu.