The General Command of al-Qaeda (AQ) called on Muslims to act upon the will of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman and avenge his death by killing Americans and attacking American interests.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed credit for the suicide raid at a court in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district.
Al-Bunyan al-Marsous released an infographic detailing the results of the second phase of the battle “Death Rather Than Humiliation” in Daraa.
Three of the most significant rebel factions in Syria – Tahrir al-Sham, Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, and Faylaq al-Sham – announced forming a Shura Council for the city of Ma’rat al-Numan, in the countryside of Idlib, to help protect and develop the city.
The Islamic State’s (IS) North Baghdad Province claimed killing and wounding 105 Popular Mobilization militiamen total in a three-man suicide raid in Ishaqi, a town in Iraq’s Salah al-Din governorate.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) identified a son of its leader, Fazlullah Khorasani, as one of the two suicide bombers involved in the February 7, 2017, attack at Police Station Mardan in Bannu.
Ninawa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed two suicide bombings on Iraqi forces in villages outside Mosul, one of which was carried out by a British fighter.
The Islamic State (IS) released its first video from Egypt separate from “Sinai Province,” featuring posthumous footage of the suicide bomber who struck the St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in December 2016, and threatening Christians in the country.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a joint statement regarding the death of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman in an American prison, eulogizing him and urging fighters to take revenge.
Hassan Yaqub Ali, a senior official in al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, threatened new Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo with a “vicious war,” and claimed he is more dangerous than past presidents due his holding American citizenship.
A previously-released letter from Omar Abdel-Rahman AKA “The Blind Sheikh,” an Egyptian cleric involved in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, was circulated on Telegram following his death in the U.S. prison where he was being held on February 18, 2017.
The Sahara division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video memorializing Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi, a commander from the Spanish enclave of Melilla who was killed in a raid by French commandos in Mali in March 2016.
Al-Barakah Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) for Syria’s al-Hasakah governorate, claimed killing at least 25 PKK elements in a suicide bombing by a French fighter.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing two Philippine Army officers in an ambush in the city of Marawi.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing over 60 and wounding 70 in a car bomb attack in southern Baghdad.
In the 68th issue of its weekly newspaper al-Naba, the Islamic State (IS) provided a detailed report on the beheading of a spy for the Algerian intelligence in the country’s Jijel province.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement’s Shahada News Agency provided an updated report on the mortar strike on the Presidential Palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, during a ceremony for the new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing at least 100 “polytheists” and wounding hundreds of others in a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in Sindh, Pakistan.
Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement announced 955 defections from the group in an infographic containing a breakdown by location and status.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for a suicide bombing on a van carrying judges in Peshawar, and an attack on a Samaa TV van in Karachi, as well as executing a spy, the video of which it said is forthcoming.