Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) published an interview with Abu Hayyan ‘Assim, a member of its Shariah Committee and a group judge, focusing on the religious deviation and extremism of the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) in Algeria that ultimately led to its defeat, and applying its lessons to jihadi groups elsewhere and in Syria in particular.
The Shura Council of Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement announced the group will not participate in the negotiations in Asetana for several reasons, including the failure in fulfilment of the ceasefire and internal disagreements amongst the opposition factions.
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) claimed killing 16 Russian military consultants, and “tens” of other enemy forces in a double suicide bombing carried out with explosive belts on January 12, 2017 in Kafr Sousah, Damascus after two months of observation of the enemy forces.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claiming killing nearly 80 Malian soldiers and militiamen in a suicide bombing on their barracks executed by a fighter from its al-Murabitoon Battalion.
The Afghan Taliban boasted that due to its constant strikes on the Farah provincial airbase, the 200 newly-deployed “invader” forces quickly withdrew.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed eight attacks on Houthi fighters and Security Belt Forces (SBF) between January 13 and January 18, 2017, in Yemen’s Abyan, al-Bayda’, and Ibb governorates.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency published an infographic on the group’s operations in Baghdad for a 100-day period, reporting 650 dead among Shi’ite civilians and Iraqi forces, and 15 suicide bombings.
Ansar al-Deen Front, a Syrian faction operating in Aleppo, released a statement defining the group’s stance and beliefs as an organization, and the prerequisites for new recruits.
The Afghan Taliban further denied the January 10, 2017 bombing at a government compound in Kandahar, which killed five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the killing of more than 100 PKK elements in attacks and clashes that took place north of Tabaqah city in the Raqqah countryside on January 15, 2016.
The Afghan Taliban claimed to have shot down an American unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) being used “to gather surveillance on Mujahideen fighters” in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that a “security detachment” belonging to the group assassinated an army officer in Jordan’s Ma’an governorate.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported 19 attacks in less than two weeks, including an explosion at the U.N. Headquarters in Mogadishu, capturing neighborhoods in Qoryoley City in Lower Shabelle, and attacks on U.S., Somali, Kenya, and other forces.
Al-Khayr Province, the Islamic State (IS) division for Deir al-Zour, Syria, is continuing its advance on the military airbase, reporting that fighters took control over “important points” and cut off the sole supply route on the ground to it.
An alleged jihadi migrant, self-implied as living under the Islamic State (IS), has described her and her husband’s journey from England to Syria in an ongoing series of entries on Telegram.
Through communiques from its al-Khayr Province and reports from its ’Amaq News Agency, the Islamic State (IS) is advancing on Deir al-Zour military base in Syria.
The Afghan Taliban reiterated that its fighters were not involved in the bombing in Kandahar in which five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were killed, and expressed that it wishes to have good relations with the UAE.
The Islamic State's (IS) Sinai Province claimed thwarting two Egyptian military campaigns in areas of Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid, inflicting deaths and injuries in the enemy ranks in the process.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed a rocket attack targeting French forces in Timbuktu Airport on the eve of the 27th Africa-France Summit in the Malian capital, Bamako.
The Islamic State (IS) defended the Istanbul Nightclub attack that took place on New Year’s Eve in the 63rd issue of its al-Naba newspaper, blaming any Muslim killed during the attack for having “brought demise upon himself.”