Tahrir al-Sham announced the “termination” of Liwa al-Aqsa, an offshoot of Jund al-Aqsa consisting of pro-IS elements formed in north of Hama, and promised to continue to watch for any remaining Liwa al-Aqsa cells and protect Muslims from their aggression.
The Afghan Taliban claimed shooting down an attack helicopter in Kunduz province of northern Afghanistan.
After Turkish forces and Syrian opposition elements captured the Syrian city of al-Bab in Aleppo, the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency focused on enemy losses over the past 104 days while acknowledging the battle is over.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Salah al-Din Province in Iraq released a video memorializing a slain media official for the IS’ divisions in eastern Iraq, and featuring footage of a suicide bombing by a French fighter, as well as attacks with weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri reiterated his call to fighters globally to attack American and Jewish interests and those of the “Crusader alliance” in a video eulogizing Rifa’i Taha, a former al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya leader and reported member of the "Khorasan Group" who was killed in a drone strike in Idlib, Syria, in April 2016.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Sinai Province published photos of a rocket strike on Israeli settlements, which ‘Amaq News Agency identified as the Eshkol Complex.
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.