Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed killing nine Malian soldiers in an ambush between Nampala and Diabaly.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing seven Afghan security forces in a suicide bombing at a military airport checkpoint in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar in eastern Afghanistan.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video of IS fighters engaged in a clash with Philippine soldiers in Marawi.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported multiple operations around the country, including three assassinations of Somali elements in Mogadishu, and an attack in Kenya’s Lamu county.
A founder of the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency was killed in an airstrike in Syria, according to reports disseminated on social media.
The Afghan Taliban claimed inflicting “deadly losses” on U.S. forces with mortar strikes in northern Afghanistan’s Kunduz province, and killing twi others with explosives in Nangarhar.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing at least 14 Houthi fighters in attacks in Yemen’s Ibb and al-Bayda’ governorates in a 13-day period.
Damascus Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria published a photo report on fighters firing mortar shells at Lebanese military positions in the Qaa barrens in northeastern Lebanon.
The Afghan Taliban denied any connection to the massive suicide bombing near the German Embassy in Kabul, and condemned it on the grounds that it harmed civilians and had no “legitimate target”.
An alleged Islamic State (IS) fighter in the Philippines provided ongoing updates on group’s siege on the city of Marawi while answering questions from IS supporters.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, released a video on the January 27, 2017, raid on a Kenyan military base in Kulbiyow in which over 67 troops were reportedly killed.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing two U.S. forces in a roadside bombing in Nangarhar province of eastern Afghanistan.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding nearly 123 Shi’ites in suicide bombings in Baghdad’s Karrada and Shawaka districts.
An alleged Islamic State (IS) fighter in the Philippines distributed a video of captive civilians in Marawi, and threatened Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that he will be responsible for their beheading if he does not pull troops from the city and stop airstrikes.
Ansar al-Shariah in Libya issued a farewell letter to fellow revolutionaries and Libyan Muslims, announcing its dissolution and urging they form a united fighting front against the enemy.
An alleged Islamic State (IS) fighter in the Philippines explained that the group seized control over the city of Marawi in order to make it truly “Islamic”.
In a message congratulating Muslims for the coming of the month of Ramadan, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) urged them to free their imprisoned brethren through all means accorded by Shariah, and incited fighters to escalate their attacks.
Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), released a video of a raid on Malian army barracks in Nampala, presenting not only attack footage, but scenes of training, and justifications for fighting France and its regional allies.
An official in al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) published an article in a digital newspaper linked to the group’s counterpart in Yemen, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), remarking on the speech given by French President Emmanuel Macron in Gao, Mali, and reiterating a call to lone wolves to mobilize in France.
Along with the report from its ‘Amaq News Agency for the attack, the Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique claiming credit for the killing of Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt.