Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a weekly report of the group’s military operations in Hama, Latakkia, Aleppo, and eastern al-Ghouta, during which it claimed attacks against the regime and pro-regime militia forces as well as the Islamic State (IS).
Jaish al-Islam’s Media Office released an infographic of its weekly military operations in Eastern al-Ghouta, claiming 67 casualties in the regime and aiding forces, and destroying 11 tanks and other military vehicles during the week of February 4-12, 2017.
Al-Bunyan al-Marsous Operation Room announced the launch of the battle “Death Rather than Humiliation” against the regime forces in the Houran area in Daraa, and released updates about progress and newly controlled areas.
A jihadist proposed a plan for the Islamic State (IS) to use its recently-deployed weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) as a means to capture Deir al-Zour military airbase.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed capturing several bases from government forces in one town and two villages in the Lower Shabelle region, repelling government forces in the Madug region, as well as attacks in Mogadishu, Puntland, Lower Juba, and Hiran.
Jihadi fighters in Syria announced the death of South African fighter “Abu Dujana al-Afriki,” who was allegedly killed during clashes against a pro-Islamic State (IS) faction in Syria’s Hama governorate.
Al-Bayda’ Province, an Islamic State (IS) division in Yemen, claimed credit for a suicide bombing on a “den” of what it described as Houthi “polytheists” in the city of Rada’a.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed attacks in both Afghanistan and Pakistan in a single communique, stating that fighters clashed with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in Nangarhar, and bombed explosive experts in Balochistan.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the assassination of a Filipino soldier in Iligan City yesterday.
The Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf Group gave a final ultimatum on German hostage Jurgen Kantner, releasing a video of his plea and threatening to behead him in twelve days if a ransom is not paid.
Tahrir al-Sham issued a statement against what it called a newly formed pro-Islamic State (IS) faction in the northern countryside of Hama, describing its attacks against rebel forces and demanding it attend a Shariah court.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar outlined targets for its new military campaign dubbed “Operation Ghazi” in a video release, and in two subsequent communiques, claimed credit for a suicide bombing in Lahore and raid on Pakistan Army posts in Mohmand.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel distributed multiple videos in the style of the video game Grand Theft Auto Five (GTA5), encouraging participation in the “online war” and showing an IS child carrying out an execution as well as various IS activity.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed an assassination attempt on two security officials in Yemen’s Ibb governorate, and also took credit for attacks on Houthi fighter and commanders and Security Belt Forces (SBF) in Abyan, al-Bayda’, and Ibb.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the assassination of a spy for the Philippine Army in Marawi. The group posted an Arabic message on Telegram on February 13, 2017, reading:
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that two Filipino soldiers were killed in an attack with hand grenades thrown at their checkpoint in Cotabato, in Maguindanao province of the Philippines.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 21 Afghan National Army (ANA) officers and soldiers and wounding 18 others in a suicide bombing Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan’s Helmand province, and a group representative suggested the attack is revenge for enemy airstrikes in Sangin.
IS’ Baghdad Province claimed killing and wounding 53 Shi’ites with the detonation of a Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) in the southern al-I’alam neighborhood of the capital.
On February 10, 2017, the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported strikes from an IS-operated weaponized UAV northeast of Tiyas Airbase in east Homs. The attack allegedly left seven Syrian regime elements wounded.
The publishers of “Gaidi Mtaani” (Terrorism Street), a pro-Shabaab magazine, released the eighth issue, promoting the May 2013 attack on British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, London, and the January 2016 raid on Kenyan forces in El-Adde.