The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing over 67 Kenyan troops in a statement on the raid on their base in Kulbiyow, and provided dozens of photos of corpses and war spoils.
An Afghan Taliban correspondent claimed that there are “reported undergoing negotiations” to release an American-Canadian couple and their two children in the form of a prisoner swap.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) published a message from a fighter in the Algerian mountains calling on Muslims to express support for afflicted civilians in the Ganfouda area of Benghazi.
The pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) Isnad Center posted a series of images charging the United States with “terrorism” following its January 29, 2017 raid in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate, stating “Trump kills children of Yemen.”
West Africa Province, the Nigeria-based division of the Islamic State (IS) which is comprised of former "Boko Haram" fighters, published photos of a clash in Yobe State and the war spoils captured by its fighters.
‘Amaq News Agency reported that Islamic State (IS) fighters captured three Somali soldiers in an ambush near the town of Qandala and later executed them.
Jihadists commented on President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, stating that it revealed America’s “hatred towards Muslims.”
In a formal statement regarding the U.S. Special Operations Forces raid in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ province, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) declared that it proves the “inhumane” nature of the enemy and incites Muslims and fighters against America.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reported that nearly 30 people including women and children were killed in a raid launched by U.S. forces in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate, and American soldiers suffered casualties in the ensuing clashes.
The Islamic State (IS) in Syria released a photo report showing a military training camp for children in its Damascus Province.
Pro-opposition scholars announced their joining of the newly established Tahrir al-Sham Assembly, and called on other factions in Syria to do the same.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported an attack on Filipino police officers in the city of Marawi, located in the Philippines' Lanao del Sur province.
Jihadist and Islamist opposition factions in Syria announced the formation of the “Tahrir al-Sham Assembly” (“Liberation of Syria Assembly”) amid escalating infighting amongst opposition factions.
‘Amaq News Agency reported that Islamic State (IS) fighters attacked African coalition troops in Nigeria’s Yobe State and captured war spoils.
Five opposition factions in northern Syria announced their merger into the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, which one jihadi media group spun as a positive outcome of the Ahrar al-Sham - Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) dispute.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine reportedly claimed an RPG attack on a MINUSMA base in which Chadian forces are gathered.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed a suicide attack and offensive on a Kenyan military base near the Kenyan-Somali border.
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a statement condemning the Syrian Islamic Council (SIC) for the double standard shown to the group and for being branded as “Renegades of Islam,” and the fatwa issued by the council which called upon the Syrian opposition factions to attack JFS until the group announces its disbanding.
Jihadists expressed joy for the explosives-equipped unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) demonstrated by the Islamic State (IS) in a video from its Ninawa Province, and one in particular offered a suggestion to increase their danger.
The Islamic State (IS) featured an article in the 65th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper rejecting claims by the African coalition that it eliminated the group’s West Africa Province and forced the fighters to flee their positions.