The Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf Group threatened to behead German hostage Jurgen Kantner if the German government fails to pay the ransom for his release.
Pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) fighters in Syria released the fourth issue of “Al Risalah,” an English-language magazine, focusing on various groups and components of the global jihadist movement.
A pro-al-Qaeda Telegram channel called on lone wolves in the West to take Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the “Underwear Bomber,” as an example and follow his path, and asked users to distribute AQAP’s Inspire magazine using trending hashtags on Twitter.
The Islamic State (IS) promoted lone wolves as one-man armies in the 62nd issue of its al-Naba newspaper, and incited Muslims to follow the paths of the Berlin, Nice, and Orlando attackers, and also promoted the New Year's Eve attack in Istanbul.
A French-language media division of the Islamic State (IS) published a graphic inciting supporters to copy the vehicular attack that was carried out the German capital, Berlin.
A jihadist called on Muslims in America and Europe to kill five male and female Bengali authors and bloggers accused of insulting Islam and its sanctities.
After acknowledging the death of Berlin attacker Anis Amri in a shootout with Italian police in Milan, the Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a posthumous video of the man pledging to the group and declaring his desire to avenge Muslims slain in airstrikes.
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that the executor of the vehicular attack in Berlin, Germany, was killed in a shootout with Italian police in Milan.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that the December 19, 2016 vehicular attack on a Christmas Market in Berlin, Germany was carried out by “a solder of the Islamic State.”
Following the December 19, 2016 vehicular attack on a Christmas Market in Berlin, Germany, a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel incited for similar attacks and instructed future lone wolves to send their pledge of allegiance “immediately before the operation” through its recently created contact bot.
The Islamic State (IS) released the fourth issue of it multi-language Rumiyah magazine, and in the English version, presented a full-page spread on knife attack advice.
A German-language Telegram channel run by an alleged jihadi migrant in Syria urged for migration of European Muslims, stating “this is your last chance to get out of there,” and offered an email address to contact for further “details.”
A pro-Islamic State (IS) German-Language Telegram channel created a specialized bot in response to inquiries regarding contact.
Following U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement that he intends to have all Muslims in the country on a registry, a German-speaking jihadist in Syria called for migration to Muslim lands, stating, “you should not wait until the worst occurs.”
‘Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that the stabbing of two people in Hamburg, Germany on October 16, 2016 was carried out by a “soldier of the Islamic State.”
A jihadist Telegram channel requested assistance from German, Spanish, French, Dutch, and other language translators for outreach material.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel posted a call for lone-wolf attacks, attempting to reassure those who want to perform attacks but cannot “the courage” to do so.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) German-language Telegram channel called for the death of former IS militant, Harry Sarfo, for making “a deal with the crusaders,” labeling him an “apostate” and “traitor.”
A pro-Islamic State (IS) German-language Telegram channel supplied a German translation of a previously-released bomb manual, but advised against it, asserting lone-wolf attacks should be kept “simple” like with a knife or a car.
A network of pro-Islamic State (IS) German-language Telegram channels forwarded a previously-published Mohamed Mahmoud (AKA Abu Usama al-Gharib) video about the history of Aafia Siddiqui and call for Muslims to avenge her.