A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram account forwarded a message calling on “Islamic State supporters everywhere” to attack non-believers in embassies, clubs, and cafés, and ministries, asking, “Where are the lone wolves??”
The pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir News Agency warned countries involved in the U.S.-led coalition against the group, France in particular, as well as Russia, Turkey, and Iran of attacks to come.
Addressing lone-wolf jihadists, a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel encouraged them to act and capitalize on disputes in France over defense budget cuts, and the Australian military being granted greater power to respond during terror attacks.
In the 11th issue of its Rumiyah magazine, the Islamic State (IS) for the first time claimed credit for the June 19, 2017, attack in Paris, France, and the bombing in Brussels, Belgium, the following day, and called to strike Western economies, to kidnap children, and to kill a German national.
In the second episode of its latest video series inciting for jihad, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released a posthumous video of a Kenyan fighters calling on Muslims in East Africa to fight collectively against regional states as well as America, Britain, and France.
After commenting on alleged threats to Muslims, a user on a French-language jihadist Telegram chat group expressed hope for retaliatory attacks with a focus on Paris and London.
Al-Jazeera Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq released a grisly video featuring Iranian, Russian, Turkish, and Turkmen children brutally executing prisoners and calling for and threatening attacks in their native lands and the West.
A media unit of Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, released a proof-of-live video showing six hostages, three of them female missionaries, from Australia, Colombia, France, and Romania, South Africa, and Switzerland.
Islamic State (IS) supporters disseminated an image threatening attacks on Paris, warning, “Wait for the explosions.”
Al Muhajirun, a group promoting itself as the “representative face” of foreign fighters from various jihadi factions in Syria, released a video featuring a European fighter condemning Western society and urging Muslims there to immigrate to Islamic countries to freely practice their religion.
After calling on lone wolves in Western countries to execute knife and vehicular attacks in Western countries, the pro-Islamic State (IS) Nashir News Agency urged them to poison “Crusaders”.
Islamic State (IS) supporters suggested lone wolves in France and the West in general attack remote areas and set forest fires to deter the enemy from harming Muslims.
A message attributed to Islamic State (IS) fighters in France demanded the French people to pressure their government to end its role in the anti-IS coalition and “oppression of Muslims,” or be held accountable for its actions and be subject to attacks.
Pro-Islamic State (IS) jihadists discussed Disneyland Paris as a possible target for lone wolves, with some mockingly suggesting that fighters give a “reception” to visitors to the theme park.
Highlights: The assassination of HTS military commander, Abu Sa’d al-Faransi (possibly French); official statement by HTS media arm criticizing Turkish incursion into Idlib territory; clashes with regime in al-Ghouta and Aleppo.
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.
Inspired by the vehicular homicide in New York City's Times Square on May 18, 2017, a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel threatened similar attacks to come and incited lone wolves to take action.
Users on a Telegram French-language jihadist chat group discussed potential migration routes to Raqqa, Syria, suggesting traveling via Jordan.
Users on a Telegram French-language jihadist chat group discussed the prospect of future terrorist attacks, urging “discretion and patience” within the community.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel dedicated to inciting lone wolves called for attacks in France in response to President-elect Emmanuel Macron’s willingness to fight terror at home and abroad.