The Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) disseminated a statement of establishment by a jihadi group in Kashmir calling itself “Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind”.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 11 “PKK apostates” in a suicide bombing by a Swedish fighter south of Raqqah.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed bombing a military convoy in which American forces were present, and reported that Kenyan authorities announced enhanced security in anticipation of its attacks during the general election on August 8, 2017.
The Afghan Taliban reported that a fighter who infiltrated the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot and killed three American soldiers in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed a second instance in the span of two days of killing and wounding American and Afghan forces in Dih Bala district in Nangarhar.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing two Somali security elements hours apart from each other in Mogadishu, and five attacks on AMISOM forces in Gedo and Hiran regions.
The Afghan Taliban announced that in Ghor province, two tribal leaders, one overseeing 1,000 families and another heading 2,000 families, pledged support to the group and delivered to them large quantities of weapons and ammunition, and also denied that the Islamic State (IS) is present in the area.
Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan (ASP) claimed its first attack in the country’s tribal region since its founding, bombing a Pakistani army patrol in Rajgal Valley, and derided the military campaign “Operation Kyber IV”.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing four soldiers, including Americans, while repulsing a joint offensive by U.S. and Afghan forces on their position in Dih Bala district in Nangarhar.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 37 intelligence investigators and staff in a suicide bombing on two buses carrying them in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Reports provided updates on the ongoing clashes in the Philippine city of Marawi, reporting the killing of at least sixteen soldiers in the span of three days.
‘Amaq News Agency reported that the Islamic State (IS) assassinated two Turkish intelligence agents in southern Turkey.
In messages promoting its cause and focusing on al-Aqsa Mosque, Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," declared that “Jerusalem will not be liberated until Cairo is liberated”.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed killing a “score” of Pakistani soldiers in Bajaur Agency with poisoned water.
Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) issued a statement urging Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, two militant factions in Syria, to cease the infighting between them and respect the sanctity of the blood of their brethren.
The Afghan Taliban claimed that its fighters struck a U.S. military transport plane and caused it to crash and burn inside Bagram Airbase.
The Afghan Taliban reported that a 20-year-old son of its leader, Haibatullah Akhundzada, is among the “martyrdom-seekers” who participated in its offensive on Gerishk district in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand province.
The Shura Council of Scholars in Sham [Syria] issued a statement criticizing Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), calling its general military commander Abu Muhammad al-Julani a “war criminal.”
The Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement announced a ceasefire agreement with Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), ending three days of fighting between the groups in Syria’s Idlib governorate.
The Somalia-based al-Qaeda branch, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, claimed an attack on a base of Ethiopian Liyuu (Special) Police in the town of Farlibah, located in Hiran on the border between Somalia and Ethiopia, and shelling a joint base in Lower Juba housing American, Ethiopian, and Kenyan forces.