The Islamic State (IS) revealed for the first time its deployment of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with explosives, showing its use in the battlefield in Mosul to strike enemy forces from above.
A Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) video questioned ceasefires that are being negotiated following advances from the regime and its allies on various regions, including the eastern countryside of Aleppo, which were similar to previous advances on Wadi Barada, al-Ghouta, and other areas.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) Asda’ Media Foundation for Audio Production released a chant promoting IS fighters in the battlefield and knife attacks, and provided an English translation of the lyrics.
In the wake of the suicide bombing claimed by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) on Malian army and Azawadi militia barracks in Gao, the group’s Sahara division released an audio speech from a Shariah official threatening additional operations.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video showing the training of fighters in its “Special Task Force” at the Mehdi Alaih Rizwan Camp.
Kirkuk Province of the Islamic State (IS) released a gruesome video of beheading two spies in a public spectacle attended by men and children, and showing additional scenes of executing spies by slitting their throats and shooting them in the head.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, released a video showing the execution of Ugandan captive “Masassa M.Y.”, in addition to footage of some of the group’s attacks in Kenya.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video of alleged volunteers from the Iraqi city of Mosul, both men and children, pledging to its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and joining its ranks.
Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement released a video featuring group fighters who explained the significant improvement in their military skills as a result of joining a training camp, and declared the Syrian regime and the pro-regime militias will soon be defeated.
Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri gave a eulogy for two slain officials from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and the Nusra Front (NF), and continued to attack the Islamic State (IS).
The Afghan Taliban released a video showing fighters training at al-Farouq Camp, and featuring a speaker defining the group’s “aim,” threatening the U.S., and inviting “other Muslim brothers” to join.
The Islamic State (IS) affiliate Furat Media released a video chant threatening to attack the “disbelievers” in their homelands.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and al-Risalah media group of pro-al-Qaeda fighters in Syria released an interview with AQIM Shura member Abu Akram Hisham.
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.
Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," released its first video, highlighting the military training of its fighters as well as their operations since August 2016.
The Afghan Taliban released a video of two professors who were kidnapped from American University in Kabul in August 2016, American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weekes, pleading for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to negotiate for a prisoner swap.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published a report on its operations in 2016, listing the date, location, target, numbers killed and injured, and the brigade responsible.
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) released a video featuring the suicide bombing which killed 15 soldiers of the regime forces at Beit Jenn intersection, near Sa’sa’ city in Western Ghouta.
The Sahara division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a third proof-of-life video of Swiss hostage Beatrice Stockly, wherein she greets her family and thanks the Swiss government for their efforts.
A man identifying himself as Craig McAllister appeared in a video to say he’s kidnapped in Yemen and his captors want their demands met or they will kill him.