The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 40 Iraqi soldiers and “Awakening” elements in a four-man suicide raid in the city of al-Baghdadi in Anbar.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency published an infographic on the Great Mosque of Nuri and Habda’ minaret in Mosul and its assertion that U.S. aircraft destroyed the iconic structures.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video report on the destruction of the Great Mosque of Nuri and its Hadba’ minaret in Mosul, maintaining its claim that the two iconic structures were destroyed by American airstrikes and not bombs of its fighters.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that a U.S. airstrike was responsible for the destruction of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri and its iconic Hadba minaret in the city of Mosul.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding nearly 60 members of the Popular Mobilization in an eight-man suicide raid in Tikrit, in Iraq’s Salah al-Din governorate.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported a suicide raid on Tuz Khurmatu Airbase in Iraq’s Salah al-Din governorate, and noted the presence of American advisors among the Kurdish Peshmerga.
Ninawa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 40 Iraqi Federal Police in an attack on their positions in three areas of the city of Mosul.
The Islamic State (IS) media affiliate Furat Media released a posthumous video of a Chechen suicide bomber urging his fellow countrymen to execute lone-wolf attacks and operations similar to that which he will undertake.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding a total of 142 Shi’ites in two suicide bombings in Iraq’s Karbala and Babil governorates.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported two suicide bombings carried out by group fighters on Shi’ite gatherings in the Iraqi governorates of Karbala and Babil.
In an open interview, Australian cleric and former Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) official Mostafa Mahamed Farag (AKA Abu Sulayman al-Muhajir) decried the Islamic State (IS), declaring it a “doomsday cult on steroids” and labeling its leaders “a bunch of crazy men that love death and love killing.”
The Islamic State (IS) declared in the English edition of its Rumiyah magazine that with its losing of territory in Iraq and Syria, it redoubled its efforts and expanded, including shifting focus to “Crusader soil,” evidenced by the Manchester attack, and seized the city of Marawi in the Philippines.
A jihadist urged lone wolves to burn and bomb gas and oil pipelines and wells throughout Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Russia in revenge for coalition strikes on Islamic State (IS) positions in Mosul and ar-Raqqah.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding nearly 123 Shi’ites in suicide bombings in Baghdad’s Karrada and Shawaka districts.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) media outfit calling itself “al-Umari Productions Foundation” released a video portraying the Manchester bombing as retribution for coalition airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding dozens in a four-man suicide raid on the Kirkush military base in Baladruz, east of Baquba, and noted that the base is used by American forces to train Iraqi soldiers.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Dijlah Province released a photo of one of it’s foreign fighters – identified as Abu Nazir al-Firansi originally from France – who died fighting in the province.
The Islamic State’s (IS) al-Furat Province in western Iraq published photos of its fighters blowing up and leveling to the ground two communications towers near al-Tanf, a crossing on the Iraq-Jordan-Syria border.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding nearly 80 Iraqi policemen and what it described as Shi’ite “polytheists” in two suicide bombings in Baghdad.
Al-Janoub Province, the Islamic State (IS) division referred to as “South Baghdad,” claimed credit for a suicide bombing and separate car bomb explosion at the entrance to and north of Basra.