On the occasion of Pakistan’s 70th anniversary, the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar argued that the country had not truly realized its independence and urged Muslims to join it and pursue Shariah-based governance.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel suggested attacks on Myanmar’s embassies in Egypt, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, and a boat trip in the United Kingdom convened by the Nationalities of the Union of Myanmar Association (NUMAUK).
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing 17 Pakistani soldiers and wounding 35 others in a suicide bombing near the Pishin Stop in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, Pakistan.
Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri mourned slain officials Abu Umar Khalil (AKA Khalil al-Madani) and Abu Dujana al-Pasha (AKA Muhammad Mahmood al-Bahteeti), in an audio speech, and also revealed that Khalid Sheikh Muhammad founded the group’s media wing, as-Sahab.
Coming amidst its recent propaganda aimed at women, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published the first issue of an English jihadi magazine for female Muslims, featuring an interview with the wife of the group’s leader, Fazlullah Khorasani, and a piece written from the perspective of a 6-year-old boy.
The Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) disseminated a statement of establishment by a jihadi group in Kashmir calling itself “Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind”.
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 Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed killing a “score” of Pakistani soldiers in Bajaur Agency with poisoned water.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar denied any link to the Islamic State (IS) and being based in its controlled areas.
Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan (ASP) published a document it titled “General Guidelines for Public,” outlining rules civilians should heed to avoid exposing themselves to harm during fighter attacks on military targets.
Two groups supporting the Islamic State (IS) on Telegram advised pro-IS fighters in Kashmir to organize and to assign duties such as raising funds, photographing and recording battles, and assessing the battlefield.
Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a video focusing on a suicide bombing on a Pakistani military center in Daraban tehsil in Dera Ismail Khan.
Ansar al-Furqan, a Balochistan-based Sunni jihadi group, named its new leader and threatened to continue its campaign “until the whole Iran is free.”
“Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan” (ASP), which purports to have defectors from the Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province among its membership, claimed five attacks on Pakistani security forces in Bahadurabad, Karachi, and Mastung in a campaign it dubbed “Elimination of Apostasy”.
Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the AQ branch for Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, and as it just revealed, Afghanistan and Burma (Myanmar), released its “Code of Conduct,” wherein it declared that Americans and U.S. interests in Pakistan are its “foremost priority”.
The Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar each claimed credit for a bombing in Quetta on Pakistani police, with the individual groups providing differing details.
A group calling itself “Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan” (ASP), which purports to have defectors from the Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province among its membership, announced its establishment, and explained the reasons for those fighters joining and then leaving the IS.
The al-Fida’ Islamic Network distributed a previously-unreleased statement from al-Qaeda Central (AQC) regarding accusations levied against three members of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters killed two Chinese nationals who were being held in Balochistan province of Pakistan.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed two attacks on Pakistan soldiers in North Waziristan in revenge for a commander and a fighter killed in a drone strike two days prior.