The pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Battar Media Foundation rallied IS supporters online, urging them to continue distributing group propaganda on social media and to immigrate to IS battlefronts, while at the same time acknowledging that lone-wolf attacks in Europe are “greater to the hearts of Muslims” than bombings in those fighting arenas.
The Islamic State (IS) supporting group Nashir News Agency continued its incitement for lone-wolf attacks in the West, calling on Muslims in America, Australia, Canada, Europe, and Russia to “kill as many infidels” as they can.
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”.
The Afghan Taliban released a second video of two professors kidnapped from American University in Kabul in August 2016, American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weekes, pleading with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and U.S. President Donald Trump to “have mercy” and negotiate for a prisoner swap.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) official Khalid bin Umar Batarfi spoke on the recent inclusion of “scholars” and “preachers” on lists of terrorists, arguing this is evidence of an alleged U.S.-led war on Islam.
Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, the spokesman for the Islamic State (IS), called on lone wolves in America, Australia, Europe, and Russia to emulate those who came before them and attack, and rallied fighters to persevere amidst the trials of war and multitude of enemies in a speech issued for Ramadan.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing five U.S. troops in a bombing that allegedly tore apart their armored personnel carrier (APC) in Nangarhar province.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) account on Telegram disseminated a “detailed report” of U.S. military in the Philippines, providing former airbase and task force locations and information about weapons supplied to Philippine forces.
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.
An official in al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) condemned Arab leaders warmly welcoming Donald Trump during his Middle East tour and derided the American President as a scandal-ridden “fool”.
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.
Hamza bin Laden, a son of former al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Usama bin Laden, provided advice for lone wolf attackers in the West in an audio speech.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video showing multiple attacks on Houthis in al-Bayda’, Yemen, and highlighting the U.S.’ January 29, 2017 raid in al-Bayda’.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of its leader, Qasim al-Rimi (AKA Abu Huraira al-Sana'ani), calling for “eye for an eye” lone-wolf attacks in the West as retaliation for “traged[ies] upon Muslims.”
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, released the alleged identity of the fallen U.S. soldier killed during a “failed landing operation” in Lower Shabelle and supplied a photo.
Following its claim of killing a U.S. soldier in Lower Shabelle, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, distributed photos from the fallen soldier, showing the attack’s aftermath and the soldier’s uniform and gear.
Following the U.S.’s decision to conduct airstrikes in Syria, jihadists on social media declared the U.S. government was attempting to “fool the world,” contemplating potential coordination with Russia and Syria, and asserting the strikes will allow Syrian rebel forces “to advance faster.”
Al-Mahmud Media released a video breaking down some of the “trillions of dollars” spent by the U.S. government on the war in Afghanistan, blaming the American tax payers, and showing combat footage and a suicide operation carried out by the Afghan Taliban.