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.
The Islamic State (IS) released an audio speech from its spokesman, Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, rallying the groups fighters in all its “provinces” and especially Iraq and Syria, and challenged America as well as calling on lone wolves in the U.S., Europe, and Russia to “preoccupy” the enemy and attack their interests.
A jihadist alleged that the Islamic State (IS) made preparations from its then-stronghold in Sirte, Libya, for an attack in the United States.
Tahrir al-Sham, the group which Jabhat Fateh al-Sham and several militant Syrian groups dissolved into, released a statement rebuking the United Sates for what it called a “selfish” that it applies in regard to Syria.
Al-Masra, a digital newspaper linked to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), published in its 42nd issue an article discussing al-Qaeda’s (AQ) war with America and the West, wherein the author claimed that it is due to this war that the U.S. and its allies suffer societal division.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) gave a eulogy for Aamir Ali Chaudhry (AKA Huzaifa, Arsalan), an explosives expert who both the U.S. and UN sanctioned in 2012 for his role in the group and his association with al-Qaeda (AQ).
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from its leader, Qassim al-Rimi (AKA Abu Huraira al-Sana’ani), offering a eulogy for the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, and revealing that the group had sought his release in a prison swap for American hostage Luke Somers.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel called for British lone wolves to attack LGBT targets to the like of 2016 Orlando nightclub attacker Omar Mateen.
The Islamic State (IS) incited its supporters to attack American, European, and other Western economic interests, as well as those of Arab states, in the 70th issue of its al-Naba newspaper.
The Afghan Taliban denied in a statement that it is holding U.S. citizen Paul Overby hostage, replying to a message from his wife accusing the Haqqani Network of keeping him captive.
A Twitter account called on its followers to “avenge” the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman, an Egyptian cleric involved in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, in a “most utmost and deadly way.”
The General Command of al-Qaeda (AQ) called on Muslims to act upon the will of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman and avenge his death by killing Americans and attacking American interests.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a joint statement regarding the death of the “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdul Rahman in an American prison, eulogizing him and urging fighters to take revenge.
A jihadi media group published a biographical eulogy of “Abu Zubayr Somali,” a Somali Nusra Front (NF) fighter killed in Syria after living in the U.S. for “a number of years.”
Al-Qaeda pointed to CIA director Mike Pompeo awarding Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef for his work against terrorism as proof of Saudi loyalty to America, and urged Muslims to fight such “apostate regimes”.
The publishers of “Gaidi Mtaani” (Terrorism Street), a pro-Shabaab magazine, released the eighth issue, promoting the May 2013 attack on British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, London, and the January 2016 raid on Kenyan forces in El-Adde.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed over 20 military operations in 21 days targeting American, Somali, and Kenyan forces, including two large scale attacks and capturing areas within Somalia.
A jihadist authored a booklet on al-Qaeda (AQ) “draining” America to the point of losing its global hegemony, and remarking that in the current phase, U.S. President Donald Trump is racially dividing the country and isolating it more from its European and Arab allies.
Supporters of the Islamic State (IS) disseminated artwork depicting IS fighters launching weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) into high-profile sites in the United States.