Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri reiterated his call to fighters globally to attack American and Jewish interests and those of the “Crusader alliance” in a video eulogizing Rifa’i Taha, a former al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya leader and reported member of the "Khorasan Group" who was killed in a drone strike in Idlib, Syria, in April 2016.
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.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement’s Shahada News Agency provided an updated report on the mortar strike on the Presidential Palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, during a ceremony for the new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.
Liwa al-Aqsa, an offshoot of Jund al-Aqsa consisting of pro-IS elements which was formed in the northern countryside of Hama, executed over 150 members of rebel factions in Khan Shaykhun.
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”.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) previewed a forthcoming video eulogy for Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi, a commander from the Spanish enclave of Melilla who was killed in a raid by French commandos in Mali in March 2016.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed capturing several bases from government forces in one town and two villages in the Lower Shabelle region, repelling government forces in the Madug region, as well as attacks in Mogadishu, Puntland, Lower Juba, and Hiran.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed an assassination attempt on two security officials in Yemen’s Ibb governorate, and also took credit for attacks on Houthi fighter and commanders and Security Belt Forces (SBF) in Abyan, al-Bayda’, and Ibb.
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.
Within 20 days, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed carrying out 23 attacks targeting Houthis and Security Belt Forces (SBF) in Yemen’s Abyan, al-Bayda’, and Ibb governorates, including killing one SBF commander in Abyan and two Houthi commanders in Ibb.
A Pro- AQ Telegram channel posted a message, attempting to use the recent attempted ban of incoming travellers from certain countries in order to glavanize Muslims.
Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) as-Sahab Media Foundation published a guide authored by Saif al-‘Adl on kidnapping.
In the seventh issue of its "al-Nafeer" (Call to Mobilize) bulletin, al-Qaeda condemned the recent incident in the Qifa area of Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate in which civilians were killed by U.S. forces, and declared that U.S. President Donald Trump will will fail in his promise to eradicate Islamic terrorism.
Jihadists, both those in support of al-Qaeda (AQ) and the Islamic State (IS), are predicting doom for the United States and perils for Muslims there and abroad, as well as a strengthening of jihad under the presidency of Donald Trump.
Al-Qaeda’s as-Sahab Media Foundation published a posthumous video of Abu Yahya al-Libi giving advice to Muslim women who come to the battlefield, recommending they serve their husbands and family and keep an Islamic household.
The pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) Isnad Center posted a series of images charging the United States with “terrorism” following its January 29, 2017 raid in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate, stating “Trump kills children of Yemen.”
Pro-opposition scholars announced their joining of the newly established Tahrir al-Sham Assembly, and called on other factions in Syria to do the same.
Jihadists discussed unfolding clashes and tensions between former al-Qaeda (AQ) affiliate Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) and rebel forces in Syria.