The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing and wounding dozens in a suicide bombing at the Waberi district police station in the capital, Mogadishu.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed bombing an Algerian army vehicle in Khenchela province in northeastern Algeria.
After earlier claiming credit for the suicide bombing outside the Wadajir district headquarters in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement reported that 30 people were killed and wounded, including government officials and security forces.
Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed credit for the attack at the Kangaba tourist resort near the capital, Bamako, and declared that it bears a message to the “Crusaders” that they will never be safe in the country.
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.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported ongoing clashes following a suicide bombing and raid at a “nightclub” in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed six attacks on AMISOM and Somali forces within a 3-day period, and also announced its reconciling a tribal dispute between two parties.
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).
Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri promoted the unity of Muslims regardless of nationality in an audio speech rallying them to oppose a unified enemy.
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.”
A fighter in the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, refuted allegations from two former members, a husband and wife, about criminality, injustice, and manipulation exercised by the group.
Shahada News Agency, a media unit of al-Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, promoted its attacks inside Kenya over the course of three weeks.
The al-Qaeda (AQ) affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed wounding a number of French troops in a mortar shelling on Timbuktu Airport.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing Kenyan and Somali forces in five attacks in Kenya’s Garissa county, and Somalia’s Lower Juba, Hiran, and Gedo regions.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, released a video on the January 27, 2017, raid on a Kenyan military base in Kulbiyow in which over 67 troops were reportedly killed.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed a suicide operation on Somali forces in Mogadishu and killing seven Kenyan police forces in the country’s Mandera County.
Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based al-Qaeda affiliate, claimed synchronized attacks on a MINUSMA military base and a checkpoint in Aguelhok, Mali.
The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a video of its mortar strikes on Timbuktu military airbase.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed killing over 15 Somali soldiers in a broad offensive on multiple areas in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region, and killing two troops in an ambush in Bakool region.
Al-Qaeda (AQ) derided the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia and found it to be another example of the Saudi royals’ “treachery,” in the 15th issue of its “al-Nafeer” (Call to Mobilize) bulletin.