In a message congratulating Muslims for the coming of the month of Ramadan, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) urged them to free their imprisoned brethren through all means accorded by Shariah, and incited fighters to escalate their attacks.
Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), released a video of a raid on Malian army barracks in Nampala, presenting not only attack footage, but scenes of training, and justifications for fighting France and its regional allies.
An official in al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) published an article in a digital newspaper linked to the group’s counterpart in Yemen, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), remarking on the speech given by French President Emmanuel Macron in Gao, Mali, and reiterating a call to lone wolves to mobilize in France.
Along with the report from its ‘Amaq News Agency for the attack, the Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique claiming credit for the killing of Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit through its ‘Amaq News Agency for the killing of Coptic Christians in the Egyptian city of Minya.
In an interview, Australian cleric and former Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) official Mostafa Mahamed (AKA Abu Sulayman al-Muhajir) commented on Turkey, U.S.-Saudi relations, and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) among other topics.
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.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 10 U.S. soldiers and 32 Afghan troops amidst ongoing clashes in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan, and killing an additional 19 Afghan security forces in a suicide bombing in Helmand.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issued a statement on the operation by U.S. Special Forces in Yemen’s Marib governorate on May 23, 2017, denying that they targeted one of its camps, and praising the tribesmen who stood against and defeated the invading forces.
The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), denied reports that it kidnapped four Red Cross workers and stoned to death a man and a woman on charges of adultery.
‘Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that the May 24, 2017 attack on a “police gathering” the Indonesian city of Jakarta was carried out by “one of the fighters of the Islamic State.”
Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Arms of Egypt Movement), or "Hasam," noted the security message to U.S. citizens in Egypt issued by the U.S. Embassy following the group’s advertisement for a video, and remarked that the only “killers” citizens should dread are the “coup mercenaries” of Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi.
The East Asia division of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing more than 70 Philippine soldiers amidst ongoing clashes in the city of Marawi in Mindanao, and killing 10 others, including four officers, in an attack on Jolo Island in Sulu.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters killed 10 Philippine soldiers in an attack on Jolo Island in Sulu province of the Philippines.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed a third attack in Kenya within a 24-hour period, bombing a police vehicle in Garissa.
After earlier claiming credit for a suicide bombing near the Port of Mogadishu, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, reported 55 casualties total among police and intelligence elements in the attack.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar published an English message attributed to an American fighter threatening Pakistani soldiers and promoting the success of the group’s “Operation Ghazi”.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing a U.S. general and 18 Afghan soldiers in Kunduz district, the provincial capital of Kunduz.
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.