The Islamic State (IS) published in the 73rd issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper an infographic on operations in East Asia, and specifically the Philippines, and promoted the suicide bombing on a Special Forces’ camp in the capital of Bangladesh.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported an attack targeting a Philippine police vehicle in southern Philippines.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 12 from Philippine Army forces, among whom a colonel and a captain, south of Cotabato City in the Philippines.
The Islamic State’s (IS) East Asia division claimed killing over 20 Filipino soldiers in clashes in Lanao del Sur province of the Philippines.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported attacks by the group’s divisions in Nigeria and the Philippines. ‘Amaq posted both Arabic reports on its Telegram channel on March 7, 2017.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported two attacks by IS fighters in the south of the Philippines killing a Philippine Army colonel and ten soldiers and policemen.
After the expiration of the ransom deadline, the Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf Group beheading German national Jurgen Kantner and released a video of it.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing two Philippine Army officers in an ambush in the city of Marawi.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the assassination of a Filipino soldier in Iligan City yesterday.
The Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf Group gave a final ultimatum on German hostage Jurgen Kantner, releasing a video of his plea and threatening to behead him in twelve days if a ransom is not paid.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the assassination of a spy for the Philippine Army in Marawi. The group posted an Arabic message on Telegram on February 13, 2017, reading:
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that two Filipino soldiers were killed in an attack with hand grenades thrown at their checkpoint in Cotabato, in Maguindanao province of the Philippines.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported an attack on Filipino police officers in the city of Marawi, located in the Philippines' Lanao del Sur province.
The Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf Group threatened to behead German hostage Jurgen Kantner if the German government fails to pay the ransom for his release.
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported a grenade attack on a Philippine Army headquarters in Maguindanao, and a bombing of a military truck south of Cotabato.
In the 60th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the November 27, 2016 church bombing in Mindanao and the September 2, 2016 night market bombing in Davao, Philippines.
In the 58th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) reported on clashes between its fighters and Philippine soldiers in the past week in the Philippines , and claimed that a fire at a furniture factory in a Moscow suburb was an act of arson by one of its “soldiers”. The issue was released on December 8, 2016.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel detailed IS activity in the Philippines, including group names, history, and leadership information, and asserted fighters there “will expand their area of operations to Southeast Asia.”
The Islamic State (IS) claimed freeing fighters and their wives and other Muslims from Marawi prison in the Philippines.
'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that IS fighters in Lanao Del Sur province of the Philippines, stormed a prison in Marawi and freed 30 detainees.