Bahraini fighters in the Islamic State (IS) called on their fellow countrymen in a video to embrace jihad and attack Shi’ites domestically and American soldiers at military bases.
Jihadist social media accounts circulated an article detailing military bases in the Middle East “belonging to the White American Master.”
Syrian opposition group Faylaq al-Sham (“The Sham Legion”) released a statement of support for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, who recently announced severing relations with Iran, and called on all members of the League of Arab States to follow.
The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) published two articles by a Bahraini fighter giving accounts of his experiences in Waziristan, in IMU training camps, in the battlefield, and during the group’s move from Pakistan to Afghanistan.
The Diyala provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) reported suicide bombings by Bahraini and Uzbeki fighters on Iraqi soldiers and Shi’ite militiamen near the al-Adhaim Dam.
The Islamic State (IS) released a video of Bahraini fighters, including an officer who defected from Bahrain’s Interior Ministry, inciting Sunnis to take action against the Bahraini government and Shi’ites in the country.
Following the launch of an enormous airstrike by US forces on much of the Islamic State (ISIS) controlled areas of Syria, including Raqqa, jihadists on Twitter—both ISIS and al-Nusra Front (NF)—detailed and complained about the attacks and the United States.
Several of Hezbollah's official media outlets reported on a statement made by the group's "Loyalty to the Resistance" parliamentary bloc in which it characterized Arab Gulf states as a threat to Lebanon and Lebanese citizens.
Hezbollah released a statement through its official media channels on September 19, 2013 in which it harshly criticized the Bahraini government for human rights violations committed against its own citizens.