The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the car bombing near a state security building in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and declared the attack to be an act of revenge for the execution of “martyrs” in the “Arab Sharkas” case.
Abu Usama al-Masri, an official for Sinai Province of the Islamic State (IS), threatened revenge for the execution of six men in the “Arab Sharkas” case, and called on Muslims to bomb, poison, and shoot security forces as a means to avenge prisoners.
Speaking over the dead bodies of five men allegedly captured by Egyptian security forces and murdered, an official in the Sinai division of the Islamic State (IS) threatened revenge and incited Muslims in Sinai to take up arms.
The Sinai-based Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (Ansar Jerusalem) released an audio speech from one of its officials explaining to the families of Egyptian soldiers why they seek to kill their sons, and threatening soldiers to leave their ranks.
The Sinai-based Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (Ansar Jerusalem) released a second video of interrogating men who confessed to working for the Israeli Mossad, and one who claimed working for the Egyptian army, and beheading them.
Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (Ansar Jerusalem) released a video of a sermon for Eid al-Fitr delivered by one of its officials, Abu Usama al-Masri, before a group of fighters in Sinai, promoting jihad and expressing support for the Islamic State (IS).
The Sinai-based jihadi group Ansar Jerusalem (Ansar Beit al-Maqdis) released a video focusing on the October 19, 2013, bombing at the Egyptian military intelligence headquarters in Ismailia.
The Sinai-based jihadi group Ansar Jerusalem (Ansar Beit al-Maqdis) released a video explaining its doctrine and ideological method, and its understanding of the necessity for jihad.
The Sinai-based jihadi group Ansar Jerusalem released an audio speech from a fighter identified as Abu Usama al-Masri, threatening the Egyptian government and military, and urging Egyptian Muslims to revolt and demand the establishment of Shariah-based governance.