As the holiday season draws to a close with New Year's Eve, Islamic State (IS) supporters flooded Telegram channels with posters inciting for and providing suggestions for lone-wolf attacks on New Year's Eve.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel called on lone-wolf jihadists to take revenge for U.S.-led coalition airstrikes on markets in Raqqah and attack American and European shopping centers and New York public pools.
Four days after it suggested Italy as the next target of an Islamic State (IS) attack or that by lone wolves, a pro-IS Telegram channel recommended particular locations to strike with vehicles there and in Belgium and Denmark.
'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that the individual who shot two police officers and a civilian in the Christiania neighborhood of Copenhagen, Denmark, is a "soldier of the Islamic State".
Addressing Muslims in America and several European countries including Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, and Spain, the pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Thabaat ("Constancy") Media Foundation urged they rise up and carry out lone wolf attacks against "disbelievers".
Al-Fursan Media Foundation, a newly-established jihadi media group, published a biography of a deceased son of slain al-Qaeda official Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, identifying the son as a planner of many "unique" operations, including the June 2008 suicide bombing at the Danish embassy in Islamabad.
An Islamic State (IS) supporter on Twitter continued calling for attacks on a Prophet cartoon exhibit in Copenhagen.
Islamic State (IS) supporters and residents on Twitter called for attacks on planned Prophet cartoon exhibitions in Copenhagen, Paris, Madrid, and London.
An Islamic State (IS) supporter provided a series of methods and targets for lone wolf attacks in the West.
As part of “Operation Israel 2015,” a hacking group by the name of “Middle East Cyber Army” has claimed to have targeted hundreds of Israeli websites with defacement attacks, and released over 200 email addresses and passwords of alleged Israeli accounts, and 70,000 purported Israeli router login credentials.
The Islamic State’s (IS) “North Baghdad Province” began a new video series called “Knights of the Gardens (of Paradise),” featuring in the first episode a Syrian suicide bomber urging Muslims to wage jihad and striking an Iraqi army checkpoint.
Jihadists and jihadist supporters on social media responded to the February 14, 2015 attacks on a cafe and synagogue in Copenhagen in celebration.
The hacking group “Anon Security" purportedly targeted the Russian Visa Center in Denmark and leaked its database on a pasting site.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement released the sixth episode in its “Mujahideen Moments” series, featuring fighters calling on Muslims in India, Pakistan, and Western countries, and particularly those in Minnesota in the U.S., to participate in jihad.
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) identified French and Danish fighters among six suicide attackers who carried out strikes against Iraqi security forces in Ninawa province.
The Diyala division of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) identified a Danish fighter, “Abu Khattab al-Dinmarki,” in a picture set featuring 26 suicide bombers who carried out attacks in the province.
Jihadists discussed possible locations of al-Qaeda's next strike and battlefront, with one suggesting attacks in the U.S. and Europe, and another believing a front will be opened in Lebanon.
Jihadi users of social networking sites reported that Danish fighter Shiraz Tariq (AKA Abu Musa al-Pakistani) died in Syria on September 25, 2013, and distributed links to a video commemorating the jihadi.
Danish jihadist Abu Musa reminded foreign fighters in Syria of the blessings of Allah and instructed Western Muslims to emigrate in the second episode of the Danish-language "The Forgotten Obligation" video series.