Suggesting that lone-wolf jihadists capitalize on the "Yellow Vest" protests in France, an Islamic State (IS) supporter advised how they can conceal a weapon.
Using the December 11, 2018, Islamic State (IS)-inspired attack in Strasbourg, France, as an example, an IS-aligned group released a video inciting lone wolves to mount operations in the country.
Anarchists carried out incendiary attacks across multiple sites belonging to electricity company, Enedis, in Foix, France.
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group used a manipulated image of fighters standing outside a hotel in the French Riviera to threaten coming attacks.
A nascent Islamic State (IS)-aligned French group incited supporters to mount attacks and portrayed the French austerity measures leading in part to the "Yellow Vest" protests as the "consequences of war".
The Islamic State (IS) reported in Naba 163 on the stabbings on New Year's Eve in Manchester, England, and noted France celebrating the holiday under the shadow a security force of 147,000 people.
An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group published an infographic identifying famous churches and squares in America, Australia, and Europe for lone wolves to target.
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.
Posters displaying threats for attacks in the West and incitement for lone wolves have escalated as Christmas and New Year's Eve approach, with a dozen in a three-day period.
Islamic State (IS) supporters distributed a call to kill the families of French soldiers.
Using cartoons and booklets, an Islamic State (IS)-aligned French group promoted jihad and suggested an attack on the National Assembly.
An activist website shared news concerning a bombing that targeted a “Far-Right” television station in the capital city of Athens, Greece.
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) announced that it will discontinue media productions on its foreign hostages and alleged that no negotiations are currently taking place between it and their respective governments.
The leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) recently charged French energy companies Total and Areva with “looting and bribing” in Africa.
The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency identified the shooter in Strasbourg, France, as a "soldier" of the group.
Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), addressed the Yellow Vest protests in France, attributing the cause of the fuel taxes and other issues to French military spending abroad, and denying the killing of the Macina official in Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM).
An Islamic State (IS) supporter depicted Pope Francis as a group captive in a poster dismissing claims that the IS has been destroyed.
Jihadists persist in publishing posters aimed at inciting lone wolves to capitalize on the Yellow Vest protests in Paris, France, and use the large gatherings and diverted security as an opportunity to attack.
An HSBC Bank and ATM were reportedly attacked in Calais, France.
Additional Islamic State (IS)-aligned groups and jihadists participated in the recent campaign to use the French unrest as an opportunity for attacks, publishing posters in Arabic, English, and French to inspire lone wolves.