West Africa Province (IS)
Total: 164 results found.
'Amaq Video Shows Beheading of MJTF Soldier in Nigeria, ISWAP Claims Additional Attacks in Niger

The Islamic State's 'Amaq News Agency released a video of a fighter from its West Africa Province (ISWAP) beheading an African Multi-National Joint Task Force (MJTF) soldier taken prisoner in Nigeria, while the group claimed additional attacks in neighboring Niger.

Tags: Jihadist News:
Multimedia:
Countries: ,
Media Groups:
Groups: ,
Thursday, 25 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Bombing Nigerien Forces in Diffa, Repelling Nigerian Offensive in Yobe

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed operations in both Niger and Nigeria, bombing soldiers in the former and repelling a military offensive in the latter.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 23 Nigerian Soldiers Killed in Suicide Bombing and Clash, Bombing MJTF in Niger

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing 23 Nigerian soldiers in a clash and suicide bombing in Borno, and bombing African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) troops in Toumour, in neighboring Niger.

Sunday, 14 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 16 Casualties Total Among MJTF Troops and Nigerian Soldiers in Niger and Nigeria

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed 16 casualties total among African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) troops in attacks in Niger and Nigerian soldiers in neighboring Nigeria.

Friday, 12 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing MSA Officer South of Ménaka (Mali)

In its first official communique for an attack in Mali, the Islamic State's (IS) West Africa Province claimed killing an officer in the Movement for the Salvation of Azawad (MSA) in the south of Ménaka.

Tags: Jihadist News:
Countries:
Groups: ,
Friday, 12 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attacks on Nigerian Soldiers in Yobe, Assassinating MJTF "Collaborator" in Borno

Within the IS' multi-country campaign avenging territorial losses in Syria, the group's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed attacks on Nigerian soldiers in Yobe, Nigeria, and assassinating a "collaborator" with the African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) in Borno.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 4-Man Suicide Raid on Nigerien Border Guard Post in Diffa

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed a four-man suicide raid on a Nigerien border guard post in Diffa, as a result of which "dozens" were killed and wounded.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 20 Casualties in Rocket Attack on Diffa Airport and Military Base

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicting 20 casualties among Nigerien soldiers in a rocket attack on Diffa airport and a military base in its vicinity.

Tuesday, 09 April 2019
IS Supporters on WhatsApp Discuss “Stopping” Indonesian Election

Members of an Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked WhatsApp group discussed “martyrdom” and “stopping” the upcoming Indonesian general elections.

Tags: Jihadist News:
Countries:
Groups: ,
Countries:
Southeast Asia:
Tuesday, 09 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims 20 Casualties in Cameroonian Army Ranks Near Fotokol

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicting over 20 casualties in the Cameroonian army ranks in an ambush near Fotokol, in Cameroon, close to the border with Nigeria.

Monday, 08 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Ambush on Nigerian Soldiers Near Maiduguri, Inflicting Multiple Casualties

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an ambush on Nigerian soldiers near Maiduguri, in Borno state, inflicting multiple casualties in their ranks.

Saturday, 06 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Bombing MJTF Vehicle in Diffa (Niger)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed bombing a vehicle belonging to the African Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) near Toumour village in Niger's Diffa region.

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing Spies in Niger and Nigeria, Attack on "Crusader" in Lake Chad Area

In both Niger and Nigeria, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing spies, one working for the Nigerian army, and the other, the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF), and also attacking a "Crusader" in the Lake Chad area.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Attack on the Nigerian Army in Borno State (Nigeria), Resulting in 3 Killed and Wounded

The Islamic State (IS/ISIS)’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on positions of the Nigerian army in a village in Borno state, Nigeria.

Saturday, 23 March 2019
IS Publishes First Photo of its Fighters in Burkina Faso

The Islamic State (IS) published for the first time a photo of its fighters in Burkina Faso, identifying them as part of West Africa Province (ISWAP).

Friday, 22 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Mortar Strikes in Borno (Nigeria), Publishes Photos of Rocket Attack on Diffa Airport (Niger)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed mortar strikes on Nigerian army positions in two towns in Borno, Nigeria, and published photos of its rocket attack on Diffa airport in Niger.

Friday, 22 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Publishes Photos of Attack on Nigerien Military Positions in Diffa

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) published photos of its attack on Nigerien military positions in Toumour, a city in Niger's Diffa region.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Rocket Strike on Diffa Airport in Niger

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed a rocket strike on Diffa Airport in Niger.

Friday, 15 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Suicide Bombing on Nigerian Soldiers in Arege

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed a suicide bombing - an attack method it has not documented for nearly a year - on Nigerian soldiers in Arege, a town in Borno state.

Thursday, 14 March 2019
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Killing 30 in Diffa Region of Niger, Small-Scale Attacks in Nigeria

The Islamic State’s (IS) West Africa Province claimed killing 30 Nigerien soldiers, and wounding others, as the result of an armed assault in Diffa, Niger.

Saturday, 09 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Checkpoint in Dambowa (Borno)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on a Nigerian military checkpoint in Dambowa, a town in Borno state.

Thursday, 07 March 2019