West Africa Province (IS)
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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
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 10 Nigerian Soldiers in Clash Near Maiduguri, Shows Bloody Corpse of Enemy

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing 10 Nigerian soldiers in a clash near Maiduguri, in Borno state, and published photos of a bloody corpse from the enemy and a vehicle captured as war spoils.

Saturday, 02 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 3 Nigerian Soldiers in Ambush Northeast of Maiduguri

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing three Nigerian soldiers in an ambush northeast of Maiduguri, in Borno state.

Tuesday, 26 February 2019
After Nigerian Elections, IS' West Africa Province Continues Military Activity in Attacking Soldiers in Borno Town

After its attack surge on the day of the Nigerian elections, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) continued its military activity, attacking soldiers in a town in Borno state.

Tuesday, 26 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Multiple Mortar Strikes on Nigerian Soldiers in Borno and Yobe

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed multiple mortar strikes on Nigerian soldiers in Borno and Yobe states, all of which took place during the country's elections.

Monday, 25 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attacks to Disrupt Nigerian Elections, Killing Over 21 in Clashes and Rocket Strikes

In what it described as an attempt to disrupt the Nigerian elections, the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed attacks near Monguno and in Maiduguri, killing at least 21 soldiers.

Sunday, 24 February 2019
‘Amaq Video Shows ISWAP Rocket Attacks on Maiduguri Airport & Nigerian Army Positions

The Islamic State's 'Amaq News Agency released a short video of the rocket attack by fighters from the group's West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Maiduguri Airport & Nigerian Army positions in Borno State.

Saturday, 23 February 2019
IS West Africa Claims Targeting Maiduguri Airport & Nigerian Army Positions in Rocket Attacks During Nigerian Elections

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed targeting Maiduguri Airport and Nigerian Army positions in rocket attacks, in Nigeria’s Borno State, notably taking place during the Nigerian elections.

Saturday, 23 February 2019
IS’ West Africa Province Claims Attacks in Niger and Nigeria

The Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed responsibility for an attack on a barracks in Niger and an attack on vehicles of the Nigerian army near Lake Chad.

Saturday, 16 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Reports Attack and Ensuing Clash with Nigerian Soldiers in Gagibu (Borno)

The Islamic State's (IS) West Africa Province claimed inflicting multiple casualties among Nigerian soldiers in an attack and ensuing clash in Gagibu, in Borno State.

Friday, 15 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 42 in Ambush on Borno Governor's Convoy

The Islamic State's West Africa Province claimed killing 42 people in an ambush on the convoy of Kashim Shettima, the governor of Nigeria's Borno state.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Army Post Near Monguno

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on a Nigerian army post near Monguno, in Borno state.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Killing 3 Nigerian Soldiers, Taking 3 POWs in Attack in Buni Gari (Yobe)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed killing three Nigerian soldiers and capturing three others as POWs, in an attack in Buni Gari, a town in Yobe state.

Monday, 11 February 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Multiple Casualties in Nigerian Army Ranks in Attacks in Ngwom and Malam Fatori

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed inflicting multiple casualties in the Nigerian army ranks in two attacks on the same day in Ngwom and Malam Fatori, both towns in Borno state.

Sunday, 10 February 2019