After the reported killing of local Islamic State (IS) officials in Marawi, an East Asia-centric pro-IS Telegram channel declared that despite the death of fighters and leaders, the jihad will not stop.
'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) published an infographic on pledges of allegiance to the group from militant brigades in the Philippines, and the death toll among Philippine soldiers between April 2015 and April 2016.
Anticipating greater involvement by Israel in the war against it, the Islamic State (IS) threatened the country in its al-Naba weekly newspaper, stating that unlike its predecessors, the IS' fighters are "closer to the land of conflict" and "more capable" to fulfill what their past leaders promised.
The Islamic State (IS) promoted its attacks in the Philippines allegedly killing nearly 100 troops, and identified the group's local leader, and also claimed destroying and damaging 68 enemy aircraft since mid-October 2015 in its al-Naba weekly newspaper.
The Islamic State (IS)-linked 'Amaq News Agency reported that IS fighters captured 20 soldiers from the Philippine army in the "city of Lanao".
The Islamic State (IS) reported on its seizure of the Libyan town of Bin Jawed and its assaults on the Sidra oil port, as well as its major operations in Ramadi, Fallujah, and Tikrmt, in the twelfth issue for the Hijri year 1437 of its weekly newspaper “al-Naba”.
Fighters in the Philippines, including leaders and representatives from three factions, pledged alliance to Islamic State (IS) chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a video.