The Afghan Taliban charged General Joseph Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), with "exaggerating" the threat posed to America by the Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) from Afghanistan.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed a car bombing on a joint U.S.-Somali military convoy near Afgoye, in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, and reported its taking control over a large swath of Bal'ad, a city in Middle Shabelle.
The Islamic State's Sinai Province claimed killing 20 Egyptian soldiers in a raid on their barracks near the Arish airport, and published photos of the attack and its aftermath.
Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) released a photo report featuring its fighters being trained with submachine guns by a Syria-based instructor group.
Two days after it reported to have killed three American soldiers in an attack on Baledogle Airfield, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement elaborated upon its motivations for the strike, and among other reports, claimed killing and wounding 17 Djiboutian forces in a single operation, in Jalalaqsi.
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's branch in Mali, claimed bombing a vehicle belonging to the Movement for the Salvation of Azawad (MSA) in Talataye, and provided a picture of the suicide bomber who attacked a French patrol in Timbuktu.
The Afghan Taliban clarified the reason behind the delay in its meeting an American delegation in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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.
Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed a suicide bombing on a French military patrol in Timbuktu and criticized alleged attempts by France to hide its losses, and additional took credit for attacks on Malian security forces and members of the MSA and GATIA movements.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing two Filipino soldiers amidst a clash in Igasan barangay in Sulu, Philippines.
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.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed shelling an American base inside Baledogle Airfield in Lower Shabelle, killing three U.S. soldiers and five Somali Special Forces, and took credit for attacks on Somali soldiers elsewhere in the region.
Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) published a video highlighting its recent operations against criminal cells, including footage of a British aid worker.
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.
The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on a Nigerian army post near Monguno, in Borno state.
The Iran-based Jaysh al-Adl (Army of Justice) claimed credit for the bombing on a bus carrying Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) personnel along the Khash-Zahedan road.
After identifying the members of its new team for negotiations with the United States, including former Guantanamo inmates, the Afghan Taliban announced the next two rounds of talks, one in Doha and the other in Islamabad.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed credit for the assassination attempt in Mogadishu on an MP of the South West State of Somalia, and destroying a post of the telecommunications company Safaricom in Garissa County, in neighboring Kenya.
In an appeal to religious Muslims in Algeria and Tunisia, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) highlighted the recent school prayer ban proposal in the former and the Qur'an school shuttering in the latter, and urged them to raise their voice against the governing "criminals".
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed bombing Houthis and their rescue vehicle, and also detonating another explosive to target Islamic State (IS) fighters, both in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.