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.
The Afghan Taliban announced the names of the 14-member team to negotiate with the United States, including the five Guantanamo inmates swapped for captive American soldier Bowe Bergdahl in June 2014, and an imprisoned son of the Haqqani Network founder.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement accused the U.S. of bombing a residential area in revenge for its failed raid in Lower Shabelle, and claimed that such disregard for civilians only strengthens the jihadi call.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed a suicide bombing by an Uzbek fighter in Baghouz, targeting SDF troops.
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.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 12 American and a "large number" of Afghan soldiers in what it described as a "tactical operation" in Uruzgan province.
During its operations concentrated in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed thwarting a joint raid by U.S. Special Forces and Somali troops.
As the Islamic State (IS) defends the last vestige of its "Caliphate" in Syria, reporting ground attacks against the SDF in Baghouz, it has highlighted the civilian casualties resulting from coalition strikes on the town.