Highlighting the human, financial, and material devastation caused by the California wildfires, a prominent Islamic State (IS)-aligned group promoted arson as a means by which lone wolves can avenge coalition airstrikes in Syria.
The publishers of the Islamic State (IS)-linked "Shabaab al-Khilafah" (Youth of the Caliphate) magazine featured in its sixth issue a user contribution inciting lone-wolf attacks in Bangladesh.
An Islamic State (IS)-linked group depicted two fighters overlooking Prague in a poster declaring the coming of the "Caliphate" and the imposition of Shariah-based governance.
In Issue 5 of Islamic State (IS)-linked "Shabaab al-Khilafah" (Youth of the Caliphate) magazine, its publishers boasted of having over 6,000 followers, and featured an article insulting the fighting spirit of American soldiers while commending that of IS military personnel.
Three Islamic State (IS)-linked groups released a joint video inciting lone wolves in the West to carry out arson attacks and portraying the U.S. troop pullout from Syria as American defeat.
Remarking on media reports of unclaimed attacks by the Islamic State (IS) on oil wells and gold mines and their guards in West Africa, an IS-linked group suggested to lone wolves there to attack sites of natural resource extraction.
The Islamic State (IS)-linked al-Battar Media Foundation accused press agencies of obfuscating the cause of the California wildfires and the motives behind recent attacks in European cities, suggesting that the IS is involved.
The Islamic State (IS)-linked al-Battar Media Foundation published an article on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in which the author found God simultaneously "humiliating" the Saudis and punishing the Washington Post journalist.
Al-Battar Media Foundation, a prominent pro-Islamic State (IS) group, called on lone-wolves to ignite fires and stab and run over "disbelievers" in two posters.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Battar Media Foundation swiftly produced a video on the Las Vegas shooting, featuring within an English message portraying the attack as "equitable revenge".
The pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Battar Media Foundation published a video labeling the wildfires that ravaged the American west and hurricanes in Texas and Florida as “soldiers of Allah”.
A prominent Islamic State (IS) supporter warned Europe and the West in general of more attacks to come after Barcelona, challenging the proclamation by the U.S. and its Gulf allies that they will eliminate terrorism.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Battar Media Foundation released an English-subtitled version of its video in which it acknowledged that lone-wolf attacks in Europe are “greater to the hearts of Muslims” than bombings in IS fighting arenas.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) al-Battar Media Foundation rallied IS supporters online, urging them to continue distributing group propaganda on social media and to immigrate to IS battlefronts, while at the same time acknowledging that lone-wolf attacks in Europe are “greater to the hearts of Muslims” than bombings in those fighting arenas.