al-Urwa al-Wuthqa (Boko Haram)
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Abu Bakr Shekau Criticizes IS' West Africa "Governor" in Alleged Audio, Exposes Rift in Group

In an Arabic and Hausa audio speech attributed to Abu Bakr Shekau, the leader of Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad ("Boko Haram") criticized the man the Islamic State (IS) selected to lead West Africa Province and exposed a rift within the group.

Thursday, 04 August 2016
Boko Haram Pledges Allegiance to IS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Abu Bakr Shekau, head of the Nigeria-based jihadi group Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as Boko Haram, pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Monday, 09 March 2015
Boko Haram Media Division Reports Attack in Niger Killing “Many”

Boko Haram’s media division, al-Urwa al-Wuthqa Foundation, reported that fighters from the group mounted an attack in northeastern Niger, killing “many” enemies and taking weapons and equipment as spoils.

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Monday, 02 March 2015
Boko Haram Beheads Two Spies in Video

Al-Urwa Al-Wuthqa Foundation, the media division of the Nigeria-based jihadi group Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as “Boko Haram,” released the first episode in a series called “Harvest of Spies,” showing the beheading of two men.

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Monday, 02 March 2015
Boko Haram’s Shura Council Allegedly Studying Possible Pledge to IS

Afriqiyah Media, a jihadi media group, published a collection of messages attributed to the Nigeria-based Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as “Boko Haram,” including one in which it announced that its Shura Council is studying a possible pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State (IS).

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Sunday, 22 February 2015
Boko Haram Video Shows Attacks in Baga, Maiduguri

Al-Urwa Al-Wuthqa Foundation, the media division of the Nigeria-based jihadi group Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as “Boko Haram,” released a video showing scenes of attacks in Baga and Maiduguri in Borno State.

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Saturday, 21 February 2015
Boko Haram Media Division Publishes Photo Report on Raid in Gombe

Al-Urwa Al-Wuthqa Foundation, the media division of the Nigeria-based jihadi group Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as “Boko Haram,” published a photo report on its raid in Gombe in which fighters freed prisoners.

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Thursday, 19 February 2015
Boko Haram Media Division Reports Attacks in Diffa (Niger) and Gambaru (Nigeria)

Al-Urwa Al-Wuthqa Foundation, the media division of the Nigeria-based jihadi group Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as “Boko Haram,” reported attacks in the city of Diffa in Nigeria and the city of Gambaru in Nigeria.

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Saturday, 14 February 2015
Boko Haram Media Division Publishes Pictures of People, Landscapes in Group-Held Territory

Al-Urwa Al-Wuthqa Foundation, the media division of the Nigeria-based jihadi group Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad, or what is known as “Boko Haram,” published a series of photos showing people and landscapes in group-held territory.

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Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Boko Haram Leader Abu Bakr Shekau Challenges Chad-led Coalition in Video

Abu Bakr Shekau, leader of the Nigeria-based jihadi group Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa wal Jihad, or what is known as “Boko Haram,” challenged the Chad-led coalition and called the 7,000 deployed troops a small number.

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Monday, 09 February 2015
Boko Haram Challenges Chad-led Coalition, Threatens Attacks in Niger

The Nigeria-based jihadi group Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa wal Jihad, or what is known as Boko Haram, challenged the Chad-led coalition against it and threatened attacks in one of the coalition partners, Niger.

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Sunday, 01 February 2015
Boko Haram Claims Attack in Cameroon to Teach Government a “Lesson”
Boko Haram fighters in Gambaru

Al-Urwa Al-Wuthqa Foundation, which identifies itself as the official mouthpiece for “Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad,” or what is known as Boko Haram, issued a message on behalf of the group claiming an attack in Fotokol, a town in northern Cameroon.

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Saturday, 31 January 2015
Boko Haram Mouthpiece Reports on Presence of Fighters in Monguno

Al-Urwa Al-Wuthqa Foundation, which identifies itself as the official mouthpiece for “Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad,” or what is known as Boko Haram, reported on the presence of the group’s fighters in Monguno in Nigeria’s Borno state, despite government claims of controlling the city.

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015
English-Speaking Boko Haram Fighter Discusses Group’s Purpose in Video

An English-speaking fighter in the Nigeria-based Boko Haram discussed the group’s purpose in a video, stating that they wage jihad to empower Islamic Shariah and not for land, money, or democracy.

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Alleged Boko Haram Mouthpiece Releases Visual Interview with Group Spokesman about Baga Attack

Al-Urwa al-Wuthqa Foundation, which identifies itself as the official mouthpiece for “Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad,” or what is known as Boko Haram, released an interview with an individual it identified as the group’s spokesman regarding the attack in Baga.

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Alleged Boko Haram Mouthpiece Publishes Pictures of Fighters in Gambaru, Children Training

Al-Urwa al-Wuthqa Foundation, which identifies itself as the official mouthpiece for “Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad,” or what is known as Boko Haram, published alleged photos of fighters in Gambaru, Nigeria, and children training with rifles.

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Sunday, 25 January 2015
Alleged Mouthpiece for Boko Haram Reports Attacks Near Cameroon-Nigeria Border

Al-Urwa al-Wuthqa Foundation, which identifies itself as the official mouthpiece for “Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad,” or what is known as Boko Haram, reported three attacks near the Cameroon-Nigeria border.

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Thursday, 22 January 2015