Drawing from its July 31, 2017, suicide attack at the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul, the Islamic State (IS) directed a message to lone-wolf jihadists in Issue 92 of its al-Naba newspaper, stressing the importance of striking Western embassies and diplomats.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the July 5, 2017, drive-by shooting at a checkpoint in South Giza, Egypt, in the 90th issue of its weekly newspaper, al-Naba, and reported over 2,200 killed and wounded among Shi’ites in a 10-month period in Baghdad.
The head of the Islamic State’s (IS) “Department of Soldiery” discussed the Mosul battle in an interview in the 87th issue of the group’s al-Naba newspaper, claiming that preparations for the engagement that has been ongoing since October 2016 were made as soon as the IS seized control over the city in June 2014.
In the 87th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing more than 74 Chadian, Nigerian, and Cameroonian soldiers in several operations within one week.
In the 85th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) discussed a strategy of weakening the enemy coalition against it through prolonging the war and waging individual strikes on its member states.
The Islamic State (IS) identified the noms de guerre of the five fighters who carried out the June 7, 2017, attack in the Iranian capital, Tehran, in the 84th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, and provided a photo of the assembled group, in addition to giving details of the operation.
The Islamic State (IS) described the May 22, 2017, bombing at the Manchester Arena in Britain as a “new lesson for the tyrants of the Crusader states” in the 83rd issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, and threatened additional strikes to come.
The Islamic State (IS) identified in al-Naba 81 the fighter who perpetrated the May 15, 2017, suicide bombing at the Rukban refugee camp on the Syria-Jordan border, and reported ten dead among the Usud al-Sharqiya division of the New Syrian Army.
In issue 81 of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) provided an infographic breaking down its “Islamic Currency,” and included an article from its Treasury Organization’s leader, calling on Muslims to “get rid” of all paper currency.
The Islamic State (IS) released an interview with its leader in Egypt in the 79th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, in which he called on Egyptian Muslims to “join your brothers of the Islamic State,” warning them to stay away from gatherings of “disbeliever” as IS fighters “can strike at any time.”
In the 79th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) reported killing and wounding “dozens” of Philippine Army forces as a result of a new campaign south of Marawi, and released a year’s results of its “Education Sector” in Syria.
The Islamic State (IS) revealed in the 78th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper that its “anti-aircraft detachment” in Mosul possesses Strela rockets, which it recently used to shoot down an M28 helicopter of the Iraqi army.
In the 77th issue of its weekly newspaper, al-Naba, the Islamic State (IS) continued its coverage of the U.S. military dropping a “Massive Ordnance Air Blast” (MOAB) on its tunnel complex in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, and also justified the killing of Coptic Christians in Egypt.
The Islamic State (IS) reported on its suicide raid at al-Tanf Camp in southern Syria in the 76th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, and also remarked on the U.S. missile strike on a Syrian government airbase from which chemical weapon strikes were launched.
In the 75th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) urged lone wolves in Turkey to sabotage the constitutional referendum to be held on April 16, 2017, suggesting they attack polling stations and prevent people from voting.
The Islamic State (IS) published in the 73rd issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper an infographic on operations in East Asia, and specifically the Philippines, and promoted the suicide bombing on a Special Forces’ camp in the capital of Bangladesh.
The Islamic State (IS) continued to threaten Coptic Christians in Egypt, warning in the 71st issue of its al-Naba newspaper, that those who do not submit to Islam or pay a tax to live within its land will be killed.
The Islamic State (IS) incited its supporters to attack American, European, and other Western economic interests, as well as those of Arab states, in the 70th issue of its al-Naba newspaper.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing three Christians in the city of al-Arish in Sinai in the 69th issue of its al-Naba newspaper, and also incited Sunnis in Iran and elsewhere to attack Shi’ites.
The Islamic State (IS) promoted its development and use of weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Iraq and Syria in the 67th issue of al-Naba newspaper, and claimed to have killed and wounded 39 enemy elements in the span of less than a week.