Following unclaimed attacks on natural resource extraction sites in West Africa, an Islamic State (IS)-linked group calls for similar lone actor operations.
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.
Ecopetrol’s Caño Limón–Coveñas oil pipeline was struck by the latest bombing, raising the total to 84 attacks this year.
A group of armed men carried out attack on a Foraco International water well site in Niger.
In a new pro-Islamic State (IS) periodical, promoted as a weekly newspaper, editors called on lone wolves in the West to burn forests and crops, poison water supplies, and mount vehicular and gun attacks.
A group of armed men carried out attack on a Sharara oilfield sub-station in Libya.
Yemen’s Houthi rebels fired a ballisitic missile towards the port of Hodeidah, reports the Saudi-led Arab coaltion.
A Nigerian militant group warned bomb attacks against multinational oil companies in the Niger Delta region, including ExxonMobil and Total, would come “very soon.”
Ecopetrol’s Caño Limón–Coveñas oil pipeline was struck by two bombings in three days, marking 78 attacks this year.
Anarchists claimed an incendiary attack on a telephone repeater in Rome, Italy, and incited supporters to target telecommunications networks.
Two French energy companies, Enedis and Engie, were targeted in various incendiary attacks by extremists in Besançon, France.
Anarchists claimed incendiary attacks on construction cranes owned by logistics company Wasel in Dusseldorf, Germany.
An oil pipeline owned by the Canadian Gran Tierra Energy company was bombed in Colombia.
An incendiary attack on SNCF (French National Railway Company) and Vinci Construction vehicles was claimed by anarchists in Paris, France.
The Islamic State (IS/ISIS) claimed an attack on oil facilities guards near Iraq’s 'Allas oilfield.
The Islamic State (ISIS) claimed an explosives attack on Iraq’s largest oil refinery.
A Beirut-based gas field services company and its founder were designated by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
The Islamic State (ISIS) incited lone actors to carry out arson attacks on commercial centers, forest areas, and petrol stations, among other targets.
Houthi rebels claimed a successful military operation on the Red Sea port of Jizan, Saudi Arabia.
Eco-extremists claimed an incendiary attack on a telecommunications tower in a suburb of Athens, Greece.