Ansar Jerusalem claimed responsibility for bombing a gas pipeline to Israel and released two videos showing attacks in Eilat, Israel, including a gun attack on a bus carrying soldiers, and the firing of two Grad rockets.
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed attacking a convoy tasked with protecting French experts of a French construction company, Razal, in Jijel province of Algeria, in a report of its military operations issued on jihadist forums on August 23, 2012.
Ansar Jerusalem, the group that claimed the August 18, 2011, multi-stage attacks in Eilat, Israel, released a video in which it claimed responsibility for 13 attacks on the Arish-Ashkelon pipeline and showed footage of the bombings.
A jihadist called upon fighters in Iraq to strike oil pipelines, explaining that Iraqi Shi'ites, Iran, and the United States benefit from the oil while the Sunnis receiving nothing.
A jihadist called for attacks on oil tankers, particularly those in waters around the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa, and gave suggestions to carry out successful strikes.
A jihadist suggested strikes against Libyan oil refineries and wells so as to halt “Crusader” ambitions in the country in a message posted on the Shumukh al-Islam forum on March 24, 2011.
Three days prior to the February 5 explosion near the Arish-Ashkelon gas pipeline in Egypt, the SITE Intelligence Group advised its subscribers that jihadists were discussing targeting the pipeline on the jihadist Shumukh al-Islam forum, a password-protected website affiliated with al-Qaeda.
Jihadists suggested that Muslims in Sinai take advantage of Egyptian unrest and strike the Arish-Ashkelon gas pipeline, arguing that it would have a major impact on Israel.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a biography of a suicide bomber who struck the French oil tanker Limburg in October 2002, Abu Khaithama al-Hadrami (AKA Nasser Awad Nasser Faraj al-Kindi).
A jihadist on the al-Tahaddi jihadist forum called upon fighters in Iraq to target oil pipelines and export routes.
Observing a “lack of interest” by insurgents in Iraq towards attacking oil pipelines and refineries, a user on the al-Fallujah jihadist forum posted a message on August 29, 2009, asking the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) and other groups to resume such attacks.
A report that a BP-led consortium won an oil contract in Iraq to rehabilitate the Rumaila oil field on the Iraq-Kuwait border was noted by a jihadist, who prays that the mujahideen will burn the oil and prevent others from stealing Muslims’ wealth.
A member of the al-Fallujah jihadist forum calls for the bombing of energy links in Eurasia, and since May 7, 2009, posted a series of maps and Arabic-language news articles reporting on oil and gas facilities and pipelines in the region.
Jund al-Yemen Brigades, a jihadist group operating in Yemen under the banner of al-Qaeda, justifies strikes on oil installations and other Muslim property in a video posted to jihadist forums on July 23, 2008.
A lengthy study discussing actions by al-Qaeda that caused a drastic rise in the price of oil and disaster to the US economy was posted to al-Ekhlaas, a password-protected al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, on June 11, 2008.
Calling to the “honorable people” in Egypt, a member of al-Ekhlaas, a password-protected al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, posted a message on May 3, 2008 suggesting a strike on a gas pipe in Sinai.
A member of Al-Ekhlaas, a password-protected Al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, posted a series of 24 satellite images captured by Google Earth of government, military, and oil installations in Algeria.
Jund Al-Yemen Brigades claims responsibility for attacks on a French oil pipeline and Chinese oil field in Hadramout, in a communiqué posted to Al-Ekhlaas, a password-protected Al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, on March 31, 2008.
Renewing a threat against Maersk, a Danish shipping company, as a means to retaliate against insults to the Prophet Muhammad made through cartoons in Danish publications, members of Al-Ekhlaas, a password-protected Al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, posted information about the company and its locations in countries in North Africa.
Proposing a “Global Islamic Campaign for the Oil of Allegiance and Exemption”, a member of the password-protected Al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, Al-Ekhlaas, posted a message today, Tuesday, January 22, 2008, asking several questions of scholars and jihadist ideologues to “trigger some flames in the minds”.
Al-Qaeda in Yemen, the group which claimed suicide bombings targeting foreign oil installations in Hadramout and Ma’arib in September 2006, issued through Al-Fajr Media Center the second part of its “Badr Al-Yemen” video on November 24, 2007.