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Shabaab claims suicide operation near Lul Yamani resteraunt in Hamar Jajab, Mogadishu. Eid al-Ahda led to media from Shabaab, AQAP, AQIM, and the Kashmir-based AQ-affiliated Ansar Ghazwhat ul-Hind. AQ ideologues responded to the devasting Aug. 4 blast in Beirut, Lebanon. A preview of the table of contents follows: Click below to download the report. pdf al-Qaeda inSITE July 30-August 5 (5.81 MB)
The fourth wave of IS’ “Battle of Attrition” concludes with another week of uptick in attacks, including highly publicized prison raid in Afghanistan.
JNIM claimed its first operation since the death of AQIM leader Abdelmalek Droukdel nearly two months ago.
The fourth wave of IS’ “Battle of Attrition” leads to uptick in operations across the globe.
AQ global branches and linked contingents decline in activity for third consecutive period.
IS continues cross-border attacks into Chad from Nigeria.
Aside from Shabaab uptick, and video from AQIM, AQ branches and contingents decline in activity for second consecutive period.
IS continues cross-border attacks into Chad from Nigeria. 
Activity from global AQ branches and contingents decreased, with attacks from only the Mali-based JNIM and Shabaab. 
IS’ West and Central Africa Provinces remain the most active contingents outside Iraq and Syria. 
In timely message, AQC capitalizes on social unrest in U.S., calling the “oppressed” to Islam in a bid for recruitment.
IS’ Central Africa Province claims armed assault in Mocimboa da Praia, a town that sits 60km from important gas sites. 
Tensions in Syria between AQ-linked coalition and HTS spark quick reaction from AQC, calling for peace and a stop to interfaction fighting.
Attack regiment across IS provinces continues to decline in wake of “Battle of Attrition,” with exceptions in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Egypt. 
AQIM confirms the death of its longstanding leader Abdelmalek Droukdel nearly two weeks after reports of his death emerged.
‘Amaq reemerges with more focused purpose, providing unique details and videos for IS’ most high-profile operations.
Longstanding AQIM leader killed by French special forces in northern Mali, in an event unconfirmed by the group thus far.
Global attacks highlighted by continuation (fourth consecutive period) of activity in long-dormant Libya.
Military and media activity decreases across AQ branches as a whole in wake of Ramadan 2020.
IS claims its first operation in Indonesia since May 2018.
AQC releases fourth issue of “One Ummah” magazine as “gift” for Eid al-Fitr, focusing on Pensacola shooter Muhammad al-Shamrani.
Al-Furqan Foundation issues the latest speech by group spokesman Abu Hamza al-Qurashi, where the official spoke on COVID-19 and the future of global jihad.
The AQAP official reported dead last week in a U.S. drone strike was identified as the contact point for Pensacola naval base attacker Muhammad al-Shamrani.
In the midst of Ramadan 2020, IS announced the third wave of its “Battle of Attrition” military campaign, claiming 80 operations across nine countries.
The Mali-based JNIM reported a spike in operations across Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger under its “Invasion of the Holy Month” military campaign.
IS claims first suicide operation in Afghanistan since August 2019, targeting a funeral amid a resurgence dating back to February 2020.
AQC issued past footage of slain AQ leader Usama bin Laden on the anniversary of his death, and a video lecture from current leader Zawahiri on atheism.
Three attacks in the Philippines since the implementation of COVID-19 lockdown, with one specifically targeting quarantine personnel.
Media from AQ branches, linked groups, and supporting entities spikes as Ramadan 2020 commences, with heightened consequences amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
As Ramadan 2020 commences, IS claims its first suicide operation in Iraq since July 2019, targeting Iraqi intelligence headquarters in Kirkuk.
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