Prominent Cleric In Syria Shares ‘Scientific And Effective’ ‎Method For Creating Smokescreens Against Enemy Aircraft ‎

On February 1, 2018, the Telegram channel of Sheikh Abd Al-Razzaq Al-Mahdi posted instructions on creating a smokescreen to hinder the work of enemy fighter planes. Al-Mahdi, who was previously affiliated with Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS), posts regularly on his Telegram channel, …

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Editorial In ISIS Weekly Al-Naba’ Questions U.S. Plan To ‎Maintain Military Presence In Syria, Predicts This ‘New ‎Doctrine’ Will Fail

An editorial in Issue 117 of the Islamic State (ISIS) weekly Al-Naba’, released online on February 1, 2018, responded to the recent comments made by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson regarding the future of U.S. policy in Syria, namely, Tillerson’s remark that the U.S. will m…

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Al-Shabab Seizes Another U.S. Drone That Crashed In ‎Southern ‎Somalia‎ – The Second In Under A Week

On January 31, 2018, the Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen-affiliated Shahada News reported that the group had seized control of a U.S. drone that crashed on the outskirts of the coastal town of Kismayo.[1]

This is the second American drone to crash in the same area in less than a week….

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Al-Qaeda Supporters Mourn Death Of Head Of Al-Qaeda In ‎The Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) Media Department

On January 31, 2018, the Algerian Ministry of National Defense reported on its website, that Abu Rawaha Hisham, the head of the Al-Qaeda In The Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) media department, was killed during an operation conducted by Algerian security forces the day before. The follow…

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Pro-ISIS Media Company On Telegram Announces ‎Forthcoming Course On Hacking Facebook, Twitter

On January 29, 2018, the pro-Islamic State (ISIS) body Al-Fursan Media Foundation published an announcement on Telegram about a forthcoming hacking course it will be offering. The course, according to the announcement, will focus on hacking Facebook and Twitter accounts, and is m…

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Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) Releases Photos, Video ‎Documenting Ongoing Battles In Rural Southern Idlib, ‎Syria

In recent days, the Syrian branch of the Uyghur jihad organization Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) released several photos and a video documenting the ongoing battles against Syrian regime forces in rural southern Idlib, Syria. Several weeks ago, TIP announced the beginning of an o…

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Marking Seventh Anniversary Of Egyptian Revolution, Al-‎Qaeda Leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri Lists Lessons Learned ‎From Failed Arab Spring, Offers Remedies

On January 26, 2018, Al-Qaeda media wing Al-Sahab released an audio recording of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri marking the seventh anniversary of Egypt’s revolution. In it, Al-Zawahiri notes the failure of the Arab Spring in general and highlights the main reasons behind this…

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Pro-HTS Telegram Channel Publishes Photo Of Group ‎Leader Abu Muhammad Al-Joulani In Rural Idlib, Syria ‎

On January 25, 2018, the pro-Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) Telegram channel HTS News Agency published a photo taken from the field showing HTS leader Abu Muhammad Al-Joulani standing in front of a group of fighters.[1] The photo, according to the post, was taken on one of the front…

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Al-Shabab Seizes U.S. Drone That Crashed In Southern ‎Somalia

According to a January 25, 2018 report by the Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen-affiliated Shahada News, Al-Shabab had taken control of a U.S. drone that crashed in southern Somalia.

The report provided no images of the drone in question.

Shahada News wrote on its Telegram channel th…

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Twitter Accounts Publish Screenshots From New Video ‎Allegedly Documenting ISIS Attack On U.S. Soldiers In ‎Niger ‎

On January 24, 2018, the Twitter account of Muhammad Mahmoud Abu Al-Ma’ali (@maboulmaaly), which states that it belongs to a researcher focusing on jihadi movements, announced that the Islamic State (ISIS) branch in Mali had released a video documenting its deadly October 2017 a…

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ISIS Al-Furat Province Video Highlights Disabled Fighters’ ‎Perseverance, Role In Battle, Urges Others To Continue ‎Their Jihad ‎

On January 23, 2018, the Islamic State (ISIS) Al-Furat Province released a video featuring a group of ISIS fighters who had lost limbs and sustained other serious injuries during battle. In the video, several fighters deliver messages emphasizing their continued desire and will t…

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Al-Sadaqah Organization Asks People To Use Bitcoin ATMs ‎To Send Money Anonymously To Mujahideen In Syria ‎

On January 19, 2018, the Al-Sadaqah organization asked users on its Telegram channel to donate to the group using bitcoin automated teller machines (ATMs) that are located in many countries around the world.[1]

The announcement read: “If anyone has a Bitcoin ATM in your area o…

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Al-Sadaqah Organization Touts ‘New And Completely ‎Anonymous’ Way For Donating To It In Bitcoin, Instructs ‎Donors To Send Vouchers Via Telegram’s Secret Chat ‎

On January 16, 2018, the Al-Sadaqah organization posted an announcement on its Telegram channel about a new and anonymous method that people can use to send it money.[1]

It wrote: “We have a new and completely anonymous way of donating through cash in most country’s [sic]. Mes…

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ISIS Publishes Photos Showing Leveling Of Graves In Idlib, ‎Syria

On January 15, 2018, the Islamic State (ISIS) Idlib Province released a pictorial report showing the destruction and leveling of graves across Idlib province, Syria.

The activity, according to the report, was carried out as part of ISIS’s “commanding good and forbidding evil” …

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Syrian Opposition Telegram Channel Posts Photos Of ‎‎’Jaysh Al-Badiyah’ Forces – Al-Qaeda’s Branch In Idlib, ‎Syria

On January 11, 2018, a Syrian opposition Telegram channel posted several photos showing a force from Jaysh Al-Badiyah (“The Desert Army”), which it says was Al-Qaeda’s branch in Idlib, Syria, on its way to participate in the ongoing battles between rebel forces and the Syrian mil…

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Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) Announces Military ‎Campaign In Rural Southern Idlib, Syria To Retake Regions ‎Under Regime Control ‎

On January 11, 2018, the Uyghur jihadi group Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) announced on Telegram the beginning of an offensive to retake control of areas in rural southern Idlib province, Syria. A few days earlier, TIP had released a video showing a large group of reinforcements …

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Pro-ISIS Ashhad Media Posts Entire 2017 Archive On ‎Telegram, Internet Archive, Google Drive

On January 8, 2018, the pro-Islamic State (ISIS) Ashhad Media released its entire archive from 2017 on Telegram. Ashhad wrote in the announcement accompanying the release that the archive, which was available either as a single 864.2MB compressed file or as individual files separ…

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Pro-HTS Telegram Channel Promotes ‘Jihadi Archive Bot’ ‎For Requesting Releases And Archives From Al-Qaeda, ‎Other Jihadi Groups

On January 8, 2018, a pro-Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) Telegram channel named “HST Elite Forces” promoted a bot that allows users to request archival jihadi content.[1]

Telegram users can activate the “Jihadi Archive Bot” (@arshef_nosri_bot), and send it requests directly.

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In Issue 22 Of Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) Magazine, TIP ‎Leader Appeals To Taliban: Help Us Fight The Chinese ‎Regime

Issue 22 of the Turkestan Al-Islamiyyah, the Arabic-language magazine of the Uyghur jihad group Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP), which was released online on January 4, 2018,[1] featured an article titled “The Islamic Shari’a And The Obligation To Be A Good Neighbor,” by the group’…

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ISIS Publishes Photos Of Artillery Course Graduates In ‎Kunar, Afghanistan ‎

On January 8, 2018, the Islamic State (ISIS) Khorasan Province released a pictorial report featuring the graduates of an artillery course in Kunar province, Afghanistan. The graduates belong to a military camp named after ISIS’s slain spokesman Abu Muhammad Al-‘Adnani. A group of…

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