Issue 22 Of Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) Magazine ‎Features Interview With Islamic Student Who Emigrated ‎From China To Syria To Join Jihad

Issue 22 of the Turkestan Al-Islamiyyah, the Arabic-language online magazine of the Uyghur jihad group Islamic Turkestan Party (TIP), featured an interview with Siraj Al-Din, an Islamic studies student who left East Turkestan (Xinxiang province, China) to join the jihad in Syria….

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

User On Pro-ISIS Telegram Group Posts Photo Of ‎Indonesian Man Looking For Bride, Says Man Prefers UK ‎Woman ‎

On January 1, 2018, a user in the pro-Islamic State (ISIS) Telegram group “MuslimTec DE/EN” posted an announcement noting he was looking for a bride for a 24-year-old Indonesian man.[1]

Abu Wi-Fi, the author of the post, said that the man in question was from Indonesia and tha…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

Uyghur Group In Syria Katibat Al-Ghuraba Releases Video ‎Interview With Its Shari’a Official ‎

On December 28, 2017, the Al-Qalam Media Foundation, which recently appeared on Telegram and began posting content from the Uyghur jihad group in Syria Katibat Al-Ghuraba (“Al-Ghuraba Brigade”), published an interview with the Uyghur group’s shari’a official Abu Omar Al-Muhajir.[…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

In ISIS Video, Repeated Calls For Muslims In West To ‎Carry Out Holiday Attacks – Against Churches, Parties, And ‎Stadiums, Using Pressure Cooker Bombs, Ramming Attacks, ‎And Poison

On December 29, 2017, the Islamic State (ISIS) Al-Khayr (Deir Al-Zur) province released a video that called upon the group’s supporters in the West to come to its defense by carrying out attacks locally. It suggests various methods for these attacks, including the use of bomb-lad…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

ISIS Claims St. Petersburg Supermarket Bombing

On December 29, 2017, the Islamic State (ISIS) released a statement claiming responsibility for the December 27 bombing attack at a supermarket in St. Petersburg, Russia. About a dozen people were wounded in the attack.

The statement said that a “security detachment from the c…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

ISIS Claims Church Attack In Cairo ‎ ‎

On December 29, 2017, the Islamic State (ISIS) published a statement claiming responsibility for the church attack the same day in Cairo, Egypt. At least eight people were killed in the attack when gunmen opened fire on the Mar Mina Coptic Church in Cairo’s southern neighborhood …

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

Telegram Channel Publishes Photos Of Previously Unknown ‎Group Of Uyghur Fighters In Rural Aleppo, Syria ‎

A recently opened Telegram channel called Al-Qalam Media Foundation has begun posting photos featuring Turkestani (i.e. Uyghur) fighters manning positions in the rural western parts of Aleppo province, Syria.[1] The channel’s description notes that Al-Qalam is an “Arabic language…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

ISIS Publishes Photos Of Graduates of Kunar, Afghanistan ‎Training Camp ‎

On December 26, 2017, the Islamic State (ISIS) Khurasan province released a pictorial report featuring the graduates of a military training camp in Kunar province, Afghanistan.

The photos show several dozen fighters undergoing various training in snowy, mountainous terrain.

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

Pro-Al-Qaeda Telegram Channel Relaunches 2016 ‎Incitement Campaign Calling For Lone Wolf Attacks In ‎West During New Year’s Celebrations

On December 25, 2017, the pro-Al-Qaeda Telegram channel “Supporters of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula” announced its relaunch of a 2016 incitement campaign calling for lone wolf attacks in the West during the New Year’s celebrations.

The original campaign, launched December…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

Al-Shabab-Affiliated News Agency: Al-Shabab Executed ‎Two Homosexuals In Central Somalia ‎

On December 22, 2017, the Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen-affiliated Shahada news agency reported that the group had carried out the hadd (Koranic punishment) against two men who had engaged in the “act of the [biblical] people of Lot,” a reference to homosexual activity.

Homosexualit…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

ISIS Supporter On Telegram Hints About Christmas Attack ‎In ‘Next Days’ In The West ‎

On December 21, 2017, a known user on the Telegram group MuslimTec DE/EN, and an admin of the group, hinted that an attack would take place in the West in the “next days.”[1]

The user, who goes by the name Bayyi Almani, wrote: “It is happening and in the next days watch the ne…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

Pro-Anwar Al-‘Awlaki Telegram Channel Publishes ‎Android App Archiving Cleric’s Lectures, Notes YouTube ‎Effort To Remove His Content ‎

On December 17, 2017, a Telegram channel Generation Awlaki posted a link to an Android app, saying the app had archived all of the lectures of the late Yemeni-American sheikh and Al-Qaeda figure Anwar Al-‘Awlaki. The channel, which is dedicated to promoting Al-‘Awlaki’s legacy, a…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

HTS Appeals To Military, Medical Personnel To Join ‎Mujahideen, Provides Contact Number Via WhatsApp

On December 14, 2017, pro-Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) Telegram channels published two posters from two different HTS bodies seeking new recruits. Each poster provided a different number for contact via WhatsApp.

The first poster, published on the pro-HTS Telegram channel HTS…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) Video Documents Artillery ‎Firing On Syrian Military East Of Hama, Syria ‎

On December 14, 2017, the Uyghur jihadi group Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) released a two-minute video on its Telegram channel documenting the shelling of Syrian forces in the rural eastern parts of Hama province, Syria.[1]

Two days earlier, TIP had released several photos sh…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

Al-Shahab Video Documents September Attack On Somali ‎Towns, Freeing Of Prisoners Near Kenyan Border

On December 13, 2017, the Somali-Al-Qaeda branch of Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen (HSM) released a video titled “And Be Harsh Against Them – 2,” documenting the group’s multi-pronged September attack on Somali soldiers in and around the towns of Beled Hawo and Ceelwaaq in western Somal…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.

ISIS Khorasan Pictorial Report Shows Manufacture Of ‎Small-Sized IEDs ‎

On December 11, 2017, the Islamic State (ISIS) Khorasan province published a pictorial report showing the manufacture of small-sized IEDs in the province. The report was released on ISIS’s outlets on Telegram, and was initially hosted on the text- and image-sharing website Justpa…

This source only provides truncated excerpts. You might have to register on their website to be able to read the full article.