ISIS Publishes Photographs Of Weapons Looted From Nigerian Army Base In Borno

On January 5, 2018, The Islamic State (ISIS) West Africa province published photographs of dead bodies and looted weapons taken from the Nigerian army.[1] The photographs were taken by ISIS fighters following their attack on a Nigerian Army base in Kanama Village in Borno State, ...


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Jordan: 17 Members Of ISIS Cell Captured, Preventing Terrorist Attacks

On January 8, 2018, the General Intelligence Directorate in Jordan reported the arrests, in November 2017, of the members of an ISIS cell that had planned to perpetrate several simultaneous terrorist attacks in the kingdom. According to the report, the members of the cell are ...


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Hizbul Mujahideen Commander Calls Upon Militants To Use Acid Attacks Against Those Contesting Next Month’s Civic Elections In Kashmir

Riyaz Nikoo seen in an earlier video (file photo). A militant commander of the Pakistan-backed Kashmiri jihadi group Hizbul Mujahideen has called upon militants in Jammu and Kashmir to use acid attacks against election officials and candidates in the state, according to The In...


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PhD Candidate In Geology At India’s Aligarh Muslim University Joins Kashmir Jihad

A research scholar from Jammu and Kashmir who was pursuing a PhD in Applied Geology at India's Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has joined the Kashmir jihad, according to The Indian Express daily. Mannan Wani, the research scholar, joined Hizbul Mujahideen, a leading Pakistan-b...


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Sermon In Raleigh North Carolina Mosque: ‘Al-Quds [Jerusalem]… Jaffa, Acre, And Haifa… Acre Is Our Land… And Will Return To Us’; ‘We Will Fight Those Jews Until The Rocks And The Trees’ Say ‘Oh Muslim, This Is A Jew Behind Me’; ‘Those Occupiers Made Some Legends’ About The ‘Wall Of Buraq’ And ‘Made It Their Own Wall’ And ‘Distorted The Facts’

In a Friday, December 8, 2017 antisemitic sermon delivered in a mosque in the Raleigh, NC area, Imam Abdullah Khadra stressed: "Al-Quds [Jerusalem]... Jaffa, Acre, and Haifa... will remain our land, and will return to us sooner or later." Referring to the well-known Hadith statin...


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Rohingya Militant Group Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) Says ‘No Option But To Fight’ Against Burmese Army

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), an Islamic militant group fighting for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar (previously known as Burma), has issued a statement saying it has "no option" but to keep fighting against the Burmese Army. Using its Twitter account, ARSA issued a t...


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TIP Show Of Strength In Syria – Sends Convoy Of Reinforcements To Aid Rebels In Southern Idlib Province

On January 8, 2018, the Turkestani Islamic Party (TIP) posted several photographs and a two-minute video showing a convoy of reinforcements that the organization sent to southern Idlib Province to aid the rebel forces headed by Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS). The fighters are strug...


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Pro-Jihad Media Activist Operating On Facebook, Instagram, YouTube For Four Years Releases Video On Importance Of Remaining Active Online

On December 21, 2017, the administrator of an unofficial media group called Birds Of Jannah uploaded a video on YouTube explaining the continued importance of remaining online despite account suspensions and removal of content. The video features the administrator speaking in Eng...


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‘Fatah Day’ At Bir Zeit University: Fatah Youth Activists Wear Dummy Explosive Belts, Threaten Israel With ‘Volcano Of Fire’

Amid tension with the U.S. over President Trump's announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Fatah movement – both its leadership and its activists in the field – has also escalated its rhetoric against Israel, with emphasis on encouraging armed struggle (see als...


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Hizbullah Leader Nasrallah: I’m Not Worried About Iran Situation; I Discussed Support For Intifada With Fatah, Other Palestinian Factions; Large-Scale War Is Opportunity To Liberate Jerusalem – Help Is Needed From Outside Palestine, Such As Demonstrations, Media, Policies; We Should All Benefit From Our Ties, Communities In ‘Outside World’

Hizbullah secretary-general Hassan Nasrallah played down the situation in Iran, saying that what has happened there "is being successfully contained" and that "in my opinion there is nothing to be worried about." Speaking on Mayadeen TV, in an interview that was broadcast on Janu...


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Sheikh Yousuf Al-Qaradawi Incites To Resistance, Jihad And Martyrdom Following Trump’s Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

Following the announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump on December 6, 2017 recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Sheikh Yousuf Al-Qaradawi posted several tweets and Facebook messages urging Muslims to fight for the liberation of Jerusalem with resistance and jihad, a...


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Media Outfit Of ‘ISIS In Kashmir’ Releases Document: Pakistan ‘Will Not Let Kashmir Be Free Land And Be Ruled By Shari’a Of Allah’

The Islamic State in Kashmir has published a four-page document titled "Realities of Jihad in Kashmir and Role of Pakistani [Spy] Agencies," which discusses the state of Kashmiris' struggle against India. The document was released by Al-Qaraar Media, which represents the Islamic ...


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Fatah Social Media Accounts Glorify Armed Struggle Against Israel, Incite To Violence

As the 53rd anniversary of the January 1, 1965 founding of the Fatah movement approached, and in light of increased Palestinian-U.S. tension following President Trump's December 6, 2017 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Fatah announced that the main slogan for its ann...


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Al-Qaeda Supporters Launch Telegram Channel Aimed At Encouraging Terror Attacks In The U.S.

Elements associated with Al-Qaeda recently launched a new Telegram channel called "The Lone Wolf" with the declared aim of encouraging terror attacks inside the U.S. In a post announcing the launch of the channel, the administrators wrote that they intend to do this by posting ji...


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TIP Releases Video Vowing To Fight Until The Liberation Of Syria, Jerusalem, And East Turkestan

On January 1, 2018, the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) released a video in Arabic entitled “Scenes from the Mujahideen Battles in the Villages of the Eastern Hama Countryside”.[1] The approximately four-minute video depicts the life of TIP fighters on the frontlines in the country...


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HTS Advertises Recruitment Of Fighters Via Whatsapp

On January 1, 2018, a Telegram channel linked to Al-Ibaa' Agency, the Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) media outlet, published a notice from the HTS military wing recruitment bureau, about the opening of registration for a course in Islamic religious studies for "those wishing to join...


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ISIS Supporters Continue To Publish Posters Calling For Attacks In The West During The Holiday Season

Supporters of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Telegram continue to disseminate posters calling on Muslims in the West to perpetrate terror attacks during the holidays, and in general.[1] For example, on January 1, 2018, the Telegram group Diwan Al-I'lam 2[2] shared a poster showing t...


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Final Hours To Support MEMRI In 2017

We at MEMRI would like to wish you a happy and healthy 2018. Today, the final day of 2017, is also your last opportunity to make a tax-deductible donation to MEMRI for 2017. Producing our clips, reports, and analyses is a tremendously resource-intensive undertaking; it is o...


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MEMRI Senior Fellow Tufail Ahmad: India’s Vote At The UN Shows That There Is No Such Thing As The Modi Doctrine

The following is an article by Tufail Ahmad, Senior Fellow for the MEMRI Islamism and Counter-Radicalization Initiative, that was originally published December 22, 2017 in the Indian news, analysis, and opinion outlet ThePrint.in. "India's Vote At The United Nations Shows...


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Two Faces Of Egypt’s Al-Azhar: Promoting Goodwill, Tolerance Towards Christians In Informational Holiday Campaign – But Refusing To Do The Same In Its School Curricula

Ahead of New Year's and the Eastern Orthodox Christmas on January 7, Al-Azhar, the foremost Islamic institution in Egypt and in the Sunni world at large, launched an informational campaign, "Sharing the Homeland," instructing Muslims on the proper attitude towards these holidays ...


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