The following are some of this week's reports from the MEMRI Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor (JTTM) Project, which translates and analyzes content from sources monitored around the clock, among them the most important jihadi websites and blogs. (To view these reports in full, you must be a paying member of the JTTM; for membership information, send an email to [email protected] with "Membership" in the subject line.)
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On November 21, 2016, Al-Kata'ib, the media arm of Al-Shabab, the Somalia-based and Al-Qaeda-affiliated jihadi group, released a video featuring one of its fighters admitting to being approached and recruited via Facebook to work for Rwandan intelligence, which he said had transferred cash to him via the money wiring service Dahabshiil.
On November 11, 2016, Al-Masra, the weekly newspaper of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), published an article highlighting reactions to Donald Trump's presidential win by prominent Muslim figures who are either affiliated with, supporters or, or sympathetic to Al-Qaeda.
An article in the latest issue of Al-Masra, the Arabic weekly magazine of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), discussed the future administration of U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump. Reports on the developments in U.S. politics have become a regular feature of the weekly, usually consisting of a matter-of-fact review of coverage from the mainstream American press.
On November 19, 2016, the Islamic State (ISIS) French-language media outlet An-Nur Media Center released a series of images mocking the Twitter hashtag of the French government's anti-radicalization initiative. The images were circulated via social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and Telegram.
Islamic State (ISIS) supporters on Telegram are circulating a "kill list" comprising members of the Al-Raqqa-based activist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently (RIBSS). Some of the individuals for targeting are identified as located in New York City, Boston, Berlin, and Oslo.
On November 18, 2016, the Islamic State (ISIS) in Sinai released a photo report documenting the execution, by its religious police force, of two people convicted of being "soothsayers." The pictures, were posted on a Telegram channel associated with ISIS's Sinai province and on jihadi forums.
On November 21, 2016, Al-Hayjaa, (Arabic for Combat), a pro-ISIS Telegram channel, published a post warning ISIS fighters against saving photos of their wives on their cellphones.
On November 8, 2016, pro-ISIS Telegram user posted a report in Indonesian regarding four Chinese nationals who illegally entered the Indonesian city of Bogor.
On November 22, 2016, the official Telegram account of the Electronic Horizon Foundation (EHF), a pro-ISIS to the group, issued an urgent notice warning its supporters about a counterfeit channel on Telegram that bears the EHF name and logo.
On November 17, 2016, the oppositionist Mauritanian newspaper Taqadoumy published a letter sent from leaders of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) to Al-Qaeda's central leadership in 2010. The letter sheds light on a ceasefire agreement signed between Al-Qaeda and the Mauritanian government.