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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A pro-ISIS Telegram channel called Cecil Science provides instructional manuals and advice for making homemade explosives. The Telegram channel promotes itself as an accessible science channel for younger audiences; but upon closer inspection it can be deduced that the channel has more sinister intentions.
On June 27, 2017, Al-Basha'ir, the audio production company of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), released a new jihadi song using a poem which was initially written and previously recited by Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri.
On June 28, 2017, an ISIS supporter on Instagram made several threats and warned that an attack will hit Cardiff, Wales on June 30, 2017.
On July 2, 2017 an ISIS supporter posted message calling for lone-wolf attackers in the UK to assassinate the board members of a private international security company that, he says, has been targeting ISIS.
Even as the Iraqi military continues to close in on the Islamic State forces in Mosul, the organizaton continues to claim it is holding on to the city. The June 29, 2017 issue of the Islamic State (ISIS) weekly newspaper Al-Naba', included an extensive interview with the commander of the ISIS military bureau.
On July 5, 2017, the pro-ISIS Telegram channel LM Master suggested that members should attack the tennis tournament at Wimbledon.
In recent days the Islamic State's (ISIS) Delegated Committee, the organization's top religious body, instructed the organization's Shari'a bureaus to withdraw certain religious textbooks from the ISIS training camps and other institutions.
On July 4, 2017, the Islamic State (ISIS) Al-Jazirah province released a 14-mintue video titled "Deprive Them of Sleep," in which four teenage fighters behead captives and threaten ISIS enemies – the U.S., Europe, Russia, and Turkey.
On July 3, 2017, the Islamic State (ISIS) Raqqah province released a six-minute video featuring Australian physician Tareq Kamleh, aka Abu Yousuf Al-Australi, delivering a message of incitement to ISIS supporters in the West.
On July 1, 2017, a Turkish ISIS shared a video of a fellow Turkish ISIS fighter on his Instagram account stating that the mujahideen there need prayers and financial support.
A clique of Ethiopian ISIS supporters connected to one another on Facebook is active on the social media platform.
The following information is based on a general overview of a social media account demonstrating terror-related activity sympathies.
On June 30, 2017, Nasher News, a media agency affiliated with the Islamic State (ISIS), published on Telegram a post commending online jihadis who disseminate ISIS material on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media platforms.
On June 30, 2017, Nasher News, a media agency affiliated with the Islamic State (ISIS), published on Telegram a post urging online jihadis to refute reports about the demise of the Caliphate by launching a counter-campaign using anti-ISIS hashtags that celebrate ISIS's defeat in Mosul.
In light of the tightening siege on Al-Raqqah, its stronghold in Syria, ISIS has released a 5-minute video titled "A Fertile Ummah," which urges the fighters in the city to stand fast and promises them that victory will come.
On June 29, 2017, the Islamic State (ISIS) Al-Furat province released a video titled "Mujahideen's Den," which documents various military operations against Iraqi military positions across the Al-Anbar desert, Iraq.
On July 5, 2017, the Fidaa' News Agency Telegram channel reported, citing a senior official in Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham's (HTS) "Desert District," that ISIS fighters are fleeing Raqqa with their families and defecting to the HTS.
An ISIS media operative believed to be in the Philippines reports that three new members from the Muslim-majority Pattani province of Thailand have joined ISIS.
On July 5, 2017, the pro-Al-Qaeda Telegram group AQ/Q&A said in a post that the Telegram channel's administrators can be contacted on a platform called Sarahah ("Honesty").
On June 24, 2017, Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen's media arm, Al-Kataib Foundation for Media Productions, released the third and final part of the video titled "An Analysis Of Events: A Message To The Muslims In Kenya" featuring a speech by Al-Shabab spokesman Ali Mahmoud Rage.
On June 29, 2017, the Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen news agency Shahada promoted a new bot on its Telegram channel.
On July 1, 2017, the Group for the Support of Islam and the Muslims (GSIM), Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Mali, released a proof-of-life video titled "The Correct Equation", featuring six foreign hostages held by the GSIM in Mali.
On June 30, 2017, the media unit of the Syrian branch of the Uyghur jihad group Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP), The Voice of Islam, released a 27-minute video entitled "The Life of the Mujahidin Part 1."">