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-Al-Qaeda ideologue published a post on Telegram on April 4, 2019, encouraging jihadis living in the West to carry out attacks, individually if necessary, against the economic interests of Western countries.
On March 31, 2019, an ISIS supporter posted a message on Telegram urging supporters in Canada to kill unbelievers, and to specifically target pro-Al-Qaeda cleric Tariq Abdul Haleem, who resides there.
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Issue 175 of Al-Naba', a weekly newspaper released by the Islamic State (ISIS), contained a two-page article describing the activities of a group of the jihadi organization's operatives active in Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso. Issue 175 of Al-Naba', a weekly newspaper released by the Islamic State (ISIS), contained a two-page article describing the activities of a group of the jihadi organization's operatives active in Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso.
On March 28, 2019, a group of Albanian militants fighting in Syria released a one-minute video on their Telegram channel documenting a rocket attack against a Syrian military position.
Speaking at an event in Pakistani Kashmir, radical Islamic cleric Maulana Muhammad Basharat Muawiya said that anyone who rejects jihad is a kafir ("unbeliever"), according to an Urdu-language weekly.
A pro-Islamic State (ISIS) media group recently began promoting a new domain for its website.
On April 1, 2019, the Islamic State (ISIS) in Al-Bayda', Yemen released a video featuring fighters urging Muslims to either migrate to the areas under its control or carry out attacks against the unbelievers.
On April 1, 2019, a new group of pro-ISIS activists on Telegram who post in French, distributed a message warning supporters that there is currently no official French-language ISIS media outlet.
On March 30, 2019, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a statement translated into English, Spanish, and French, vehemently denying the claim by the Algerian Defense Ministry that it had exposed and dismantled a terrorist cell in Oran Province, northwest Algeria.
On April 1, 2019, a statement posted on several pro-Al-Qaeda Telegram channels reported that an independent jihadi faction opposed to the Turkish presence in Syria had attacked a Turkish base in northwestern Syria that morning.
On March 29, 2019, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) media outlet released a 1:30 minute video clip titled A Short Message.
The following information is based on a general overview of a WhatsApp account demonstrating terror-related activity / sympathies.
On April 1, 2019, a group running a fundraising campaign in Syria on behalf of the mujahideen and the families of "martyrs" posted its monthly poster for March.
On March 31, 2019, the official Islamic State (ISIS) Telegram channel, Nashir News, released several photographs depicting clashes between ISIS fighters and Philippine soldiers in the Lanao del Sur Province in the Philippines.
On April 1, 2019, the Islamic State's (ISIS) A'maq News Agency released a one-minute video showing the execution of five Nigerian soldiers in Borno State, Nigeria.
On April 3, 2019, A'maq, the media agency of the Islamic State (ISIS), published a video which it claimed shows the group's fighters firing at a French convoy near the Niger-Mali border.
On March 29, 2019, Syria-based Saudi jihadi cleric Abdallah Al-Muhaysini published the transcript of a Friday sermon that accused China of occupying East Turkestan and committing grave crimes against Muslims there and called on Muslims to defend them and promote their plight.
In recent days, Abd Al-Haqq Turkestani, the leader of the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) – a Uyghur jihadi group fighting the Chinese in East Turkestan, as well as the Assad regime in Syria – released a video message in which he urges Islamic clerics and preachers to encourage their adherents to assist the Uyghur Muslims in their struggle against China.
On March 31, 2019, Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen Movement's official media outlet, Al-Shahada news, published transcripts of an exclusive interview—broadcasted by the Movement's radio station, Al-Andalus—with the movement's spokesman, Ali Deri, concerning recent developments in Somalia.
Speaking in the town of Charsadda in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, radical Islamic cleric Maulana Ilyas Qasmi said: "Freedom from kafirs [unbelievers] comes through jihad."