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 July 6, 2019, the Al-Qaeda media arm Al-Sahab released a statement on the Bahrain economic workshop, describing it as "treasonous" and calling on Muslims to be prepared to wage jihad and target the U.S. and "Zionist" interests.
In a July 6, 2019 statement, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban organization) claimed that more than 3,500 families from 64 villages of the country's Ghor province joined the mujahideen during a ceremony held on July 5.
On July 2, 2019, Australian authorities arrested Islamic State (ISIS) operatives who had planned terror attacks in the Sydney area.
On July 2, 2019, a Syrian opposition website published a report detailing the locations of the Iraqi and Lebanese Shi'ite militias supported by Iran...
On July 6, 2019, a Syria-based Saudi jihadi cleric wrote a post on his Telegram channel announcing the launch of a campaign to collect money to build fortifications for the mujahideen in northern Syria.
On July 10, 2019, the Islamic State's (ISIS) Central Africa Province claimed responsibility for the July 9 killing of three Congolese soldiers in the village of Kishanga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
On July 6, 2019, the official Islamic State (ISIS) A'maq News Agency published a statement claiming responsibility for the July 3 attack in northern Mozambique which targeted an army position.
On July 6, 2019, the Islamic State's (ISIS) Libya Province released the latest installment in its recent video series titled "And the [Best] Outcome is for the Righteous" on Telegram. In the video, local fighters renew their pledge of allegiance to the organization's leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, and threaten to continue attacks against "apostates."
In Issue 189 of its official weekly Al-Naba' (published July 5, 2019), the Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for an attack carried out in Lebanon's Tripoli one month earlier, on June 3, 2019, in which two Lebanese soldiers and two security officers were killed.
On July 9, 2019, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) foundation published a poster calling for attacks in Mauritania.
On July 10, 2019, the Islamic State's (ISIS) Turkey Province released its first video, which featured armed fighters threatening Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for "seeking glory [by allying with] the Crusaders," vowing to continue fighting the U.S., and renewing their oath of fealty to the ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.
On July 6, 2019 Islamic State (ISIS) supporters published several posters threatening the United States, Western countries, and Christians.
An editorial published in Issue 189 of the Islamic State (ISIS) weekly newspaper Al-Naba', released on July 5, 2019, discusses the importance of using missiles and rockets in jihad, and views the development of powerful long-range missiles as vital for ISIS.
On July 5, 2019, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) media group published Spanish translations of previously released ISIS material promoting the use of knives to perpetrate terror attacks.
On July 5, 2019, a Telegram channel supporting female ISIS members announced the launch of a campaign to raise funds via PayPal.
On July 2, 2019, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) media outlet released a statement in English warning of fake Telegram channels and suspicious accounts.
On July 9, 2019, the Jahizona Campaign, an effort to raise money for the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Incite The Believers operation room in Syria, relaunched its Telegram channel after the previous one, launched in May 2019, was deleted.
On July 1, 2019, Sham Al-Ribat, the official media outlet of Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, Hurras Al-Din, released a statement from Hurras Al-Din's General Command condemning the previous day's airstrike southwest of Aleppo by the U.S.-led Global Coalition to Defeat the Islamic State (ISIS), which killed several of the group's clerics and fighters.
On July 7, 2019, Ansar Ghazwatul Hind (AGH), an affiliate of Al-Qaeda in the Jammu & Kashmir state of India, released an audio recording of its new emir.
Against the backdrop of the fighting in Idlib, the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP), an Uyghur jihadi organization active in Syria, has recently released photographs and videos of its operatives and equipment, including encouraging messages to continue to fight.
On July 6, 2019, the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Uyghur jihadi group Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) announced on its Telegram channel that its media arm, Sawt Al-Islam, had opened a Twitter account.
On July 3, 2019, Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Afghan Taliban organization), issued a statement accusing the U.S. security firm Blackwater, now known as Academi, of carrying out killings in Afghanistan.
Raja Mohammad Farooq Haider Khan, prime minister of Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, recently paid tribute to Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani, who became an icon for many young Kashmiris after Indian security forces killed him on July 8, 2016.
In the first week of July 2019, the Pakistani government registered court cases under the country's terror laws against Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, who is the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the head of Jamaatud Dawa, and three others for financing terrorist organizations.
Jihadi Social Media – Account Review (JSM-AR): Facebook User Shares Content Featuring Jihadi Sheikhs Ahmad Musa Jibril And Suleiman Anwar; Says: 'The Kuffar And Their Kuffr Places Of Shirk Will All Go In Flames'
Platform: Facebook, YouTube
The following information is based on a general overview of a social media account demonstrating terror-related activity / sympathies.
Type of Account: Fighter in Syria