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 August 5, 2019, Al-Qaeda supporters on Telegram shared an image showing a man holding a sign.
An article titled, "Which Programs Does the State [ISIS] Use for Graphic Design?" was published a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) journal distributed monthly on Telegram.
In a video uploaded to the Internet on July 31, 2019, a group of four ISIS fighters detained in Yemen by Al-Qaeda criticized the Islamic State for refusing the negotiate prisoner swaps with Al-Qaeda on multiple occasions.
On August 6, 2019, Islamic State (ISIS) supporters published two posters on Telegram threatening the life of Dutch politician Geert Wilders.
On August 3, 2019, Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) leader Abu Muhammad Al-Joulani held a press conference in the city of Idlib attended by about 50 journalists.
On August 7, 2019, via the Islamic State (ISIS) A'maq News Agency, ISIS claimed responsibility for more than 40 casualties in a series of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks targeting Shi'ites in various locations in Baghdad on the previous day.
On August 3, 2019, the Islamic State's (ISIS) Central Africa Province claimed responsibility for the burning of the houses of Christians in Mozambique's northern province of Cabo Delgado near the border with Tanzania.
On August 5, 2019, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) media group Al-Muhajireen Foundation released a new poster on Telegram in English and Arabic, warning ISIS members that HTS has recruited eight women to its security forces to track down and arrest female members of ISIS in the Idlib area.
On August 4, 2019, an Islamic State (ISIS) supporter published an emotional diatribe in English on Telegram, accusing other supporters of cowardice for preferring activity on Telegram to being "real supporters with clean belief" and perpetrating acts of terror.
On August 7, 2019, pro-Islamic State (ISIS) Telegram channels distributed posters threatening the West.
On August 4, 2019, the pro-Islamic State (ISIS) media outlet Hutam Al-Maqdisi published a poster on Telegram featuring an ISIS fighter in front of a burning building flying an American flag.
On July 31, 2019, the pro-Islamic State (ISIS) Ash-Shaff Foundation for Media Production shared a poster in English and Indonesian on its Telegram channel with threats to attack the United States by "burning the ground under the kuffar [unbelievers]."
On August 2, 2019, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) Telegram channel, published posters with threats against the White House, the Netherlands, and a subway station in London. One poster shows flames coming out of the White House and has a hashtag: "No more White House" and text that reads: "It wont be easy but it will be worth it."
On July 31, 2019, Ansar Al-Tawhid, a jihadi faction which is part of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Incite the Believers operations room, released a 55-second video showing its fighters firing a large improvised missile at the village of Al-Hakourah, northwest of Hama, which is controlled by the Assad regime.
On July 31, 2019, several American news agencies reported that according to unnamed U.S. officials, Hamza bin Laden, senior Al-Qaeda figure and son of Osama bin Laden, was dead.
On August 1, 2019, Syria-based jihadi group Kata'ib Al-Fath shared on its Telegram channel a poster announcing that it is recruiting fighters to "join the mujahideen in its Elite Forces camp."
On August 4, 2019, a statement was released on a new Telegram channel regarding a recently-launched campaign to fortify the frontlines in Idlib, Syria, which is a collaboration between the Popular Resistance Brigades and the "Al-Khandaq [Trench]" campaign. The Popular Resistance Brigades is a movement backed by the powerful rebel faction...
On August 4, 2019, an official Telegram channel of the "Wage Jihad With Your Money" fundraising campaign forwarded a short video posted on August 3, 2019...
On August 3, 2019, an official media outlet of the Al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Group for Support of Islam and Muslims (GSIM), published a statement on Telegram claiming responsibility for the July 22, 2019 attack on a French military base in Gao, Mali.
On August 3, 2019, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban organization) eulogized Mullah Fazal Rahman aka Mullah Mashar Akhund, who was killed on the night of August 2, in an American airstrike in Afghanistan. Akhund was the Islamic Emirate's governor for Farah province of Afghanistan.
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban organization) shot and beheaded a disabled man in the country's Sar-e-Pul province.