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EXCLUSIVE: Pro-ISIS Media Outlet Releases Video Accusing Shi'ites Of Betraying Muslims By Allying With Christians, Jews, Says Pope's Recent Visit To Mosul Indicates 'Crusader' Intention To End Islamic State, Allah's Shari'a In Iraq
On April 12, 2021, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) outlet released a video on Telegram accusing Shi'ites of betraying Muslims throughout history by allying with Christians and Jews against Muslims.
On April 8, 2021, the media arm of the Al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), released a statement in which the group rejected a UN report which claimed that AQAP's leader was arrested.
On April 12, 2021, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) outlet published on Telegram a booklet justifying the execution of al-murtadah, or the "female apostate," a classification developed by ISIS to describe women working for or supporting "apostate governments" against the global organization and its members.
On April 9, 2021, the Office of Public Relations of Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) issued a statement dismissing what it described as the allegations made by Russian authorities regarding the arrest of two Russian men affiliated with HTS for plotting a terrorist attack in Crimea.
Following an aerial attack attributed to Israel in the area near Damascus International Airport on April 8, 2021, a Syrian opposition website reported that Hizbullah has recently been increasing its military and civilian presence in the area.
On April 13, 2021, the media arm of the Islamic State (ISIS), released video footage documenting an attack by its fighters in Nigeria.
The Islamic State (ISIS) weekly, which was published on April 8, 2021, provides new details about recent ISIS attacks in Somalia and Afghanistan.
Over the past few days, the Islamic State (ISIS) carried out several attacks across West Africa.
On April 11, 2021, the Islamic State (ISIS) official outlet reported that for the second time in less than a month its operatives in its West Africa Province raided a town in Nigeria.
On April 8, 2021, the Islamic State (ISIS) released its weekly newspaper which included an editorial urging the group's fighters to support each other in staying committed to the cause of jihad, particularly during times of hardship.
On April 12, 2021, the Islamic State (ISIS) released a series of photos documenting what it described as the daily life of its fighters in Sinai, Egypt.
In the past few days, Telegram channels affiliated with Iran-backed militias in Iraq published posters threatening Israeli interests.
On April 13, 2021, Telegram channels affiliated with Iran-backed militias in Iraq reported that an Israeli-owned ship was attacked near Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates with an Iranian missile.
On April 12, 2021, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) outlet, released a poster in Arabic and French inciting the group's supporters to carry out attacks in France.
On April 12, 2021, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) media outlet announced in a statement published on the group's Rocket.Chat server that it will be merging with another pro-ISIS media group.
On April 8, 2021, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) Telegram user published a post calling on Muslims who are seeking to take part in jihad, as well as Muslims who are confused or are reconsidering their involvement in jihad, to join ISIS, describing the group as "America's most bitter enemy."
A user promotes the works of prominent jihadi clerics on three platforms.
On April 11, 2021, the media arm of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabab Movement, released the second part of the video "The Morals of the Mujahid."
On April 7, 2021, the media outlet of the Somalia-based Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Shabab, released the first episode in a video series titled "The Morals Of The Mujahid."
On April 6, 2021, an article was published on a Telegram channel which supports the Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) organization.
On April 10, 2021, a video highly critical of the leader of Syrian jihadi group Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS), was released by the commander of a Syrian jihadi group.
On April 8, 2021, an Idlib-based jihadi group claimed responsibility for an IED attack on a Turkish military convoy in the Idlib countryside.
On April 12, 2021, a Syria-based Saudi jihadi cleric released a short video on his website and Telegram channel intended to promote his new show that will air during Ramadan.
On April 7, 2021, an additional round was held of the Strategic Dialogue between the U.S. and Iraq, which discussed the relationship and cooperation between the two countries, in the military, economic and cultural spheres.