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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The weekly newspaper of the Islamic State (ISIS), which was published on September 2, 2021, included an editorial celebrating the "blessed attack" at Kabul's airport in Afghanistan on August 26, denouncing Taliban's claim of "independence," and predicting that the U.S. exit from Afghanistan will usher "another stage in the war against Islam."
On September 4, 2021, the official media outlet of Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, Hurras Al-Din, released a two-page statement titled "Congratulations to the Islamic Ummah on the Victory of the Islamic Emirate."
On September 4, 2021, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) media outlet published a poster that included a message rallying ISIS fighters around the world, encouraging them to remain steadfast despite suffering, and threatening unbelievers that "Allah's soldiers" are ready for action.
On September 1, 2021, the Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for two separate attacks on Christians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Nigeria.
On September 2, 2021, the Islamic State (ISIS) released a photoset documenting its fighters in West Africa during an attack they launched on August 30 on a camp in Borno State that houses the Nigerian army.
On September 8, 2021, a user of the Islamic State (ISIS)-operated server on Rocket.Chat shared a poster claiming that the "emir of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara" region (ISGS) had been killed in an airstrike.
Over the past two days, pro-Islamic State (ISIS) media groups and users responded derisively to the recent deletion of their Telegram accounts, vowing that the purge only strengthens their resolve and proves that ISIS remains popular and has a loyal following.
Following the Taliban's announcement of the formation of an Islamist interim government in Afghanistan, a pro-ISIS channel condemned the Taliban's announcement of the formation of a "caretaker government" and asked "What price will the Taliban pay for the world to recognize their legitimacy?"
A magazine released on September 5, 2021 by a pro-Al-Qaeda outlet focuses on the activity of Al-Qaeda and its affiliates in Africa. It highlights an August 20, 2021 attack by the Mali-based Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims (GSIM) on a convoy of Malian troops in the center of the country, in which dozens of soldiers were killed, according to GSIM.
On August 26, 2021, a pro-Al-Qaeda media outlet released Issue 21 of its women's magazine, which included an article titled "The Calls For Liberating Muslim Woman In Afghanistan Are One Aspect Of The Zionist-Crusader War."
On August 29, 2021, Syria-based U.S. reporter Bilal Abdul Kareem shared a video podcast in which he hosted a former Taliban prisoner who accused the media in the West of deliberately tarnishing the image of the Taliban and disrespecting its leaders in their coverage of the situation in Afghanistan.
Commander Of Sultan Sulayman Shah Brigade Denies Accusation Of Marginalization Of Kurds, Acknowledges Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) Efforts In Fighting Against Regime, Welcomes Unification Of Rebel Factions
On September 8, 2021, the London-based daily Al-Quds Al-Arabi published an interview with the commander of Sulayman Shah brigade in the Syrian National Army (SNA), in which he denied accusations that his group marginalizes the Kurdish minority in Afrin.
In late August 2021, two Syrian opposition websites reported that missile shipments had been delivered to pro-Iranian militias in Syria.
On September 7, 2021, a Syria-based Saudi jihadi cleric celebrated the escape of six Palestinian prisoners who dug their way out of Gilboa prison in northern Israel with a rusty spoon on September 6, 2021.
On August 30, 2021, the Uyghur jihadi group the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) released Part Five of video series commemorating a Syrian fighter who was praised for being courageous and loved by his comrades and highlighting the importance of martyrdom.
On September 4, 2021, a pro-Iranian Shi'ite group in Iraq, released the first issue of its magazine on Telegram.
On September 4, 2021, a Shi'ite group supported by Iran announced the launch of a new campaign dubbed "Karbala" for one of the foremost holy Shi'ite cities. The campaign targets the American forces' convoys in Iraq.