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Islamic State Central Africa Province: Attacks Claimed in Mozambique during 2020

Attacks officially claimed by the Islamic State Central Africa’s (ISCAP) branch in Mozambique (Islamic State Central Africa Province – ISCAP) during 2020. # Date Event Location Casualties Target Claiming 7 23-mar Taken Control Over the City Mocimboa do Praia 26 Military ISCAP Official Statement 6 05-mar Attack on Army Checkpoint Mahate 12 Military ISCAP Official […]

Alleged Iran-backed Shia Militias Groups’ (SMG) Attacks on US Interests in Iraq

DateEventLocationSector TargetAlleged Actor17/03/20205 rockets launched towards Green Zone, BaghdadGreen ZoneCivilSMG16/03/20202 rockets landed on Besmaya Complex, North BaghdadBesmaya ComplexMilitaryUsba al Thaerin14/03/202030 rockets fired towards al Taji Base in IraqTaji Joint Operations BaseMilitaryUsba al Thaerin11/03/202015 rockets launched towards al Taji Base in Iraq, killing 2 US and 1 UK soldiersCamp Taji Joint Operations BaseMilitaryUsba al Thaerin06/03/20201 rocket…

Harakat al Nujaba: Condemnation of the US Latest Raid on PMU Bases in Iraq

Iran-backed Shia Militia Group (SMG) in Iraq, Harakat al Nujaba, strongly condemned the latest US raid on PMU bases, carried out in response to the rocket attack on al Taji base, which has caused the death of two US and one British soldiers. Harakat al Nujaba Official Spokesman criticized the Iraqi Parliament for condemning the […]

Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin: Regarding the Calls for Negotiations

Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin, al Qaeda’s branch in the Sahel, released a statement declaring the withdrawal of the French army from Mali is the first step in order to sit down for peace talks with the government. Statement’s English translation: Statement’s French translation: Statement’s Turkish translation:

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula – Sheikh Khalid Bin Umar Batarfi: Rather, It is One of the Two Best Outcomes

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s new leader , Khalid bin Umar Batarfi, praised his predecessor Qasim al Raymi, sweared his loyalty to al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri and congratulated the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan for the latest deal with US.

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb – Sheikh Abu Musab Abdal Wadud: The Martyrdom of Our Leaders and Our Brothers … Proof of the Sincerity of Our Call

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb leader, Abu Musab Abdal Wadud (Abdelmalek Droukdel), eulogized the deceased lieutenants of Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) Yahya Abu al Hammam and Abu Iyadh al Tunis, respectively the leader of the AQIM’s Sub-Saharan branch and the founder of Ansar al Sharia Tunisia group.