The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed a bomb blast on a boat carrying Chadian soldiers in western Chad, sinking the vessel and killing "dozens," and also reported clashes with Nigerian troops and Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) personnel in Nigeria.


Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video in which it announced its new leader and speaking on recent events, held France responsible for the death of Swiss hostage Beatrice Stockly.


The Islamic State (IS) featured in Naba 261 an interview with an individual it identified as the leader of “security detachments” in Khayr, the name given to Deir al-Zour, Syria, discussing the situation in the area and the military strategy employed by his fighters.

Tags: Jihadist News: Statements
Countries: Syria
Periodicals: al-Naba
Groups: Islamic State (ISIS-ISIL)