News
Afghan Army Airstrike Kills 10 Talibs in Northern Afghanistan

Rahimullah Khogyany - Afghan government forces carried out an airstrike on a Taliban* convoy in the northern Faryab province, reportedly killing 10 militants, including senior members of the movement,...

Taliban to Face Sanctions, Isolation if They Obstruct Afghan Peace Deal, US Envoy Says

The Taliban movement will face sanctions and isolation from the United States and its allies if it obstructs efforts to reach a peace deal in Afghanistan, US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad sa...

Arab immigrant in Germany accused of raising funds for ISIS

An Iraqi immigrant has been charged with joining ISIS after reports that he raised thousands of dollars for it

Mainstreaming
Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST)

Type of Organization: Insurgent, non-state actor, religious, social services provider, terrorist, transnational, violent Ideologies and Affiliations: ISIS–affiliated group, Islamist, jihadist...

Ansar al-Sharia in Libya (ASL)

Ansar al-Sharia in Libya (ASL) was a violent Salafist group that was active in Libya from 2012 to 2017. The group sought to transform Libya into an Islamic state governed in accordance with sharia (Is...

Articles
10 years since Osama Bin Laden’s death, a new beginning

On May 2, 2011, a Twitter user by the name Sohaib Athar, an IT professional, awake late at night in Abbottabad, Pakistan, unknowingly tweeted at 01:28 AM local time: “Helicopter hovering above Abbotta...

In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa’s Militants

Violence by Islamist extremists in Africa reached a record high last year. Now, the Islamic State is using those attacks to project an image of strength.

Secretariat News
Congress on Takfīr: the Challenges Ahead, the Duty of Muslim Scholars

According to the secretariat of the World Congress on Extremism and Takfiri Threats, a congress entitled “Takfīr: the Challenges Ahead, the Duty of Muslim Scholars” was held on August 11th in the city...

congress on Uniting the Muslim Scholars against Takfīrī Threats’

On February 2nd 2017 a congress entitled ‘Uniting the Muslim Scholars against Takfīrī Threats’ was held in the al-Ghadīr auditorium in the Iranian city of Bīrjand. Numerous Shia and Sunni scholars par...

Interviews and Speeches
Gas Attacks Fabricated by US, Media as Intervention Alibi

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said issues of chemical attacks in his country were fabrication used by the US as a pretext to carry out an attack against the Arab army.

'IT WAS NEVER MY INTENTION TO JOIN ISIS': INTERVIEW WITH A FORMER MEMBER OF ISLAMIC STATE

A former ISIS member going by the pseudonym Sherko Omer tells Newsweek of how he left his native Iraq hoping to join the fight against Assad in Syria, but soon found himself caught up in a horrifyin...