The Jihadi Websites Monitoring Group (JWMG) is a specialized research and analysis team at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT). Composed of researchers fluent in Arabic, the JWMG monitors websites that support and serve the Global Jihad organizations.
The unique characteristic of JWMG publications is the team's integration of diverse materials from a wide variety of Arabic sources. JWMG connects each source to larger trends, providing a complete understanding of events on both a local and a global scale.
Recently, the JWMG started to record and analyze Fatwas by radical Islamic clerics and relevant news items from Arabic media.
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Against the backdrop of the loss of the Islamic State’s strongholds in Iraq and Syria, and the retreat of the organization’s fighters from the territories that were under their control, Al-Wafa jihadist media institution (which is in involved in media for the Islamic State) published an article on February 8, 2018 by a writer named Ahlam al-Nasr (aka Umm Usama al-Dimashqiyya), who is apparently active in the organization’s territory in Syria.
This morning, a Palestinian terrorist carried out a shooting attack at a security checkpoint that served as an entry point for workers from the territories adjacent to the community of Har Adar, near Jerusalem. A border police officer and two security guards were killed, and another Israeli was seriously injured.