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The Jihadi Websites Monitoring Group at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism presents periodical insights on the latest significant issues discussed in Jihadi forums. The review covers a broad range of fields and presents trends in the dialogue between Jihadi activists and supporters. It examines new Jihadi publications as well as traditional news sources, and includes: leaders' statements, Jihadi magazines, interesting correspondence which stimulated dialogue, specific threats and clues regarding attacks, predicted future activity and more.

Abu al-Hasan al-Muhajir, Spokesperson for the Islamic State, calls for the wave of terrorist attack

03/05/2018 | by JWMG Desk
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“Holy Defense” – Hezbollah’s New Computer Game

08/03/2018 | by Barak, Michael (Dr.)
On February 9, 2018, Lebanese Hezbollah’s online media unit launched a new 3-D game called “Holy Defense: Protecting the Homeland and the Holy Sites”. The game is designed for children and teenagers who are supposed to play a Hezbollah fighter in battles, which occurred in reality, against Islamic State fighters on Syrian soil and on the Lebanese border
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The Retreat of Islamic State Militants – A Distress Signal and Wake Up Call

05/03/2018 | by Barak, Michael (Dr.)

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.

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The Importance of Maintaining and Expressing Allegiance to Al-Qaeda – Ayman al-Zawahiri Nov 2017

03/12/2017 | by JWMG Desk
On November 28, Al-Sahab jihadist media institution published a new speech by Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of Al-Qaeda, titled, “We Will Fight Them as One Body”.
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‘A Lecture on Kidnappings’ by Saif al-Adel

16/11/2017 | by JWMG Desk
Saif al-Adel (literally: "Sword of Justice") is a pseudonym for Muhammad bin Salah al-Din Zidan, an Egyptian strategist belonging to the generation of the founders of Al-Qaeda. Zidan was responsible for bin Laden’s security, he served as the organization’s explosives expert and he was involved in, among other things, planning the terrorist attacks at the US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.
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