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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.


The Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis Terrorist Attack on the Israel-Egypt Border (2011)

28/09/2014 | by JWMG Team
On August 18, 2011 a terrorist attack was carried out on the Israel-Egypt border in which several Israeli vehicles were attacked on Highway 12 and clashes broke out with IDF forces. Eight people were killed in the attack and 40 others were injured. 
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AZAN Magazine – Profile Analysis

23/09/2014 | by JWMG Team

AZAN is an English-language magazine that covers various jihadist-related topics and is published by the Taliban in Pakistan. The Taliban in Pakistan, otherwise known by its full name, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (“Taliban Movement of Pakistan”), is a jihadist group that was founded in 2007 as a result of the merger of 13 Pakistani militant groups into one umbrella organization. Today, the organization is led by the Islamist, Maulana Fazlullah, and its operations are focused on two main areas: terrorist attacks against the government of Pakistan and the enforcement of shari’a in areas under its control.

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“The Terrorism Industry”: An Al-Qaeda Course in Security and Intelligence - Part Eight

22/09/2014 | by JWMG Team

This is the eighth segment in the series “The Terrorism Industry” by Sheikh Abu Ubaydah Abdallah al-Adam, who was until his death a prominent leader of Al-Qaeda responsible for its intelligence and security operations. The series was published by the Al-Fajr Media Institution, which is responsible for disseminating the written, audio and visual materials of Al-Qaeda and its affiliates.

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“The Terrorism Industry”: An Al-Qaeda Course in Security and Intelligence - Part Seven

04/09/2014 | by JWMG Team

This is the seventh segment in the series “The Terrorism Industry” by Sheikh Abu Ubaydah Abdallah al-Adam, who was until his death a prominent leader of Al-Qaeda responsible for its intelligence and security operations. The series was published by the Al-Fajr Media Institution, which is responsible for disseminating the written, audio and visual materials of Al-Qaeda and its affiliates.

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The War in Gaza as Reflected in the Global Jihadist Discourse

02/09/2014 | by JWMG Team

It seems that Operation “Protective Edge”, which began on July 8, 2014 in order to stop Hamas’s rocket fire from the Gaza Strip towards Israeli settlements, was expected to bring about a significant shift in the global jihadist discourse in terms of increased militant rhetoric against Israel. This expectation was based on the effect that of Operation "Cast Lead" had in 2009 on the jihadist discourse, the condemnation of Israel by Sheikh Osama bin Laden and Sheikh Ayman al-Zawahiri, leaders of Al-Qaeda, and the call for the liberation of Palestine.

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