IS West Africa Province Leader Shekau Denies Reports of Death, Sickness
Abu Bakr Shekau, the head of West Africa Province of the Islamic State (IS), denied reports that he is dead or sick and unable to speak, and vowed to continue fighting the Nigerian government.
English "MujGuide" Instructs in Bomb Making, Stealing Money from ATMs A user circulated an English book called MujGuide, instructing in bomb making and stealing money from cash machines.
AQAP Releases Video of Anwar al-Awlaki Speaking about the Culture of Martyrdom Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a posthumous video of Anwar al-Awlaki speaking about the culture of martyrdom.
IS Video Shows Civilians in Syrian Town Thanking IS, Stating Support of Group Deir al-Zour division of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, or what the group calls al-Khayr Province, released a video of villagers in the town of al-Bu Hamam praising the IS, thanking it for returning them to their home, calling Muslims to join the IS, and denouncing those from their town that joined the Syrian regime.
IS Video Shows Conquest of Tadmur, Beheading of Pro-Regime Element The Homs division Local SEO of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria released a video on the groups conquest of Tadmur (Palmyra), showing fighters engaging Syrian soldiers in battle, guns, ammunition, and vehicles taken as spoils, and people stomping a pro-regime element before his beheading.
Battalion of Sheikh Omar Hadid Claims Rocket Attack on Ashdod, Threatens Hamas A Gaza-based jihadi group calling itself the Battalion of Sheikh Omar Hadid claimed credit for the May 26, 2015, rocket attack on the Israeli port city of Ashdod and gave a 48-hour deadline to Hamas to comply with certain conditions or it would continue to act.
IS al-Bayan News Bulletin for May 31, 2015 The Islamic State (IS) released the English edition of its al-Bayan news bulletin for May 31, 2015, reporting on its attacks in Iraq, Libya and Syria, including the bombing of the Furqlus gas pipeline in Homs, and suicide bombings by Moroccan and Syrian fighters in al-Hasakah.
IS-Linked Amaq News Agency Video Shows Tadmur Prison After Leveling The Islamic State (IS)-linked Amaq News Agency released a video of Tadmur (Palmyra) prison after IS fighters leveled it to the ground with explosives.
IS Releases Video of Beheading Kidnapped Egyptian Christians in Libya The Islamic State (IS) released a video of beheading the 21 Egyptian Christians it kidnapped in Libya in January 2015, containing the same images of the men that appeared in the seventh issue of Dabiq magazine.
French-Speaking IS Fighters Threaten France and Belgium, Call for Lone-Wolf Attacks in Video Two French-speaking fighters threatened France and Belgium and called for lone-wolf attacks in a video released by the Salah al-Din provincial division of the Islamic State (IS).