ISIS

Spotlight on Global Jihad (January 12-18, 2023)

ISIS’s activity around the world continued to be moderate this week. At the center of events A suicide bombing attack was carried out by ISIS near the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul and an IED was set off in a church courtyard in northeastern Congo. The Prime Minister of Egypt and the Chief of Staff made (separate) visits to the Sinai Peninsula. The visits were apparently intended to underscore the Egyptian government’s control over the peninsula after years in which ISIS ruled the region. In Somalia, operatives of Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabaab detonated several car bombs against security forces.
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Boko Haram: The Relations between the two factions of the organization

Boko Haram,, is an extremist Islamic organiשzation that began to operate in the late 1990s and 2000s in Nigeria. In 2016, about a year after pledging allegiance to ISIS, the organization split into two factions, JAS and ISWAP. The split was a starting point for a long series of conflicts between the two factions, which continue even today and have resulted in a large number of fatalities on both sides.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (January 5-11, 2023)

This week has witnessed a relatively low level of ISIS activity around the world .At the center of events Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabaab set off several car bombs in central Somalia. In Syria ISIS carried out several attacks against the Syrian army and the forces supporting it In Afghanistan: Taliban security forces killed eight ISIS operatives and arrested seven in Kabul.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (December 29, 2022 – January 4, 2023)

This week, the moderate increase in ISIS activity around the world continued. The centers of activity were Egypt where ISIS operatives fired at an Egyptian police checkpoint in the city of Ismailia and Afghanistan whrer at least 10 people were killed in a suicide attack near the entrance to the military compound at Kabul International Airport.
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Third ISIS attack in 2022 in the vicinity of the Suez Canal

On December 30, 2022, ISIS operatives attacked an Egyptian police checkpoint in the city of Ismailia in Egypt. Three policemen and a civilian were killed and 11 policemen were wounded. This is the third ISIS attack in the past year in the Suez Canal area and the first in three years on the western side of the canal. The incidents during the past year testify to the effort that ISIS is making to expand its activity in Egypt to new areas. It should be noted that the Suez Canal is a strategic region importance for world trade in general and for the Egyptian economy in particular
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (December 22-28, 2022)

The Israeli security forces exposed details on the perpetrator of the double bombing attack which was carried out in Jerusalem. The terrorist was inspired by ISIS’s ideology but acted alone. This week, there was an increase in ISIS activity around the world. The organization’s activity focused on Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Nigeria. In Iraq The Iraqi army sustained fatalities in ISIS attacks in the provinces of Kirkuk and Erbil. In Syria a failed attempt was made by ISIS to break into a prison in Al-Raqqah.
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