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ISIS Supporters Threaten Putin, Russia, And The 2018 World Cup
Between March 31, 2018 and April 7, 2018, Islamic State (ISIS) supporters on Telegram shared several new posters in English, Arabic, and Russian, threatening terror attacks on Russian soil, and specifically targeting the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia during the summer.
Al-Qaeda In The Islamic Maghrib (AQIM)-Affiliate In ‎Tunisia Calls For Attacks Against France, French Interests
On April 7, 2018, Al-Qaeda In The Islamic Maghrib (AQIM) via its media wing Al-Andalus released a statement on behalf of its affiliate group in Tunisia, the ‘Uqba Bin Nafi’ Brigade, threatening France and French interests while blaming France for the theft of natural resources in the country.
Post On Al-Qaeda-Affiliated Telegram Channel Incites Against France
On April 12, 2018, a Telegram channel associated with jihadi groups, including Al-Qaeda, that operate in Mali, called “Azawad will Not Bow to Anyone besides Allah” published a post inciting against France and calling for its destruction.
Former Taliban Ambassador To Pakistan: ‘Taliban Would Not Accept The Demands Of Any Country Unless The Foreign Forces Quit Afghanistan’
Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef, who was Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan when the Taliban were in power in Kabul during 1996-2001, says in an interview that Pakistan has “increased pressure” on the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban organization) to hold peace talks. (by memri org.)

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