Pro-ISIS Telegram Channel Calls For Lone Wolves to Target Americans In Saudi Arabia, Saudi Intelligence And Security Personnel

October 26, 2016

On October 23, 2016, the Pro-Islamic State Telegram channel Al-The’ab Al-Munfareda [Lone Wolves] posted a message calling on supporters to carry out attacks on Americans who are in Saudi Arabia, as well as members of Saudi state security and investigation apparatus using guns, poison and knives. The Channel further explains the goals and responsibilities of the lone wolves in Saudi Arabia and other parts of the world, urging them to count on Allah and not to be discouraged if the news about attacks they manage to carry out does not reach the Islamic State and its soldiers. However, the channel assures to its supporters that their actions will be valued by the Caliphate.


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