Tag: Anti-terrorism

Burkina Faso Votes Law Backing Vigilantes Fighting Jihadists

January 24, 2020

A majority of lawmakers in Burkina Faso voted a new law providing for extending funding and training to local vigilantes in response to the growing ... Read More

Austria: Moroccan Asylum Seeker Nabbed for Membership with Terror Group

December 21, 2016

A 25-year old Moroccan seeking asylum in Austria has been arrested for membership with a terrorist group planning attacks for end of 2016, reports say. ... Read More

Morocco Ships Security Equipment to Help Madagascar Secure Francophonie Summit

November 26, 2016

Morocco shipped a military cargo carrying scanners, metal detectors and other security equipment to help Madagascar foster security at the summit of the Organisation Internaitonale ... Read More

Libya: Wife of terrorist Belmokhtar arrested

November 21, 2016

The Tunisian wife of Algerian terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhtar has been arrested along with another Tunisian woman in East Libya, reports say. Anti-terrorism authorities of Libyan ... Read More

Algeria Foiled IS Attack on Shopping Mall, Other Ramadan Attacks

June 30, 2016

El Massa, a government newspaper, reported that security forces have foiled a major terrorist attack on the Park Mall in Setif and other planned attacks ... Read More

Tunisia: €230 Million Allocated to Anti-Terrorism Fight

April 8, 2016

The Tunisian government has allocated €230 to the fight against terrorism and is determined to also tackle smuggling, become a major concern for the country’s ... Read More

Morocco, Russia Boosting Anti-Terrorism Cooperation

April 5, 2016

Head of Morocco’s internal intelligence service, Abdellatif Hammouchi, who is also Chief of the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN,) is visiting Moscow to seal ... Read More

France: Moroccan Informants to Beef up Anti-terrorism Squads

March 30, 2016

French intelligence agencies are recruiting informants in Morocco and other Maghreb countries part of efforts to beef-up their anti-terrorism squads as terrorist threats continue to ... Read More

Mauritania: Sunni Religious Thinkers Ponder over Anti-Terrorism Solutions

March 24, 2016

Sunni religious experts of several countries met in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott to discuss ways to overcome terrorism which has tarnished the image of Islam, ... Read More

Joint Moroccan-Spanish Operation Nets Four IS Recruiters

February 23, 2016

An anti-terrorism operation jointly conducted by Moroccan and Spanish intelligence services in the enclave of Sebta and in the town of Nador led Tuesday at ... Read More