Tag: counterterrorism

US special forces train West African armies in annual Flintlock counterterrorism drills

March 13, 2023

As extremist violence in the Sahel region spreads southwards toward coastal states, military personnel from several African countries, including Morocco, are being trained in counter-insurgency ... Read More

Morocco, Australia discuss cooperation in renewables & counterterrorism

December 7, 2022

Cooperation prospects between Morocco and Australia in renewable energy, green hydrogen and counterterrorism were at the center of talks held in Rabat by Australia’s assistant ... Read More

Morocco: Arrest of ISIS supporter for alleged involvement in terror plot (BCIJ)

November 21, 2022

Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ) arrested, on November 17, 2022, a supporter of the terrorist ISIS group, operating in Salé, Rabat’s twin city, ... Read More

Counterterrorism: Interpol commends Morocco’s robust strategy

October 26, 2022

INTERPOL's Counter-Terrorism Director, Greg Hinds, highlighted, Tuesday in Marrakech, Morocco's "very strong" and "robust" counterterrorism strategy, praising the strong cooperation between INTERPOL and the Kingdom's ... Read More

NATO official hails Morocco as ‘key player’ in fight against terrorism

October 25, 2022

Deputy Assistant Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for Political Affairs and Security Policy, Javier Colomina Piriz, said Morocco is a "key ... Read More

Morocco, Germany to bolster cooperation in counterterrorism, cross-border extremism

October 24, 2022

Morocco and Germany have agreed to strengthen their operational cooperation in the fight against terrorism and cross-border extremism, in addition to cross-border and organized crime. ... Read More

Morocco, a strategic partner for Spain in fight against terrorism, Spanish Interior Minister says

October 4, 2022

Spanish Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska on Tuesday commended Morocco as a "strategic partner" in the fight against terrorism, and hailed its cooperation with Spain in ... Read More

U.S. offers military equipment to Niger to fight terrorism

September 23, 2022

The U.S. has donated military equipment including vehicles to the Nigerien armed forces to fight terrorism in the Sahel country. “The United States of America ... Read More

Morocco: ISIS-sympathizer arrested in Tangier for attempted manslaughter

August 29, 2022

Policemen in Tangier on Sunday arrested an ISIS-affiliated individual for his involvement in an attempted voluntary manslaughter, as part of a terrorist project to seriously ... Read More

Morocco: Police foil major ISIS terror plot

August 11, 2022

Moroccan authorities announced this Thursday the arrest of a dangerous Jihadist who was planning to carry out terrorist attacks in the North African Kingdom. The ... Read More