Tag: counterterrorism

Niger: US military bases revoked after Biden officials’ warning about ties to Russia and Iran

March 19, 2024

Niamey revoked its military cooperation with the United States and ordered US troops to leave the country after senior US diplomatic and military officials recently ... Read More

International conference in Rabat discusses role of scientific knowledge in countering violent extremism & global discourse on new challenges

November 15, 2023

Participants at the opening session of the third edition of the International Conference on Countering Violent Extremism, held on Tuesday in Rabat, emphasized the growing ... Read More

Tips from Moroccan security services spared Germany a terrorist plot, led to nab German-Egyptian Islamist extremist

October 26, 2023

Thanks to tips and accurate information provided by Morocco’s General Directorate for the Surveillance of the National Territory (DGST) to the German intelligence services, a ... Read More

Japan backs Benin’s counterterrorism efforts with equipment worth $2.7m

October 26, 2023

Japan will provide Benin with rolling stock worth $2.7 million to contribute to the fight against terrorism in the north of the West African country. ... Read More

Tunisia: 12-member terror cell ‘preparing attacks’ dismantled in Zaghouan

October 25, 2023

Tunisian counterterrorism security forces arrested Tuesday October 24 in Zaghouan governorate 12 men forming a terror cell allegedly preparing terror attacks in the North African ... Read More

Morocco: Four alleged terrorists nabbed Thursday

October 19, 2023

As part of the ongoing efforts to neutralize the dangers of terrorist threats, the Central Bureau of Judiciary Investigations (BCIJ) arrested early this Thursday morning ... Read More

Sahel ‘at crossroads’: conflict-ridden region needs support to fight armed groups, warns UN

May 18, 2023

International and regional efforts to combat armed groups linked to al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and other extremist groups have failed to stop their expansion in ... Read More

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