Tag: Foreign Fighters

ICC threatens foreign fighters in Libya with prosecution

May 18, 2021

The International Criminal Court, ICC, Monday wielded prosecution against mercenaries and foreign troops in Libya for using detention centers to commit a variety of serious ... Read More

Morocco repatriates 8 nationals from conflict zones in Syria; Washington lauds the move

March 11, 2019

Moroccan authorities announced Sunday the repatriation of eight Moroccans from war-torn Syria on “humanitarian grounds”, noting that this operation is part of Morocco’s contributions to ... Read More

Morocco Cracks down on Returning IS fighters- official

May 7, 2018

Morocco is unrelenting on its crackdown on the returning foreign fighters who joined the ranks of the Islamic state, Abdelhak Khiam, head of Morocco’s counter-terrorism ... Read More

Morocco Should Brace for Return of Hundreds of IS Foreign Fighters- Report

February 3, 2018

The setbacks suffered by IS in the Syrian and Iraqi fronts are pushing thousands of foreign fighters to return to their home-countries where they pose ... Read More

Rabat, Paris Vow to Step up Counterterrorism Cooperation

November 17, 2017

Morocco and France renewed commitment to reinforcing their security cooperation at a context marked by the threat of foreign terrorist fighters relocating from the Middle ... Read More

Tunisia on High Alert over Presence of 100 Terrorists at Border with Algeria

November 14, 2017

Tunisian Defense Minister has warned a parliament committee that around 100 terrorists preparing to sneak into Tunisia are currently hiding in the western mountainous region ... Read More

Efficient Security Services at Home Pushes Moroccan Jihadists to Operate Abroad- FT

August 22, 2017

The involvement of Moroccan radicalised youth in terrorist attacks in Europe stands in stark contrast to the vigilance of Moroccan security at home, which managed ... Read More

Moroccan IS returnees from Iraq, Syria will put country in jeopardy, Europe warns

March 30, 2017

European Intelligence agencies have warned Moroccan authorities to be on alert, pointing out that the country’s citizens fighting in the ranks of the Islamic State ... Read More