Tag: Islamic state

After Somalia, South African Islamic State-linked firms also targeted by US sanctions

November 8, 2022

The United States on Monday (7 November) imposed its second round of sanctions in less than a week on people and firms, this time targeting ... Read More

Nigeria: villages destroyed by the army – AI  

February 14, 2020

Amnesty International called on Friday for an investigation into military operations in northeastern Nigeria, where at least three villages have been razed to the ground ... Read More

French Magazine Highlights Algeria’s Role in Perpetuating Sahara Dispute

November 20, 2017

Algeria's role in creating, funding and backing the Polisario separatists was highlighted in a detailed article by French magazine, L'incorrect, which sheds lights on facets ... Read More

Ceuta and Melilla’s IS Fighters exceed 200

June 5, 2017

By the end of 2016, 204 Jihadists left the Spanish-occupied cities of Ceuta and Melilla in northern Morocco to join the ranks of the Islamic ... Read More

Counter-terrorism: Morocco Busts Jihadist Cell, Arrests 15

March 18, 2017

Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ) dismantled a terrorist cell in an operation that resulted in the arrest of 15 individuals with suspected links ... Read More

Two Moroccan Alleged Members of IS Arrested in Spain

February 8, 2017

The Spanish interior ministry Tuesday announced it pinned down two Moroccans belonging to a terrorist recruiting cell affiliated to the Islamic State group (IS). The ... Read More

Tunisia: French Called to be on Guard

October 21, 2016

The French embassy in Tunisia has called on French citizens to watch out following Tunisian president’s extension of the state of emergency for three further ... Read More

Tunisia: British Military Batch to Train Local Forces

October 17, 2016

A new batch of 40 British forces have been deployed to Tunisia to train local forces in countering the spill of Islamic State group fighters ... Read More

Spain-Morocco: Four IS members Nabbed in Joint Operation

October 13, 2016

Spanish and Moroccan security authorities Wednesday announced the arrest of four suspected Islamic State group militants in a joint security operation. The joint operation underlines ... Read More

Morocco: Interpol Alerts Authorities on 6,000 IS Fighters Using Fake Passports

October 11, 2016

Moroccan authorities have been warned to keep eyes open at the country’s airports in order to nab Islamic State (IS) fighters believed to be travelling ... Read More