Tag: Islamist

Tunisia: Three IS Propagandists Pinned down

October 18, 2016

Tunisian security forces have netted three young Tunisians suspected of promoting the Islamic state group (IS) on the island of Djerba visited by thousands of ... 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

Algeria: Boutelika Proposes Collaborator Derbal to Lead Independent Election Monitoring Body

October 10, 2016

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has proposed to appoint former Islamist figure and aid, Abdelwahab Derbal, as the chairman of the High Independent Election Monitoring Body. In ... Read More

France: Wanted ex-GIA Islamist Nabbed in Switzerland

September 23, 2016

Swiss justice authorities Thursday pinned down Merouane Benahmed, former member of the Algerian Armed Islamic Group, on the run from French authorities that had put ... Read More

Morocco Thwarts another Deadly Terror Plot

September 21, 2016

Moroccan security services said Wednesday they have averted and foiled terrorist attacks in the North African country thanks to the recent arrest of three extremists ... Read More

Morocco: March in Casablanca against Instrumentalization of Islam in Politics

September 19, 2016

Some 40,000 people flocked Sunday to Casablanca to participate in a demonstration against the “Islamization” of the State and the instrumentalization of Islam in politics. ... Read More

Libya: British MPs Pin Libyan Debacle on Cameron

September 14, 2016

A House of Commons committee has put the blame of Britain’s failed intervention in Libya on former Premier David Cameron and accused him of leading ... Read More

Egypt: Gunmen Kill Two Soldiers, Informant at Checkpoint

August 22, 2016

Gunmen Sunday killed an informant and two soldiers in the province of Menoufia, north of capital Cairo, in an attack at a security check-point, reports ... Read More

Morocco Denies Visa to Leader of Kabylie Autonomous Movement

July 18, 2016

Ferhat Mhenni, the leader and founder of the Movement for the Autonomy of Kabylie (MAK), was denied an entry visa on Friday by a Morocco’s ... Read More

Libya: Ousted Gaddafi’s Forces Saved US Staff in 2012 Attack against Benghazi Diplomatic Mission, US Report

June 30, 2016

A U.S. report released by House Select Committee on Benghazi investigating the September 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi notes that ... Read More